Dr. Daniel Callo-Concha

Research themes
  • Land use and food security
  • Environmental and climate change
  • Sustainable use of natural resources
  • Biodiversity
  • Land, water, food and energy
  • Governance, conflicts and natural resources
Research countries
  • Burkina Faso
  • Brazil
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Peru
  • Mexico
  • Cuba
  • Benin
Research projects

- West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL). Funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) of the Federal Republic of Germany.

- Improving food security in Africa through increased system productivity of biomass-based value webs (BiomassWeb). Funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) of the Federal Republic of Germany.

- Cuban-German School for Interdisciplinary Development Studies (CG-SIDS). Funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Teaching

- Lecturer at the Bonn International Graduate School on Development Research (BIGS-DR) of the Center for Development Research, University of Bonn. Bonn, Germany. 

- Scientific writing. Interdisciplinary (three departments) modular course (2011-2016). 

- Complex systems analysis. Interdisciplinary/disciplinary course (department of Natural Resources Management) (2011-2017). 

- Agroforestry. Disciplinary course for the department of Natural Resources Management (2011-2015). 

- Time management. Open seminar (2014-2016). 

- Guest profesor at the Programa de Doctorado en Agricultural Sustentable of the Universidad Nacional Agraria ‘La Molina’, Lima, Peru.

- Guest lecturer. Complex systems analysis. Modular course for the Graduate School on ‘Climate Change and Agriculture’ of the West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land use (WASCAL) (2017- ). Koulikouro, Bamako, Mali. 

- Guest lecturer. Complex systems analysis. Modular course for the Cuban-German School for Interdisciplinary Development Studies (CG-SIDS) (2017- ). Santa Clara, Cuba.

Tutorship of doctoral candidates

- Bertrand Festus Nero. Urban Green Space Management Enhances Carbon Sequestration and Conserves Biodiversity in Developing Countries – Case of Ghana. University of Bonn, Germany. 2016.

- Jose Jara-Alvear. GIS-based sustainability assessment of rural electrification in the Amazon Basin (Case study Ecuador). University of Bonn, Germany. Ongoing

- Melissa Quispe. Harmonizing mining activities with the agriculture of local communities in Peru. University of Bonn, Germany. Ongoing.

- Olabisi Badmos. Curbing slum formation: A case study of a megacity in Nigeria (Lagos). University of Bonn/Wuppertal, Germany. Ongoing.

- Omarsherif Mohamed Jemal. Enhancing food security through agroforestry systems while improving households’ biomass webs in Southwestern Ethiopia. University of Bonn, Germany. Ongoing

-  Tiga Neya. Carbon sequestration potential of agroforestry systems in West Africa:  a case of agroforestry parkland in Burkina Faso. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana. Ongoing.

- Solomon Benti. Developing nature induced urban planning strategies for small urban areas in Ethiopia: Case studies from small towns nearby Oromia special zones surrounding Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. Ongoing. 

Degrees

- Doktor der Agrarwissenschaften (Ph.D.). Universität Bonn. Bonn, Germany. 2004-2009. Dissertation: Functional Biodiversity in Tropical Agroforestry Systems: an Approach to Environmental Services by Land-Use Systems Assessment (The Case of Tomé-Açú, Northern Brazil).

- Maestro en Agroforestería para el Desarrollo Sostenible (M.Sc.). Universidad Autónoma Chapingo. Mexico State, Mexico. 1999-2001. Dissertation: Carbon sequestration by agroforestry systems and controls in three ecological stages of Peruvian Amazon.

- Ingeniero Agrónomo (Ing.Agr.). Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad, Cusco, Peru. 1996-1997. Dissertation: Structural Analysis of cost-of-production of maize Blanco Urubamba in Huayllabamba.

- Bachiller en Ciencias Agrarias (B.Sc.). Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad, Cusco, Peru. 1990–1995.

2017

Callo-Concha, D., Denich, M., Ul Hassan, M.M., Place F., and Wardell D.A.. 2017. Lessons for research, capacity development and policy in agroforestry for development. Agroforestry Systems, doi:10.1007/s10457-017-0085-6.

2016

Callo-Concha D., M. Denich, J. P. A. Lamers, A. Schwachula, A.-K. Hornidge, A. Khamzina & C. Borgemeister. 2016. Bridging science and development: lessons learnt from two decades of development research. Agroforestry Systems, DOI: 10.1007/s10457-016-0008-y. Further Information
Callo-Concha, D. 2016. West African farmers’ climate change adaptation: from technological change towards transforming institutions. In: Leal Filho, W., Adamson K., Dunk, R. Azeitero, U. Illingstworth, S. and Alves F. (eds.): Implementing Climate Change Adaptation in Cities and Communities. Springer, Berlin. 253-265. Further Information
T. Wiersberg, D. Callo-Concha and F. Ewert. 2016. Pitfall or Priority Drift? Participatory Tree Domestication Programs: The Case of Agroforestry in the Peruvian Amazon. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, DOI:10.1080/10549811.2016.1213641. Further Information

