Dr. Cory Whitney

Research themes
  • Land use and food security
  • Knowledge
  • Social and Cultural Change and Adaptation
  • Ecosystem services
  • Sustainable use of natural resources
  • Biodiversity
  • Methods
  • Gender
  • Agriculture, land use, climate change
  • Health
Research countries
  • China
  • Burkina Faso
  • Chile
  • Costa Rica
  • Ethiopia
  • Kenya
  • Laos
  • Uganda
  • Vietnam
  • Mexico
Research projects

Bioeconomy International: Phenological and Social Impacts of Temperature Increase (PASIT)
Zukunftsstiftung NRW: Innovationen für NRW zur Steigerung der Ressourceneffizienz und Umweltverträglichkeit im Gartenbau
Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions (IMMANA): Probabilistic Causal Models for Nutrition Outcomes of Agricultural Actions
Water, Land and Ecosystems - CGIAR: Targeting Agricultural Innovation in the northern Volta basin 

Teaching

Academic teaching:

Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research (BIGS-DR)
Center for Development Research (ZEF)
Horticulture Institute, University of Bonn (HortiBonn)
Rhine Waal University of Applied Sciences (HSRW) 

2021:
Invited lectures on 'Decision modeling' (BIGS-DR / ZEF)
Lectures on R programming and Decision Analysis (HortiBonn)
Invited lectures on 'Introduction to R', 'Introduction to Modeling', and 'Complex Systems Modeling' (BIGS-DR / ZEF)

2020:
Invited lectures on 'Decision modeling' (BIGS-DR / ZEF)
Lectures on R programming and Decision Analysis (HortiBonn)
Invited lectures on 'Introduction to R', 'Introduction to Modeling', and 'Complex Systems Modeling' (BIGS-DR / ZEF) 

2019: 
Invited lectures on 'Decision modeling' (BIGS-DR / ZEF / HortiBonn) 
Lectures on R programming and Decision Analysis (BIGS-DR / ZEF)
Invited lectures on 'Introduction to R', 'Introduction to Modeling', and 'Complex Systems Modeling' (BIGS-DR / ZEF)

2018:
Invited lectures on 'Introduction to R', 'Introduction to Modeling', and 'Complex Systems Modeling' (BIGS-DR / ZEF)
Invited lectures on 'Academic Writing' (BIGS-DR / ZEF)

2014-2015:
Invited lectures in 'Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems with Special Focus on Horticulture', Faculty of Life Sciences, Rhine Waal University of Applied Sciences (HSRW) 

Teaching outside academia:

2004-2006:
Environmental Educator, Catalina Island Marie Institute (CIMI), Tall-ship program, SSV. Schooner Tole Mour, California

2003-2004:
Marine Educator, New York City Maritime Museum/ New York Harbor School, SSV. Schooner Lettie G. Howard, New York, US

2002-2003:
Instructor, Hurricane Island Outward Bound School, Hurricane Island, Maine, US.

2002:
Professor’s Assistant in Japanese Sustainable Systems (Vermont, Japan), Sterling College, Japanese Sustainable Systems, Craftsbury Common, Vermont, US

Tutorship of doctoral candidates

Aye Mya Mon, Kunming Insitute of Botany, Yunnan, China
Eduardo Fernandez, University of Bonn, Horticulture Institute, Bonn 
Giang Thi Luu, University of Bonn, Horticulture Institute
Issoufou Liman, World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi Kenya
Marius Rütt, University of Bonn, Horticulture Institute
Negusse Yigzaw, World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi Kenya
Oscar Burbano-Figueroa, ZEF
Wyclife Agumba Oluoch, ZEF
Zoe Heuschkel, University of Bonn, Horticulture Institute

Additional information

Main office at the University of Bonn Horticulture Institute: Auf dem Hügel 6, Bonn-Endenich

Degrees

Ph.D. University of Kassel, Witzenhausen, Germany (2018)
M.Sc. Sustainable International Agriculture // International Organic Agriculture, University of Kassel & University of Göttingen, Germany (2011)
B.A. Human Ecology, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine (2003)
A.A. Natural Resources Management, Sterling College, Vermont (2001)

 

Funding institutions

German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) // UK Aid 

Research affiliation

University of Bonn, Department of Horticultural Sciences (INRES)

