Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research

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SFIAR Newsletter No. 55 - April 2011

SFIAR Interview

Doris HerrmannDoris Herrmann, Programme Manager ISCB, EPFL, Lausanne
"There is a long way to go from a promising product developed at a research institute until the product reaches the farmer."

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SFIAR Award 2011

Call for Proposals
The SFIAR offers an annual Award for scientists working for a Swiss institution in agricultural research for development. The SFIAR intends to award new, innovative and result oriented research. This year, the Award (prize sum: CHF 10'000.-) is restricted to research teams.
Deadline for applications: 4 July 2011

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Global food prices and the shortcomings of development aid
interview with Jean-Louis Arcand, Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute, Geneva

Research Fellow Partnership Programme (RFPP) - Call for proposals
The Research Fellow Partnership Programme for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources aims at generating development relevant knowledge, training young scientists and establishing research partnerships. Deadline for submission of PhD and Postdoc proposals is 30 June 2011

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Climate Economics and Law Conference
organized by the University of Bern
16.-17.06.2011, Bern, Switzerland

Change and uncertainty – challenges for agriculture, food and natural resources
XIIIth Congress of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) organized by Agroscope and ETH
30.08.-02.09.2011, Zurich, Switzerland

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Chercheur – coordonnateur de projet
Institut de recherche de l’agriculture biologique (FiBL), Sikasso, Mali
Deadline: 30.04.2011

Seed System Specialist
International Potato Center (CIP), Nairobi, Kenya
Deadline: 30.04.2011

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International instruments influencing the rights of people facing investments in agricultural land PDF, 232kb
Elisabeth Bürgi Bonanomi. Policy Brief, International Land Coalition. March 2011

On Adaptation to Climate Change and Risk Exposure in the Nile Basin of Ethiopia PDF, 1033kb
Salvatore Di Falco, Marcella Veronesi. IED – Institute for Environmental Decisions. Working Paper 15. March 2011.

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