Seminar für ländliche Entwicklung

Transforming Development Cooperation
The SLE has been at the forefront of development cooperation for 60 years.
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Thank you for attending our 60th year anniversary!

If you were unable to attend, take a look at some of the pictures below to catch a glimpse of the SLE's workshops and blow-out party.

Photos: Pierre-Jerôme Adjedj

Workshops at the 60th year anniversary of the SLE

During the event, colleagues at the SLE presented on five workshops related to global development. Topics include the following:

  1. Transformative Value Chains and their Contribution to Sustainable Agricultural and Food Systems

  2. When the best leader‘s work is done, the people say, “We did it ourselves.”: What meaning does co-learning have for transformative consultancy

  3. Real collaboration – on the future of development cooperation

  4. “You can(’t) always eat what you want”

  5. Exporting democracy? – Interventions yes, but please with caution! Lessons from the Afghanistan Debacle

We are excited to welcome a new decade of the Centre for Rural Development. After 60 years of work in the field, we continue to innovate. We hope to introduce you to the work of the SLE, as well as the plans we have for the coming decade, with this website. Take a look!

Transformation agenda

Find out more on how the SLE plans on continuing its impact in the field of development cooperation.

Methods and didactics

As a part of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, the SLE constantly innovates in teaching methods.

Professional field of DC

Want to know more about the field of development cooperation? Find out more about the field here.