Activities and scientific achievements

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 …

APPEAR Scholars contribute to the new PROSOWO book


Jacqueline Murekasenge and Charles Rutikanga carried out empirical research on culturally specific and innovative social work practices in Burundi and Rwanda. Their research was …

Making Climate-Smart Agriculture Real in Africa with Conservation Agriculture


APPEAR scholar Sara Kaweesa presented a paper at the 2nd Africa Congress on Conservation Agriculture (2ACCA), from 9th-12th October 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The congress …

“Taking cooperation to the digital age” - High-Level Forum Africa-Europe 2018


APPEAR scholarship holders Anne Birundu and Vincent-Paul Sanon participated at the High-Level Forum Africa-Europe, that took place on 18th of December in Vienna within the Austrian …

Developing new models of sustainable community cooperation in mountain regions of Georgia


APPEAR scholar Lela Khartishvili from Georgia conducted the first research on community based tourism in Georgia and Armenia. The study reveals the role of tourism in community …