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DITSL Witzenhausen - the German Institute for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture invites applications for a 

Post Doc Position (100% TVH-E 13, initially 01.10.2022 – 30.9.2024, likely extended until 30.09.2026) to

support its current international research collaborations on (Post-)colonial 

transformation of cattle husbandry and breeding in Namibia (DFG), 

Co-designing digital technologies to improve rangeland livestock value 

chains (BMBF). 

     >> PhD Position      


DITSL is involved in the EU-funded Kazakhstan-Russia-Germany partnering SAGRIS project “Enhancement of Postgraduate Studies on Sustainable Agriculture and Future Farming Systems” and has the lead in developing a PhD Module 4 on “Transdisciplinary research methods for sustainable agriculture”, as well as contributes to the development of Module 3 „Advanced methods of scientific working“. Furthermore DITSL leads a Work Package on enhancing networking on doctoral research and education. The PhD Module 4 “Transdisciplinary research methods for sustainable agriculture“ consists of three subtopics:

  • Introduction into sustainability in agriculture and food systems
  • System approaches in agriculture: conceptual and theoretical foundations of socio-ecological and human activity system
  • Methods in transdisciplinary research


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On behalf of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) the University of Kassel and DITSL Witzenhausen organise the

International Germany Alumni Seminar 2022:

Sustainable International Agricultural Value-Chains: Income and development perspectives for producers from the global south through access to high-price markets – the role of certification, quality management and marketing

13 - 19 January 2022 in Witzenhausen, Germany

followed by the

Participation in the International Green Week (IGW) 2022
International trade fair of the food, agriculture and gardening industries

20 - 25 January 2022 in Berlin, Germany

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