Economics and Technology

Pflanzliche Alternativen in der Ernährung


Plant-Based Alternatives – an Analysis of the Last Ten Years

The study examines the discourse in the media on plant-based alternatives in Switzerland to gain insights into current trends. Instead of questioning consumers directly, the researchers analysed the media discourse which shapes and reflects consumer perceptions.
Farming without farms


Digital Farming Is Strengthening the Role of Contractors

The family farm is the backbone of the Swiss agricultural sector. A recent study by Agroscope investigates the extent to which digitalisation has shifted the balance in the institutional structure of farming.


How Vulnerable is Switzerland in terms of Food Imports?

Owing to its low degree of self-sufficiency, Switzerland is highly dependent on food imports. Because of this, it is important to assess its vulnerability in terms of supply security of these key imported goods.