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 DITSL Witzenhausen - the German Institute for Tropical and Subtropical

Agriculture invites applications for a

 PhD Position (Doctoral Researcher, 65% TVH, 3 years starting October 1st, 2021), to

investigate differences in production logics and human-animal-environment interactions in mobile and stationary pastoral livestock systems in Namibia, within a

DFG-funded project network on historical, socio-ecological and genetic transformations of livestock breeding in Namibia.

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 Organic agriculture in developing countries – quality management along organic agricultural value chains: Production, post-harvest technology, processing, marketing and trade

 10 - 15 February 2021 in Witzenhausen, Germany

 followed by the

Participation in the BIOFACH 2021

the world´s leading trade fair for organic food

 17 - 20 February 2021 in Nuremberg, Germany

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Researchers, scientists, extension officers and facilitators involved in agricultural research are invited to participate in a 6-session online course:


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DITSL is a co-organizer through its activities in CELEP ( of the Perspectives on Pastoralism Film Festival ( ).Films from the traveling program of the First Edition will be screened at the Global Landscapes Forum Africa: Restoring Africa's Drylands( ) and the LandAc conference ( in June 2021. Films from the first edition will also screen at the International Grasslands and Rangelands Congress in Nairobi in October, 2021. Submissions are open for the second edition to be launched in 2022! ( )