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

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Call, News - added on 20.09.2018

Call: International Geneva Award

The International Geneva Award (IG Award) has been established to encourage outstanding research scientists to produce publications that are particularly relevant for International Organisations (IOs). Deadline for submissions: 12 October 2018

Event - added on 20.09.2018

Open Science Meeting 2019 - Transforming Land Systems for People and Nature

24.04.19 to 26.04.19 | Bern, Switzerland

conference organized by the Global Land Programme.

Event - added on 20.09.2018

HEKS/EPER Land Forum 2018

10.12.18 | Bern, Switzerland

event organized by HEKS/EPER, running under the title "Putting the «Peasants Rights’ Declaration» into practice".

Call, News - added on 18.09.2018

Call: Young Scientists Mobility Grants with MENA Countries

This call allows funding of approximately 26 mobility grants for researchers and students to build personal contacts and relationships. The following priority countries have been identified: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates. Deadline for application: 31 December 2019.

News - added on 18.09.2018

A Syngenta pesticide produced in Switzerland is implicated in deadly poisonings in India

media release by Public Eye about the deadly effects of the pesticide Polo.

Event - added on 18.09.2018

Palmölanbau in Indonesien - Kahlschlag mit Konsequenzen

04.10.18 | Bern, Switzerland

panel discussion organized by Brot für Alle.

Job - added on 18.09.2018

Consultancy - Invasives System Assessment

CABI, Africa. Deadline: 30.09.2018


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