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

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Ausschreibung: Mercator Kolleg für internationale Aufgaben

Die Stipendiatinnen und Stipendiaten des Mercator Kollegs arbeiten während des 12-monatigen Programms in zwei bis drei internationalen Organisationen, global tätigen NGOs oder Wirtschaftsunternehmen. Sie gehen dabei einer selbst gewählten Fragestellung nach; Bewerbungsfrist: 31. Januar 2019

News - added on 16.11.2018

Wyss Foundation supports the University of Bern

media release by the University of Bern about funding by the Wyss Foundation to carry out two regional practically-oriented research projects in Kenya and Peru to develop innovative approaches for the land use and strategies for biodiversity conservation

News - added on 16.11.2018

Die Schweiz leistet Beitrag zur Integrität des internationalen Biomarkts

press release by FiBL about the successful conclusion of a project that allowed to professionalize the Organic Certification Bodies in Albania, Macedonia, India and Ukraine

Job - added on 16.11.2018

Breeder for Cassava Germplasm Enhancement

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International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Palmira, Colombia. Deadline: 30.12.2018

Job - added on 16.11.2018

Head - Plant Health Theme

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icipe—International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya. Deadline: 07.12.2018

Job - added on 16.11.2018

Chercheur en génétique quantitative pour l'étude des caractères d'intérêt chez les bananiers

CIRAD, Guadeloupe. Deadline: 15.12.2018

Event - added on 14.11.2018

Reaping what they sow: mobilising farmers to help the planet and themselves

27.11.18 | Geneva, Switzerland

Débat de midi with Tony Rinaudo, Australian agronomist awarded the 2018 Right Livelihood Award, organized by the Graduate Institute Geneva.


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