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Agrinatura Travel Grants to Tropentag Conference 2018


as every year Agrinatura offered 8 travel grants to the students of the member universities. There year 7 students were awarded by the travel grant and were personally present at the venue at Ghent University (Ghent, Belgium), September 17-19, 2018.


Agrinatura awarded the best students from Agrinatura network by travel grant of 300 EUR.





1. Eduardo Alberto Lara Reimers –  Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

 An Ethnobotanical Study of Medicinal Plants Used in Papantla, Veracruz, Mexico



2. Marwa Abdel Hamid Shumo – Universität Bonn

Development and Implementation of Insect-Based Products to Enhance Food and Nutritional Security in Sub-Saharan Africa



3. Samuel Oluwafemi Ojo   – Bern University of Applied Sciences

Canopy Dynamics of Two „Climate-Smart“ Cassava Varieties under Drought in SW Nigeria



4. Xueqing He – University of Copenhagen

‘The Spider Biodiversity in Long-Term Organic Rice Paddy Field in Subtropical China’



5. Wiebke Beushausen – University of Göttingen – Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

‘Homegarden Food Production and Diet Composition in Rural Limpopo Province, South Africa’



6. Thomas Bringhenti – University of Göttingen – Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

‘Understanding Variations in Plant Species Diversity in Homegardens of Smallholder Farms in Limpopo, South Africa’



7.  Kate Kuntu-Blankson – University of Göttingen – Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

‘Model-Based Assessment of Grazing Impact on Soil Carbon Stocks and Dynamics of a Kenyan Rangeland’



Photo by Anna Kroutilová