2023-03-01 (2)


  • 29th March 2023
  • by secretary

Tropentag 2023, hybrid conference (Berlin and online)
September 20-22, 2023

‘Competing pathways for equitable food systems transformation: trade-offs and synergies.’


Tropentag is an annual international conference on research in tropical and subtropical agriculture, natural resource management and rural development. Tropentag is jointly organised by the universities of Berlin, Bonn, Göttingen, Hohenheim, KasselWitzenhausen, ZALF e.V. (all Germany), Ghent University (Belgium), Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (Czech Republic), BOKU Vienna (Austria), and the Council for Tropical and Subtropical Research (ATSAF e.V.) in cooperation with the GIZ Fund International Agricultural Research (FIA). It brings together scientists, students, graduates, development experts and funding organisations from several countries in central Europe and their various international partner institutions. Tropentag is a development-oriented and interdisciplinary conference. It addresses issues of resource and environmental management, agricultural production, forestry, fisheries, food, nutrition and related sciences in the context of international rural development, sustainable resource use, hunger and poverty alleviation worldwide.
Tropentag 2023 will take place at HumboldtUniversität zu Berlin and invites all scientists, students and experts addressing topics in the above-mentioned fields. Young scientists are particularly encouraged to present their research projects and results.

We look forward to welcoming you in Berlin in September 2023

Submission proceedure

The conference language will be English. Abstracts of 250-350 words of original research on the featured topic must be submitted by 3 May 2023 using the online form at www.tropentag.de. Please ensure that the abstracts are of an appropriate level of quality in terms of content and language. A panel of reviewers will decide on the acceptance of an abstract as a poster or oral presentation. A programme committee will allocate accepted abstracts to interdisciplinary sessions. Acceptance of abstracts will be notified by 20 June 2023. Participants must confirm their participation by 15 July 2023 and pay the conference fee by 1 August 2023. Poster contributions will be grouped into thematic clusters and presented in guided poster sessions. All presented contributions will be included in the book-of-abstracts, both in print and online

More details: https://www.tropentag.de/conference/call_tt2023.pdf

As usual, Agrinatura will provide travel grants to successful applicants from our member institution (except the hosting institution). https://agrinatura-eu.eu/about-us/current-agrinatura-members/


Agrinatura Travel Grants- Agriantura Travel Grants Tropentag 2023Agrinatura

Agrinatura Association is offering 8 travel grants for MSc and PhD students participating at Tropentag.

AGRINATURA will grant 8 students from Agrinatura members’ institutions by a travel grant of the amount 300 EUR.

Students are challenged to submit their abstract to the Tropentag Conference till 3rd May, and at the same time to send the abstract and request for a travel grant to Agrinatura Secretariat (email:secretariat@agrinatura-eu.eu) by 23rd June.

!!!As soon as the abstract is accepted by the Tropentag conference committee, the Agrinatura selection committee will select 8 students who will receive the travel grant!!! 

Eligible students will have to:

  • be a student of an Agrinatura member institution (the list of member institutions is available here)
  • be the first author of the contribution
  • be personally present at the venue during the conference (grants are given to the students personally at the conference – not in advance)
  • place the logo of Agrinatura on the contribution (poster or presentation) and agree with publication on the website.
  • write a short profile and confirm they are not subsidised by another grant to participate on

More info: https://www.tropentag.de/

Agrinatura Travel Grants for Tropentag Conference 2023

As part of its annual tradition, Agrinatura awarded 8 travel grants to students from member universities. In this year’s edition, 3 students have been selected as recipients of the travel grant and have the opportunity to attend the event in person. The conference will be held on September 20-22, 2023 as a hybrid conference organised by The Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF), Germany in cooperation with Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin, Germany.

Recognizing excellence within the Agrinatura network, a 300 EUR travel grant will be awarded to the most outstanding students.


2023 Tropentag Scholarship Awarded Students

  1. Numan Arshad, Universities of Goettingen and Kassel, Germany. “Impacts of urbanisation and climate change on the livelihood of livestock owners in the Cholistan desert, Pakistan”
  2. Alagbe Gbolahan, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Fac. of Tropical AgriSciences, Dept. of Sustainable Technologies, Czech Republic. “Effect of processing methods on the nutritional composition flours and sensory properties of cake from bambara and pigeon pea flour”
  3. Aremu Tolulope, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Department of Animal Science and Food Processing, Czech Republic. “Yellow mealworm as a protein alternative for lactating rabbit does”