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31.07.2015

FiBL wins Expo Milano award

news by FiBL about its Syprobio project that aims to improve farmers' income and food security in diversified organic production systems in West-Africa and that has received an award at Milano Expo 2015


31.07.2015

Call for Breakout Sessions and Events at Tech4Dev Conference

The UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development invites interested parties to submit proposals for breakout sessions or events for its international conference on technologies for development held from 2 to 4 May 2016 at EFPL, Lausanne, Switzerland; deadline for submissions: 11 September 2015


27.07.2015

Advanced Training in Integrated Crop Management

in partnership with CABI the Unviersity of Neuchâtel offers a Master of Advanced Studies in Integrated Crop Management directed at professionals and specialists from around the world; application deadline: 1 September 2015


13.07.2015

Myanmar: When rice is getting scarce...

Swissaid supports an organisation, Shwe Danu, in Myanmar, that conducts field trials to compare yields and flavours for different rice varieties.


10.07.2015

Tackling World Food System Challenges on the Mountain of Truth

post by Michelle Grant in ETH Zukunftsblog about the recent interdisciplinary conference "Tackling World Food System Challenges" held on Monte Verità near Ascona, Switzerland


10.07.2015

OneMap Myanmar: New CDE project launched

news by CDE about the launch of a new SDC financed project in Myanmar aiming to compile, enhance, and make available union-wide land-related data from different government agencies


03.07.2015

Call for seed money projects with selected Asian countries

Mandated by SERI the ETH Zurich issues this call in order to establish links with scientists and institutions of Asian countries by supporting the preparation of joint project proposals or long-term partnerships. Submission deadline: 11 September 2015


30.06.2015

Sustainable management of Mongolia’s pasturelands – SDC project at Expo Milano 2015

article by SDC on its "Green Gold" project that aims to ensure the sustainable management of grazing land in Mongolia, and that has been selected as an example of best practices in food security by Expo Milano 2015


30.06.2015

Patente auf Leben: Schweizer Organisationen lancieren politische Petition

media release by Berne Declaration about its political petition against patents on plants and animals launched together with Swissaid, ProSpecie Rara and the international coalition "no patents on seeds"


26.06.2015

Call for FLASH Research Projects extended to Brazil

The FLASH Research Programme is a new funding instrument that allows researchers of all disciplines to react immediately to exceptional events by setting up joint research projects with partners from Brazil and India, applications will be accepted until the earmarked funds have been fully allocated


26.06.2015

Scientific mission to Côte d’Ivoire and Guinea

A high-ranking Swiss delegation visited the two African countries to discuss how to promote scientific cooperation mainly in the area of education, health and agriculture; also two new agreements between the Centre Suisse de Recherche Scientifique (CSRS) in Côte d'Ivoire and Swiss partners were signed.


19.06.2015

Launch of a new project to combat an important cocoa disease in West Africa

news by FiBL about a new project by FiBL, ETH Zurich and Ghanian partners aiming to help develop a novel holistic concept for reducing the spread and impact of cocoa swollen shoot virus disease in West Africa


19.06.2015

Call: Doc.Mobility

Fellowships of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) designed for Swiss based doctoral students who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad. Deadline for submissions: 1 September 2015


19.06.2015

Early Postdoc.Mobility

Fellowships of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) designed for Swiss based postdocs at the beginning of their career who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad. Deadline for submissions: 1 September 2015


19.06.2015

Call: International Exploratory Workshops

Programme by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) aimed at researchers in Switzerland who wish to organise workshops with participants from abroad. Submission: anytime


18.06.2015

r4d - Mayor Swiss projects in agricultural research for develoment

New section on the SFIAR website giving an overview of current agriculture related projects of the Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d)


15.06.2015

Knowledge Driven Development: Private Extension and Global Lessons

Yuan Zhou, Head of Research & Policy Analysis of the Syngenta Foundation co-edited the new book.


