Scholar nominated for the BOKU Sustainability Award


We congratulate our scholarship holder Ayelech Kidie Mengesha, who was nominated with three other students for this award. Her research focused on the impact of rural land …

LoCaBreed project will be presented at event series at Natural History Museum in Vienna


Die besten Bullen für Burkina Faso – Ein Zuchtprogramm für eine lokale, bedrohte Rinderrasse Event in German! Pamela Burger vom Forschungsinstitut für Wildtierkunde der …

Workshop "How to become an active agent for human rights" - recap and photo gallery


Being an active agent for human rights is not an easy task and requires courage. Nevertheless, sharing experiences and best practice examples in a group of like-minded people …

Gender issues in cattle management in Burkina Faso


The LoCaBreed project raises awareness of the role of women in cattle rearing. And it supports women in gaining equal opportunities to improve their livelihood.

In Loving Memory of APPEAR Scholar Anne Mogoi Birundu (1989-2019)


OeAD has been deeply saddened by the sudden loss of our scholarship holder Anne Mogoi Birundu, who perished in the ill-fated plane crash ET302 in Ethiopia last Sunday. Anne was a …