Extension officers and farmers in Tanzania dicuss IPM of tomato (Photo: Stefan Toepfer)

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15.09.2014 | News

A new rice cultivation method: hard work, but successful

SWISSAID has supported more widespread use of the “System of Rice Intensification” (SRI) in Myanmar. Farmers have said that they could boost up the rice yield and the family income.


15.09.2014 | Jobs

Geschäftsführer/in (80-100%) RISE

School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Science (HAFL), Zollikofen, Switzerland. Deadline: 03.10.2014


15.09.2014 | News

Partial association of Switzerland to Horizon 2020

Switzerland and the EU have found an agreement for a so-called partial association to Horizon 2020.

Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation (SBFI). September 2014
15.09.2014 | Jobs

Associate Research Fellow/Research Fellow

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington, DC, USA. Deadline: 29.09.2014


15.09.2014 | Jobs

Directeur Pays (H/F) à 100%

HEKS, Jérémie, Haiti. Deadline: 10.10.2014


12.09.2014 | News

International Geneva Award 2014

call by SNIS for its International Geneva Award aiming to encourage scientists working in a Swiss university to produce publications that are particularly relevant for International Organisations. Deadline for submissions: 6 October 2014


12.09.2014 | News

Swiss Government Scholarships for Foreign Scholars 2015-2016

The Swiss government awards scholarships to foreign researchers that provide graduates from all fields with the opportunity to pursue doctoral or postdoctoral research in Switzerland at one of the public funded university or recognised institution; details and deadlines depend on country of origin.


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