12.06.2015

real21 – die Welt verstehen

media release by Alliance Sud about the launch of a media fund and prize for reporting on subjects of global development


01.06.2015

Swiss JPO positions

SDC funds 11 positions in the Junior Professional Officer (JPO) program to an attractive entry opportunity into the United Nations system.


01.06.2015

"Die Grüne Revolution war ein totaler Misserfolg"

interview in the NZZ with Miguel Altieri


22.05.2015

The listing of a highly hazardous Paraquat formulation blocked

press release by Berne Declaration about the failure of the country delegates, to agree to list a formulation of the herbicide paraquat under the Rotterdam Convention about hazardous chemicals and pesticides in international trade


12.05.2015

The International Year of Soils at FiBL

media release by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) presenting its diverse activities in the area of soils and soil fertility


08.05.2015

First sparks of r4d projects in the thematic fields of Ecosystems and Food Security

News by the r4d programme about the r4d Forum 2015 Ecosystems and Food Security, an event to stimulate exchange, discussion and debate among researchers, review panel members, representatives from development policy and practice and funders.


08.05.2015

High number of pre-proposals submitted in the r4d Thematically Open Call 2

short information by the r4d Programme about the feedback to its second thematically open call for r4d projects


01.05.2015

Call: Learning Events Programme

KFPE invites submissions for this programme that supports researchers from developing countries involved in research partnerships with a Swiss institution and promotes interdisciplinary and intercultural learning. Deadline: 1 June 2015


01.05.2015

Call: Research Fellowships and Conference Sponsorship

The OECD's Co-operative Research Programme is funding international conferences and research fellowship grants for funding in 2016 in the area of agriculture, forestry or fisheries; Deadline: 10 September 2015 (NOTE: participation is limited to some specific countries)


24.04.2015

Good news and bad news for oil palm smallholders

article in ETH Zukunftsblog about the mixed effects of low palm oil prices on small-holders; at least the massive ‘land grabbing’ by oil palm companies in Africa are somewhat alleviated for now.


24.04.2015

Call: Kick-start activities with partners in Africa

This programme by the University of Basel intends to incentivize and further collaboration between Swiss and African researchers by focusing on the following kick-starting instruments: Exchange visits, Joint seminars, Joint Workshops; Applications can be handed in on a rolling basis until the available funding line has been reached.


24.04.2015

Syngenta publishes data to unlock environmental, social and economic value

media release by Syngenta about the publication of a broad range of data on its six commitments in The Good Growth Plan and about its collaboration with the Open Data Institute, an independent, non-profit open data expert


20.04.2015

Patents for Humanity Award 2015

this awards competition recognizes patent owners and licensees working to improve global health and living standards for the less fortunate, among the winners is the Golden Rice Project


01.04.2015

Celebrating soils

post in ETH Zukunftsblog by Prof. Johan Six about the significance of healthy soils for all life on earth, and about the necessity to use advances in soil knowledge to manage soils more sustainably


01.04.2015

Nestlé invests CHF 80 million in factory for decaffeinated coffee beans

media release by Nestlé about its new coffee factory in Vietnam that will decaffeinate green coffee beans for use as raw materials in Nestlé’s coffee factories around the world to meet rising consumer demand for decaffeinated coffee


27.03.2015

Of pastures and oil palm

post in ETH Zukunftsblog by PhD student John Garcia-Ulloa about the potential of using pasture lands to develop oil palm cultivation in South America


27.03.2015

Seed Money Grants for projects with Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru

the grants seek to initiate or intensify research collaboration between Switzerland and these five countries, researchers of Swiss universities from all disciplines can apply, deadline: 26 May 2015


27.03.2015

Syprobio project presented at Expo Milano 2015

news by FiBL about the presentation at Expo Milano of its Syprobio project in West Africa that has been developed by farmers and researchers together with the aim to combine industrial management with organic farming


20.03.2015

Call for FLASH Research Projects with India

The FLASH Research Programme is a new funding instrument that allows researchers of all disciplines to react immediately to exceptional events in India by setting up joint research projects, applications will be accepted until the earmarked funds have been fully allocated


