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Your centre for Agricultural Advisory and Extension Services

As an independent knowledge centre, AGRIDEA has been proactively promoting sustainable and practice-oriented solutions in the Swiss agricultural and food industry since 1958. With around 120 employees in Lindau, Lausanne and Cadenazzo, the association networks various stakeholders with agronomic and methodological know-how and offers courses, projects, publications and software in the framework of strong partnerships.


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Some parts of our website are not translated in English. Thank you for your understanding. If you need more information you can visit our website in French or in German. You can also contact us per phone or e-mail.

Climate Farm Demo

AGRIDEA coordinates the national network of pilot farms farms of the European Horizon programme for mitigation and adaptation to climate change. and adaptation to climate change.

AGRIDEA is part of the I2connect project

I2connect - Connecting advisers to boost interactive innovation in agriculture and forestry


AGRIDEA offers more than 100 courses per year and about 450 publications and software solutions.



We use some of our main competences in favor of international agriculture.


For the generation of knowledge, the exchange of experiences and decision-making, the use of facilitation techniques participatory methods are key elements for achieving good results.

Project Management

Good project design, planning, support, implementation and conclusion are basic elements of the activity for project managers, coaches and multipliers in rural areas.

Methods developpement

RDP (Regional Development Projects), PLA (Participatory Learning and Action), Outcome Mapping among others. Methods for the initiation and running of platforms and exchange networks complete the offer.


AGRIDEA is part of the Certificate for European Consultants in Rural Areas.


AGRIDEA is part of the Internationale Akademie für ländliche Beratung.


AGRIDEA is part of the flobal forum for rural advisory services.