About us


The FNA initiative is carrying out action-oriented research on alternative ways to shape the food-value chain as a way to achieve a truly equitable and sustainable food-system, with healthy and nutritious food for everyone.


The FNA is born out of the practical experience and academic research developed by two entrepreneurial initiatives currently operating in Switzerland (Bachsermärt) and Nepal (THE BAZAAR) by following the Sustainable Regional Food Network model (SRFN) as an alternative framework to design and implement food-value chains under the “collaborative commons” philosophy.

The SRFN model is based on 4 pillars and their respective sub-principles: