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

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Call, News - added on 19.10.2018

Horizon 2020 Call: Sustainable Food Security

The Sustainable Food Security call is Horizon 2020's main contribution to research and innovation in relation to Food and Nutrition Security in Europe and beyond. Various topics are open for submissions. Deadline: 23 January 2019

Job - added on 19.10.2018

Andean Agri-food Systems - Senior Scientist

International Potato Center (CIP), Lima, Peru. Deadline: 15.11.2018

Job - added on 19.10.2018

Berater/in für ländliche Entwicklung und Agrarwirtschaft

GIZ, Bonn, Germany. Deadline: 26.10.2018

Event - added on 19.10.2018

Proposal Writing Training - Horizon 2020 Pillars 2 & 3

20.11.18 | Bern, Switzerland

training organized by Euresearch

Job - added on 19.10.2018

Führungspersönlichkeit für Wirtschaftsentwicklung und Beschäftigungsförderung

GIZ, Afghanistan. Deadline: 21.11.2018

Job - added on 19.10.2018

Scientist – Climate Information and Agro-advisory

International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Deadline: 31.10.2018

Publication - added on 16.10.2018

Accelerated ex situ breeding of GBSS- and PTST1-edited cassava for modified starch

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Bull Simon et al. Science Advances. September 2018


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