International DAAD Alumni Seminar Agritechnica 2016

The content on this page was translated automatically.

"Smart and Adapted Technologies in Agriculture for Productive and Sustainable Land Use Systems in Developing Countries"

November 6th - 13th, 2017 in Witzenhausen, Germany

followed by a visit to the world's leading trade fair for agricultural machinery AGRITECHNICA 2017 November 14th - 18th, 2017 in Hannover, Germany

Overview of the seminar

The seminar and trade fair visit is offered by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in the framework of the program Alumni Special Projects. The international DAAD Alumni Seminar is organized and hosted by the Department of Agricultural Engineering in the Tropics and Subtropics of the Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences of the University of Kassel, Prof. Dr. Oliver Hensel and DITSL Witzenhausen. The costs will be mainly covered by funds from the DAAD provided by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

The seminar targets Germany Alumni from developing countries (DAC country nationals) who studied, carried out research or worked in Germany for at least 3 months and are presently living and working in their home countries. The Alumni should be professionally involved in the agricultural sector and/or with agricultural technology in the framework of rural or urban, public or private sector development, and/or are working for academic, educational or development organizations, NGO's, donor agencies or private enterprises. The prospective participants should be potential multipliers in a position to spread the acquired knowledge and experience and/or take decisions on implementation.

The main objective of the seminar is to promote exchange between the participants in the field of agricul-tural engineering, facilitate international scientific cooperation and qualify the participants in the field of smart and adapted agricultural technology, development and equipment. The seminar will foster exchange of experiences, establishment of international networks between the participants, scientific discourse on technology development and design of equipment, and international academic cooperation in this field. It will stimulate and promote ideas for joint research, strategy development and knowledge transfer. The seminar is scheduled in the run-up to the AGRITECHNICA 2017 in Hannover, the world largest trade fair for agricultural machinery and equipment.

Detail information for applicants


"Application form 2017

Coordination office

For any further questions please contact:
Mrs. Anne Siegmeier
DITSL Witzenhausen
Steinstrasse 19
37213 Witzenhausen, Germany
Tel: +49 (0) 5542 607 35
E-mail: agritec[at]ditsl[dot]org

Further links:

"Agritechnica 2017

"Department of Agricultural Engineering at the University of Kassel

"German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)