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.

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2013–2016 BMBF GlobE

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

2009 – 2019 BMZ /
DAAD 2009 – 2019

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Raus Rein – Texte und Comics zur Geschichte der ehemaligen Kolonialschule in Witzenhausen

Bericht HNA - Witzenhäuser Allgemeine (30.05.2016):

Im Avant-Verlag ist das Buch "Raus Rein – Texte und Comics zur Geschichte der ehemaligen Kolonialschule in Witzenhausen" erschienen.

Herausgeber*innen: Marion Hulverscheidt und Hendrik Dorgathen.
Avant-Verlag. Berlin. 178 Seiten.

"Das Buch entstand in Zusammenarbeit dreier Studiengänge der Universität Kassel. Studierende der Agrarwissenschaften, der Geschichte und der Kunst beschäftigten sich zwei Jahre lang mit der ehemaligen Deutschen Kolonialschule in Witzenhausen. Als einzige ihrer Art bildete die Kolonialschule junge Landwirte für eine Zukunft in den deutschen Kolonien aus. Die Geschichte der Schule wird in Texten und Comics beleuchtet."

» Klasse Illustration / Comic an der Kunsthochschule Kassel

» Avant-Verlag

» Bericht hessenschau.de (31.05.2016)

» Florian Biermeiers Blog (20.05.2016)

» Ausstellungshinweis zum 17. Internationalen Comic-Salon Erlangen, 26.–29. Mai 2016

 
Module announcement: A08 Social ecology in livestock production systems

A08 Social ecology in livestock production systems

Block module (6 ECTS credits), Sustainable International Agriculture (SIA)
Summer semester 2016: 26.09.2016 – 14.10.2016 (Mo – Fr 13:30 pm – 17:00 pm)

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

Please register latest until 31.08.2016. Module venue will be seminar room S1, Steinstr. 19, Witzenhausen.

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Announcement of MSc thesis research fieldwork funding 2016

Announcement of MSc thesis research fieldwork funding on the topics of

Multi-stakeholder processes along pastoral meat chains in Northern Kenya to reduce losses and improve livelihood benefits (» 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)

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