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

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Publication - added on 17.11.2017

Strategies for feeding the world more sustainably with organic agriculture

Muller Adrian, Schader Christian et al.. in: Nature Communications 8, 1290 (2017). November 2017
Call, News - added on 17.11.2017

Call: Marie Sklodowska-Curie NIGHT

This Horizon 2020 call supports outreach activities within the framework of the Eurpean Researchers' Night, aiming to enhance researchers' public recognition and to stimulate interest in research careers

News, Call - added on 17.11.2017

Tech4Dev 2018: Second Call for Papers

the UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development invites authors from research, industry, policy or civil society to submit their extended abstracts for the International Tech4Dev Conference (27.06.18 to 29.06.18, Lausanne, Switzerland), deadline for submissions: 5 January 2018

Job - added on 17.11.2017

Junior Project Manager - Organic Farming Project

GIZ, Saudi Arabia. Deadline: 12.12.2017

News - added on 17.11.2017

What contribution can organic farming make?

post by Adrian Müller in ETH Zukunftsblog about the question whether organic farming can feed the world

Call, News - added on 17.11.2017

Call for Bridging Grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN region

Bridging grants build on existing collaboration projects between Swiss researchers (all disciplines) and scientists from research institutes or universities from the partner countries. Deadline for submissions: 31 December 2017

Job - added on 17.11.2017

Associate Scientist - Agronomy

International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) , Rabat, Morocco. Deadline: 15.12.2017


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