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

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News - added on 20.10.2017

Indigenous Communities, Land Use and Tropical Deforestation in Argentina

The Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) of the University of Bern hosts a new research project that investigates the problem of deforestation in the Argentinean dry Chaco. The project is led by Assistant Professor Graziano Ceddia and funded through the European Research Council Consolidator Grant Scheme.

Publication - added on 20.10.2017

An overview of agriculture, nutrition and fortification, supplementation and biofortification: Golden Rice as an example for enhancing micronutrient intake

Adrian Dubock. in: Agriculture & Food Security (2017) 6:59. October 2017
Job - added on 20.10.2017

Head of Project "Disaster Risk Reduction in fragil rural areas"

Welthungerhilfe, Pyongyang, North Korea. Deadline: 15.11.2017

Publication - added on 20.10.2017

Golden Rice: instructions for use

Adrian Dubock. in: Agriculture & Food Security (2017) 6:60. October 2017
Job - added on 20.10.2017

HarvestPlus Regional Director - Africa

HarvestPlus, Africa (flexible). Deadline: 31.10.2017

News - added on 20.10.2017

Syngenta and USAID renew global collaboration to improve food security

media release by Syngenta on the renewal of their Memorandum of Understanding with USAID aiming to promote food security amongst smallholder farmers by cooperating on improving research and development, technology adoption and farmer know-how to boost farm productivity

Job - added on 20.10.2017

Natural Resources Officer

FAO Liaison Office, Geneva, Switzerland. Deadline: 27.10.2017


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