2022

Burbano-Figueroa, O., A. Sierra-Monroy, A. David-Hinestroza, C. Whitney, C. Borgemeister, and E. Luedeling.  2022.  Farm-Planning under Risk: An Application of Decision Analysis and Portfolio Theory for the Assessment of Crop Diversification Strategies in Horticultural Systems.  Agricultural Systems, 199   : 103409   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Fernandez, Eduardo, Hoa Do, Eike Luedeling, Thi Thu Giang Luu, and Cory Whitney.  2022.  Prioritizing farm management interventions to improve climate change adaptation and mitigation outcomes—a case study for banana plantations.  Agronomy for Sustainable Development , 42, no. 4 (August 2022): 76   . (Open Access)   Further Information
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Luedeling, E, Schiffers, K, and C Whitney.  2022.  Supporting Agroforestry Innovations with Holistic, Decision-Focused Modeling: Case Studies.  Luedeling, E, K Schiffers, and C Whitney. “Supporting Agroforestry Innovations with Holistic, Decision-Focused Modeling: Case Studies.” In Proceedings of the 5th World Congress on Agroforestry 2022. Quebec, Canada: Université Laval, 2022. https://conferium.com/Clients/226_web/index.lasso#. (Open Acess)
Luu, Thi Thu Giang, Cory Whitney, Lisa Biber-Freudenberger, and Eike Luedeling.  2022.  Decision Analysis of Agro-Climate Service Scaling – A Case Study in Dien Bien District, Vietnam.  Climate Services , 27 (August 2022)   : 100313   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Netter, L., Luedeling, E., Whitney, C..  2022.  Agroforestry and reforestation with the Gold Standard‑Decision Analysis of a voluntary carbon ofset label.  Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 2(27)   : 17   . (Open Access)   Further Information
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Ruett, M., L. V. Junker-Frohn, B. Siegmann, J. Ellenberger, H. Jaenicke, C. Whitney, E. Luedeling, P. Tiede-Arlt, and U. Rascher.  2022.  Hyperspectral imaging for high-throughput vitality monitoring in ornamental plant production.  Scientia Horticulturae , 291   : 110546   . Further Information
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Ruett, M., T. Dalhaus, C. Whitney & E. Luedeling.  2022.  Assessing expected utility and profitability to support decision-making for disease control strategies in ornamental heather production.  Precision Agriculture, 2022   . (Open Access)   Further Information
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Schiffers, K., Zoe Heuschkel, Lars Caspersen, Linda Lurz, Whitney Cory W., E Luedeling.  2022.  Decision support for farmers – a systems approach illustrated by an analysis on the impact of integrating chickens into German apple orchards.  Schiffers, K., Zoe Heuschkel, Lars Caspersen, Linda Lurz, Whitney Cory W., and E Luedeling. “Decision Support for Farmers – a Systems Approach Illustrated by an Analysis on the Impact of Integrating Chickens into German Apple Orchards,” 187, 2022. https://uninuoro.it/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/EURAF2022-BOOK-OF-ABSTRACTS-Def-def.pdf. (Open Acess) Further Information
Tabuti, John R. S., and Whitney Cory W..  2022.  Poverty threatens agroforestry systems in Kaliro, Uganda.  Tabuti, John R. S., and Whitney Cory W. “Poverty Threatens Agroforestry Systems in Kaliro, Uganda.” Quebec, Canada, 2022. (Open Acess) Further Information
Tabuti, John R. S., Whitney Cory W., David Mfitumukiza, Anke Barahukwa, Derik Kisegu, and Fatuma Mutesi.  2022.  Charcoal and wood extraction are threats to Luwero Uganda's agroforestry systems.  Tabuti, John R. S., Whitney Cory W., David Mfitumukiza, Anke Barahukwa, Derik Kisegu, and Fatuma Mutesi. “Charcoal and Wood Extraction Are Threats to Luwero Uganda’s Agroforestry Systems.” Quebec, Canada, 2022. (Open Acess) Further Information
Whitney, Cory W., Frederik Kuhl, Katja Schiffers, Eike Luedeling..  2022.  Assessing agroforestry options for sustainable land use in Germany.  Whitney, Cory W., Frederik Kuhl, Katja Schiffers, and Eike Luedeling. “Assessing Agroforestry Options for Sustainable Land Use in Germany.” In EURAF, 385. Nuoro, Italy, 2022. https://uninuoro.it/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/EURAF2022-BOOK-OF-ABSTRACTS-Def-def.pdf. (Open Acess) Further Information

