ZEF theme: Land use and food security

Ongoing Doctoral Theses

Tutu, D.B. 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.
Weber, R.. "New Indicators" for Food Security Monitoring in Developing Countries: Exploration, Validation and Implementation. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.
Yameogo, P.L.. Management of seasonal soil nitrogen dynamics at different scales in the dry savannah zone of West Africa. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.

Published Doctoral Theses

2017

Oyiga, B. 2017. Genetic Variation of Traits Related to Salt Stress Response in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information

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
Kozicka, M. 2016. 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.
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
Mekonnen, Daniel. A. 2016. Social Interactions, Aspirations, and Agricultural Innovations: Linkages with Income and Food Security in Rural Ethiopia. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
Mujahid, I.. 2016. Assessing the role of trade and reserve cooperation in the food price dynamics: Indonesia in the regional and global economic architecture. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
Nero, B.. 2016. Urban green spaces enhance carbon sequestration and conserve biodiversity in the global south - Case of Kumasi, Ghana. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture,University of Bonn.
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

Baumgartner, P. 2015. The impact of large-scale land-acquisition in East Africa on poverty reduction and rural economy: Studies from Ethiopia and Uganda. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Download [DOCX | 10.64KB]
Graw, V.. 2015. Interlinkages of Land Degradation, Marginality and Land Use Cover Change in Kenya - Development of an interdisciplinary framework using remote sensing and GIS. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Bonn.
Gruezmacher, M.. 2015. Understanding social ecological change through palm tree use and management. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Bonn.
Haile, M. G. 2015. Volatility of International Food Prices Impacts on Resource Allocation and on Food Supply Response. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
Kornher, L.. 2015. Food price volatility: the role of stocks and trade. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
Kumar, N. 2015. Impacts of Climate Change and Land-use Change on the Water Resources of the Upper Kharun Catchment, Chhattisgarh, India. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. http://hss.ulb.uni-bonn.de/2014/3768/3768.htm Further Information
Osejo Carrillo, Tania. 2015. Cost and effectiveness of REDD policies: insights from the Bosawas Biosphere Reserve, Nicaragua. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Forest Science and Forest Ecology, University of Göttingen. J.D. Sauerlaender's Verlag Bad Orb Download [PDF | 54.98KB]
Rahmat, S.. 2015. Global Value Chains and the Role of Innovation for Sustainable Palm Oil: An International Bioeconomy Analysis for Malaysia. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Download [PDF | 4.17MB]
Tambo, J. 2015. Farmer Innovation in Rural Ghana: Determinants, Impacts and Identification. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Download [PDF | 90.50KB]
Tashi, S. 2015. The Prospects of Organic Farming in Bhutan. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
Yang, H. 2015. Land rental market and rural economic development: evidence from Chongqing, China. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
Zhang, J.. 2015. Crop management options to reduce nitrogen pollution in Liangzihu lake basin, Central China. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Download [PDF | 119.72KB]

2014

Baumert, S. 2014. Jatropha curcas: Sustainable biofuel production in Burkina Faso? - Carbon balance and Economic costs and benefits as sustainability indicators. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
Djanibekov, U. 2014. Trees, crops, and rural livelihoods: Afforestation of marginal croplands in Uzbekistan. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
Vu, M. 2014. Multi-Level Assessment of Land Degradation in Vietnam and Implications for Mitigating Policy. Doctoral thesis at at the ETH, Zürich, Switzerland. Further Information

2013

Dubovyk (Dr. rer. nat), O. 2013. Multi-scale targeting of land degradation in northern Uzbekistan using satellite remote sensing. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Math. & Nat. Science, University of Bonn. Download [PDF | 8.43MB]
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Fürst, C.. 2013. A system approach for integrated assessment of land use and land management impact on ecosystem services provision at landscape scale. Habilitation thesis at University of Bonn, Agricultural Faculty. Download [PDF | 9.30MB]
Kugbe, J. 2013. Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Bush-fire Nutrient Losses and Atmospheric Depositional Gains across the Northern Savanna Region of Ghana. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
Mehmood-Ul-Hassan, M. 2013. Nurturing Interdisciplinarity in Agricultural Research through Capacity-Building: A case study of ZEF\'s Uzbekistan Project. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
Muriithi, B. 2013. Commercialization of smallholder horticultural farming in Kenya: Poverty, gender, and Institutional Arrangements. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
Pangaribowo, E. H. 2013. Household Food Consumption, Women’s Asset and Food Policy in Indonesia. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Peter Lang Further Information
Waswa, B. 2013. Assessment of Land Degradation Patterns in Western Kenya: Implications for Restoration and Rehabilitation. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information

2012

Akello, J. 2012. Biodiversity of fungal endophytes associated with maize, sorghum and Napier grass and the influence of biopriming on resistance to leaf mining, stem boring and sap sucking insect pests. Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Ecology and Development Series No. 86, Cuvillier Verlag, Göttingen Download [PDF | 118.36KB]
Demissie Tegegne, S. 2012. Livestock Water Productivity (LWP) Improvement in the Mixed Crop-Livestock System of Ethiopian Highlands, Amhara Region: A Gendered Sustainable Livelihood Approach to Target LWP Interventions for Rural Poverty Reduction. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Math. & Nat. Science, University of Bonn. Further Information
Fosu-Mensah, B. 2012. Modelling maize productivity and impact of climate change on yield and nutrient utilization in sub-humid Ghana. Doctoral thesis at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana. Further Information