Fieldschool „Environmental change, health and ecosystem services of Lake Malawi”

The first of two 3-week summer schools (funded by Volkswagen Foundation) took place from 3-23 October 2022 at the Karonga Museum and in Chilumba/Malawi. 18 Master students and PhD students from DR Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, Malawi and Germany were trained in palaeolimnology, aquatic ecology, health, sustainable resource use and nature conservation. The courses were supervised by lecturers from the universities of Lilongwe, Nairobi, Kampala, Goma, Lusaka, Tübingen, Giessen and Frankfurt. Another field school is planned for 2023.