2014

Callo-Concha D. 2014. Approaches to managing disturbance and change: Resilience, vulnerability and adaptability. ZEF Working Paper Series 133. Further Information
Callo-Concha D., Sommer J.H., Kleemann J., Gatzweiler F. and M. Denich. 2014. Marginality from a socioecological perspective. In: von Braun J. and F. Gatzweiler (eds.): Marginality: Addressing the Nexus of Poverty, Exclusion and Ecology. Springer. 57-65. Further Information
Callo-Concha, D. and F. Ewert. 2014. Using the concepts of resilience, vulnerability and adaptability for the assessment and analysis of agricultural systems. Change and Adaptation in Socio-Ecological Systems. Change and Adaptation in Socio-Ecological Systems, 1 (1): 1-11. (Open Access) Further Information
Callo-Concha, D., Denich, M.. 2014. A participatory framework to assess multifunctional land-use systems with multicriteria and multivariate analyses: A case study on agrobiodiversity of agroforestry systems in Tomé Açú, Brazil. Change Adaptation Socioecol. Syst., 1: 40-50. (Open Access) Further Information

2013

Callo-Concha D. 2013. Roger Leakey. Living with the trees of life: Towards the transformation of tropical agriculture. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics. Vol. 114, No 1. Further Information
Callo-Concha D., Gaiser T., Webber H., Tischbein B., Müller M. and F. Ewert. 2013. Farming in the West African Sudan Savanna: Insights in the context of climate change. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 8 (38): 4693-4705. Further Information
Callo-Concha, D. 2013. Prácticas agroforestales y especies de uso múltiple para la rehabilitación y conservación de suelos volcánicos en López Mateos, Tlaxcala: percepción de los agricultores. Sociedades Rurales, Producción y Medio Ambiente, 13 (26): 120-134. Further Information

2012

Callo-Concha D., Gaiser T. and F. Ewert. 2012. Farming and cropping systems in the West African Sudanian Savanna WASCAL research area: Northern Ghana, Southwest Burkina Faso and Northern Benin. ZEF Working Paper Series 100. Further Information
Pütter F., and Kremers A. (Eds.), Abdu N., Ako R., Backhaus J., Bergset L., Bezerra J., Bobojonov I., Borges V, Cakirli Akyüz N., Callo-Concha D., Castro R., Cundill G., Drees R., Escalante N., Haake H., Havemann A., Hezel B., Hotes S., Ibeh L., Karimov A. 2012. White paper of the 2012 winter school on Limits to Growth Revisited. Further Information

2010

Callo-Concha D. and M. Denich. 2010. Operationalizing environmental services of agroforestry systems: Functional biodiversity assessment in Tomé-Açú, Pará, Brazil. In: Montagnini F. (eds.): Agroforestry as a Tool for Landscape Restoration: challenges and opportunities for success. Nova Science Publishers. 143-156. Further Information

2009

Callo-Concha, D.. 2009. An Approach to Environmental Services Assessment: Functional Biodiversity in Tropical Agroforestry Systems: The Case of Tomé-Açú, Northern Brazil. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Ecology and Development Series No, 65 Further Information

2008

Callo-Concha D. 2008. Servicios ambientales por sistemas agroforestales; una aproximación. In: Quintero, M.L. and C. Fonseca H. (eds.): Desarrollo sustentable: aplicaciones e indicadores. Cámara de Diputados LX legislatura y Editorial Porrua. 223-248. Further Information

2005

Callo-Concha D. 2005. Uma Abordagem Biofísica aos Serviços Ambientais dados pelos Sistemas de Uso da Terra: Biodiversidade Funcional pelos Sistemas Agroflorestais Tropicais (O caso de Tomé-Açú no Norte do Brasil). Acai.com Publicação dos Projetos Gestão Sustentável do Desenvol.

2004

Callo-Concha D. 2004. Alcances ambientales del sistema global. In: Saldívar, A., Ríos-Gómez, R., Garrido R.C., Cruz A.R., Callo-Concha, D. Toledo M.C., Chapela, G., Ramírez M.C., Quintero S. M., and S.M. Rocha (eds.): Recursos naturales y desarrollo sustentable: reflexiones en torno a su problemática. Cámara de Diputados, LIX Legislatura y la Escuela Nacional de Estudios Profesionales, Aragón de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. 65-85. Further Information
Callo-Concha D., Rajagopal, I. and L. Krishnamurthy. 2004. Secuestro de Carbono por Sistemas Agroforestales en Veracruz. Ciencia UANL, VII (2): 60-65. Further Information

2002

Callo-Concha D. 2002. Biocolonialismo, una aproximación. Centro de Investigaciones Económicas, Sociales y Tecnológicas de la Agroindustria y la Agricultura Mundial y Universidad Autónoma Chapingo. Chapingo, México. Further Information
Callo-Concha D., Krishnamurthy L. and J. Alegre. 2002. Secuestro de Carbono por Sistemas Agroforestales Amazónicos. Revista Chapingo: Ciencias Forestales y Medio Ambiente, VIII (2): 101-106. Further Information
Callo-Concha D., Krishnamurthy L. and J. Alegre. 2002. Estimación del Carbono Secuestrado por algunos Sistemas Agroforestales y testigos en tres pisos ecológicos de la Amazonía del Perú. In: Krishnamurthy, L. and M. Uribe (eds.): Tecnologías Agroforestales para el Desarrollo Sostenible. Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales y Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente. 159-182. Further Information

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Daniel Callo-Concha

Senior Researcher

E-Mail:
d.callo-concha(at)uni-bonn.de

Phone:
+49-228-73-1795

Department:
ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management