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

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Event - added on 22.06.2018

Transforming Food Systems with Agroecology - From research results to policy influence

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27.09.18 | Bern, Switzerland

Learning Forum by SDC’s Global Programme Food Security organized togther with FiBL

Publication - added on 22.06.2018

A burning challenge: Making biomass cooking fuels sustainable in East Africa

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Ehrensperger Albrecht, Wymann von Dach Susanne, Bär Roger, Okoko Abigael. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) University of Bern. June 2018
News - added on 22.06.2018

Tackling food system challenges through experiential education

news by ETH World Food System Center about a new study that explores how educators can design food systems education programs to help graduates think and work in new ways

Job - added on 22.06.2018

Sustainable Food Systems Agronomist

International Potato Center (CIP), Kigali, Rwanda. Deadline: 30.06.2018

News - added on 22.06.2018

Lao Agriculture Atlas to help in decision-making towards SDGs

press release by CDE about the presentation of the first atlas of agriculture in the Lao PDR containing detailed data on changes in agricultural production in the country

Job - added on 19.06.2018

Junior Team Member (temporary employment)

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Agridea / GFRAS, Lausanne, Switzerland. Deadline: 06.07.2018

Event - added on 19.06.2018

World Water Week

26.08.18 to 31.08.18 | Stockholm, Sweden

World Water Week is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues, organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). In 2018, World Water Week will address the theme “Water, ecosystems and human development”.


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