Markus Arbenz,

Dipl. Ing. Agr. ETH and dipl. NDS ETH in Development Cooperation

Curriculum Vitae


  • Consultant for development processes in Germany, Kosovo and Switzerland with focus on Africa and the Balkans;

  • Executive Director of IFOAM Organics International in Bonn, Germany and worldwide;
  • Executive Director of Bio Suisse in Basel, Switzerland;
  • Consultant for project strategies and implementation in Switzerland, Bosnia, South Africa and Afghanistan;
  • Manager of the Kyrgyz Swiss Agriculture Programme, Project Leader of the Agriculture and Vocational Education Project and Technical Advisor to the Rural Advisory Services in the Kyrgyz Republic for Helvetas;
  • Visiting Scientist at the Renewable Natural Resource Centre in Jakar, Bhutan
  • Part time organic farmer in Dicken, Switzerland
  • Director and head of the herdbook department of Pro Specie Rara, St. Gallen, Switzerland

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Photo right: Meeting Ana Primavesi, Organic/Agroecology Pioneer in Brazil link

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