EU-funded Research and Innovation Action kicks-off: Utilising private capital and space technology to protect biodiversity

The recently launched BIO-CAPITAL project contributes to the development of financial tools that protect biodiversity by linking private capital investments and Earth observation data from space.

Intern - Community Development, Kolda, Senegal

With the aim to support the creation of socio-economic incentives for returning migrants and their communities, to boost the employability of young people, a new project has been launched in the Kolda region. The project is financed by the Czech Republic through its Ministry of the Interior for a period of 18 months (November 2023- April 2025). IOM believes that tackling the adverse factors behind these irregular movements, notably through the creation of economic opportunities and productive, sustainable employment, contributes to the long-term solution.

Graduation ceremony of bachelor's and master's programmes at FTZ

On Thursday, 27 June 2024, the graduation ceremony of the Bachelor and Master students of the Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences took place in the Aula of the Czech University of Agriculture, which was the culmination of several years of efforts of our students and a reminder of the importance of education and scientific research in the field of tropical agriculture.


A total of 69 students from the undergraduate programmes (Tropical Agriculture and ICARD) took the national final examination this year, of which 66 successfully completed their studies.


The Dean's Prize for the best bachelor thesis was awarded to Bc. Nicole Dřímalová for her thesis "Antiproliferative effect of common Nepenthes species on adenocarcinoma cells".


A total of 12 bachelors received awards for outstanding academic achievements.


A total of 58 students passed the State Final Examination of the Master's degree programmes and 44 students were awarded diplomas, while 10 students postponed their thesis defence to September 2024.


The prize of the Minister of Agriculture for the best diploma thesis was awarded to Ing. Dumitru-Claudiu Săndu?ă for his thesis "Why people buy food directly from farmers.


Two students received awards for outstanding academic achievements.


The representatives of the Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences would like to congratulate all the graduates and wish them success in their future careers, while looking forward to many more successful years full of promising students and inspiring graduates.

Workshop on Grafting Techniques in Vegetable Crops

FTA invites you to an interesting workshop on grafting techniques in vegetable crops. The workshop will be led by M. Sc. Melisa Huizar Mondragón, a PhD student in Protected Agriculture Sciences from the Universidad Autónoma Agraria Antonio Narro, Mexico. She will be collaborating with the Tropical Biotechnology Research Group, headed by prof. Eloy Fernández Cusimamani and Dr. Iva Viehmannová, and our botanic garden. It will be led in English.


Date: June 27, 2024 

Time: 10:00 AM 

Location: Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences and Botanic Garden


This workshop will cover:

- Advantages and disadvantages of using grafts

- Execution of grafts

- Pre- and post-graft management


Don't miss this opportunity to learn from experts in the field!

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