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

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Publication - added on 23.09.2016

Utilization of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge in academic research

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Biber-Klemm S. , Martinez S. Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences. September 2016
Job - added on 23.09.2016

Coordinator of the Secretariat of WOCAT International / Senior Research Scientist

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Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), Bern, Switzerland. Deadline: 09.10.2016

News - added on 23.09.2016

Grosse Unterschiede bei der Palmölbeschaffung

media release by WWF Switzerland about the performance of Swiss companies in the new palmoil rating of WWF International, based on the criteria defined by the Roundtable on Responsible Palm Oil (RSPO)

Job - added on 23.09.2016

Technology Transfer Manager (Push-Pull Programme)

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ICIPE, Nairobi, Kenya. Deadline: 29.09.2016

News - added on 23.09.2016

New advisory tool on Animal-friendly pig husbandry in Africa

information by FiBL on a new advisory tool for trainers in Swaziland that explains the natural behaviour and needs of pigs, draws conclusions for animal-friendly husbandry systems and presents proven solutions as well as relevant additional information on production issues

Job - added on 20.09.2016

Organic Horticulture Expert for Arid Zones

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Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Frick, Switzerland. Deadline: 31.10.2016

Job - added on 19.09.2016

Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Accra, Ghana. Deadline: 03.10.2016


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