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TUD Photo Contest Winner at Tropentag 2020

Jakob Scheler, a forestry student at the TU Dresden, won the international photo competition in the category of photo stories, organized by the non-profit organization Let’s plant e.V. in cooperation with the Tropentag conference 2020. Jakob presented a series of…

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Field research stay in Ethiopia: Doing by learning and study life in times of COVID-19

I’m Mulugeta Geremew Guchale from Ethiopia and student of the Tropical Forestry and Management M.Sc. course. After completing three-semesters of the master, I traveled to my home country at the end of February 2020, to conduct the field research data…

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WoodCluster progress on teaching component: Conceptualization of Training of Trainers

The WoodCluster project deliverables consist of two components: Research and Teaching. One of the outputs in the Teaching component is the “Training of Trainers” module. The following reports the progress, the process of which integrates recent empirical research and expertise…

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Welcoming Dr. Menfese – a guest scientist from Ethiopia

Hi, my name is Dr. Menfese Tadesse and currently I am a guest scientist at the Chair of Tropical Forestry. I am a staff member of Hawassa University, Wondo Genet College of Forestry and Natural Resources, Ethiopia. I am involved…

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Diagnosing on-farm wood production through MSc research in Southern Ethiopia

I am Bonsa Fentale, an MSc student at the department of Agroforestry and Soil Management in Wondo Genet College of Forestry & Natural Resources of Hawassa University, Ethiopia. My research aims at diagnosing the current state of wood production in…

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Challenging the common stereotypes: Teaching with role plays

Recently, some of our doctoral and one master students from the institute of Tropical Forestry,  pitched in with the teaching of the German Forest Sciences Bachelor program in a module called “Social Competence”. Representing Colombia, Ethiopia, Vietnam and Indonesia, the…

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