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

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Publication - added on 26.08.2016

Organic Wheat Farming Improves Grain Zinc Concentration

Helfenstein J, Müller I, Grüter R, Bhullar G, Mandloi L, Papritz A, et al. PLoS ONE 11(8): e0160729. August 2016
Event - added on 26.08.2016

Ökologischer Landbau in Afrika

15.09.16 | Bern, Switzerland

Fachtagung organisiert von DEZA und Swissaid

Event - added on 26.08.2016

Horizon 2020 Information Event on Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture

07.09.16 | Frick, Switzerland

Job - added on 26.08.2016

UN Youth Volunteers Programme - Intake 2017

UN, worldwide, Deadline: 26.09.2016

Job - added on 26.08.2016

Senior Delegate: Forestry/Climate Change Adaptation/NRM

Caritas Switzerland, Eastern Khatlon, Tajikistan. Deadline: 20.09.2016

News - added on 26.08.2016

r4d programme explained in new brochure

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The SDC and the SNF are jointly funding partnerships between researchers in Switzerland and in African, Asian and Latin American countries under the Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme). A new brochure introduces the programme in German, English, French and Spanish

Job - added on 26.08.2016

Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator

International Potato Center (CIP), Nampula, Mozambique. Deadline: 22.09.2016


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