Master students attending the Congress ForestSAT-2016 and DAAD Workshop in Chile

The Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology at University of Göttingen together with the Instituto Bosques y Sociedad, Facultad de Ciencias Forestales y Recursos Naturales at Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia (UACh) this year hosted the 6th International DAAD Alumni and Student Workshop on “The science policy gap regarding informed decisions in forest policy and forest management: what scientific information are policy makers really interested in?”

The workshop was held in Santiago de Chile from 12th to 20th November 2016.

Four students from the Master Course in Tropical Forestry from the Institute of International Forestry and Forest Products, Faculty of Environmental Science Technische Universität Dresden where selected to participate in the ForestSAT conference and the DAAD workshop.

  • Maria Ysabel Perdomo, from Paraguay.
  • Shibire Bekele Eshetu, from Ethiopia.
  • Kumar Bahadur Darjee, from Nepal.
  • Vianny Ahimbisibwe from Uganda

Together with the students from the University of Göttingen, the students from our Institute prepared a presentation in the workshop.

Conservation & Biodiversity

Zoning of an agri-silviculture System: Organic coffee production in Santa Cruz Island – Galápagos – Alejandra Valdés & Ysabel Perdomo

Participatory forest management

The implementation of community based forestry as REDD+ activity: Comparative study in Indonesia and Ethiopia – Shibire Bekele Eshetu & Sonya Dyah Kusumadewi

Land use conflicts

Land use and land use change in forestry (LULUCF). A status quo of forestry resources and policy intervention to forest dependents (livelihood) – Vianny Ahimbisibwe & Thakur Prasad

Climate Change

Climate Change adaptation of forest dependent poor people: A case study comparing Nepal and Ghana – Kumar Bahadur Darjee & George Ofori Ankomah

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