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

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Event - added on 26.09.2017

2017 Symposium on Careers in Science

29.11.17 to 30.11.17 | Geneva, Switzerland

"A must go event for young academic researchers", organized by the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Chemical Biology.

News - added on 26.09.2017

Continuing a forty-year partnership: CGIAR and Switzerland

Press release by CGIAR about three panel sessions with leading agricultural researchers and scientists from 10 CGIAR Research Programs (CRP) and Swiss institutions during the International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD).

Call, News - added on 26.09.2017

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars 2018/19

Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. The deadline for submissions varies between countries.

Job - added on 26.09.2017

Project Manager

FiBL Europe, Brussels, Belgium. Deadline: 03.10.2017

Job - added on 26.09.2017

Expert international en appui institutionnel

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Bamako, Mali. Deadline: 22.10.2017

Job - added on 26.09.2017

Climate Change Mitigation Specialist

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Nairobi, Kenya. Deadline: 09.10.2017

Job - added on 26.09.2017

Agroecology team consultants

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy. Deadline: 05.10.2017


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