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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2021

The Chair of Tropical and International Forestry wishes you a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year 2021 We extend our appreciation to our colleagues and partners for the creativity and resilience in this unprecedented year of 2020. We are…

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Trip to Municipal Forest Enterprise of Zittau

We were fortunate enough to have an outdoor field trip in these strange and trying times. Well, obviously, things were not normal this time around. We had to be concerned not only about previsit preparation and the trip itself, but…

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Welcoming the new head of Chair of Tropical and International Forestry: A Q&A session with Prof. Lukas Giessen

In October this year, we had the transition from Prof. Jürgen Pretzsch to Prof. Lukas Giessen. As the new head of the institute, we asked Prof. Lukas Giessen a few questions to learn more about him and the new perspectives for the…

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Webinar about GIS and how it is used in natural resource management

As part of the training course on ”Project Monitoring and Reporting: Introduction to Geographic Methods using Open-Source Software”, BluoVerda e.V and Weltweit e.V together with the institute of International Forestry and Forest Products, are offering a Webinar on Geographic Information Systems…

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Discussing “Global Perspectives on Forests” at the Political Art Days Festival in Dresden

October 1st 2020 was an exceptional day for the institute. First of all, we transitioned from the 27-year leadership of Prof. Jürgen Pretzsch to Prof. Lukas Gießen. Our institute also changed its name to: “Chair of Tropical and International Forestry”….

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A pilot project on Farmer-Managed Natural Regeneration in Uganda

I’m called Jjemba Bonny, an alumnus of MSc Tropical Forestry from Uganda. I completed my studies in 2019 and my research project was done on Farmer-Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) in Mubende District, Uganda. FMNR is a simple land restoration technique…

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