News & Events

Quality management and marketing for organically produced agricultural commodities – February 9th to March 4th 2016
Training course – Certificate Education – 6 ECTS Credits
Excursion Biofach 2015: Tuesday 9.2.2016 and Thursday 11.2.2016 – Friday 12.2.2016
Theory and Workshops: Monday, 22.2.2016 – 4.3.2016

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/