The Agricultural Advisory Center in Lindau (LBL) and a French speaking center in Lausanne (SRVA) belong to the Swiss Association for the Promotion of Extension Services in Agriculture (SVBL). It supports the cantonal and private extension services by developing new contents, new approaches and aids to be used in extension services. It organizes courses for extension staff and publishes data catalogues and periodicals. It also produces software programs for farm management.
The Directorate for Development Cooperation und Humanitarian Aid is part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is the official Swiss Government Institution in charge of Development Cooperation.
SKAT, the Swiss Centre for Development Cooperation in Technology and Management is an infonnation centre and a consultancy group engaged in the promotion of sustainable technical solutions in the cooperation with developing countries based on the local conditions and directed towards locally accessible markets. Management of Technology means for SKAT the strengthening of the local capacities in the South based on professional technical solutions in line with real market conditions.
Reterence of Illustration
The drawings and illustrations which are not mentioned in the above list were produced at the Agricultural Advisory Center (LBL).
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