20.03.2015

Significant progress made in first year of The Good Growth Plan

media release by Syngenta about its first update on progress towards meeting the six commitments in The Good Growth Plan, which was launched in 2013 with the aim to support the future sustainability of agriculture and rural communities


20.03.2015

Call for Nominations: GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2015

the prize - sponsored by Nanjing Agricultural University - will be awarded to an academic/faculty member from a higher education institution working in the area of agricultural and life sciences in recognition of the academic/faculty member’s life time achievements, deadline for nominations: 25 April 2015


12.03.2015

Evolutionary dead-end as a success model

article in ETH News about the work of ETH Ecologists who explain how the double coconut palm of the Seychelles grows the largest and heaviest seeds despite low nutrient levels


06.03.2015

“We want to improve ‘R, D & D’ : the second D means delivery”

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interview with Camille Renou who coordinates the Syngenta Foundation's "Seeds2B" programme in West Africa that helps smallholder access better seeds


06.03.2015

Swiss support for the development of organic agriculture in Albania

media release by FiBL about the launch - together with the Swiss Government - of a project supporting an Albanian organic certification body to offer professional inspection and certification services in order to facilitate access of small and medium enterprises to international markets


02.03.2015

Tropentag 2015 Berlin: Call for papers

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The conferences theme is Management of Land Use Systems for Enhanced Food Security: Conflicts, Controversies and Resolutions


20.02.2015

Bundesrat gegen Stopp der Nahrungsmittelspekulation

press release by alliancesud about the Swiss Government's rejection of a referendum agains speculation with food commodities


13.02.2015

Call 2015: ERC Advanced Grants

this call by the European Research Council supports ground-breaking, ambitious research projects of excellent established Principal Investigators with a recognised track record of research achievements.


13.02.2015

Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB) designated an FAO Reference Centre

press release by SIB about its appointment as FAO Reference Center, that is collaborating with FAO on the screening, monitoring and follow-up of zoonotic diseases such as avian influenza, and also on animal diseases such as foot-and-mouth disease.


13.02.2015

Call: SNIS Award 2015 for best thesis in international studies

the Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) awards the best PhD thesis in any area of international studies defended at a Swiss University in the calendar year 2014. Deadline for submissions: 9 April 2015


13.02.2015

ICARDA: Agrarforschung für ein besseres Leben

editorial in Agrarforschung about the work of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) and the support by Switzerland


23.01.2015

Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development

this call by USAID, Governments of Sweden and Germany, Duke Energy Corporation and OPIC is looking for new and sustainable technologies and business models for Clean Energy Solutions that increase agricultural productivity and/or value in developing countries; deadline for concept notes: 12 February 2015


16.01.2015

Call: Doc.Mobility Fellowships

these fellowships by SNF are designed for doctoral students with Swiss nationality (or permanent residence) who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad; next deadline for submission: 01.03.2015


09.01.2015

Den Preis für das billige Pflanzenöl bezahlen die Bauern

news by Swissaid about a press conference in Abidjan informing about the acquisition of land by multinational companies for palm oil production and the negative consequences for local small-scale farmers


06.01.2015

Call for papers: Conference of the Society for Tropical Ecology in Zurich

In 2015 the Annual Conference of the Society for Tropical Ecology will be held at ETH Zurich from 7 to 10 April under the title "Resilience of Tropical Ecosystems: Future challenges and opportunities." The deadline for submission of abstracts as well as early registration has been extended to Wednesday 14 January 2015!


19.12.2014

Optimizing the use of water for drip irrigation

information by CODEV/EPFL about an irrigation project that alerts small producers in the semi-arid regions of Burkina Faso to the best time to irrigate by the means of wireless sensor technology


09.12.2014

FAO-FiBL Workshop - a knowledge exchange forum for greening of food value chains

FAOs framework, with a focus on "greening of food value chains" (GFVC) has been discussed at a workshop organized in collaboration with FIBL in Rome on November 27 and 28. The proceedings will be uploaded mid-December.


