Dr. Maksud Bekchanov

Research themes
  • Water Resources
  • Land use and food security
  • Renewable energy
  • Environmental and climate change
  • Health and sanitation
  • Institutions
  • Global development and trade
  • Economic change and vulnerability
  • Sustainable use of natural resources
  • Macroeconomic Issues
Research countries
  • Brazil
  • India
  • Sri Lanka
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uzbekistan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Tajikistan
  • Kazakhstan
Research projects

CB4SoilReha - Research and Capacity Building for Inter-sectorial Private Sector Involvement for Soil Rehabilitation (2016-...)

Postdoctoral Research Project - Basin Scale Hydro-Economic Modeling (2014-2016)

Research Project - Alternative Scenarios to Reduce Habitat Loss Driven by Global Commodity Markets in Brazil and Argentina (2013-2014)

PhD Research Project at ZEF on Efficient Water Allocation and Water Conservation Policy Modeling in the Aral Sea Basin (2009-2014)

ZEF/UNESCO Landscape Restructuring Project (2005-2009)

2017

Bekchanov M. 2017. Potentials of Waste and Wastewater Resources Recovery and Re-use (RRR) Options for Improving Water, Energy and Nutrition Security. Working Paper No 157. Center for Development Research (ZEF). Bonn, Germany.
Bekchanov M., A. Sood, A. Pinto, M. Jeuland. 2017. Systematic Review of Water-Economy Modeling Applications. Water Resources Planning and Management, 143(8): 04017037-(1-18). Further Information
Bekchanov M., Djanibekov N., J. Lamers (in press). 2017. Water in Central Asia: a cross-cutting management issue. In: Squires V., L. Qi (eds.): Sustainable Land Management in Greater Central Asia: An Integrated and Regional Perspective. Springer. Further Information
Bhaduri A., M. Bekchanov. 2017. Exploring benefits and scope of cooperation in transboundary water sharing in Amu Darya River Basin. In: Dinar A., Y. Tsur (eds.): Management of Transboundary Water Resources Under Scarcity: A Multidisciplinary Approach. World Scientific Publishing/ Imperial College. 35-63. Further Information

2016

Bekchanov M. and J.P.A. Lamers. 2016. Economic costs of reduced irrigation water availability in Uzbekistan (Central Asia). Regional Environmental Change, 16 (8): 2369-2387. Further Information
Bekchanov M., J.P.A. Lamers, A. Bhaduri, M. Lenzen, B. Tischbein. 2016. Input-output model-based water footprint indicators to support IWRM in the irrigated drylands of Uzbekistan, Central Asia. In: Borchardt D., J.J. Bogardi. R.B. Ibisch (eds.): Integrated Water Resources Management: Concept, Research and Implementation. Springer. 147-168.
Bekchanov, M., C. Ringler, A. Bhaduri and M. Jeuland. 2016. Optimizing Irrigation Efficiency Improvements in the Aral Sea Basin. Water Resources and Economics, 13: 30-45. Further Information
Bekchanov, M., J. Lamers. 2016. The Effect of Energy Constraints on Water Allocation Decisions: The Elaboration and Application of a System-Wide Economic-Water-Energy Model (SEWEM). Water, 8(6): 253. (Open Access) Further Information

2015

Bekchanov M., C. Ringler, A. Bhaduri. 2015. A water rights trading approach to increasing inflows to the Aral Sea. Land Degradation & Development, DOI: 10.1002/ldr.2394. Further Information
Bekchanov M., C. Ringler, M. Mueller. 2015. Ecosystem Services in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus. Change and Adaptation in Socio-Ecological Systems, 2(1): 103–105. (Open Access)
Bekchanov, M., C. Ringler, A. Bhaduri and M. Jeuland. 2015. How would the Rogun Dam affect water and energy scarcity in Central Asia?. Water International, 40 (5-6): 856-876. (Open Access) Further Information
Bekchanov,M., A.Bhaduri and, C. Ringler. 2015. Potential gains from water rights trading in the Aral Sea Basin. Agricultural Water Management, 152: 41-56. Further Information

