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

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Job - added on 18.07.2017

Program Director – Water, Land and Ecosystems

International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Colombo, Sri Lanka. Deadline: 23.08.2017

Job - added on 18.07.2017

Project Manager - EC Regreening

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World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Nairobi, Kenya. Deadline: 16.08.2017

Job - added on 18.07.2017

Strategic Program Leader for Building Resilience

International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Colombo, Sri Lanka. Deadline: 10.09.2017

Job - added on 18.07.2017


Comundo, Burgos, Philippines. Deadline: 15.08.2017

Job - added on 18.07.2017

Berater/in: Strategische Marktentwicklung / Aufbau von B2B für Agripreneurs

Brot für die Welt, Cebu, Philippines. Deadline: 17.08.2017

News - added on 14.07.2017

Insect production from biowastes for animal feeds - Project kick-off

news by ETH World Food System Center about a the start of a new research project that will focus on the use of black soldier fly larvae (Hermetia illucens) to convert organic waste into a component for animal feed production

News - added on 14.07.2017

Switzerland and Ghana launch 2017–2020 cooperation strategy

Ghana is Switzerland’s main trading partner in Africa. During an offical visit by President Doris Leuthard a cooperation strategy for 2017 to 2020 was launched and a declaration of intent to launch the Swiss Platform for Sustainable Cocoa signed.


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