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

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17.11.2014 | Events

BIOFACH Kongress

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12.02.15 to 15.02.15 | Nürnberg, Germany

17.11.2014 | Jobs

Economist (Trade and Food Security)

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Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Geneva, Switzerland. Deadline: 12.12.2014

17.11.2014 | Jobs

Senior Agricultural Officer (Rice Expert)

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Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Bangkok, Thailand. Deadline: 12.12.2014

17.11.2014 | Events

Rural Development Conference

13.03.15 to 15.03.15 | Bangkok, Thailand

organized by the Tomorrow People Organization, Belgrade, Serbia

14.11.2014 | News

Call: ERC Consolidator Grants

These grants support excellent Principal Investigators by funding their ground-breaking, ambitious research projects in any research area. Researchers at Swiss host institutions are fully eligible. Deadline: 12 March 2015

14.11.2014 | News

Call: Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize

with this prize Nestlé aims to help business-oriented initiatives that address challenges in nutrition, water, or rural development, to scale-up or be replicated; deadline for submissions: 28 February 2015

14.11.2014 | News

First Socio-Economic Atlas of Kenya released by CDE and partners

The Atlas combines geographic and socio-economic data and enables readers to gain a spatial understanding of dynamics affecting Kenya; the Atlas is the result of a collaboration between two Kenyan institutions and the Center for Development and Environment (CDE) in Bern, Switzerland


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Winners SFIAR Award 2014

Winners SFIAR Award 2014: Gurbir Singh Bhullar (FiBL, formerly ETH) and Angela Deppeler (HAFL)

Gurbir Singh Bhullar (FiBL, formerly ETH) and Angela Deppeler (HAFL) have won the SFIAR Award 2014

SFIAR Interview

"Agro-ecology is a working solution and if we manage to empower people and provide them with knowledge and the proper tools and resources the results can be amazing."
Fabio Leippert


The Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR) is an informal multi-stakeholder group of Swiss institutions and private individuals interested in agricultural research for developing countries... [more]

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