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Category: Master Course Tropical Forestry


Summer school workshop on natural resource based rural development in Africa

What is the role of natural resources in rural development? What are the roles of natural resources in addressing sustainable developmental goals? What are the future paths for rural development? Are there any success stories or failures of natural resource…

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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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MSc. Tropical Forestry 2.0 – Updating our master program!

Improving the attractiveness and enriching the quality of the MSc program “Tropical Forestry” is one aim of our institute. Several measures were currently implemented. Within a project from May to July under the Multimedia Fund of the TU Dresden, Dr….

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Extra curricular student activities: Community’s ecology of kettle holes pollinators in Brandenburg Project

During this summer, I got the opportunity to be part of the research project: Communities ecology of kettle holes pollinators in Brandenburg. This research is under the supervision of the University of Potsdam. In this project, Trupti Bhamre and I collaborate…

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Oberlausitz: Harvesting the beauty and benefit of the landscape

Oberlausitz (Upper Lusatia) is a mesmerizing area situated in between the eastern part of Saxony, western Poland, and southern Brandenburg. Here, it also can be found Oberlausitzer Heide- und Teichlandschaft Biosphere Reserve which has been admitted by UNESCO since 1996…

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My research stay in Ethiopia: I learn from the indigenous knowledge of the local people

I am Shibire Bekele from Ethiopia, Studying MSc. In Tropical Forest Management in TU Dresden, Germany. I am working in my master thesis on financial analysis of smallholder’s woodlot and homestead agroforestry systems in Southern Ethiopia. The thesis is integrated…

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