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

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Event - added on 24.01.2017

Ecology and Agriculture Summit for Young scientists (EASYs)

22.03.17 to 24.03.17 | Centre d'Etudes Biologiques de Chizé (CEBC), France

Job - added on 24.01.2017

Statisticien-modélisateur pour l’étude des performances des cheptels domestiques tropicaux

Cirad, Montpellier, France. Deadline: 20.02.2017

Job - added on 24.01.2017

Country Director Benin

Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation, Cotonou, Benin. Deadline: 11.02.2017

Event - added on 20.01.2017

Ecology and Agriculture Summit for Young Scientists

22.03.17 to 24.03.17 | Niort, France

First Summit for Young Scientists studying Agroecosystems organized by INRA

Job - added on 20.01.2017

Head of the Cocoa Program Implementation Unit

Swisscontact, Jakarta, Indonesia. Deadline: 31.01.2017

News - added on 20.01.2017

HORIZON 2020: Participation by Swiss research entities

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fact sheet by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation in view of the full association of Switzerland to the entire Horizon 2020 programme since 1 January 2017

Event - added on 20.01.2017

How to Write a Competitive Proposal for Horizon 2020

28.03.17 | Bern, Switzerland

half-day course organized by Euresearch


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SFIAR Award Ceremony 2016

Fritzi Hartung-Hofmann and Gina Garland (SFIAR Award Winners 2016)

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Overview of calls in the area of agricultural research for development  relevant for researchers based in Switzerland


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