08.12.2014

Offene Tür bei Alliance Sud InfoDoc

Alliance Sud InfoDoc celebrates an open house the 22nd of January 2015.


05.12.2014

Einspruch gegen Monsantos Klima-Patent auf Sojabohnen

press release by Berne Declaration on its apeal - together with other NGOs - against a patent granted by the European Patent Office to Monsanto for genetic selection of drought resistant soybean


28.11.2014

Three new long-term research projects for CDE

information by CDE about three new projects it is involved in under the r4d programme: Food Sustainability, Telecoupled Landscapes and Invasive Species


24.11.2014

International Centre for Land use and Bio-resources mooted

Article in the Hindu on an Indo-Swiss research unit proposed at Pondicherry University


21.11.2014

Call: Young Scientists Networking Conference on Integrated Science

The International Social Science Council and the International Council for Science are planning to assemble a group of early career researchers with diverse backgrounds and research perspectives to reflect on Future Sustainability and the role of Science; deadline for applications: 22 December 2014


14.11.2014

Call: ERC Consolidator Grants

These grants support excellent Principal Investigators by funding their ground-breaking, ambitious research projects in any research area. Researchers at Swiss host institutions are fully eligible. Deadline: 12 March 2015


14.11.2014

Call: Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize

with this prize Nestlé aims to help business-oriented initiatives that address challenges in nutrition, water, or rural development, to scale-up or be replicated; deadline for submissions: 28 February 2015


14.11.2014

First Socio-Economic Atlas of Kenya released by CDE and partners

The Atlas combines geographic and socio-economic data and enables readers to gain a spatial understanding of dynamics affecting Kenya; the Atlas is the result of a collaboration between two Kenyan institutions and the Center for Development and Environment (CDE) in Bern, Switzerland


07.11.2014

New SFIAR President and Vice-President

At its last meeting on 30 October 2014 the SFIAR has elected Beate Huber (FiBL) as its new president and Michelle Grant (ETH) as its new vice-president


07.11.2014

SNIS Call for Projects 2015

the Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) offers project grants for pluri-disciplinary research teams in any area of international studies; among the 2015 special subjects is "Marrying development and sustainable production & consumption regimes"; submission deadline: 22 January 2015


07.11.2014

Mehr als 40 Prozent des Ackerlandes in China ist geschädigt

short article by LID about the alarming deterioration of soil quality in China due to soil degradation and industrial pollution


07.11.2014

Taste of the Ukrainian Carpathians at the Salone del Gusto 2014

media release by FiBL about the presentation of the Ukrainian Carpathians Trademark to a large international audience by four Ukrainian companies as part of the Swiss-Ukrainian Organic Market Development Project, funded by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and implemented by FiBL


31.10.2014

Eight new r4d projects approved

the funding decisions for the thematic research modules "Ecosystems" and "Food Security" have been made within the "Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development"; the descriptions of the new r4d projects are available on the r4d website


24.10.2014

SDC Agriculture and Food Security Network Newsletter 10/2014

The October issue of the Network Newsletter features contributions by Network Members on: fresh fruit and vegetable markets, climate resilient development in E&S Africa, seed security for food security and on small farmer participative innovation.


24.10.2014

Videos of Conference "Food Security - Science and Public Trust"

videos of the presentations and discussions held at the 13th Dialogue on Science entitled "Food Security - Science and Public Trust" where 180 scientists from many different disciplines from all over the world discussed approaches to resolve the problem of hunger


24.10.2014

Call: Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize for Agriculture and Food

The Agropolis Fondation honours individuals, or a group of individuals, for promoting innovation through research, development and capacity building in order to improve food and agricultural systems sustainability. Deadline for submission: 4 December 2014


24.10.2014

New Project: Reshaping coexistence of different food systems in South America & Africa

short description of a new research project granted by the SNF and SDC and coordinated by Geneva Academy and University of Bern that focuses on empirical research into the factors that influence food sustainability within and between different food systems coexisting in selected regions of Bolivia and Kenya


