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

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19.09.2014 | News

Climate Change: Rules of thumb turned upside down

article in ETH News about a new analysis of land regions, in which ETH climate researchers are challenging the general climate change precept that dry regions are getting drier and wet regions are getting wetter

19.09.2014 | News

The Good Growth Plan on track one year after launch

news release by Syngenta about the progress - one year after its launch - of the "Good Growth Plan" in which Syngenta has formulated six measurable commitments for the year 2020 to help address the global food security challenge

19.09.2014 | News

Durchsichtiges Greenwashing: Syngentas «Good Growth Plan» ist eine Mogelpackung

media release and report by Erklärung von Bern criticising Syngenta's «Good Growth Plan» for hiding the main problems by selectively choosing targets and indicators

19.09.2014 | Events

Gender and Excellence - Challenges in Research Funding

22.10.14 | Berne, Switzerland

Conference organized by the Swiss National Science Foundation

19.09.2014 | Jobs

Agricultural Systems and Landscapes Specialist - Asia

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International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Hanoi, Vietnam. Deadline: 24.10.2014

19.09.2014 | Events

Aaruul and Justistaler - Mongolia and Switzerland in pictures

18.09.14 to 25.10.14 | Berne, Switzerland

Photographic exhibition by SDC to mark 50 years diplomatic relations and 10 years development cooperation between Switzerland and Mongolia

19.09.2014 | Jobs

International Country Programme Advisor Pakistan

Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation, Peshawar/Islamabad, Pakistan. Deadline: 13.10.2014


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