Tag Archives: Africa

Field Work Training for Africa at TU Dresden Campus

Research work needs to be well prepared and trained in advance to ensure methodological transparency and reliability. But what to do when the research area is thousands of kilometers away in Africa, and the data collection time is limited? The … Continue reading

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WoodCluster: Behind the Scene

The WoodCluster project is entering its second year! Carrying out an international, multi-stakeholder project not only requires rigorous research, but also a lot of coordination and management. On January 17th 2018, the WoodCluster team at the Chair of Tropical Forestry … Continue reading

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New Postdoc from Cameroon

Hi there! I am Jude Kimengsi from Cameroon and joined this November the Tropical Forestry team at TU Dresden as a Postdoctoral Fellow. I hold a PhD in Development Geography with a focus on natural resources and development. I have … Continue reading

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MSc research in Kenya: An assessment of how land degradation has changed

Widespread land degradation has been threatening the capacity of the Sasumua catchment, located in Nyandarua county of Kenya, to supply a large percentage (20%) of Nairobi’s fresh water. In an attempt to halt land degradation in the catchment, a biophysical … Continue reading

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Open Position in WoodCluster project

Within the new project WoodCluster, we are offering  a research assistant position with the possibility to qualify for PhD. Application deadline is 5 May 2017. More details are available on the website of TUD.

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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