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

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Job - added on 27.05.2016

Senior/Principal Scientist – Markets, Institutions, Nutrition and Diversity

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Addis Ababa/Bamako/Nairobi, Ethiopia/Mali/Kenya. Deadline: 15.07.2016

Publication - added on 27.05.2016

Making the Commodity Sector Work for Developing Countries

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Blasiak Robert, Rist Stephan, Bürgi Bonanomi Elisabeth, Lannen Anu. Swiss Academies Factsheets, Vol. 11, No. 2. May 2016
News, Call - added on 27.05.2016

ERC Advanced Grant Call 2016 Open

Advanced Grants support ground-breaking, ambitious research projects of excellent established Principal Investigators with a recognised track record of research achievements. Deadline for submissions: 1 September 2016

Event - added on 27.05.2016

INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

23.01.17 to 25.01.17 | Lusaka, Zambia

Integrating Gender and Nutrition within Agricultural Extension Services

Job - added on 27.05.2016

Expert for Programme Coordination

Welthungerhilfe, Bamako, Mali. Deadline: 06.06.2016

Job - added on 27.05.2016


Welthungerhilfe, Bagui, Central African Republic. Deadline: 12.06.2016

Job - added on 27.05.2016

Sektor- und Methodenreferent/in

Welthungerhilfe, Bonn, Germany. Deadline: 10.06.2016


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