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Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research

Information platform of Switzerland on agricultural research for development:

SFIAR Newsletter No. 79 - August 2015

SFIAR Interview

Angela DeppelerAngela Deppler, Scientific Collaborator, AGRIDEA
"I think we should strive to work together in a more fruitful way across the limits of disciplines."

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Current Calls - New Section on SFIAR Website
Overview of calls in the area of agricultural research for development relevant for researchers based in Switzerland

Advanced Training in Integrated Crop Management
in partnership with CABI the Unviersity of Neuchâtel offers a Master of Advanced Studies in Integrated Crop Management directed at professionals and specialists from around the world; application deadline: 1 September 2015

MyFood30 - Hear young people’s voices on the future of agri-food systems!
project by the Swiss National FAO Committee aiming to involve young people in the discussion on the future of agri-food systems and making sure they are supported to maximise their contribution towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

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Pesticide reduction in agriculture - What action is needed?
Symposium organized by Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation and hosted by the World Food System Center of ETH Zurich
03.09.15 | Zurich, Switzerland

Tropentag 2015
Management of land use systems for enhanced food security: conflicts, controversies and resolutions
16.09.15 to 18.09.15 | Berlin, Germany

3rd GRF One Health Summit 2015
Fostering interdisciplinary collaboration for global public and animal health
04.10.15 to 07.10.15 | Davos, Switzerland

Research partnerships in areas affected by conflict
KFPE Annual Conference 2015
12.11.15. | Bern, Switzerland

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Researcher - Agroecology
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), London, UK.

Postdoctoral Fellow - Soil Health (Nematology)
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nairobi, Kenya
Deadline: 15.09.2015

Micro-économiste agricole
CIRAD, Montpellier, France
Deadline: 15.09.2015

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Biophysical criteria used by farmers for fallow selection in West and Central Africa
Norgrove Lindsey, Hauser Stefan. Ecological Indicators. July 2015

Cost benefit analysis of the Mongolian Potato Project (MPP), 2004 – 2014
Guenat Dominique, Tsegmid Batzaya. June 2015

Foresight Study: Research for a Sustainable Swiss Food System
World Food System Center - ETH Zurich. June 2015

Knowledge Driven Development - Private Extension and Global Lessons
Zhou Yuan, Babu Suresh (eds.). Academic Press. June 2015

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