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Category: Alumni


News from FLOURISH: Exploring forest landscapes with project partners in Nghe An, Vietnam

In the first two weeks of April, Dr. Simon Benedikter, the research coordinator of the “Forest Landscape Restoration for Improved Livelihoods and Climate Resilience” (FLOURISH) project, went on a trip to Laos and Vietnam. Follow his exciting journey exploring the…

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Success story of Tropical Forestry students: The Tropen Concept Group in Uganda

The real impact of our MSc course “Tropical Forestry” cannot be detected and evaluated in the classroom, but in the personal and professional development of our previous students in their career steps afterwards. In the beginning of this year, we…

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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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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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Call for Abstracts – AGEP and D + C Journal cooperation

The AGEP network and the Journal for Development and Cooperation D + C are about to continue its collaborative initiative to offer AGEP students and alumni a presentation about their research topics and submit an article for the D +…

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Alumni Profile: Marcelo Rezende, FAO

To some extent, the study of Tropical Forestry at TUD was repetitive for me. I had already had a background in Forestry with B.Sc. in Forest Engineering and experience while working for over 2 years in the forestry sector. Even…

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