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

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Publication - added on 23.10.2020

Getting Down to Earth (and Business): Focus on African Smallholders' Incentives for Improved Soil Management

Klauser Dominik, Negra Christine . in: Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, Volume 4, Article 576606. October 2020
Call, News - added on 23.10.2020

Vietnamese-Swiss Joint Research Programme

The SNSF is launching a call for Joint Research Projects (JRPs) together with the National Foundation for Science & Technology Development in Vietnam. The JRPs will enable researchers in Switzerland to carry out joint projects in any research area with research partners in Vietnam. Submission deadline: 15.01.2020

News - added on 23.10.2020

Steigende Kinderarbeit: Neue Studie zeigt leere Versprechen der Kakaokonzerne

press release by Public Eye about a new report that shows that the international chocolate industry has not succeeded in eliminating child labor in West African cocoa cultivation in the last 20 years

News - added on 23.10.2020

Call for papers: Pastoralism and Rangelands in Mountains

The international journal "Mountain Research and Development" invites empirical and conceptual papers on a wide range of subjects and scales related to pastoralism and rangelands in mountains and high-elevation landscapes. Deadline for submission of full papers: 15 February 2021

Job - added on 20.10.2020

Coris project consultants in Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Mali and Nigeria

The Africa Rice Centre (AfricaRice), Deadline: 29.10.2020

Job - added on 20.10.2020

Projektleiter/in Landwirtschafts- und Ernährungspolitik

Welthungerhilfe, Berlin, Germany. Deadline: 01.11.2020

Event - added on 20.10.2020

Planet Hope «Theresa Tribaldos: Ernährungssysteme»

03.11.20, 18:30h to 19:30h | Polit-Forum Bern

As part of the Planet Hope series of events Theresa Tribaldos, researcher at the Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern will address a series of questions on the basis of the Swiss food system and its links with soya production in Brazil


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