Senior Advisor Sustainable Agriculture / Organic Farming
Andrea Bischof, MSc
Andrea Bischof (MSc Agronomy) is Senior Advisor for Sustainable Agriculture. In 2002, she joined her first employment in development cooperation in Bolivia. Previously, she worked as a certifier of organic production in Eastern Europe and as an organic farmer. Andrea manages and advises projects with a focus on rural economy, value chains, organic production and responsible trade. She founded the international knowledge platform “Global Organic Cotton Community”, co-founded the “Swiss Platform for Sustainable Cocoa” and represents Helvetas in the management team of the Swiss Import Promotion Programme SIPPO.
- Andrea Bischof, Stefanie Kaegi (2019) How To Go Organic - Organic Cotton Sourcing Guide
- Andrea Bischof, Stefanie Kaegi (2017): Organic and fairtrade cotton - a way out of rural poverty? Rural21, Vol. 51, Nr. 2/2017.
- Andrea Bischof, Stefanie Kaegi, Rudolf Luethi (2017): Organic cotton experiences. Learnings and recommendations from Mali, Burkina Faso and Kyrgyzstan. Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation.