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

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News - added on 27.11.2015

SFIAR Award ceremony event was a success

The Award ceremony event organized by SFIAR at the University of Bern under the title "Orphan crops and agrobiodiversity - Potential and challenges for food and nutrition security" attracted over 70 particpants. Have a look at the photos!

Event - added on 27.11.2015

Swiss Global Change Day 2016

12.04.15 | Bern, Switzerland

organized by ProClim - Forum for Climate and Global Change

Job - added on 27.11.2015

Mitarbeiter/in Anbau- und Agrarmanagement

Teekanne GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany. Deadline: 11.01.2016

Event - added on 27.11.2015

From Land Acquisition to Land Grabbing – Regulate, Restrict or Refuse?

Event organized by Bread For All and the Centre for Development and Environment CDE (more information will follow)

Job - added on 27.11.2015

Project Watershed/Water Scientist

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International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Kabul, Afghanistan. Deadline: 26.12.2015

Event - added on 27.11.2015

Rural Labor in Transition: Structural Change, Migration and Governance

22.06.16 to 24.06.16 | Halle (Saale), Germany

IAMO Forum 2016 organized by the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies and the Institute for the Study of Labor

Event - added on 27.11.2015

Commons in a 'glocal' world: global connections and local responses

10.05.16 to 13.05.16 | Bern, Switzerland

IASC Regional European Conference organized by the University of Bern


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SFIAR Award Ceremony Event 2015

with Award winners Zerihun Tadele (Uni Bern) and Madeleine Kaufmann (formerly HAFL)
Orphan crops and agrobiodiversity, University of Bern, 25 November 2015

SFIAR Interview

"We need to work towards a change of our lifestyle and mentality to enable the promotion of wealth for all."
Vincent Schmitt

Current Calls

Overview of calls in the area of agricultural research for development  relevant for researchers based in Switzerland


The Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR) is an informal multi-stakeholder group of Swiss institutions and private individuals interested in agricultural research for developing countries... [more]

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