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First MSc thesis within the FLOURISH project completed

Hi everyone. I am Ta Quoc Truong – a now-former Master student in Tropical Forestry at TU Dresden. In this summer semester, I conducted my research on lung bamboo (Bambusa longissima sp.nov) – an endemic bamboo species in my country –…

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Challenging the common stereotypes: Teaching with role plays

Recently, some of our doctoral and one master students from the institute of Tropical Forestry,  pitched in with the teaching of the German Forest Sciences Bachelor program in a module called “Social Competence”. Representing Colombia, Ethiopia, Vietnam and Indonesia, the…

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Timber value chain analysis – Field research in central Vietnam

Hi. My name is La Thi Tham, a Phd student from Vietnam. My research is about the value chains of Acacia hybrid timber in Thua Thien Hue province, central Vietnam. Particularly, I’m going to compare the value chains of woodchip…

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Award and MoU for German-Vietnamese-Cooperation

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Pretsch, Tropical Forestry Chairholder, has been awarded by the Vietnam National University of Forestry (VNUF) for his continuous committment and contribution to the capacity building of the VNUF’s staff and teaching programs. During his visit, Prof. Pretzsch,…

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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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FLOURISH project held second regional workshop in Bangkok

One year after the official project launch, the FLOURISH project held its second regional workshop and advisory board meeting from 04 to 06 June 2019. During this 3-days event, the partners and stakeholders from the three project landscape in Laos,…

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