24.10.2014

No-till farming only beneficial in dry regions

article in ETH News about a major overview study by an international team of researchers, including ETH scientists, examining the yields achieved through conservation agriculture in various regions around the world


24.10.2014

Oil palm in Africa: an opportunity too good to miss?

blog post in the ETH Zukunftsblog by ETH doctoral student John Garcia-Ulloa on the ongoing oil-palm expansion in Africa


21.10.2014

New alliance drives innovation for African food security

The new Alliance for Agricultural R&D for Food Security brings together the Australian International Food Security Research Centre (AIFSRC) in ACIAR, the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA) and the Crawford Fund.


21.10.2014

Towards healthy soils - organic matter matters

The journal Farming Matters calls for articles


17.10.2014

Call for Contributions: World Food System Conference 2015

Call by the World Food System Center of ETH Zurich for contributions to its international conference taking place on Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland from 21 to 26 June 2015


17.10.2014

Call for pilot activities with Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam

Call by ETH Zurich and EPFL offering grants to researchers from Switzerland for people exchange, conferences and workshops or for seed funding for initiating larger joint activities. Deadline for application: 23 November 2014.


17.10.2014

Insekten – wichtige Akteure für die Nahrungsmittelsicherheit

interview by SDC with Segenet Kelemu, director general of the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), an African research institute SDC has been supporting for many years


17.10.2014

Nestlé inaugurates major Dairy Farming Institute in China

press release by Nestlé about the inauguration of a big dairy farming institute in Northeast China as an effort to help modernise Chinese dairy farming practices to enable farmers to sustainably meet the country’s fast-growing milk demand


17.10.2014

Profiting from the private sector – so seeds meet needs

press release by the Alliance for Agricultural R&D for Food Security (including Syngenta Foundation) about the launch of a projects that aims to ensure that new crop varieties better meet the needs of African smallholders and their customers


17.10.2014

Projekt-Abschluss: Förderung des Biolandbaus an Universitäten in Südosteuropa

press release by FiBL about the successful conclusion of a SCOPES-Project aiming to improve university teaching in the area of biological agriculture in Southeastern Europe


13.10.2014

Weltweit gibt es weniger Hungernde

article in the newspaper Suedostschweiz, wherein the Deutsche Welhungerhilfe pointed to the fact, that hunger was reduced 39 percent since 1990.


10.10.2014

SDC project wins prize for innovative approach

press release by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs about the “mini seed packs” initiative supported by SDC being awarded a prize by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) in Paris


10.10.2014

CAS Nachhaltige Entwicklung

information by CDE about its Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Sustainable Development, a course for professionals providing solid knowledge, offering room for reflexion and leading to implementation according to the needs of participants


10.10.2014

ERC Starting Grant 2015: Call Now Open

information by Euresearch about the Call for ERC Starting Grants supporting excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are starting their own independent research team or programme. Deadline for submissions: 3 February 2015


08.10.2014

r4d Programme: 2nd thematically open call

the "Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development" (r4d Programme) invites researchers from Switzerland with their partners from Africa, Asia and Latin America to submit projects in all thematic areas. Deadline for submissions: 6 February 2015


02.10.2014

Food wastage costs the world 2.6 trillion dollars each year

Media release on the publishing of the FAO’s final report on Food wastage footprint, which contains scientific inputs from the FIBL revealing the social costs of food waste


29.09.2014

Switzerland’s role in negotiations for a new development agenda: building bridges, influencing outcomes, offering concrete proposals

An interview with Ambassador Michael Gerber, special representative for global sustainable development


19.09.2014

Climate Change: Rules of thumb turned upside down

article in ETH News about a new analysis of land regions, in which ETH climate researchers are challenging the general climate change precept that dry regions are getting drier and wet regions are getting wetter


19.09.2014

The Good Growth Plan on track one year after launch

news release by Syngenta about the progress - one year after its launch - of the "Good Growth Plan" in which Syngenta has formulated six measurable commitments for the year 2020 to help address the global food security challenge


19.09.2014

Durchsichtiges Greenwashing: Syngentas «Good Growth Plan» ist eine Mogelpackung

media release and report by Erklärung von Bern criticising Syngenta's «Good Growth Plan» for hiding the main problems by selectively choosing targets and indicators


15.09.2014

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

Partial association of Switzerland to Horizon 2020

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


12.09.2014

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

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.


