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

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Job - added on 01.04.2015

Senior Soil Scientist – Soil and Land Restoration

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International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Palmira, Colombia. Deadline: 30.04.2015

Event - added on 01.04.2015

Building Lasting Impacts for the Future of Extension

03.06.15 to 05.06.15 | Washington, D.C., USA

MEAS Symposium 2015

News - added on 01.04.2015

Celebrating soils

post in ETH Zukunftsblog by Prof. Johan Six about the significance of healthy soils for all life on earth, and about the necessity to use advances in soil knowledge to manage soils more sustainably

Job - added on 01.04.2015

Post Doc position – Evaluating the impacts of cropping system innovations in Africa

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University of Bonn, Germany. Deadline: 10.04.2015

News - added on 01.04.2015

Nestlé invests CHF 80 million in factory for decaffeinated coffee beans

media release by Nestlé about its new coffee factory in Vietnam that will decaffeinate green coffee beans for use as raw materials in Nestlé’s coffee factories around the world to meet rising consumer demand for decaffeinated coffee

Job - added on 01.04.2015

Senior Agricultural Officer

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FAO Investment Centre Division, Rome, Italy. Deadline: 20.04.2015

News - added on 27.03.2015

Of pastures and oil palm

post in ETH Zukunftsblog by PhD student John Garcia-Ulloa about the potential of using pasture lands to develop oil palm cultivation in South America


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