DITSL – German Institute for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture –
DITSL supports capacity building and human capacity development, technology development, collaborative learning and rural innovation worldwide.
DITSL initiates, conducts and fosters research, and raises public awareness on sustainable regional management and resource and land use with a focus on agro-ecosystems, knowledge systems, food safety and security, food- and product-chain development and related issues.
DITSL follows an inter- and transdisciplinary social-ecological research approach and puts an emphasis on sub/tropical low external input systems and organic agriculture in the tropics as two major fields of activities and expertise.
DITSL is a non-profit limited liability company (GmbH) at the Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences of the University of Kassel at its campus Witzenhausen.

RELOAD


2013-2016 BMBF GlobE

Trans-SEC

2013–2016 BMBF GlobE

CarbonQuest


2011–2015 BMZ / giz-BEAF GrassNet spin-off
International Centre for Development and Decent Work (ICDD)

2009 – 2019 BMZ /
DAAD 2009 – 2019

WeltGarten Witzenhausen


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News

DAAD Alumni Seminar / Tropentag 2015

» 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

» 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/

 
Announcement of 2 MSc Thesis in the frame of the RELOAD Project

Announcement of MSc thesis research fieldwork funding on the topics of

1) Activity analysis with small-scale milk transporters and milk bars in Nakuru county, Kenya

2) Collaborative learning to reduce losses and add-value between stakeholders: farmers, small-scale milk traders, and retailers

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)

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