Forestry

10.07.2015

IKEA and FAO are planning a study to look into options and barriers to effective forest certification in northern Viet Nam. This study could also assess the potential for scaling up activities and replicating them on a larger...[more]

Health

08.06.2015

The Otto Group is helping build wells and sanitary installations in villages in Mozambique, one of the grower countries in the “Cotton made in Africa” (CmiA) initiative. At the same time, CmiA is networking with partners in...[more]

Rural development

29.04.2015

The chocolate and cocoa manufacturer Barry Callebaut has launched a clean water campaign with cocoa farmers and communities that is to benefit more than 12,000 people in the rural areas of Côte d’Ivoire.[more]

Agriculture

11.03.2015

Unilever, Acumen and the Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership, an initiative of the Clinton Foundation, have launched the Enhanced Livelihoods Investment Initiative (ELII) to improve the situation of as many as 300,000...[more]

Africa

18.02.2015

This year’s AGCO Africa Summit in Berlin, Germany, examined the issue of how smallholders can be integrated in development. It was revealed that there is a lot to catch up on, not only in politics, but above all also on the part...[more]

COMING EVENTS

28-30 July 2015 - Beijing, China

World Potato Congress 2015

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25-27 August 2015 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

7th ICSA International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture for Food, Energy and Industry in Regional and Global Context

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7-11 September 2015 - Durban, South Africa

The XIV World Forestry Congress

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16-18 September 2015 - Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany

Tropentag 2015

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4-7 October 2015 - Cape Town, South Africa

SAIREC 2015 Conferences on Renewable Energy

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4-7 October 2015- Rome,Italy

The First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention

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4-10 October 2015 - Heidelberg University, Germany

7th German-Brazilian Symposium for Sustainable Development - Interaction between earth resources and processes and human societies

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1-5 November 2015 - Antalya, Turkey

2nd International Plant Breeding Congress

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19-22 November 2015 - Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria Hotel Manila, Philippines

Moringa Symposium and Congress

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25 November  2015 - Berlin, Germany

The Global Bioeconomy Summit (Call for Contributions - Interactive Session

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17-22 July 2016 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Tenth International Rangeland Congress (IRC) “The Future Management of Grazing and Wild Lands in a High Tech World”

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