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Restoring Africa’s Landscapes – Takeaways from the Global Landscapes Forum and the Youth in Landscapes Camp – Accra 2019

My name is Pragyan Raj Pokhrel and I am a 2nd year Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) student in TU Dresden. On 25th October 2019, I travelled to Accra, Ghana to attend the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF). I also delivered a…

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International conferences as necessary academic activities for Ph.D students

For Ph.D students, participating in an international conference is a vital academic activity because international conferences are great opportunities to not only expend the professional network but also share the results of the reseach with attendees from different countries and…

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Discussing with Dresden citizens about environmental sustainable consumption

Almost every sphere of our daily life contains products that have their origins in the tropical parts of the world. What do we actually know about the roots and life cycle of these products? Can it be environmentally sustainable to…

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Chair of Tropical Forestry receives a delegation from the Republic of Congo

Dresden has many international town twinning partnerships. One of them is with Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of Congo (not to be confused with the DRC – Democratic Republic of Congo). At the request of the Mayor of Dresden,…

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Greetings from the FLARE Annual Conference

Participating in the 5th FLARE Annual Conference was a fruitful experience. I am pleased to share my experience and contribution. As a leading global network, FLARE (Forests & Livelihoods: Assessment, Research, and Engagement) seeks to advance the state of knowledge…

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Successful “Environmental Non-Migration” Conference at TU Dresden

“Staying or Migrating – What keeps people in their home areas despite environmental threats?” This was the guiding question of the first international conference “Environmental Non-migration: Framework, Methods and Cases”. It took place on 19-21 June 2019 at the TU…

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