ZEF theme: Land use and food security

Ongoing Doctoral Theses

Mining and small-scale farming in the Andes: Socio-environmental roots of land use conflicts. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät, University of Bonn.
Akoto, D.. Bamboo agroforestry for household energy and food security in Ghana: An exploratory study.. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.
Alejandro Mora Motta, 1.. Rural well-being, sustainability and territorial transformation: fundamental human needs in the context of extractive forestry plantations in Los Rios, Chile.
Ayalew Mekonnen, D.. Aspirations, adoption of agricultural innovations, and household food and nutrition security: Case of Ethiopia. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Baumgartner, P. The impact of large-scale land-acquisition in East Africa on poverty reduction and the rural economy’s institutions. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.
Baysal, G.. Analyzing the Impact of Land Use/Cover Change on Ecosystem Services. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Bibiana, B.. Prospects on agroforestry systems for restoration of gold-mine overburden.
Boansi, D.. Agricultural Impacts of Weather Extremes: Case of some selected countries in the Sudan-Sahel Region of West Africa. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Brockhaus, J. Reducing food insecurity by improving transparency, storage, and trade on agricultural markets.. Thesis at ZEF.
Dadshani, S. Genetic and physiological characterization of traits associated with salinity tolerance in synthetic backcross derived Winter Wheat lines under field conditions. Doctoral Thesis at Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn.
Faus Tinus Feryandi, 1.. Proposed aquatic land cadastral system to secure land tenure in the coastline area of Kepulauan Riau Province, Indonesia.
Figueroa, G.. Alternative agriculture and farmers’ decision making processes in the context of the "updating of the socio-economic model" in Cuba. Doctoral thesis at
Forneck S.. (Re)Creating Home - Climate Variability, Food Security and the Social Construction of Home in Ladakh/India. Doctoral Thesis at The Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn.
Gessesse, T. Soil organic carbon dynamics under various land-use system options in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Ghotbi, M.. Farm-lands management Implication for soil microbial properties and plants nutrient availability. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Glauser, M.. Political ecology of the resilience of livelihood systems and land-use patterns of indigenous communities from the Paraguayan Chaco region.
Hasan, M.. Investment in health within Agriculture-Water-Sanitation-Hygiene (AG-WATSAN) nexus for the rural households in Bangladesh. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Inkoom, J.. Interactions of Agricultural Land uses and their impacts on Ecosystems Services. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Jemal, O.. The Role of Agroforestry Systems to Enhance Household`s Food Security: a Case Study in Yayu area, Illuababora zone, South West Ethiopia. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Jimenez-Martinez, M.. Integrating ecosystem services in land-use planning - the challenges and the way ahead. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Kamau, J.. Sustainability of Ecological Organic Agriculture in Kenya (Working Title).
Kihiu, E. Enhancing Pastoral Practices and Institutions for Sustainable Rangeland Management and Improved Livelihoods. Thesis at ZEF.
Koo, H.. Agricultural land use planning for enhancing ecosystem services using scenario-based assessment: Cases of Bolgatanga and Bongo districts in the Upper East Region, Ghana. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Kozicka, M. Policies for Food Security in India: An Assessment of Current Policies and Reform Options. Doctoral Thesis at Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn.
Legese, G.. Family Farming and Food Insecurity in Ethiopia: The Role of Risks and Institutions in Biomass-Based Value Webs in Jimma area. Doctoral thesis at
Matias, D.. Assessing the decline of wild honey production in Palawan, Philippines. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Miranda Arana, J.. Land use decisions and environmental policy performance: Structural modeling of the Brazilian agricultural system for spatially explicit policy analysis at the forest frontier.
Mwingyine, D.. Emergent Land Markets and Inter-generational Relations in North-western Ghana. Center for Development Research (ZEF).
Nero, B.. Urban Green Space Management Enhances Carbon Sequestration, Conserves Biodiversity and Improves Livelihoods in Developing Countries – Case of Ghana. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Noulekoun, F.. Afforestation for Rehabilitation of Degraded Land in Sudano-Sahelian Zone of Northern Benin: Experimentation and Modeling. Doctoral thesis at Agricultural Faculty/University of Bonn.
Rukundo, E.. Making Services Work: Decentralization, Community Health Insurance and Micro-level Relationships: Case Studies from Uganda. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.
Sakketa, T.. Youth in agriculture, expected relative deprivation, expectation formations in the context of economic change: the future prospects of rural young people and Ethiopian agriculture. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Schielein, J.. Local land use systems and the effectiveness of environmental policies in the Brazilian Amazon. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn. Download [PDF | 195.08KB]
Sekyi-Annan, E.. Performance evaluation of reservoir-based irrigation schemes in the Upper East Region of Ghana. Doctoral Thesis at Agriculture, University of Bonn.
Shumo, M.. Use of black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) in bioconversion and feed production.
Tutu, D.. Land use dynamics in Cocao landscape mosaics in Ghana. Doctoral thesis.
van Luijk, G.. Modelling biogeographic impacts of policy-induced land-use changes on ecosystem services in Amazonia. University of Frankfurt, Faculty of Geography, Department of Physical Geography.

Published Doctoral Theses

2016

Kirui, O. 2016. Economics of Land Degradation, Sustainable Land Management and Poverty. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn. Further Information
Ro, S. 2016. Potential of organic manures in rainfed lowland rice-based production systems on sandy soils of Cambodia. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn. Further Information

2015

Kornher, L.. 2015. Food price volatility: the role of stocks and trade. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information