October 1st 2020 was an exceptional day for the institute. First of all, we transitioned from the 27-year leadership of Prof. Jürgen Pretzsch to Prof. Lukas Gießen. Our institute also changed its name to: “Chair of Tropical and International Forestry”. Second of all, we manifested one of our institute’s core philosophies – collective action –Continue reading “Discussing “Global Perspectives on Forests” at the Political Art Days Festival in Dresden”
The WoodCluster project deliverables consist of two components: Research and Teaching. One of the outputs in the Teaching component is the “Training of Trainers” module. The following reports the progress, the process of which integrates recent empirical research and expertise of our team members.
How can we incentivize smallholder forestry to engage in Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR)? Limited tenure and market access, long gestation periods, biotic and abiotic risks, marginal, degraded and remote sites: All of these phenomena represent just some of the constraints for smallholders engaged in sustainable forest management or FLR. How to overcome them and ensureContinue reading “Tree Banks, tree collateral & blockchain for Community Forest Enterprises at COP25”
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 keynote presentation on behalf of the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF), Rome on the keyContinue reading “Restoring Africa’s Landscapes – Takeaways from the Global Landscapes Forum and the Youth in Landscapes Camp – Accra 2019”
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 learn from them. I, Tran van Hiep, had a chance to participate in two internationalContinue reading “International conferences as necessary academic activities for Ph.D students”
Members of the Tropical Forestry team are conducting a session on “Balancing economic development and environmental sustainability” at the 11. Umundu Festival for Sustainable Development in Dresden. We will look behind the scences of products that we daily use but their sources are in tropical countries. Tran van Hiep from Vietnam and Sri Astutik fromContinue reading “Tropical Forestry Team at Umundu Festival Dresden”