2021

Burbano-Figueroa, O., A. Sierra-Monroy, C. Whitney, C. Borgemeister and E. Luedeling.  2021.  Profitability of farm-scale management strategies against the boll weevil in the tropics: case study from the Colombian Caribbean.  Journal of Pest Science, . Further Information
Denich M. and C. Whitney.  2021.  Closing the adoption gap.  Rural 21, 55 (1)   : 34-35   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Fernandez, E., C. Whitney, E. Luedeling.  2021.  Applying the mcSimulation function in decisionSupport.  (Open Acess) Further Information
Fu, Y., Y. Shi; A. Mya Mon; X. Yang; C. Whitney.  2021.  How people select wild edible plants – Case study with Tibetan and Naxi people in Northwest Yunnan, China.  SHE XXIV International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology
Harou, L., Issoufou, C. Whitney, J. Kung’u and E. Luedeling.  2021.  Data and scripts: Crop modelling in data-poor environments – A knowledge-informed probabilistic approach to appreciate risks and uncertainties in flood-based farming systems.  Agricultural Systems, : 12   . Further Information
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Kamau, J. K., C. Schader, L. Biber-Freudenberger, T. Stellmacher, D. M. Amudavi, J. Landert, J. Blockeel, C. Whitney, C. Borgemeister.  2021.  A holistic sustainability assessment of organic (certified and non-certified) and non-organic smallholder farms in Kenya.  Environment, Development and Sustainability, . (Open Access)   Further Information
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Liman Harou, I., C. Whitney, J. Kung’u, and E. Luedeling.  2021.  Crop modelling in data-poor environments – A knowledge-informed probabilistic approach to appreciate risks and uncertainties in flood-based farming systems.  Agricultural Systems, 187   : 103014   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Luedeling, E., K. Schiffers, C. Whitney.  2021.  Does agroforestry modelling need a paradigm shift?.  Agroforestry for the Transition towards Sustainability and Bioeconomy. Nuoro, Italy: EURAF, 2021. (Open Acess) Further Information
Luedeling, E., L. Goehring, K. Schiffers, C. Whitney, E. Fernandez..  2021.  decisionSupport – Quantitative Support of Decision Making under Uncertainty. Contributed package to the R programming language. Version 1.106.  (Open Acess) Further Information
Rojas, G., E. Fernandez, C. Whitney, I. Cuneo, E. Luedeling.  2021.  Adapting sweet cherry orchards to extreme weather events – Decision Analysis in support of farmers' investments in Central Chile.  Agricultural Systems, 187   : 103031   . Download [PDF | 0.98MB]
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Schiffers, K., C. Urbach, E. Fernandez, C. Whitney, E. Fadón, E. Luedeling.  2021.  A new modelling framework for fruit and nut tree phenology.  Acta Horticulturae, no. 1327   : 405–412   . (Open Access)   Further Information
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Schiffers, K., C. Whitney, E. Luedeling.  2021.  Defining research priorities in complex Agroforestry systems.  Agroforestry for the Transition towards Sustainability and Bioeconomy. Nuoro, Italy: EURAF, 2021. Further Information
Shepherd, K.D, C. W. Whitney, and E. Luedeling.  2021.  A decision analysis framework for development planning and performance measurement.  World Agroforestry (ICRAF) Working Paper series, 324   : 40   . (Open Access)   Further Information
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Sulaiman, N., A. Pieroni, R. Sõukand, C. Whitney, and Z. Polesny.  2021.  Socio–Cultural Significance of Yerba Maté among Syrian Residents and Diaspora.  Economic Botany, 75 (2)   : 97–111   . (Open Access)   Further Information
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Sulaiman, N., Z. Polesny, and C. Whitney.  2021.  Ethnobotany of Wartime: Wild Plants for Human Nutrition During the Conflict in Syria.  Tropentag “Towards Shifting Paradigms in Agriculture for a Healthy and Sustainable Future,” 1. Prague, Czech Republic, 2021. (Open Acess) Further Information
Tamba Y., J. Wafulaa, C. Whitney, E. Luedeling, N. Yigzaw, A. Negussie, C. Muchiri, Y. Gebru, K. Shepherd and E. Aynekulu.  2021.  Stochastic simulation of restoration outcomes for a dry afromontane forest landscape in northern Ethiopia.  Forest Policy and Economics, 125   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Tamba, Y., C. Whitney, E. Luedeling, K. Shepherd, E. Aynekulu, A. Negussie, N.Yigzaw, J. Wafula, Y. Gebru, and C. Muchiri.  2021.  A Probabilistic Framework for the Cost-Benefit Evaluation of Restoration Outcomes for a Dry Afromontane Forest in Northern Ethiopia.  (Open Acess) Further Information
Thi Thu Giang, L., E. Luedeling, L. Biber-Freudenberger, and C. Whitney.  2021.  Testing adoption pathways of agro-climate services Case study in Dien Bien, Vietnam.  “Towards Shifting Paradigms in Agriculture for a Healthy and Sustainable Future,” 1. Prague, Czech Republic (Open Acess) Further Information
Wei Zhang, Taotao Li, Natalia Estrada Carmona, Roseline Remans, Cory Whitney, Ermias Aynekulu.  2021.  Understanding evidence use by decision-makers: Findings of an online survey.  Intl Food Policy Res Inst, . (Open Access)   Further Information
Whitney, C..  2021.  ethnobotanyR: Calculate Quantitative Ethnobotany Indices [R Package v0.1.8].  (Open Acess) Further Information
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Whitney, C., Fernandez, E., Schiffers, K., Cuneo, I.F. and Luedeling, E.  2021.  Forecasting yield in temperate fruit trees from winter chill accumulation.  Acta Horticulturae, 1327   : 397-404   . (Open Access)   Further Information
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2020

