ZEF theme: Land use and food security

Ongoing Doctoral Theses

Sustainable Agricultural Practices (SAPs) in Northern Ghana: Impacts on Welfare, Environmental Reliance and Agricultural Land Expansion.
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. Rural well-being, sustainability and territorial transformation: fundamental human needs in the context of extractive forestry plantations in Los Rios, Chile.
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.. Extreme weather events in Sudan savanna Region of West Africa: agricultural impacts and adaptation. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
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.
Denise Margaret Matias. Sustainability of community forestry enterprises: indigenous wild honey gathering in the UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserve Palawan, Philippines. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, 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 Agricultural Economics, Uni-Bonn.
Forneck S.. (Re)Creating Home - Climate Variability, Food Security and the Social Construction of Home in Zanskar/India. Doctoral Thesis at The Faculty of Arts, 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).
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.
Layla Hashweh. Hydrogeology and hydrochemistry of Ewaso Narok wetland in Kenya: Effects of flooding on the water quality. Bonn University/ The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.
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
Md. Fuad Hassan, 1.. Interlinkages between food price and agricultural wage and its impact on farm mechanization: Evidence from Bangladesh.
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.
Sakketa, T.. Agricultural Labor Supply, Relative Deprivation, Well-Being and Occupational/Livelihood Choices of the Rural Youths: Empirical Evidence from Agricultural Potential Areas of Ethiopia. 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.
Yvette-Marie Ntrakwah. Assessing the impact of agricultural innovations on smallholder farmers and food security in sub-Saharan Africa. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.

Published Doctoral Theses

2016

Brockhaus, J. 2016. The Role of Storage and Information in Stabilizing Food Prices and Supplies. Thesis at ZEF. http://hss.ulb.uni-bonn.de/2016/4444/4444.htm Further Information
Gessesse, T. 2016. Above- and belowground carbon stocks in semi-arid land use systems under integrated Watershed Management in Gergera watershed, Ethiopa. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.
Kihiu, E. 2016. Pastoral Practices, Economics, and Institutions of Sustainable Rangeland Management in Kenya. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
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
Kuusaana, E.. 2016. Large-scale Agricultural Investments in West Africa - Implications for Land Markets and Smallholder Farmers. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information