• Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2012: from the left Prof. Dr. Ulrike Grote, Lilli Scheiterle, Reginald Tang Guuroh, Athena Birkenberg
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2012: from the left Lilli Scheiterle, Athena Birkenberg, Reginald Tang Guuroh
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2012: Award winner Athena Birkenberg
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2012: Award winner Reginald Tang Guuroh
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2012: Award winner Lilli Scheiterle
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2012: Laudator Prof. Dr. Ulrike Grote
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2012: Certificate handed over by Dr. A. Fadani to award winner Athena Birkenberg
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2012: Certificate handed over by Dr. A. Fadani to award winner Reginald Tang Guuroh
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2012: Certificate handed over by Dr. A. Fadani to award winner Lilli Scheiterle
  • AWARD WINNER 2012

    Athena Birkenberg
    University of Hohenheim, 2012
    “Forest Access and Governance: A case study on Karen community forestry in Chiang Mai Province, Northern Thailand”
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    Reginald Tang Guuroh
    Technical University of Dresden, 2011
    “Contribution of home gardens to household income generation in Burkina Faso (a case study of Bieha District)”
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    Lilli Scheiterle
    University of Hohenheim, 2012
    “Opportunities and challenges in the production of maize in Northern Ghana”
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    The prize was awarded on September 19, 2012 at the Tropentag at the Georg-August University of Goettingen. The award winners received Euro 2,500 each for their master thesis, which is a recognizable contribution to the improvement of the nutritional situation in developing countries.