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Call for Papers: Tropentag 2017

20-22 September 2017, Bonn, Germany

Tropentag is an annual international conference on food security, natural resource management and rural development.


It is jointly organised by the Universities of Berlin, Bonn, Goettingen, Hohenheim, Kassel- Witzenhausen, Hamburg, ZALF e.V., ETH Zurich (Switzerland), CULS Prague (Czech Republic), BOKU Vienna (Austria) and the Council for Tropical and Subtropical Research (ATSAF e.V) in co- operation with the GIZ Advisory Service on Agricultural Research for Development (BEAF). Tropentag is a development-oriented and interdisciplinary conference. It addresses issues of resource management, environment, agriculture, forestry, fisheries, food, nutrition and related sciences in the context of rural development, sustainable resource use and poverty alleviation worldwide. The conference brings together scientists, students, graduates, development experts, funding organisations and experts from international partner organizations around the world.

Who can apply?

All students, PhD students, scientists, extension workers, decision makers and politicians interested and engaged in agricultural research and rural development in transition and developing countries are invited to participate and to contribute. We encourage particularly young scientists (PostDocs and PhD students) to present their work.

Deadline for paper submission is 15 May 2017.

See the call for papers for more information and registration.