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First MSc thesis within the FLOURISH project completed

Hi everyone. I am Ta Quoc Truong – a now-former Master student in Tropical Forestry at TU Dresden. In this summer semester, I conducted my research on lung bamboo (Bambusa longissima sp.nov) – an endemic bamboo species in my country –…

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Tree Banks, tree collateral & blockchain for Community Forest Enterprises at COP25

How can we incentivize smallholder forestry to engage in Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR)? Limited tenure and market access, long gestation periods, biotic and abiotic risks, marginal, degraded and remote sites: All of these phenomena represent just some of the constraints…

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Hello! …or in Thai: สวัสดีครับ [sa-wùt dee krúp]

My name is Marcel Starfinger and I joined the Chair of Tropical Forestry at the beginning of August. After spending almost three years in the very southwest of Germany, I am pleased to move to Saxony and to get to…

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FLOURISH project held second regional workshop in Bangkok

One year after the official project launch, the FLOURISH project held its second regional workshop and advisory board meeting from 04 to 06 June 2019. During this 3-days event, the partners and stakeholders from the three project landscape in Laos,…

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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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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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