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

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News - added on 30.06.2015

Sustainable management of Mongolia’s pasturelands – SDC project at Expo Milano 2015

article by SDC on its "Green Gold" project that aims to ensure the sustainable management of grazing land in Mongolia, and that has been selected as an example of best practices in food security by Expo Milano 2015


Event - added on 30.06.2015

10th Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting

19.10.15 to 21.10.15 | Basel, Switzerland

organised by the International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association and the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL


News - added on 30.06.2015

Patente auf Leben: Schweizer Organisationen lancieren politische Petition

media release by Berne Declaration about its political petition against patents on plants and animals launched together with Swissaid, ProSpecie Rara and the international coalition "no patents on seeds"


Publication - added on 26.06.2015

Cost benefit analysis of the Mongolian Potato Project (MPP), 2004 – 2014

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Guenat Dominique, Tsegmid Batzaya. June 2015
News, Call - added on 26.06.2015

Call for FLASH Research Projects extended to Brazil

The FLASH Research Programme is a new funding instrument that allows researchers of all disciplines to react immediately to exceptional events by setting up joint research projects with partners from Brazil and India, applications will be accepted until the earmarked funds have been fully allocated


Job - added on 26.06.2015

Genebank Manager

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AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center, Shanhua, Taiwan. Deadline: 31.07.2015


Job - added on 26.06.2015

Programme Coordinator Central America

Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation, Bern, Switzerland. Deadline: 06.07.2015


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