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What our PhD students do in their free time

The American poet Carl Sandburg once said, “Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent.” PhD (or colloquially known as Permanent Head Damage) requires…

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Successful PhD Defense of Maxi Domke

Congratulations Maxi Domke for her successful doctoral thesis defense on “Knowledge Management for Climate Change Adaptation – A Multi-Level Governance Analysis of Environmental Management in Ethiopia “! Her main supervisor, Prof. Pretzsch, said that she completed her doctoral study on…

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Research on Bamboo Enterprises in Vietnam

Bamboo is one of the most valuable and important non-timber forest products and one of the most important nature’s substitute for the hardwoods. It is known for the strength of the culms, and their straightness, smoothness, lightness, so it is…

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Examining forest sector interdependence in Ethiopia

I am Busha Teshome, working on my doctoral thesis with the topic Cluster analysis of the forestry sector in Ethiopia. My research contributes to the WoodCluster project at our university’s institute. A Cluster is a geographic concentrations of interconnected companies,…

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Succesful Doctoral Defense of Francois Jost

Congratulations to Dr Francois Jost on his successful defense of his doctoral thesis on “Sustainable livelihood strategies for risk reduction in the Andes”! For this special event, Prof. Lojka from the Czech University of life science in Prague was invited/visited…

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