Abdusalam, A., Y. Zhang, M. Abudoushalamu, P. Maitusun, C. W.Whitney, X. Yang, Y. Fu.  2020.  Documenting the heritage along the Silk Road: An ethnobotanical study of medicinal teas used in Southern Xinjiang, China.  Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 260   : 113012   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF | 1.45MB]
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del Barrio, R., E. Fernandez, A. S. Brendel, C. Whitney, J. A. Campoy, and E. Luedeling.  2020.  Data and scripts: Climate change impacts on agriculture’s southern frontier – perspectives for farming in North Patagonia.  International Journal of Climatology, 41   : 726-742   . (Open Access)   Further Information
del Barrio, R., E. Fernandez, A. S. Brendel, C. Whitney, J. A. Campoy, and E. Luedeling.  2020.  Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture’s Southern Frontier – Perspectives for Farming in North Patagonia.  International Journal of Climatology, 41   : 726–742   . (Open Access)   Further Information
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Fernandez, E., C. Whitney, and E.Luedeling.  2020.  The Importance of Chill Model Selection — a Multi-Site Analysis.  European Journal of Agronomy, 119   : 126103   . Further Information
Fernandez, E., C. Whitney, I.F. Cuneo, and E. Luedeling.  2020.  Prospects of Decreasing Winter Chill in Chile throughout the 21st Century.  Climatic Change, . Further Information
Hoa Do, Eike Luedeling, and Cory Whitney.  2020.  Decision Analysis of Agroforestry Options Reveals Adoption Risks for Resource-Poor Farmers.  Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 40(3)   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Hoa Do; Eike Luedeling; Cory Whitney.  2020.  Data and scripts: Decision Analysis of agroforestry interventions in Northwest Vietnam.  Repository that includes all the input data tables and model script for the article "Decision Analysis of agroforestry options reveals adoption risks for resource-poor farmers" (Open Acess) Download [PDF | 287.57KB]
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Kuyah, Shem, G. W. Sileshi, Eike Luedeling, F. K. Akinnifesi, Cory W. Whitney, Jules Bayala, E. Kuntashula, K. Dimobe, P. L. Mafongoya.  2020.  Potential of Agroforestry to Enhance Livelihood Security in Africa.  In: Jagdish Chander Dagar, Sharda Rani Gupta, and Demel Teketay (eds.): Agroforestry for Degraded Landscapes. Springer Singapore.   135–167.  Download [PDF]
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Kyobutungi, Angella, Jimmy Obala, Ellen Kayendeke, Vincent Muwanika, and John Robert Stephen Tabuti.  2020.  Land Suitability and Socioeconomic Factors for Pigeonpea Cultivation in Uganda.  Download [PDF | 68.15KB]
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Liman Harou, I., C. Whitney, J. Kung’u and E. Luedeling.  2020.  Mapping Flood-Based Farming Systems with Bayesian Networks.  Land, 9 (10)   : 369   . Further Information
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Luu, Thi Thu Giang, Cory Whitney, and Eike Luedeling.  2020.  Generating a Conceptual Framework of Agro-Climate Information Interventions in Vietnam.  Tropentag 2020: Food and Nutrition Security and Its Resilience to Global Crises Download [PDF]
Marius Ruett, Cory Whitney, Eike Luedeling.  2020.  Data and scripts: Model-based evaluation of management options in ornamental plant nurseries.  This supplementary outlines the Decision Analysis approaches used in Model-based evaluation of management options in ornamental plant nurseries by Ruett et al. 2020 (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
McGonigle DF, Rota Nodari G, Phillips RL, Aynekulu E, Estrada-Carmona N, Jones SK, Koziell I, Luedeling E, Remans R, Shepherd K, Wiberg D, Whitney C, Zhang W.  2020.  A Knowledge Brokering Framework for Integrated Landscape Management.  Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 4(13)   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF]
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Mon, A.M., Y. Shi, X. Yang, P.P. Hein, T.N. Oo, C. Whitney, Y. Yang.  2020.  The uses of fig (Ficus) by five ethnic minority communities in Southern Shan State, Myanmar.  Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 16(5)   : 14   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF | 1.81MB]
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Mutesi, Fatuma, David Mfitumukiza, Cory Whitney, and John Robert Stephen Tabuti.  2020.  Extent and Rate of Deforestation in West Bugwe Central Forest Reserve, Uganda.  Download [PDF]
Netter, Leonie, Cory Whitney, and Eike Luedeling.  2020.  Agroforestry and Reforestation with the Gold Standard - decision Analysis of a Voluntary Carbon Offset Label.  Tropentag 2020: Food and Nutrition Security and Its Resilience to Global Crises Download [PDF]
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Rojas, Gonzalo, Eduardo Fernandez, Cory Whitney, Eike Luedeling, and Italo Cuneo.  2020.  Embracing Uncertainty in Complex Systems – Assessing Alternatives to Face Climate Change Impacts in Mediterranean Climate Orchards.  Tropentag 2020: Food and Nutrition Security and Its Resilience to Global Crises Download [PDF]
Ruett, M., C. Whitney and E. Luedeling.  2020.  Model-based evaluation of management options in ornamental plant nurseries.  Cleaner Production, . (Open Access)   Further Information
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Whitney C. W., Huth A., Hammer K., Kehlenbeck K., Gebauer J..  2020.  Field Guide to Common Homegarden Crops of Southwestern Uganda.  OPUS Publication Server of the Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences. Germany. (Open Acess) Further Information
Yingfeng Bi, C. Whitney, Z. Fan, J. Yang, Z. Wu, W. Huang, J. Li and X. Yang.  2020.  Ring-widths of Abies at tree-line ecotone reveal three centuries of early winter season temperature changes in Yunnan, China.  Climate Dynamics, . (Open Access)   Further Information
Yingfeng Bi, Cory Whitney, Jianwen Li, Jingchao Yang, Xuefei Yang.  2020.  Spring Moisture Availability Is the Major Limitation for Pine Forest Productivity in Southwest China.  Forests, 11   : 446   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF | 920.03KB]

