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1st WoodCluster Summer School in Tanzania

Tanzania is the project country, where the first summer and field school of the WoodCluster project teaching component took place from 30. July to 7 August 2018. 22 persons, lecturers and students, from all project countries Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda and…

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Farm Research in Uganda – A students’ report

We are Max, Markus and Reinhard, students at the forestry department at TU Dresden. This March, we were the first students to set foot in Uganda for the WoodCluster project. The next days, we spent on the campus of Makerere…

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Greetings from Vogtland vol. 8 – FORESTRIS AG

Our master students recently participated in a 4-day excursion in the Vogtland-region, and learned many different aspects of forestry and wood products through visits in local forest areas and companies. This blog post series, written by the participating students themselves,…

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Greetings from Vogtland vol. 6 – Smallholder forestry: from demo plots to education trail.

Our master students recently participated in a 4-day excursion in the Vogtland-region, and learned many different aspects of forestry and wood products through visits in local forest areas and companies. This blog post series, written by the participating students themselves,…

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Right from the experts´ desk to the students – two webinars enriched the MSc Tropical Forestry

Keeping pace with the times, webinars are increasingly included into the curriculum of the MSc Course Tropical Forestry. This summer semester´s webinars took place in the context of the module “Natural and Plantation Silviculture in the Tropics”. Besides guest lectures…

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Studying Succession in the Amazonian Rain Forest

Studying a master of tropical forestry in Tharandt, Germany, could seem paradoxical. However, after three semesters of theory, students go to tropical rainforests around the world for the field part of their master thesis. For my side, I choose Amazonia…

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