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WoodCluster and PhytoWood Projects under COVID-19: Challenged to be flexible and focused

Uncertainty is what most people probably feel currently in their private and professional life worldwide. It also characterizes our current work in the WoodCluster and PhytoWood-Synergies projects. The COVID-19 pandemic interrupted the project flow from one day to the other….

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A pilot project on Farmer-Managed Natural Regeneration in Uganda

I’m called Jjemba Bonny, an alumnus of MSc Tropical Forestry from Uganda. I completed my studies in 2019 and my research project was done on Farmer-Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) in Mubende District, Uganda. FMNR is a simple land restoration technique…

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Job call: Research fellow for ASTAT project

In our institute of International Forestry and Forest Products, at the Chair of Tropical Forestry, a project position as research fellow in the BMEL project “Development of Sustainable Forest Management and Utilization Concepts for Aspen-Dominated Forests in the Republic of…

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The First Meeting of the German-Russian Forest Research Project – ASTAT – in Tatarstan

  On January 1st, 2020, began the German-Russian research project ASTAT – “Development of Sustainable Forest Management and Use Concepts for Aspen Forests in the Republic of Tatarstan” –, and will be running until December 2022. The objectives of the…

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Collective Action in On-Farm Tree Growing in Uganda – A student research

“Mugyebaleko…!” (‘well-done you all’ in Luganda). My name is Joab Nuwasasira, a student of Master of Science in Environment and Natural Resources Management at Makerere University, Uganda. In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the degree of…

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Dynamics of Wood Value Chains for Smallholder Tree Farmers in Uganda

I am Samanya Abdul, an MSc student of Environmental and Natural Resources at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. My research topic was titled “Dynamics of wood value chains for smallholder tree farmers in Mubende district, Uganda”. This research was done…

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