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
Outcome of Association Carina Carneiro de Melo Moura from Universität Göttingen gave a really interesting talk on how the root of plants provides a home for fungi and how beneficial it is for both the
For Harold Roy-Macauley, it is his first time in Czech Republic and he already noticed that Prague is a city of romance. He appreciates that the organizing committee chose Africa Rice as the center feature
Improving livelihoods in the face of the changing climate and land use
Uzbek farmers are no strangers to drought. The double-landlocked Central Asian country was the center of an ecological disaster long before the climate crisis took center stage in the agricultural sector. Starting in the 1960s,
The word “justice” is not usually the first thing that comes to mind when the topic of agriculture is brought up. However, as another Tropentag event draws near, one begins to ponder much deeper on
Tropentag 2021 is going to start in a few days. A team of six student reporters are going to work virtually in this year’s Tropentag conference. They are placed at three different locations: Kassel, Hohenheim