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Prof. Dr. Urs NIGGLI Director, FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland, Frick


1980-1983 Grassland weed scientist, FAL - Swiss Federal Research Station for Agronomy (Agroscope ACW), Zurich-Reckenholz
1985-1989 Head, Weed Control Group, Swiss Federal Research Station for Fruit-Growing, Viticulture and Horticulture (Agroscope ACW), Wädenswil
since 1994 Lecturer, Case Studies in Organic Farming, ETH Zurich
since 2009 Honorary Professor, "Research Management in International Organic Agriculture", Modules "Policy field organic agriculture in the EU" and "Principles of Organic Farming", Kassel-Witzenhausen University


Since 2019 Member of the Council of Swiss State Research Institute Agroscope (1000 researchers and technicians)
Since 2016 Member on the Board of the German Alliance of Agricultural Sciences (DAFA)
Since 2016 Member of the Advisory Board of the Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding, Köln.
Since 2016 Member of the Swiss FAO-Committee (CNS-FAO)


Muller, A., Schader, C., El-Hage Scialabba, N., Hecht, J., Isensee, A., Erb, K.-H., Smith, P., Klocke, K., Leiber, F., Stolze, M. and Niggli, U., 2017, Strategies for feeding the world more sus-tainably with organic agriculture, Nature Communications 8:1290
Ulrich Hamm, Anna Maria Häring, Kurt-Jürgen Hülsbergen, Folkhard Isermeyer, Stefan Lange, Urs Niggli, Gerold Rahmann & Susanne Horn . Research strategy of the German Agricultural Re-search Alliance (DAFA) for the development of the organic farming and food sector in Germany. Org. Agr. (2017) 7: 225.
Niggli, Urs; Andres, Christian; Willer, Helga und Baker, Brian P. (2017) Building a global platform for organic farming research, innovation and technology transfer. Organic Agriculture, online, S. 1-16.
Adamtey, Noah; Musyoka, Martha W.; Zundel, Christine; Cobo, Juan Guillermo; Karanja, Edward; Fiaboe, Komi K.M.; Muriuki, Anne; Mucheru-Muna, Monica; Vanlauwe, Bernard; Berset, Estelle; Messmer, Monika M.; Gattinger, Andreas; Bhullar, Gurbir S.; Cadisch, Georg; Fliessbach, Andre-as; Mäder, Paul; Niggli, Urs und Forster, Dionys (2016) Productivity, profitability and partial nutri-ent balance in maize-based conventional and organic farming systems in Kenya. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 235, S. 61