2019

Cory W. Whitney.  2019.  EthnobotanyR: Calculate Quantitative Ethnobotany Indices [version 0.1.5].  ethnobotanyR: Calculate Quantitative Ethnobotany Indices [R Package Version 0.1.6] (Open Acess) Download [PDF | 135.12KB]
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Do, H, C Whitney, and E Luedeling.  2019.  Uncertainty Analysis in Agroforestry Planning: A Case Study in Northwest Vietnam.  4th World Congress on Agroforestry, 833. Montpellier, France: INRA, France (Open Acess) Download [PDF | 67.21KB]
Fernandez, Eduardo, Cory Whitney, Eike Luedeling.  2019.  Model Choice Matters --- Sensitivity of Chill Metrics to Future Warming in Mediterranean and Temperate Environments.  Tropentag Kassel - “Filling gaps and removing traps for sustainable resource management” (Open Acess) Download [PDF | 696.88KB]
Kisegu, Derick, David Kagaha, Cory Whitney, and John R. S. Tabuti.  2019.  Contribution of Smallholder Tree Growers to Increasing Tree Cover in Kaliro District.  In: Yazidhi Bamutaze, Samuel Kyamanywa, Bal Ram Singh, Gorettie Nabanoga, and Rattan Lal (eds.): Agriculture and Ecosystem Resilience in Sub Saharan Africa. Springer International Publishing.   417–33.  (Open Acess)  Download [PDF]
Kuyah, S, Cory Whitney, M Jonsson, G Sileshi, I Öborn, C Muthuri, and E Luedeling.  2019.  Can Agroforestry Enhance Ecosystem Services Provision without Reducing Productivity?.  4th World Congress on Agroforestry. Montpellier, France: INRA (Open Acess) Download [PDF | 67.86KB]
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Kuyah, Shem, Cory W. Whitney, Mattias Jonsson, Gudeta W. Sileshi, Ingrid Öborn, Catherine W. Muthuri, and Eike Luedeling.  2019.  Agroforestry delivers a win-win solution for ecosystem services in sub-Saharan Africa. A meta-analysis.  Agronomy for Sustainable Development , 39 (5)   : 39-47   . Further Information
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Lanzanova D, Whitney C, Shepherd K, Luedeling E.  2019.  Improving development efficiency through decision analysis: reservoir protection in Burkina Faso.  Environmental Modelling & Software, 115   : 164–175   . Further Information
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Shepherd, K, E Luedeling, C Whitney, C Muchiri, and Y Tamba.  2019.  Holistic Risk-Return Analysis for Improving Planning and Performance Measurement of Agroforestry Interventions.  4th World Congress on Agroforestry. Montpellier, France (Open Acess)
Tasev, Martina, Eduino Carbono, Lukas Pawera, Cory Whitney, Zbynek Polesny.  2019.  Urban Ethnobotany: Medicinal Plants Used for the Treatment of Noncommunicable Diseases in Santa Marta, Colombia.  Tropentag Kassel - “Filling gaps and removing traps for sustainable resource management” (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
Thwe, Su Myat, Lukas Pawera, Cory Whitney, Zbynek Polesny.  2019.  Agrobiodiversity of Homegardens in Pyay District, Myanmar.  Tropentag Kassel - “Filling gaps and removing traps for sustainable resource management” (Open Acess) Download [PDF | 697.44KB]
Whitney, C..  2019.  EthnobotanyR: Calculate Quantitative Ethnobotany Indices [R Package v 0.1.4].  CRAN, . (Open Access)   Further Information
Yigzaw N., J. Mburu, C.-A. Ogutu, C. Whitney and E. Luedeling.  2019.  Stochastic impact evaluation of an irrigation development intervention in Northern Ethiopia.  Science of The Total Environment, 685   : 1209-1220   . Further Information
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Yigzaw N., J. Mburu, C.-A. Ogutu, C. Whitney, E. Luedeling.  2019.  Data for the evaluation of Irrigation Development Interventions in Northern Ethiopia.  Data in Brief, 104342   . (Open Access)   Further Information
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Yigzaw, N., J. Mburu, C. Ackello-Ogutu, C. Whitney, and E. Luedeling.  2019.  Stochastic Impact Evaluation of an Irrigation Development Intervention in Northern Ethiopia.  Science of The Total Environment, 685   : 1209-1220   . Further Information

