Swiss department of agricultural popularization


Avenue Jordils,1
C.P. 128

Ph : 41 21 619 44 00
Fax : 41 24 619 02 61
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Associated partner


SRVA is one of the two agricultural extension Office managed by the Association Suisse pour le conseil en agriculture. It is funded mainly by the State. The SRVA co-ordinates and helps local projects all over French and Italian part of Switzerland, in collaboration with the local-state extension services.
The SRVA team has a deep knowledge of the economic literature concerning markets and institutions and an operational approach dedicated to the elaboration of tools of practical use for markets' operators and policy makers. The team has carried out research regarding PDO and PGI products (programme FAIR).



Barjolle D
Confrontation marchande des produits artisanaux et construction sociale de la qualité, Colloque CNRS "Un produit, une filière, un territoire", Toulouse, mai

Barjolle D., Sylvander B.
Some Factors of Success for Origin Labelled Products in Agri-Food Supply Chains in Europe: Market, Internal Resources and Institutions, in "The socio-economics of origin labelled products in agrifood supply chains: spatial, institutional and coordination aspects", INRA-Economica, Sylvander, Barjolle & Arfini eds.

Barjolle D., Chappuis J.-M.
Transaction Costs and Artisanal Food Products, In : Actes de la Conférence annuelle de l'ISNIE (International Society for New Institutional Economics), Tuebingen (D), 22-24 septembre 2000.

Barjolle D., Chappuis J.-M.
L'Etivaz (Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée) : Atouts et contraintes pour l'exploitation agricole en montagne, In : Actes du Séminaire FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) : Quality and Valorization of Animal Products in Mountains, Luz-St-Sauveur (F), 13-17 septembre 2000.