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Presentation of the research concepts of SLE overseas projects 2019

On 22rd and 23th of July the teams of this year's SLE overseas projects present their research concepts. The three month studies will be conducted in in Mongolia, Rwanda/Uganda, Togo/Benin and SADC.

Briefing paper Ufisamo 2019 Maputo Seite 1

New briefing paper on young farmers' proposals to improve urban agriculture in Maputo (port.)

Involving young people in urban agriculture is one of the main challenges in Maputos green zones. The three PhD students of the UFISAMO project Luisa Chicamisse, Ivo Cumbana (both UEM) and Nicole Paganini (SLE, University of Hohenheim) as well as the two colleagues Alberto Luis and Alzira Mahalambe of the partner organisation ABIODES ( discussed with young farmers and published a briefing paper on those results.

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The new study on "Opportunities and challenges of small-scale aquaculture in Zambia" has been published and is available online.

The production of tilapia in aquaculture shows very rapid growth in Zambia. The sector, however, is characterized by a small number of large producers who produce tilapia in cages on Lake Kariba.

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The Cameroon-study on protection versus usage of nature reserves is published and available online!

Using the example of Lobéké National Park in Cameroon, the park management, the involvement of the local population, possible conflicts with eco-guards and the human < > wildlife conflict are examined. In addition, fields of tension between commercial- and local users are depicted.                                                                                                                                                                                                       .


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Malian Delegation in Berlin! 

In the time period from May 6 to May 17, 2019, 16 participants from 11 agricultural training centers in several regions of Mali came to Berlin to attend a training course tailored to their needs. 11 days of intensive training inspired our Malian partners to adopt new didactic methods and equipped them with powerful tools to better spread the innovations promoted by the Bamako Green Innovation Center on the three most important value chains of mano, rice and potato. A network around Agroforma will be strengthened in the upcoming months to help the centers collaborate.


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New Discussion Paper published on small-scale aquaculture in Zambia

In 2018, an SLE research team was in Zambia to prepare a comprehensive study on small-scale aquaculture. A discussion paper was produced as an additional product. This discussion paper describes how smallholder aquaculture is positioned in eastern Zambia and whether and how it can be further expanded.


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Human rights violations in protected areas - report from Lobéké National Park in Cameroon

Responding to the high public interest in the issue of alleged Human Rights violations by eco-guards in protected areas, please find here our assessment of the current situation in Lobeke National Park, Cameroon.

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