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The SLE TRAINING courses for 2024 are now available!  new 

"Real cooperation instead of paternalism" - SLE portrait in D+C 08/22

In view of SLE's 60th anniversary, D+C's Sabine Balk sheds some light on recent developments:

JIRP2022 start

Our JIRP teams 2022 have started their field phase!

Paraguay, Chad/Cameroon and India/Germany - this year's JIRP are officially "on the road":


Last call for our fall & winter courses at SLE TRAINING

You want to expand and strengthen your personal profile or broaden your knowledge in certain topics?


Call for Applications for the participation in a German-Indian short-term research project:

Increasing Resilience to Climate Change through Adaptive Policies in the Agriculture and Water Sectors – A comparative Perspective based on Approaches in India and Germany

This is a call for applications for a collaborative project on agriculture-water nexus by the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, GIZ and Humboldt University (Germany). Motivated researchers with a relevant Master’s degree (details below) may apply.


Development Policy Discussion Days

We look forward to welcoming you to the Development Policy Discussion Days on May 24 and May 25, 2022! 

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International seminar: Research farmers and agroecopreneurs: pathways to adapt to and to mitigate climate change

We kindly invite you on 24 May 2022 (10 am to 12:30 pm CEST/11 am to 13:30 pm EAT) to the International Seminar: Research farmers and agroecopreneurs: Pathways to adapt to and mitigate climate change

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New study report: "Migration and health: addressing the current health challenges of migrants and refugees in Africa - from policy to practice"

We are pleased to announce the launch of the study report "Migration and health: addressing the current health challenges of migrants and refugees in Africa - from policy to practice".

Photo Contest on the theme “Transformation” -

Now open for entries 📣

The SLE welcomes submissions for a new online photo exhibition on the theme of “transformation” to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the Center for Rural Development. Entries close 31 May 2022.

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New SLE study: Benin

Poultry meat consumer analysis Benin in French and English.