The FOEN is required by law to examine the impacts of agriculture on the environment, report on them and propose solutions. Furthermore, the report “Massnahmen des Bundes für eine ressourcenschonende, zukunftsfähige Schweiz (Grüne Wirtschaft)” (Federal Measures for a Resource-Conserving and Future-Proof Switzerland (“Green Economy”)) (2020) contains various measures in the area of consumption and production of food.
The FOEN deals with the environmental aspects of nutrition and agriculture; the Federal Office for Agriculture FOAG deals with agricultural issues and the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office FSVO with health issues.
Biodiversity and landscape
Economy and consumption
Waste and raw materials
Last modification 30.11.2020