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Category: Research


Bridging agriculture and forestry: Tropical forestry contributed to the Tropentag 2017 conference

The annual international Tropentag conference is a popular conference among researchers and students who are doing researches in the tropics. It offers particularly young researchers not only to present their work but also to look for networks and collaborations. For…

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How to design innovations for the Vietnamese bamboo sector?

Since April 2017 the Institute of International Forestry and Forest Products (TUD) has actively developed the “CLIENT II – International Partnerships for Sustainable Innovation” Definition Project on optimizing bamboo production systems and value chains in Vietnam. It aims to promote…

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Learning from German technologies for Africa

An excursion took our guests from Africa and colleagues from the TU Dresden to the Upper Lusatia near the Polish border. It was part of a symposium on wood-based innovation in August, organized by our institute. The excursion gave insight…

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WoodCluster Status Workshop in Tharandt

Running a project requires continuous coordination and communication to ensure an equal and strong collaboration. Personal meetings are very important for that, particularly for cross-country projects. After the Kick-Off meeting of the WoodCluster project in Ethiopia in February this year,…

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Smallholder Forestry in Tanzania – My research about a local business

My name is Oliver Duncker, I’m a forest science student from Germany and had a wonderful time doing the data collection for my bachelor thesis in Tanzania, in cooperation with the Sokoine University of Agriculture.

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Examining forest sector interdependence in Ethiopia

I am Busha Teshome, working on my doctoral thesis with the topic Cluster analysis of the forestry sector in Ethiopia. My research contributes to the WoodCluster project at our university’s institute. A Cluster is a geographic concentrations of interconnected companies,…

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