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Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research

Information platform of Switzerland on agricultural research for development:

SFIAR Newsletter No. 77 - April 2015

SFIAR Interview

Linn Borgen NilsenLinn Borgen Nilsen, Senior scientist, NADEL - Center for Development and Cooperation, ETH Zurich
"With 1 Million Euro I would support school-feeding initiatives in primary schools in Sub-Saharan Africa."

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SFIAR AwardCall for Applications: SFIAR Award 2015
The Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR) offers an annual Award for graduates and scientists of a Swiss institution who work in agricultural research for development. Take advantage of this opportunity!

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Seed Money Grants for projects with Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru
the grants seek to initiate or intensify research collaboration between Switzerland and these five countries, researchers of Swiss universities from all disciplines can apply, deadline: 26 May 2015

“We want to improve ‘R, D & D’ : the second D means delivery”
interview with Camille Renou who coordinates the Syngenta Foundation's "Seeds2B" programme in West Africa that helps smallholder access better seeds

Call for papers: Tropentag 2015 in Berlin
The theme of the Conference is "Management of Land Use Systems for Enhanced Food Security: Conflicts, Controversies and Resolutions". Young scientists are particularly encouraged to present their research projects and results. Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1 May 2015

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Wer ernährt die Welt?
Moderiertes Tischgespräch über lokale Märkte und globalen Handel organized by Helvetas
05.05.15 | Frauenfeld, Switzerland

SAVE FOOD Meeting @Nestlé 2015
under the motto “Private Sector Support for Food Loss and Waste Reduction Projects”
12.05.15 | Vevey, Switzerland

Tackling World Food System Challenges: Across Disciplines, Sectors, and Scales
international scientific conference organised by the World Food System Center - ETH Zurich
21.06.15 to 26.06.15 | Monte Veritá - Ascona, Switzerland

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PhD Researcher in Entomology
CABI, Ghana
Deadline: 10.04.2015

CEO - Better Cotton Initiative
Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), Geneva, Switzerland
Deadline: 13.04.2015

Agronome système spécialiste des approches agro-écologiques
Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD), Montepellier, France
Deadline: 19.04.2015

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Agroökologie - SWISSAID Positionspapier
Fabio Leippert. Swissaid. February 2015

The World of Organic Agriculture - Statistics and Emerging Trends 2015
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture / IFOAM – Organics International. February 2015

Designing Payments for Avoided Deforestation under capital constraint - A Framed Lab-in the-Field Experiment
Input at Bioecon, Cambridge, 21.09. - 23.09.2014. Reutemann Tim, Pareja Eliana and Engel Stefanie. ETH-Zürich . January 2015

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