The 17th “Tropentag” Conference

The 17th “Tropentag” Conference on “Management of land use systems for enhanced food security: conflicts, controversies and resolutions”

Several BiomassWeb members have participated in the 17th “Tropentag” Conference on “Management of land use systems for enhanced food security: conflicts, controversies and resolutions” taking place at the Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany, on September 16-18, 2015

Oral presentations:

  • Oyeronke Adejumo held an oral presentation on „An Assessment of the Use of Postharvest Loss Prevention Technologies for Cassava in Nigeria“
    View abstract: Adejumo_et_al
  • Tina Beuchelt held an oral presentation on „Solving Trade-Offs Between Food Security and Biomass Use: Addressing the Right to Food in Biomass Sustainability Standards“
    View abstract: Beuchelt&Mohr
  • Tina Beuchelt held an oral presentation on „BiomassWeb: Improving Food Security in Africa through Increased System Productivity of Biomass-Based Value Webs“
    View abstract: Beuchelt_et_al
  • Till Stellmacher gave an oral presentation on „Local Dynamics and Perceptions of Food Insecurity among Agro-Forestry Family Farms in Ethiopia“
    View abstract: Stellmacher&Kelboro
  • Lilli Scheiterle gave an oral presentation on „Innovation Networks in the Bioeconomy: The Case of Sugarcane in Brazil“
    View abstract: Scheiterle_et_al
  • Tim K. Loos gave an oral presentation on „Fostering the Use of Banana and Plantain Fibers from Agricultural Residues for Improving Income Generation and Food Security in Ghana – How to Construct an Example Project“
    View abstract: Loos_et_al

Poster presentations:

  • Amit Kumar Srivastava presented a poster on „Yield and Biomass Gap Analysis of Maize in Ethiopia- A Case Study of Oromia Region“
  • Omarsherif Mohammed Jemal presented a poster on „A Preliminary Investigation on Locally-Based Identification and Use Determinants of Multipurpose Tree (MPT) Species in the Yayu Forest Coffee Biosphere Reserve, South West Ethiopia“
    View abstract: Jemal&Callo-Concha
    View poster: Poster_Jemal&Callo-Concha
  • Kiatkamjon Intani was part of a poster presentation concerning the „Characterisation of Biochar from Maize Residues Produced in Lab-Scale Batch Reactor without Using Carrier Gas“
    View abstract: Intani_et_al
    View poster: Poster_Intani_et_al
  • Isaac Mbeche Nyang’au presented a poster on „Co-Creating Knowledge to Address the Challenges of Cereal-Crops’ Pests for Food and Fodder Production: Case of Push-Pull Technology Implementation in Ethiopia“
    View abstract: Nyangau_et_al
    View poster: Poster_Nyangau_et_al
  • Tim K. Loos presented a poster on „Castor Oil as a High Value Raw Material Export Commodity for Smallholder Farmers – Linking Ethiopian Producers to German Companies“
    View abstract: Loos&Hoppe
    View poster: Poster_Loos&Hoppe