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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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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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Work-Life Balance of the Institute Team Members

“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” This proverb is indeed universal and timeless. Among the busy schedule of the institute staff members, we strive to establish a culture of work-life balance. Working in research, teaching or…

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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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Agroforestry adoption and diffusion – a doctoral research in Ethiopia

Hi, my name is Dagninet Amare. I come from Amhara Region, Ethiopia and I am doing my doctoral thesis on agroforestry practices in Ethiopia; looking at it from the lens of the innovation system and farm level analysis. Last summer…

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Call for papers: “Environmental Non-migration: Framework, Methods and Cases” Conference in Dresden

The first-ever conference on “Environmental Non-migration” calls for papers! The abstract submission deadline is 31 March 2019. The conference will take place at the Technische Universität Dresden on 19-21 June 2019.

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