2014

Bekchanov M., A. Bhaduri, M. Lenzen, and J.P.A. Lamers. 2014. Integrating Input-Output Modeling with Multi-criteria Analysis to Assess Options for Sustainable Economic Transformation: The Case of Uzbekistan.. In: Bhaduri, A., J. Bogardi, J. Leentvaar, and S. Marx (eds.): The Global Water System in the Anthropocene. Springer Verlag. 229-245.
Bekchanov M., J.P.A. Lamers , K. Nurmetov. 2014. Economic incentives for adopting irrigation innovations in arid environments. In: J.P.A. Lamers, A. Khamzina, I. Rudenko, P.L.G. Vlek (eds.): Restructuring land allocation, water use and agricultural value chains: technologies, policies and practices for the lower Amudarya region. Bonn University Press. 299-317.
Bekchanov M., J.P.A. Lamers , K. Nurmetov. 2014. Coping with water scarcity in the irrigated lowlands of the lower Amudarya basin, Central Asia. In: J.P.A. Lamers, A. Khamzina, I. Rudenko, P.L.G. Vlek (eds.): Restructuring land allocation, water use and agricultural value chains: technologies, policies and practices for the lower Amudarya region. Bonn University Press. 199-216.
Bekchanov, M. 2014. Efficient water allocation and water conservation policy modeling in the Aral Sea basin. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information

2013

Bekchanov M., A. Bhaduri, and C. Ringler. 2013. How market-based water allocation can improve water use efficiency in the Aral Sea basin? ZEF- Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 177. Center for Development Research. Bonn.
Bobojonov I., J.P.A. Lamers, M. Bekchanov, N. Djanibekov, J. Franz-Vasdeki, J. Ruzimov, C. Martius. 2013. Options and constraints for crop diversification: a case study in sustainable agriculture in Uzbekistan. Agroecology and sustainable food systems, 37(7): 788-811.
Lenzen M., Moran D, Bhaduri A, Kanemoto K., Bekchanov M., Geschke A., and Foran B.. 2013. International Trade of Scarce Water. Ecological Economics, 74: 78-85.
Rudenko I., M. Bekchanov, U. Djanibekov, J.P.A. Lamers. 2013. The added value of a water footprint approach: Micro-and macroeconomic analysis of cotton production, processing and export in water bound Uzbekistan. Global and planetary change, 110: 143-151.

2012

Bekchanov M, Lamers JPA, Karimov A, Müller M. 2012. Estimation of spatial and temporal variability of crop water productivity with incomplete data. In: Martius C, Rudenko I, Lamers JPA, Vlek PLG (eds.): Cotton, water, salts and soums - economic and ecological restructuring in Khorezm, Uzbekistan. Springer: Dordrecht/Heidelberg/London/New York. 329-344.
Bekchanov M, Müller M, Lamers JPA. 2012. A computable general equilibrium analysis of agricultural development reforms: national and regional perspective. In: Martius C, Rudenko I, Lamers JPA, Vlek PLG (eds.): Cotton, water, salts and soums - economic and ecological restructuring in Khorezm, Uzbekistan. Springer: Dordrecht/Heidelberg/London/New York. 347-370.
Ibragimov N, Djumaniyazova Y, Ruzimov J, Eshchanov R, Scheer C, Kienzler K, Lamers JPA, Bekchanov M. 2012. Optimal irrigation and N-fertilizer management for sustainable winter wheat production in Khorezm, Uzbekistan. In: Martius C, Rudenko I, Lamers JPA, Vlek PLG (eds.): Cotton, water, salts and soums - economic and ecological restructuring in Khorezm, Uzbekistan. Springer: Dordrecht/Heidelberg/London/New York. 171-180.
Lenzen M., A. Bhaduri, D. Moran, K. Kanemoto, M. Bekchanov, A. Geschke and B. Foran. 2012. The role of scarcity in global virtual water flows. ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 169. Center for Development Research. Bonn. Further Information

2011

Yuldashev, I., M. Bekchanov, M. Maciejczak. 2011. Problems of livestock production at the lower reaches of the Amu Darya River in Uzbekistan. Annals of The Polish Association of Agricultural and Agribusiness Economists, Vol. 8, No. 6: 260-265.

2010

Bekchanov, M., A. Karimov and J. P. A. Lamers. 2010. Impact of Water Availability on Land and Water Productivity: A Temporal and Spatial Analysis of the Case Study Region Khorezm, Uzbekistan. Water, 2(3): 668-684. Further Information
Bekchanov, M.; J. Lamers; C. Martius. 2010. Pros and Cons of Adopting Water-Wise Approaches in the Lower Reaches of the Amu Darya: A Socio-Economic View. Water, 2(2): 200-216. Further Information

2009

Bekchanov, M. 2009. Predicting small business development using econometric models. Uzbek Journal of Economy and Education, 4: 101-104.
Bekchanov, M. and J. Djanibekov. 2009. Statistical Modeling Lower Amudarya Water Flow Volatility and its Impact on Water Availability in Irrigated Agriculture (in Uzbek). In: Soliev et al (eds.): Information Bulletin of Uzbekistan Geographic Society, Volume 34. Geographic Society, Tashkent. 157-160.

Maksud Bekchanov

Senior Researcher

E-Mail:
mbekchan(at)uni-bonn.de

Phone:
+49-228-73-1841

Department:
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change