Dr. Muhammed A. Usman

Research themes
  • Water resources (management)
  • Land use and food security
  • Health and sanitation
  • Sustainable use of natural resources
  • Markets and services
  • Health
Research countries
  • Ethiopia
Professional experience

Postdoctoral researcher, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn (2017 - 2018)

Junior researcher, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn (2012 - 2016)

Planning Officer, Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC) (2006-2010)

Degrees

 

Ph.D in Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn (2017). Master of Science in Food and Resource Economics, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms−Universität Bonn, Germany (2012). Master of Science in Business and Economics with a major in Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden (2011). Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in Economics, University of Hawassa, Ethiopia (2006).

Expertise

Agricultural economist, health and nutrition, food and nutrition security, water quality and sanitation, applied microeconometrics

2021

Gotor, E., Usman, MA., Martina, O., Fantahum, B., Fadda, C., Gebrehawaryat, Y., Mengistu, D., Kiros, AY., Mohammed, JN., Assefa, M., & Caracciolo, F.  2021.  Wheat Varietal Diversification Increases Ethiopian Smallholders’ Food Security: Evidence from a Participatory Development Initiative.  Sustainability, 13(3), 1029   : 1-17   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Okyere, C.Y. and Usman, M.A..  2021.  The impact of irrigated agriculture on child nutrition outcomes in southern Ghana.  Water Resources and Economics, 33C (2021) 100174   . Further Information
Usman, M.A.  2021.  Finance for private sector growth: improving access for smaller firms.  Further Information
Usman, M.A., L. Kornher, T.G. Sakketa.  2021.  Do Non-maternal Adult Female Household Members Influence Child Nutrition? Empirical Evidence from Ethiopia.  Maternal & Child Nutrition, 17(S1), e13122   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Usman, MA., and D. Callo-Concha.  2021.  Does market access improve dietary diversity and food security? Evidence from Southwestern Ethiopian smallholder coffee producers.  Agricultural and Food Economics, 9(18)   : 1-12   . (Open Access)   Further Information

Forthcoming

Marenya, P.P., Usman, MA., & Rahut, D.B..  2021.  Community-embedded Experiential Learing and Adoption of Conservation Farming Practices in Eastern and Southern Africa.  Environmental Development, .

2020

Hassen, SM. & Usman, MA.  2020.  Access to Finance and Growth-Oriented Investments in Ethiopia’s Manufacturing Sector.  The Impact of Private Sector Projects in Africa: Studies from the EIB‐GDN Programme, Cycle 2. European Investment Bank, Luxemburg.   251-295.  Further Information
Usman, M. A., and N. Gerber.  2020.  Irrigation, Drinking Water Quality, and Child Nutritional Status in Northern Ethiopia.  Journal of Water, Sanitation & Hygiene for Development, 10(3)   : 425-434   . Further Information

2019

Gerber, N., von Braun, J., Usman, M.A., Hasan, M.M., Okyere, C.Y., Vangani, R., & Wiesmann, D.  2019.  Water, Sanitation and Agriculture Linkages with Health and Nutrition Improvement.  ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 282, : 79   . Further Information
Usman, M.A., Gerber, N., & von Braun, J.  2019.  The Impact of Drinking Water Quality and Sanitation on Child Health: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia.  The Journal of Development Studies, 55(10)   : 2193-2211   . Further Information
Usman, MA. and Gerber, N.  2019.  Assessing the effect of irrigation on household water quality and health: A case study in rural Ethiopia.  International Journal of Environmental Health Research , 31(4)   : 433-452   . Further Information

2018

Usman MA., N. Gerber & E.H. Pangaribowo.  2018.  Drivers of microbiological quality of household drinking water –a case study in rural Ethiopia.  Journal of Water and Health, 2(16)   : 275-288   . Further Information

2017

Mekonen, D., Usman, M.A., Marks, S. & Stopnitzky, Y.  2017.  Beyond the drinking glass: expanding our understanding of water-nutrition linkages.  Further Information
Usman, M. A. and M.G. Haile.  2017.  Producer to retailer price transmission in the cereal markets of Ethiopia.  Food Security, 4(9)   : 815-829   . Further Information
Usman, M.A.  2017.  Water, Sanitation and Agriculture: Linkages and Impacts on Health and Nutrition Outcomes in Rural Ethiopia.  Doctoral Thesis at  The Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn.  Further Information

2016

Usman, M.A., Gerber, N., & Pangaribowo, E.H.  2016.  Determinants of Household Drinking Water Quality in Rural Ethiopia.  ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No., 220   . Further Information
Usman, M.A., Gerber, N., & von Braun, J.  2016.  The Impact of Drinking Water Quality and Sanitation on Child Health: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia.  ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No., 221   . Further Information

2015

Haile, M. G., Kalkuhl, M., and Usman, M. A..  2015.  Market information and smallholder farmer price expectations.  African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 10 (4)   : 297-311   . Download [PDF]

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Muhammed A. Usman

Senior Researcher

Phone:
+49-228-73-4967

Department :
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change

E-Mail:
mausman25(at)gmail.com; musman(at)uni-bonn.de