12.09.2014

Pre-announcement: Second r4d thematically open call

the joint SDC-SNSF "Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development" (r4d) will launch the second thematically open call on 8 October 2014; the deadline for the submission of the pre-proposals is scheduled for 6 February 2015


12.09.2014

Helvetas Clip Award: Hunger Games

view the submitted videos illustrating critical aspects of global food production and consumption


12.09.2014

Call: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN)

information by Eursearch about the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action offering funding for institutions which are actively involved in research and training; Swiss organisations can only be partners in an ITN and receive funding directly from the Swiss Government; the call will close on 13 January 2015


04.09.2014

ETH Zurich in Africa

news by ETH Zurich about a memorandum of understanding with Stellenbosch University in South Africa to advance science and technology for the benefit of society in the areas of sustainable production systems, human nutrition, and conservation ecology


03.09.2014

Participatory research – an efficient tool to empower farmers and foster innovation

media release by FiBL about the outcomes of a Symposium on participatory agricultural research attended by experts and partners of FiBL's "Farming Systems Comparison in the Tropics" project


03.09.2014

Water footprint: successful Swiss commitment to the new ISO standard on water usage

press release by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs on the adoption of a new ISO standard for conducting a water footprint assessment, the development of which has been actively supported by Swiss agencies


29.08.2014

Winter School 2015: “Global Water Challenges”

The Winter School is organized by ETH Zürich within its Engineering for Development (E4D) programme. It is directed at Master and PhD Students and will mainly focus on Water & Health, Water & Food, and Water & Energy. Deadline for applications: 12 October 2014


29.08.2014

Guatemala bittet wegen Dürre um Hilfe

article in "20 Minuten" about the current drought in Guatemala and about protests against a new law allowing for patents on seed


19.08.2014

Successful final workshop on the promotion of organic farming in South-East Europe

news by FiBL about the SCOPES project ‘Promoting university education in organic farming in South-East Europe’ and its final workshop that took place from 22 to 23 May 2014 in Tirana, Albania


19.08.2014

Decision on Publication of SNSF Advanced Grant Postponed

information by Euresearch recommending interested researchers to be ready to submit to the ERC Advanced Grant by 21 October


15.08.2014

A family that no longer fears failure

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portrait by Syngenta Foundation of a Kenyan farmer family that has recently signed up for a farm insurance offered by the Foundation's Kilimo Salama program


12.08.2014

Verhandlungserfolg bei Grundsätzen für verantwortungsvolle Investitionen in die Landwirtschaft

news by the Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture and the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs on the successful completion of negotiations in the Committee on World Food Security about Principles for Responsible Agricultural Investments


08.08.2014

Call: "World Food System" Grants

The ETH World Food System Center calls for submissions for its two research programs "Sustainability in Food Value Chains" and "Organic Production Systems for Food Security" (note: Principal Investigators must be members of the Center). Submission deadline: 1 November 2014


05.08.2014

Appel: Prix CSRS – Fonds Eremitage pour la recherche scientifique en partenariat

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Le prix a pour but d’honorer des chercheurs pour l’excellence de leur contribution à la recherche en partenariat entre des institutions scientifiques au Nord et en Côte d’Ivoire et/ou dans des pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest. Délai de soumission: 31 décembre 2014


05.08.2014

Die Schweiz forscht - für die Welt

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In an interview with Coopzeitung Michelle Grant, Executive Director of the ETH World Food System Center, talks about the Center and its mission and about the four research projects on sustainability in food value chains that are supported by the Coop Reserach Program


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