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Developmental Workshop at GSI Bonn

What leads to migration and non-migration in rural areas? Can employment creation and increased income reduce inter-communal violence? What is the contribution of forest management to rural development? These questions were debated among participants of the AGEP-developmental debate “Stabilizing rural…

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News from FLOURISH: Exploring forest landscapes with project partners in Nghe An, Vietnam

In the first two weeks of April, Dr. Simon Benedikter, the research coordinator of the “Forest Landscape Restoration for Improved Livelihoods and Climate Resilience” (FLOURISH) project, went on a trip to Laos and Vietnam. Follow his exciting journey exploring the…

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Determining multiple futures: Participatory Scenario Planning Workshop for improved management of Natma Taung National Park, Myanmar

People-oriented conservation has become a popular approach to resolve conflicts in protected area management. However, the success of this approach is still limited due to several reasons. Particularly, PA managers face challenges in determining the degree of local participation in…

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News from Forest Landscape Restoration in the Greater Mekong Sub-region

The FLOURISH project (2018-2022), funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German Government, held its first Steering-Committee Meeting and planning workshop in Bangkok from 11.-13. December 2018. A lot of activities took place since the inception workshop in…

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Welcoming a new doctoral candidate

Hello, my name is Nga Thi Ha, I just started my doctoral degree at the Institute of International Forestry and Forest Products at TUD in this October. I am thankful for being supervised by Prof. Gerald Kapp and working closely…

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Optimizing bamboo production systems and value chains in Vietnam

The Institute of International Forestry and Forest Products received a 60,000 EURO grant to prepare over six months a large collaborative bamboo research & development (R & D) project with Vietnamese and German partners from research and state institutions, as…

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