Conceptual development and planning of SASC is guaranteed by one of the most prominent agricultural schools in Switzerland – Plantahof. Plantahof will support SASC in the following aspects: broad concept development, transfer of knowledge, development of the curricula and the settings for the dairy and a sample farm, selection of teaching materials, support in the training of employees/teachers through the mutual exchange.
Plantahof is an agricultural knowledge and an advisory center with the history of 120 years. Currently, Plantahof runs 4 training farms located on 270 hectares in Canton Graubünden, Switzerland. Further, Plantahof also manages 9 farmers’ consultation centers across the Canton. Plantahof serves 360 students and farmers annually. There are only few similar agricultural schools in Switzerland and they play a major role in the agricultural sector of the country.
Swiss South Caucasus Foundation / GEBERT RÜF STIFTUNG
A private Swiss fund active in science and education for over 20 years has financially supported SASC since the establishment of the company.
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
With financial support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will develop the school curriculum, blending theoretical and practical training in cattle breeding and dairy production based on the Swiss Plantahof model. UNDP support will also include retraining teachers, setting up extension services for farmers
Braunvieh Switzerland and Swissgenetics
Braunvieh Switzerland is the service center for Brown Swiss breeders, various organizations and animal owners in Switzerland
Swissgenetics is the largest Swiss producer and marketer of cattle semen for artificial insemination
They fnancially support SASC to purchase livestock in Switzerland