2018

Biber-Freudenberger, L.; M. Denich; C. Whitney; T. Beuchelt; H. Jaenicke; G. Kelboro; C. B. Schmitt; J. H. Sommer.  2018.  More inter- and transdisciplinary research needed in agroecology.  (Misc. 52(2)) 31-33 (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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Cory W. Whitney.  2018.  Collecting Food, Cultivating People: Subsistence and Society in Central Africa. By Kathryn M. de Luna. 2016. Yale University Press, New Haven. 332 pp..  Ethnobiology Letters, 9(2)   : 321-322   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF]
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Do, Hoa; Whitney, Cory; Luedeling, Eike.  2018.  Agroforestry Options in Northwest Vietnam.  (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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Luedeling, E.; Fernandez, E.; Whitney, C..  2018.  Decrease in winter chill availability in Chile by the end of 21st century due to climate change.  Sixth Plant Dormancy Symposium, Kyoto, Japan 063 (Open Acess) Download [PDF | 371.57KB]
Luedeling, E.; Whitney, C.; Lanzanova, D..  2018.  Reservoir management in Burkina Faso - decision analysis repository.  (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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Luedeling, Eike; Whitney, Cory W..  2018.  Probabilistic Causal Models for Nutrition Outcomes of Agricultural Actions - Kenya model.  Harvard Dataverse (Open Acess) Further Information
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Marocco, Irene; Mukiibi, Edward; Wanyu, John; Whitney, Cory W..  2018.  Uganda from Earth to Table; Traditional Products and Dishes (Second edition).  Slow Food International. Bra, Italy. (Open Acess) Further Information
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Sayer, C.A.; Carr, J.A.; Whitney, C.W..  2018.  The status and distribution of freshwater plants in the Lake Victoria Basin.  In: Sayer, C.A., L. Máiz-Tomé, W.R.T. Darwall (eds.): Freshwater biodiversity in the Lake Victoria Basin: Guidance for species conservation, site protection, climate resilience and sustainable livelihoods. . IUCN UK, IUCN Gland, Switzerland.   99-109.  (Open Acess)  Download [PDF]
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Sayer, C.A.; Máiz-Tomé, L.; Akwany, L.O.; Kishe-Machumu, M.A.; Natugonza, V.; Whitney, C.W.; Omondi, R.; Nshutiyayesu, S.; Kabuye, C.S..  2018.  The importance of freshwater species to livelihoods in the Lake Victoria Basin.  In: Sayer, C.A., L. Máiz-Tomé, W.R.T. Darwall (eds.): Freshwater biodiversity in the Lake Victoria Basin: Guidance for species conservation, site protection, climate resilience and sustainable livelihoods. . IUCN UK, IUCN Gland, Switzerland.   136-151.  (Open Acess)  Download [PDF]
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Sayer, Catherine; Whitney, Cory.  2018.  New guidance for conservation and sustainable livelihoods for freshwater biodiversity in the Lake Victoria Basin.  (Open Acess) Further Information
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Whitney C.  2018.  Why the Porcupine is Not a Bird: Explorations in the Folk Zoology of an Eastern Indonesian People. By Gregory Forth. 2016. University of Toronto Press, Toronto. 375 pp...  Ethnobiology Letters, 9(2)   : 103-104   . (Open Access)   Further Information
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Whitney C W, Shepherd K D, Rosenstock T S, Krawinkel M, Luedeling E..  2018.  Modelling the Impacts of Uganda’s Vision 2040 Policy on Household Nutrition.  Policy Brief (Misc. 39) 4 (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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Whitney C W, Shepherd K D, Rosenstock T S, Luedeling E.  2018.  Decision Analysis to Support Agriculture for Nutrition.  Policy Brief (Misc. 38) 4 (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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Whitney, C W; Shepherd K D; Krawinkel M; Luedeling E..  2018.  Integration of Fruit Trees into Agricultural Landscapes of Kenya can Help to Enhance Nutrition Security.  (Misc. no 40.) 4 (Open Acess) Further Information
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Whitney, C; Luedeling, E.  2018.  Modeling the benefits of fruit trees in agricultural landscapes of Kenya.  (Open Acess)
Whitney, C. W.; Lanzanova, D.; Muchiri, C.; Shepherd, K.; Rosenstock, T.; Krawinkel, M.; Tabuti, J. R. S.; Luedeling, E..  2018.  Probabilistic Decision Tools for Determining Impacts of Agricultural Development Policy on Household Nutrition.  Earth’s Future, 6(3)   : 359-372   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF]
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Whitney, C., K. Shepherd and E. Luedeling, E..  2018.  Decision Analysis Methods Guide; Agricultural Policy for Nutrition.  ICRAF Working Paper series, Working Paper No. 275 World Agroforestry Centre. Nairobi, Kenya. (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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Whitney, C.; Luedeling, E..  2018.  How governments can monitor progress towards better nutrition.  (Open Acess) Further Information
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Whitney, C.W.; Luedeling E.; Tabuti J.R.S.; Nyamukuru A.; Hensel O.; Gebauer J.; Kehlenbeck K..  2018.  Crop diversity in homegardens of southwest Uganda and its importance for rural livelihoods.  Agriculture and Human Values, 35 (2)   : 399–424   . Further Information
Whitney, C.W.; Omondi, R.; Nshutiyayesu, S.; Kabuye, C.S..  2018.  Species in the Spotlight.  In: Sayer, C.A., L. Máiz-Tomé, W.R.T. Darwall (eds.): Freshwater biodiversity in the Lake Victoria Basin: Guidance for species conservation, site protection, climate resilience and sustainable livelihoods. . IUCN UK, IUCN Gland, Switzerland.   150.  (Open Acess)  Download [PDF | 131.71KB]
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Whitney, Cory.  2018.  Agrobiodiversity and nutrition in traditional cropping systems - Homegardens of the indigenous Bakiga and Banyakole in southwestern Uganda.  PhD Thesis at  Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences, University of Kassel.  University of Kassel Library, KOBRA, kobra.bibliothek.uni-kassel.de   Further Information
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Whitney, Cory W.; Bahati, J.; Gebauer, J..  2018.  Ethnobotany and agrobiodiversity; valuation of plants in the homegardens of southwestern Uganda.  Ethnobiology Letters, 9(2)   : 90-100   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF]
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Whitney, Cory W.; Luedeling, Eike; Hensel, Oilver; Tabuti, John R. S.; Krawinkel, Michael; Gebauer, Jens; Kehlenbeck, Katja.  2018.  The role of homegardens for food and nutrition security in Uganda.  Human Ecology, 46(4)   : 497-514   . Further Information
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Whitney, Cory; Shepherd, Keith; Krawinkel, Michael; Lanzanova, Denis; Luedeling, Eike.  2018.  Decision Analysis Tools Reveal Benefits of Fruit Trees for Enhanced Nutrition Security in Kenya.  (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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2017

