Announcement of 3 Master’s Thesis Topics

DITSL and the University of Kassel annonce MSc fieldwork funding on the on the 3 topics:

  1. » “Assessing the feasibility of organic certification of livestock kept by pastoralists in northern Kenya”
  2. » “Building capacity of women’s groups to process underutilized species in West Africa”
  3. » “Collaborative learning in the maize value chain in Kenya to reduce aflatoxin risk
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International DAAD Alumni Seminar – “Technical and social innovations for sustainable agri-value chain development and job creation in rural areas”

Call for Application

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On behalf of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) the University of Kassel and the German Institute for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture (DITSL) in Witzenhausen are organizing the

International DAAD Alumni Seminar – “Technical and social innovations for sustainable agri-value chain development and job creation in rural areas”

10–17 September 2019 in Witzenhausen, Germany

followed by a visit to the most important conference on tropical and subtropical agriculture and natural resource management “Tropentag 2019”,
18–21 September 2019 in Kassel, Germany

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Training Programme “Quality management and marketing for organically produced agricultural commodities 2019”

Training course – Certificate Education – 6 ECTS Credits

Annual: Forthcoming course in the academic winter term 2018/19:

Registration is open until 15 December 2018

Monday, 11.02.2019 (Introduction) and Thursday, 14.02. – Friday, 15.02.2019 (Excursion Biofach 2019)

Wednesday, 20.02.2019 – Tuesday, 05.03.2019 (Theory and Workshops)

» Preliminary program schedule (pdf)
» Registration form for students (pdf)
» General course information for students (pdf)

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