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

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News, Call - added on 19.05.2017

Call: ERC Advanced Grant

Advanced Grants support ground-breaking, ambitious research projects of excellent established Principal Investigators with a recognised track record of research achievements; applications can be made in any field of research; deadline: 31 August 2017

News - added on 19.05.2017

Palm oil can be more biodiversity-friendly

news by ETH about a recent NZZ am Sonntag article focusing on the complex consequences of intense palm oil production in rainforest areas, such as Malaysia, and featuring the research of ETH postdoctoral researcher Dr. Natalia Ocampo-Penuela

Job - added on 19.05.2017

Technical Advisor Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture

SNV, Washington, USA. Deadline: 30.05.2017

Job - added on 19.05.2017

Berater/in - Strategische Marktentwicklung

Brot für die Welt, Cebu, Philippines. Deadline: 12.06.2017

News - added on 19.05.2017

FiBL and Korean partners: Organic strategies for fruit orchards

news by FiBL about a new project with Korea to test fruit varieties and plant protection agents and the signing of a long-term cooperation agreement between FiBL and its Korean research partners

Job - added on 19.05.2017

Agronome modélisateur de l’adaptation aux changements climatiques

cirad, Montpellier, France / Africa. Deadline: 25.07.2017

Job - added on 19.05.2017

Production & Postharvest Specialist

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World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg), Bamako, Mali. Deadline: 20.06.2017


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