Tropentag 2016-media-4


  • 26th September 2016
  • by admin

Tropentag 2016 was organized by the BOKU Universität für Bodenkultur Wien – University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

on 18 – 21 September 2016 and the theme was:

Solidarity in a competing world — fair use of resources



Agrinatura Travel Grant 2016

Every year Agrinatura supports students going to Tropentag conference. In 2016 seven students received the travel grant as high as 300 EUR.

To be eligible, the applicant for a travel grant must fulfil the following conditions:

  • must be a student of an Agrinatura member institution (the list of member institutions is available here)
  • must be the first author of the contribution
  • must be personally present at the venue during the conference
  • must place the logo of Agrinatura on the contribution (poster or presentation) and agree with publication on a website.

The Awardees of Agrinatura Travel Grant 2016 are listed in the table below:


Name University Country Contribution
Fazlullah Akhtar


University of Bonn Germany Estimation of Actual Evapotranspiration Using Remote Sensing Based Surface Energy Balance System at the Data Scarce Kabul River Basin of Afghanistan
Hernaude V. K. Agossou


University of Bonn Germany Hydraulics and uniformity performances of an innovative bamboo-drip system
John-Baptist S. N. Naah


University of Bonn Germany How Do Local Agro-pastoralists Judge their Forage Resources?: Using Quantitative Ethnoecological Approach in West Africa
Denise Margaret Matias


University of Bonn Germany Decoding Fairness in the Value Chain of the Tagbanua Wild Honey Community Forestry Enterprise
Jan Šmíd


Czech University of Life Sciences Prague Czech Republic Morphological and genetic diversity of camu-camu (Myrciaria dubia, McVaugh) in Peruvian Amazon
Anna Chládová


Czech University of Life Sciences Prague Czech Republic Genetic Diversity of Baobab (Adansonia Digitata L.) Accessions Along an Elevation Transect in Kenya
Riley Linder


Bern University of Applied Sciences Switzerland Market Constraints and Opportunities for Cassava Products in Tamil Nadu, India; A value Chain Analysis