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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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Production systems of medicinal plants: Field work experience in Indonesia

The Ph.D. candidates and Post-Docs at the Chair of Tropical Forestry regularly meet up to discuss our research progress. During our January meeting, we had the pleasure to listen to the field experience of our Ph.D. candidate from Indonesia, Sri…

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