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Department of International Cooperation
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Phone +41 (0)62 865 04 54
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gian.nicolay(at)fibl.org

Syprobio project presented at Expo Milano 2015

The focus of Expo Milano 2015 is "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life." A number of innovative projects have been selected to show best practices of sustainable food production. The FiBL project Syprobio is one of them.

Organic cotton field

Organic cotton field in West Africa. Photo: FiBL

(March 26, 2015) 

Developing a program with farmers and researchers together has been the key to the success of the project, which seeks to combine industrial management with organic farming. FiBL, through various sustainable cropping methods, is demonstrating how to create added value in developing nations.

In an interview for the Expo2015 magazine, Gian Nicolay of FiBL answers five questions related to innovative approaches in the Syprobio project in West Africa (www.syprobio.net). Visitors will be made aware of this FiBL project, thanks to the photo story displayed in Pavilion Zero of t he Expo 2015.

Expo Milano 2015 is the universal exhibition that Milan, Italy, will host from May 1 to October 31, 2015. Over this six-month period, Milan will become a global showcase where more than 140 participating countries will present the best of their technologies that offer answers to questions related to healthy, safe and sufficient food.

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