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Global Landscape Forum 2017 – An exciting event for Tharandt students

  Between the 19th and 20th of December 2017 the Global Landscape Forum (GLF) took place in Bonn, Germany. The GLF is the world’s largest science-led platform aiming in addressing landscape-issues through dialogue by putting communities first. During this year’s … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

The team of the Chair of Tropical Forestry, TU Dresden, wishes a happy and prosperous new year 2018!

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Successful MSc defense of the role of on-farm trees in Ethiopia

On 1st December, Ysabel Perdomo from Paraguay, she successfully completed her MSc studies with the defense of her research topic “The role of on-farm trees in Sidama Zone, Southern Region, Ethiopia”. This study of smallholder farms with the special focus … Continue reading

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Tasting traditional German Food

Although our institute usually deals with questions on the social and ecological situation in the tropics, this week our international team gathered at lunch time for a traditional dish: boiled potatoes with quark and linseed oil. This dish has its … Continue reading

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Completion of MSc research with a financial analysis of woodlots in Ethiopia

Shibire Bekele, MSc student of the Tropical Forestry studies, successfully defended her MSc research. She did a “financial analysis of smallholder farmers’ woodlot and homestead agroforestry systems and its implications for household income improvement” for a local case study in … Continue reading

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Research on Bamboo Enterprises in Vietnam

Bamboo is one of the most valuable and important non-timber forest products and one of the most important nature’s substitute for the hardwoods. It is known for the strength of the culms, and their straightness, smoothness, lightness, so it is … Continue reading

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Tropical Forestry student at the UN climate conference in Bonn

This year, one of our M.Sc. students, Carolle Alarcon Eichmann, took part at the world climate conference in Bonn and we are happy that she enriched the international discourse as well as itself did to her. If you want to … Continue reading

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