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Cutting of a picture of Massimo Sestini (out of Science)
  • 29.06.2017
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A special edition on human migration in SCIENCE

Today, more people live outside the country of their birth than ever before—nearly 250 million, or 3% of the world's population. That's up from 79 million in 1960, and the rising tide is a challenge for locals as well as for migrants themselves.
Copyright Silvain Liechti
  • 28.06.2017
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EssentialTech's (CODEV - EPFL) spin-off company creates the buzz in international media

Pristem SA, as well as its founder Bertrand Klaiber, are presented as part of the Impact Journalism day as well as in the TV program "10vor10". This initiative is a joint action of major international newspapers that highlight, on the same day, "inspiring and feasible solutions to concrete problems".
malaria course
  • 27.06.2017
  • Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
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Malaria Course in Tanzania ‐ Focus on e‐Learning

Participants will gain knowledge and skills to strengthen their competences in the fight against malaria in affected countries.
CODESRIA
  • 26.06.2017
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Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI)

Within the framework of the 2017-2021 Strategic Plan, CODESRIA introduces the Meaning-Making Research Initiative (MRI) as its principal tool for supporting research.
IFAD Report on remittances
  • 19.06.2017
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Migrants send home 51 per cent more money than a decade ago

The amount of money migrants send to their families in developing countries has risen by 51 per cent over the past decade - far greater than the 28 per cent increase in migration from these countries, according to a new report released by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) last week.
  • 16.06.2017
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Basic Education and Vocational Skills Development - SDC's new Education Strategy

A good education lays the foundation for the economic and social development not only of the individual but of society as a whole. Education helps to reduce poverty and social and economic disparities and stimulates economic growth.

KFPE Newsletter June 2017

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