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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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Tropical Forestry Team at Umundu Festival Dresden

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…

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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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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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Research and Grant Writing Skills Seminar in Ethiopia

Hi there! I was invited to serve as a Regional Expert within the framework of the DAAD/DIES/University of Cologne ProGRANT Course in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The course, which is an initiative of the International Office of the University of Cologne,…

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