the German Institute for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture, and Transdisciplinary and Social-ecological Landuse Research

DITSL is a centre of expertise for transdisciplinary research for development and transformation in social ecological land-use systems worldwide. It specialises in innovation in agriculture and livestock-based food and farming systems in highly heterogeneous and variable environments.

DITSL contributes to promoting food and income security, and sustainable value chain development in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. It employs an actor-oriented approach to integrate the perspectives, interests and capacities of different societal actors and to co-create contextual knowledge and options for actions to mitigate or solve complex problems.

DITSL does methodological, conceptual and applied research to foster innovation processes. This includes system analysis, knowledge management, knowledge integration and co-creation, gender analysis, multi-stakeholder processes, collaborative learning and action research.

DITSL generates decision support for society and policy and supports capacity building through academic, professional and extracurricular education and training programmes.

 

Matching mobility and markets: leveraging value for pastoralist communities in Eastern Africa

Module announcement: Local Knowledge (December 2nd to 6th 2019)

Local Knowledge

Studium Fundermentale - One week intensive course (2 ECTS credits)

Winter semester 2019: 02.12.2019 – 06.12.2019 (Mo – Fr 10:15 - 12:45 and 14:00 - 17:00)

Prof. Dr. B. Kaufmann
German Institute for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture (DITSL)

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Perspectives on Pastoralism Film Festival at the Tropentag 2019 (September 17th, Kassel)

More information can be found under the following links:

http://www.tropentag.de/conference/filmfestival.php/

http://www.pastoralistfilmfestival.com