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

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24.10.2014 | Publications

A Global Vision and Strategy for Organic Farming Research

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Niggli Urs, et al. Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM TIPI, First Draft. October 2014
24.10.2014 | News

SDC Agriculture and Food Security Network Newsletter 10/2014

The October issue of the Network Newsletter features contributions by Network Members on: fresh fruit and vegetable markets, climate resilient development in E&S Africa, seed security for food security and on small farmer participative innovation.

24.10.2014 | News

Videos of Conference "Food Security - Science and Public Trust"

videos of the presentations and discussions held at the 13th Dialogue on Science entitled "Food Security - Science and Public Trust" where 180 scientists from many different disciplines from all over the world discussed approaches to resolve the problem of hunger

24.10.2014 | News

Call: Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize for Agriculture and Food

The Agropolis Fondation honours individuals, or a group of individuals, for promoting innovation through research, development and capacity building in order to improve food and agricultural systems sustainability. Deadline for submission: 4 December 2014

24.10.2014 | Jobs

Call for Applications for PhD Fellow in Rangeland Governance

International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Ethiopia and/or Kenya and/or Tanzania. Deadline: 30.11.2014

24.10.2014 | News

New Project: Reshaping coexistence of different food systems in South America & Africa

short description of a new research project granted by the SNF and SDC and coordinated by Geneva Academy and University of Bern that focuses on empirical research into the factors that influence food sustainability within and between different food systems coexisting in selected regions of Bolivia and Kenya

24.10.2014 | News

No-till farming only beneficial in dry regions

article in ETH News about a major overview study by an international team of researchers, including ETH scientists, examining the yields achieved through conservation agriculture in various regions around the world


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SFIAR Interview

"Agroecology is a working solution and if we manage to provide people with knowledge and the right tools and resources, the results can be amazing."
Fabio Leippert


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