Agrinatura Awardees 2018

  • 08th October 2018
  • by secretary
Agrinatura News

This year the Tropentag Conference has been held at the Ghent University in Ghent, Belgium. As every year Agrinatura provided travel grants for MSc and PHD students of its member universities to attend the conference. This year 7 MSc or PhD students from Agrinatura’s  member universities/institutions has been awarded by travel grants and presented their posters or presentations during the event held in Ghent September 17 – 19, 2018.

These are Agrinatura’s awardees for this year :



Eduardo Alberto Lara Reimers

Ethnobotanical Study of Medicinal Plants Used in Papantla, Veracruz

Czech University of Life Sciences Prague


Kate Kuntu Blankson

Model Based Assessment of Grazing Impact on Soil Carbon Stocks and Dynamics of a Kenyan Rageland

University of Göttingen – Georg-August-Universität Göttingen


Wiebke Beushausen

Homegarden Food production and Diet Composition in Rural Limpopo Province, South Africa

University of Göttingen – Georg-August-Universität Göttingen


Thomas Bringhenti

Understanding Variations in Plant Species Diversity in Homegardens of Smallholders Framers in Limpopo, South Africa

University of Göttingen – Georg-August-Universität Göttingen


Xueqing He

The Spider Biodiversity in Long-term Organic Rice Paddy Field in Subtropical China

University of Copenhagen


Samuel Oluwafemi Ojo

Canopy Dynamics of two Climate Smart  Cassava Varieties under Drought in SW Nigeria

Bern University of Applied Sciences



Marwa Abdel Hamid Shumo

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

Bonn University