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Announcement of MSc thesis research fieldwork funding on the topics of

  1. Multi-stakeholder processes to improve benefits in the small-scale dairy sector (Kenya) (» download announcement)
  2. Implementing participatory monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) systems for self-monitoring with dairy farmers and milk transporter groups (Kenya) (» download announcement)
  3. Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration in the Pineapple Value Chain in Uganda (» download announcement)

to contribute towards Social Sciences: Knowledge, Collaborative Learning and Action (Sub-project 7)

in the frame of the project Reduction of Post Harvest Losses and Value Addition in East African Food Value Chains (RELOAD)

funded through the Research for the Global Food Supply (GlobE) initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

» International DAAD Alumni Seminar “Enhancing food and income security along agricultural commodity chains”
followed by a visit to the development-oriented and interdisciplinary conference on tropical and subtropical agriculture and natural resource management “Tropentag 2015”: September 8th – 15th, 2015

The seminar and conference visit is part of the program DAAD Alumni Special Projects.

The seminar is organized and hosted by
the Department of Agricultural Engineering in the Tropics and Subtropics of the Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences of the University of Kassel and
DITSL Witzenhausen in close cooperation with the University of Göttingen, Department of Crop Sciences.

Further information: »www.ditsl.org/tropentag2015/

» DAAD Alumni Seminar “Applied Solar Technology in Developing Countries 2015”
followed by a visit of Intersolar 2015: June 2nd – June 12th, 2015

organized and hosted by: Agricultural Engineering in the Tropics and Subtropics at the Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences in Witzenhausen and DITSL
funded by: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Deadline for application: 6th April 2015.

» Announcement (pdf) | » Application form (docx)

Further information: »www.ditsl.org/solar2015/