Cory Whitney; Eike Luedeling.  2017.  Simulating the cost effectiveness of controlled burning with the decisionSupport R package.  preprint (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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Eike Luedeling; Cory W. Whitney.  2017.  Controlled burns in conifer forests.  R Pubs (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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Eike Luedeling; Cory Whitney.  2017.  Probabilistic Causal Models for Nutrition Outcomes of Agricultural Actions - Uganda model.  Harvard Dataverse, World Agroforestry Centre - ICRAF Dataverse, ICRAF Decision Analysis Dataverse (Open Acess) Further Information
Lanzanova, Denis, Cory Whitney, and Eike Luedeling.  2017.  Enabling Decision-Making for Agricultural Interventions.  World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) (Open Acess) Further Information
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Maria A. Buena; Cory W. Whitney.  2017.  Entrepreneurial Culture And Capability of Organic Farmers’ Organizations in the Philippines.  Innovative Research for Organic 3.0, Thuenen Report 54 - Volume 2 Download [PDF]
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Nhung Tu Tuyet; Cory W. Whitney.  2017.  Changes in Organic Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) in Northern Vietnam.  Innovative Research for Organic 3.0, Thuenen Report 54 - Volume 2 Download [PDF]
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Whitney, C.W., J.R.S. Tabuti, O. Hensel, C-H. B. Yeh, i, J. Gebauer and E. Luedeling.  2017.  Homegardens and the future of food and nutrition security in southwest Uganda.  Agricultural Systems, 154   : 133-144   . Further Information
Whitney, Cory.  2017.  Transformation: a call to action.  In: von Tscharner Fleming, S; Pick, N; de Salis, R (eds.): The New Farmer’s Almanac, Volume III: Commons of Sky, Knowledge, Land, Water. Greenhorns.   134-136.  Download [PDF]
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Whitney, Cory W.; Mâis-Tomé, L.; Nshutiyayesu, S.; Kabuye, C.; Omondi, R..  2017.  Conservation planning and livelihoods derived from Lake Victoria’s native floristic diversity.  African Great Lakes Conference 2017 (Open Acess) Download [PDF]

