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

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Publication - added on 09.12.2016

Traditional food products and trade: exploring the linkages

Boza Sofía, Muñoz Jazmín . SECO Working Paper No. 17/2016. WTI/SECO. December 2016
News, Call - added on 09.12.2016

Call: Research and Innovation Staff Exchange 2017

The RISE funding scheme of "Horizon 2020" fosters staff exchange between the academic and the non-academic sectors and between European and non-European countries; there are no predefined topics. Deadline for submissions: 5 April 2017

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Gesellschaft fuer Ressourcenschutz mbH, Göttingen, Germany. Deadline: 31.12.2016

Job - added on 09.12.2016

Country Director

Welthungerhilfe, Kabul, Afghanistan. Deadline: 31.12.2016

Job - added on 09.12.2016

Projektleitung (Kenia)

Bayerischer Bauernverband, Munich, Germany. Deadline: 16.12.2016

Job - added on 09.12.2016

Senior Technical Officer (Plant Breeding And Genetics Specialist)

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FAO, Joint FAO/IAEA Division, Vienna, Austria. Deadline: 29.12.2016

Job - added on 06.12.2016

Full Professor of Animal Breeding and Husbandry in the Tropics and Subtropics

University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany. Deadline: 16.12.2016


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SFIAR Award Ceremony 2016

15 December 2016, 16:15–18:30, ETH Zurich, Innovation for a Better Life - Linking Agricultural Research to Results in the Field

SFIAR Interview

"Development is a long term endeavour. Mentalities have to change, not only those of the locals, but also ours."
Michel Evéquoz

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