On the last day of Tropentag, one of the keynote speakers, Professorial Fellow, Ian Scoones, from the Institute of Development of the University of Sussex, talked about extensive livestock and pastoral systems from across the
During the BMEL session, an expert panel engaged in a discussion covering the numerous dimensions and research prerequisites of a rights-based approach toward equitable food systems. It also featured Project NaviNut, coordinated by DITSL (German
As the Tropentag 2023 conference approached its climax, participants had the opportunity to browse posters and listen to several oral presentations from different scientists across the world. The projects unveiled a plethora of intriguing results
Summary of the first keynote speeches of Tropentag 2023, hosted by Professor Johan Swinnen, Jody Harris, and Dr. Catherine Nakalembe
Loud chatter, exciting voices and what feels like a perfect networking scene. This was the atmosphere in the room, as invited guests and participants filled up the hall for the opening ceremony of the Tropentag
Can agroecology feed the world? A workshop to discuss whether agroecology is a viable solution, and which obstacles can prevent this?
Have you ever wondered what grassroots development programs look like? Well, let’s feed your curiosity with some insights from Tropentag 2022. Peter Sprang, from the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) shared some interesting facts on this through his poster presentation on Climate-Smart Villages (CSVs) in Laos.
Tropentag brings students, scientists, extension workers, decision-makers, and politicians interested and engaged in agricultural research and rural development in transitioning and developing countries together every year. Can agroecological farming feed the world? Farmers’ and academia’s
In the middle of several amazing posters, one poster really caught my eye and it was presented by Wyclife Agumba Oluoch where he focused on the threats and management options of wild edible plants in
Luisa Pereira Goss from the University of Hohenheim talked about agroecological transitions and presented a case study of the Terra Vista settlement where she grounded her thoughts on how the settlement went under ecological transition