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

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News - added on 25.05.2018

Weniger Hunger dank Pestiziden?

article in the SDC magazine "Eine Welt" about the controversial issue of pesticide use in developing countries

News - added on 25.05.2018

Climate change and land grabbing: The example of the Mekong region

spotlight by CDE on a research project in the Mekong region that shows how land grabbing and deforestation are linked, and why this matters for global efforts to address climate change

Call, News - added on 25.05.2018

ERC Advanced Grant Call 2018

This Horizon 2020 call supports ground-breaking, ambitious research projects of excellent established Principal Investigators with a recognised track record of research achievements; it is open to all fields of research; deadline for submissions: 30 August 2018

Job - added on 25.05.2018

Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in

Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe BGR, Youndé, Cameroon. Deadline: 06.06.2018

Job - added on 25.05.2018

Frankophone/r Projektmanager/in Agriculture und Agribusiness

AFC Agriculture & Finance Consultants, Bonn, Germany. Deadline: 15.06.2018

Job - added on 25.05.2018

Livestock Officer

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FAO Asia and the Pacific Service, Rome, Italy. Deadline: 14.06.2018

Publication - added on 22.05.2018

Soil Biological Activity Contributing to Phosphorus Availability in Vertisols under Long-Term Organic and Conventional Agricultural Management

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Bhat Nisar A., Riar Amritbir, Ramesh Aketi, Iqbal Sanjeeda, Sharma Mahaveer P., Sharma Sanjay K., Bhullar Gurbir S. in: Frontiers in Plant Science. 8:1523. September 2017


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