In the first two weeks of April, Dr. Simon Benedikter, the research coordinator of the “Forest Landscape Restoration for Improved Livelihoods and Climate Resilience” (FLOURISH) project, went on a trip to Laos and Vietnam. Follow his exciting journey exploring the landscapes and examining the role of bamboo in local livelihoods. Read More
Carolle is an alumna of the Tropical Forestry Master Course at TU Dresden who is currently participating in the Carlo-Schmid-Program for internships in international organizations. In the following, she reports from her experiences and impressions at the UNESCO office in Kathmandu:
I am delighted to share my great SUTROFOR experience from Nepal. I was nominated by the Institute to serve as a Teacher/Supervisor for the Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) Spring School in Nepal.
The SUTROFOR is an Erasmus Mundus International Master Course which is organized and run by a consortium of five prominent European Universities in the field of forests and natural resource management. They include the University of Copenhagen (Denmark), Dresden University of Technology (Germany), Agroparis Tech (Montpellier-France), Bangor University (UK) and the University of Padova (Italy) (for details, see: https://sutrofor.eu). Read More
Hi, my name is Dagninet Amare. I come from Amhara Region, Ethiopia and I am doing my doctoral thesis on agroforestry practices in Ethiopia; looking at it from the lens of the innovation system and farm level analysis. Last summer (July 10 until August 25) I conducted a preliminary survey as part of the research to identify the sites and innovations for the first phase of data collection. Here are some insights from my field work. Read More