2016

Christinck, A.; Diarra Doka, M.; Horneber, G.; Kagoro Rugunda, G.; Palé, G.; Whitney, C. W..  2016.  From Breeding to Nutrition: Orange-fleshed sweetpotatoes in farming and food systems of Uganda, Kenya and Burkina Faso. A case study of projects commissioned by the McKnight Foundation’s Collaborative Crop Research Program.  The McKnight Foundation. Minneapolis, MN. Download [PDF]
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Gebauer, J.; Whitney, C.; Tabuti, J.R.S.  2016.  First record of baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) in Uganda.  Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, 63 (5)   : 755-762   . Download [PDF]
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Marocco, I.; Mukiibi, E.; Wanyu, J.; Whitney, C..  2016.  Uganda from Earth to Table; Traditional Products and Dishes.  Slow Food International. Bra, Italy. (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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Whitney, C.; Vang, S. M.; Lê Hồng, G.; Can, V. V.; Barber, K.; Lanh, T. T..  2016.  Learning with elders; human ecology and ethnobotany explorations in northern and central Vietnam.  Human Organization, 75 (1)   : 71-86   . Download [PDF]
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2015

Whitney, Cory W.; Nyamukuru A.; Bahati, J.; Gebauer, J..  2015.  Local knowledge for food security in Uganda; Postharvest practices in homegardens of the Ugandan Southwest.  ADM Institute Download [PDF]
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2014

Cory W. Whitney; Jens Gebauer.  2014.  Homegardens in Uganda: Diversity and Potential.  Thuenen Report 20 (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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Cory W. Whitney; Jens Gebauer; Molly Anderson.  2014.  Wild collection and cultivation of native species in Iceland.  Thuenen Report 20 Download [PDF]
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Whitney CW, den Braber K, Tu Tuyet N, Thorndal Jørgensen S.  2014.  Farm Management Schemes within Organic PGS; Survey and Analysis in Soc Son, Hanoi, Vietnam.  In: Rahmann G, Aksoy U (eds.): Building Organic Bridges. Proceedings of the 4th ISOFAR Scientific Conference at the Organic World Congress 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey Thuenen Report 20. Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut.   1187-1190.  (Open Acess)  Further Information
Whitney CW, Gebauer J.  2014.  Species Diversity and Post-Harvest Practices on the Forest Edge Homegardens in Southwestern Uganda. 
Whitney, C; den Braber, K; Tu Tuyet, N; Thorndal Jorgensen, S.  2014.  Measurable Impacts of the “Principles of Organic Agriculture”; Survey of A Vietnamese Organic PGS.  Thuenen Report 20 Further Information
Whitney, C.; Vang, S. M.; Lê Hồng, G.; Can, V. V.; Barber, K.; Lanh, T. T..  2014.  Conservation and Ethnobotanical Knowledge of a Hmong Community in Long Lan, Luang Prabang, Lao People’s Democratic Republic.  Ethnobotany Research and Applications, 12   : 643-658   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF]
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2013

Cory W. Whitney, , Min (Meej Vaj) Vang Sin, Giang Lê Hồng, Can Vu Van, Keith Barber, Lanh Tran Thi.  2013.  Ethnobotany Research; An Approach to Biological Human Ecology Theory.  ISBN: 097-604-90-8834-6 Knowledge Publishing (Nhà xuất bản Tri thức). Hanoi, Vietnam. Further Information

2012

Whitney C.; Gebauer J; Anderson M..  2012.  A Survey of Wild Collection and Cultivation of Indigenous Species in Iceland.  Human Ecology, 40(5)   : 781-787   . Download [PDF]
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2011

Cory W. Whitney.  2011.  Conservation ethnobotany in the North Atlantic.  Non-Wood News; NWFP Digest, 23   : 10   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF]

Forthcoming

Shepherd, Keith; Whitney, Cory W.; Luedeling, Eike.  A decision analysis framework for development planning and performance measurement: application to land restoration investments.  .

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