Kinkeliba, bissap… when African plants fight hypertension

Hypertension is one of the most common diseases in Africa, where half of all adults are said to have high blood pressure. This article on the study conducted by Antenna’s Medicine Unit in Saint-Louis, Senegal, on the treatment of this disease with local products such as bissap and kinkeliba, gives hope. To read the article […]

Water Quality and Hygiene Behavior in Burkina Faso: New article by Antenna Foundation

What is the link between good water hygiene and school results? In Burkina Faso, the Schools Unit, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, has developed the “Clean Water at School” project. Its objective is to improve the health and school results of pupils through the promotion of good water hygiene. Before the programme, drinking […]

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Article on agroecology training by Antenna in Guinea

More than 54 farmers participated in 3 days of training sessions on agroecological practices organised by the NGO Solidarité Suisse-Guinée, in partnership with Antenna. The agroecologic didactic farm of Balipili, in the rural commune of Bantiguel, in the prefecture of Pita, was the setting for this capacity building meeting for agricultural producers in Fouta-Djalon. The […]

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Save the date : Antenna at the 8th Festival Alternatiba Léman on 3 September

The Alternatiba Léman Festival will take place from Monday 29 August to Saturday 3 September 2022 in Geneva. It is organised by the Association Alternatiba Léman – a citizen movement for the climate emergency, which aims to promote local initiatives that contribute to the reduction of climate change, by implementing concrete local solutions. Stands and […]

Article co-signed by Antenna published in Journal of Water & Health

Our colleagues Renata Nogueira and Justin Veuthey, respectively from Antenna’s the Médecines and New Technology units, in cooperation with our spinn-off Watalux, participated in the draftinf of the scientific publication « Novel water treatment system in a low-resource community », which was published in the Journal of water and health. The paper aggregates the data […]

Production de Réfrigérateurs solaires mobiles au Burkina-Faso

Production of solar refrigerators in Burkina Faso

The Sahel is a region where cold chains are almost non-existent and food security issues are more topical. In Burkina Faso, the “Mobile Solar Refrigerators” project is the result of a collaboration between Pierre-Gilles Duvernay and Olivier Starkenmann of Antenna Foundation, the University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland (HES-SO) and the Centre de Formation […]

Article on yam cultivation in Burkina Faso

A study conducted within the framework of the YAMSYS project has resulted in the publication of an article on yam cultivation in the Passoré region of Burkina Faso. It is the result of a collaboration between the plant nutrition group of Emmanuel Frossard from ETH Zürich, Olivier Heller, now researcher at agroscope and Antenna’s partner […]

The use of Nano-WATA in Ukraine explained in Bilan

The use of Nano-WATA in Ukraine was explained by the monthly Bilan #540, a Swiss reference magazine for economics, in its April 2022 edition : “Drones et purificateurs pour faciliter le travail des équipes humanitaires” (Drones and purifiers to facilitate the work of humanitarian teams) The article is available on the website of Bilan. (in […]