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Workshop on Project Monitoring and Reporting: Introduction to Geographic Methods using Open-Source Software

BluoVerda Deutschland e.V., an association established by alumni from the MSc and PhD program at our Chair of Tropical Forestry and Weltweit e.V., are organizing the online workshop “Project Monitoring and Reporting: Introduction to Geographic Methods using Open-Source Software”. This is…

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Module on International Nature Conservation on the Island of Vilm, Baltic Sea

When I first got to know about the module on International Nature Conservation on the isle of Vilm organized by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (Bundesamt für Naturschutz – BfN), I was not sure if should I apply…

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Experience being part of the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth

Hi there! I am Pragyan, a student in the Sustainable Tropical Forestry Master program. Since the Earth Summit in 1992, it has been realized that the achievement of sustainable development requires an active participation of people from all corners of…

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Tropentag 2020 – Call for Papers

The international conference Tropentag calls for the submission of papers until May 3rd 2020. This year’s theme is “Can agroecological farming feed the world? Farmers’ and Acamedia’s View”. It will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, 9-11 September 2020. Tropentag…

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Discussing forest rehabilitation in Africa with a German Member of Parliament

Our Chair of Tropical Forestry welcomed in 2019, Mr. Andreas Lämmel – a Member of Parliament with his constituency in Dresden. Mr. Lämmel is the Chair of a working group “Africa” within his parliamentary party of the Christian Democratic Union….

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Key Takeaways from Global Youth Forum 2020 on Cooperative Entrepreneurship

For doctoral candidates, attending continuing training to improve practical skills is essential, so as to not lose sight as what’s happening outside of academia. As my (Kendisha’s) doctoral research within the WoodCluster project is about forestry cooperatives for smallholders, I…

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