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

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17.10.2014 | News

Call for Contributions: World Food System Conference 2015

Call by the World Food System Center of ETH Zurich for contributions to its international conference taking place on Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland from 21 to 26 June 2015

17.10.2014 | Jobs

Master Project on Cadmium Uptake by Cocoa in Peru

ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland / Tocache, Peru, Deadline: 15.11.2014

17.10.2014 | News

Call for pilot activities with Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam

Call by ETH Zurich and EPFL offering grants to researchers from Switzerland for people exchange, conferences and workshops or for seed funding for initiating larger joint activities. Deadline for application: 23 November 2014.

17.10.2014 | Events

The Right to Food and Conflicts over Land Use

07.11.14 | Geneva, Switzerland

Symposium hosted by the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and the Centre for International Environmental Studies, Graduate Institute Geneva

17.10.2014 | News

Insekten – wichtige Akteure für die Nahrungsmittelsicherheit

interview by SDC with Segenet Kelemu, director general of the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), an African research institute SDC has been supporting for many years

17.10.2014 | News

Nestlé inaugurates major Dairy Farming Institute in China

press release by Nestlé about the inauguration of a big dairy farming institute in Northeast China as an effort to help modernise Chinese dairy farming practices to enable farmers to sustainably meet the country’s fast-growing milk demand

17.10.2014 | News

Profiting from the private sector – so seeds meet needs

press release by the Alliance for Agricultural R&D for Food Security (including Syngenta Foundation) about the launch of a projects that aims to ensure that new crop varieties better meet the needs of African smallholders and their customers


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