Author Archives: tropicalforestry

Visitors from Madagascar

On April 13th, a group of students from Gymnasium Altenberg and the Madagascan village Anjahambe finished their students exchange program by visiting the forestry campus in Tharandt.

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WoodCluster Research Kick-Off in Uganda

Uganda is one of the project countries of our project on wood-based bio-economy focusing on small-scale farm production. In March, a TUD delegation with two staff members, Prof. Gerald Kapp and Maxi Domke, and three students (MSc and BSc level) … Continue reading

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Field Work Training for Africa at TU Dresden Campus

Research work needs to be well prepared and trained in advance to ensure methodological transparency and reliability. But what to do when the research area is thousands of kilometers away in Africa, and the data collection time is limited? The … Continue reading

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Tropical forestry practices in a German winter forest

How to measure and assess forest stands? How to determine required management interventions, and how to create a management plan on made assessments? The master students of the tropical forestry program encountered these questions during a recent field trip to … Continue reading

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Forest ins Arts – Art in Forests: first semester closing excursion to the “Neue Meister” art gallery in Dresden

Celebrating the end of the first semester the Tropical Forestry Master Course had the pleasure to visit the art gallery “Neue Meister” at the Albertinum in Dresden together with Professor Pretzsch and the Ph.D. students. As one current main exhibition … Continue reading

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Invasive species in Namibia – a BSc research report

I am Daniel Oberhauser from Germany and I traveled to Namibia where I investigated how invasive plants can be removed from a national park by bringing local communities on board. With this research I completed the BSc Forest Sciences at … Continue reading

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Tropentag – Call for Papers

The international conference Tropentag calls for the submission of papers. Tropentag’s theme of this year is “Global food security and food safety: the role of universities”. It will take place in Ghent, Belgium, 17-19 September 2018. Tropentag is an annual … Continue reading

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