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 under the WoodCluster project and supervised by Prof. Jürgen Pretzsch from TU Dresden and co-supervisor … More My research stay in Ethiopia: I learn from the indigenous knowledge of the local people

The love for the forest connects us – from Paraguay to Ethiopia

I am Isabel from Paraguay, I came to study in Germany, and I ended up doing my fieldwork in Ethiopia.  For us who love forestry the world is small, we are all connected somehow. What is your MSc thesis research about? My research is about the agroforestry system, and the role of trees in farms. … More The love for the forest connects us – from Paraguay to Ethiopia

Study trip to the highlands of Ethiopia

All of us had heard about Ethiopia, none of us had ever visited the country at the Horn of Africa before. The the Institute of International Forestry and Wood products at Technische Universität Dresden offered an interesting research project under the CHAINS framework, which was funded by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development … More Study trip to the highlands of Ethiopia