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Bike excursion adventure vol.1 – How to manage a municipal forest?

Our master students participated in a bike excursion on July 1st – 6th 2019 as part of the module “Organization and Management Systems”. Along a track of about 220 km by the Neiße river at the border between Germany and…

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Learning by climbing – Tropical Forestry students elaborated organizational aspects of a National Park in-situ

Nature as classroom: only a 30 min. train trip from Dresden, the National Park Sächsische Schweiz (Saxony Switzerland Website) offers a unique and fantastic landscape which attracts tourists from all over the world. Guided by the Park Ranger Jens Posthoff,…

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Investigating smallholder farmers’ silvicultural practices and markets through MSc research in Tanzania

I am Japhet Noah Mwambusi, MSc student of the Tropical Forestry Course. I just returned from my fieldwork in my home country Tanzania. My research focuses on “Silvicultural Treatments of Smallholder and their Relation to the timber market in Mufindi…

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Be a student reporter at the Tropentag 2019

Tropentag, the conference on tropical and subtropical agriculture, natural resource management, and rural development is an annual conference organized by ATSAF e.V. in collaboration with European universities since 1997. The Tropentag 2019 is organised by the Universities of Kassel and…

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WEBINAR “Tropical mountain forests and silviculture in Nepal”

You are kindly invited to attend a Webinar organized by the Institute of International Forestry and Forest Products of Technische Universität Dresden on Thursday, 06 June 2019, 12:30-14:00 Central European Summer Time (CEST). In this Webinar the renown scientist Prof. Santosh Rayamajhi from the Institute of Forestry…

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New publications on forests and livelihood in Cameroon

  Dr. Jude Kimengsi, our post-doctoral researcher at the Chair of Tropical Forestry, has recently published two articles about the linkages between forestry and livelihood diversification strategies, such as beekeeping and eco-tourism, in Cameroon. This has enriched the research activities…

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