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Greetings from Vogtland vol. 8 – FORESTRIS AG

Our master students recently participated in a 4-day excursion in the Vogtland-region, and learned many different aspects of forestry and wood products through visits in local forest areas and companies. This blog post series, written by the participating students themselves,…

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Meeting our MSc Alumni: Minsi and Patience in Uganda

Trips to our project partner countries are always an opportunity to meet Alumni from our MSc course Tropical Forestry in Tharandt and promote the course to interested students. In March, we travelled to Uganda for the WoodCluster project. There, we…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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MSc research in Kenya: An assessment of how land degradation has changed

Widespread land degradation has been threatening the capacity of the Sasumua catchment, located in Nyandarua county of Kenya, to supply a large percentage (20%) of Nairobi’s fresh water. In an attempt to halt land degradation in the catchment, a biophysical…

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