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Learn agro-ecological approaches for sustainable agriculture


At this two-week training course, from April 27 to May 12, you will learn how to reach sustainable agricultural growth while minimizing environmental damage. Organizers promise to share with you relevant research technologies, applications and practices.
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Become a Young Eco-Hero Winner


If you are between 8 and 16 years old and you have been working to preserve land, water and biodiversity around you, or you were teaching others how to protect the environment, then please apply for the Young Eco-Hero Awards 2016. Deadline: February 28.
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Vacancy: Project Officer – FLEUVE project


Deadline this week: IUCN is seeking a project officer for the FLEUVE project, in Chad and Burkina Faso. (French)
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Start of the E-Learning Course "The UNCCD Process"


We are pleased to announce the start of the new e-learning course "The UNCCD Process". Video lectures and reading materials are now available online, so you can schedule your learning process flexibly. We are looking forward to your participation.
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Vacancy: Professor of Soil Resources in Switzerland


The Department of Environmental Systems Science of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) is looking for a professor of Soil Resources.
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Short Course on Integrated Soil Health and Fertility Management in Kenya


Indepth Research Services organize a five-days course teaching concepts and strategies to maximize profit, increase agronomic use efficiency and conserve soil. The course will take place from February 22 to 26 in Nairobi, Kenya.
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Undergraduate Studies in Agriculture with a Scholarship Opportunity in Ireland


University College Dublin offers undergraduate courses in Agriculture and Land Management with a scholarship possibility covering the tuition fees for Non-EU residents. Application deadline ranges from January 31 to March 31, 2016.
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Registration for the E-Learning Course "The UNCCD Process" is still open


Around 200 participants registered for the e-learning course "The UNCCD Process", since the registration opened last Monday. The geographical scope includes Africa, South and North America, Asia and Europe. The course starts on February 8, 2016.
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