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2021 | News from our group 

November 2021: Promising start of GreenGaDe, cross-continental collaborative project in West Africa

More than 40 participants from project partner institutes and invited stakeholders attended the kick-off workshop.

zwei historische Gebäude am Neuen Palais hinter verschneiten Wiesen

December 2021/January 2022: Secretary Information Update

Please note the new office hours and the 2G-Rules.

Future Rural Africa Research

November 2021: Future Rural Africa goes into 2nd funding phase

The Collaborative Research Center Future Rural Africa has been granted another four years of funding by DFG.

Blick aus einem halbrunden Säulengang auf ein historisches Nebengebäude des Neuen Palais

November 2021: About Saturday Excursions

Note! Important!: For the Saturday Excursions contact the lectures, please! They can add you to the excursions lists.

our new workgroup members on their first working day

April 2021: Warm, yet socially distant welcome of our newest members

Our working group welcomed three new members on their first day of work, with a tour of the facilities and a joint lunch.

House Maulbeerallee 1

April 2021: Saturday Excursions Moved

Because of renewed inquiries: the Excursions moved to a later time.

News Teaser for Sallnet: scientists at work in South Africa

February 2021: Grasses, Forbs or Shrubs: What do cattle eat in a dry savanna?

International research team investigates seasonal diet dynamics of cattle in a South African savanna.

News Teaser for Saturday Excursions

October 2021: Saturday Excursions

There are new appointments for Saturday Excursions (see it under "Teaching")

research project landscape

February 2021: New research project on Climate-Smart Landscapes in Africa

Researchers from our group will study the impact of land-use change on greenhouse gas emissions and carbon stocks in West Africa’s agricultural landscapes.

grass is changed

February 2021: Changed by the wind

Roots of grassland plants are modulated by wind intensity, with consequences for plant-soil-feedbacks.

2020 | News from our group

Secretary Information

Secretary Information

for secretary informations contact: Jennifer Kaminski (

The working group welcomes Prof. Anja Linstädter on her first working day.

September 2020: First working day of new professor

Working group welcomes Prof. Dr. Anja Linstädter with a small celebration.