ZEF theme: Water Resources


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
Bekchanov, M. 2017. Potentials of Waste and Wastewater Resources Recovery and Re-use (RRR) Options for Improving Water, Energy and Nutrition Security. (ZEF Working Papers 157) Download [PDF | 1.81MB]
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
Grogan, D., Wisser, D., Prusevich A., Lammers, R., and Frolking, S,. 2017. The use and re-use of unsustainable groundwater for irrigation: A global budget. Environmental Research Letters, 748-9326. (Open Access) Further Information
Jan Janosch Förster; Linda Downsborough; Mahchaya Jeff Chomba. 2017. When Policy Hits Practice: Structure, Agency and Power in South African Water Governance. Society & Natural Resources , http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08941920.2016.1268658 . Download [PDF | 518.26KB]
Sakketa, TG. and M. Prowse. 2017. Women, Wealth and Waterborne Disease: Smallholders’ Willingness to Pay for a Multiple-Use Water Scheme in Ethiopia. Journal of Development Studies, ISSN: 0022-0388: 15. Download [PDF | 543.30KB]
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Sanfo, S., B. Barbier, I.W.P. Dabiré, P.L.G. Vlek, W.M. Fonta, B. Ibrahim and B. Barry. 2017. Rainfall variability adaptation strategies: An ex-ante assessment of supplemental irrigation from farm ponds in southern Burkina Faso. Agricultural Systems, 152: 80-89. Further Information


Awan, U.K., Ibrakhimov, M., Benli, B., Lamers JPA, Liqiat UW. 2016. A new concept of irrigation response units for effective management of surface and groundwater resources: a case study from the multi-country Fergana Valley, Central Asia. Irrigation Science (Irrig Sci), : 1-14. (Open Access) Further Information
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
Bhaduri A., J. Bogardi, A. Siddiqi, H. Voigt, C. Vörösmarty, C. Pahl-Wostl, S. E. Bunn, P. Shrivastava, R. Lawford, S. Foster, H. Kremer, F. G. Renaud, A. Bruns and V. R. Osuna. 2016. Achieving sustainables development goals from a water perspective. Frontiers in Environmental Science, doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2016.00064. (Open Access)
Bobojonov I., E. Berg, J. Franz-Vasdeki, C. Martius and J.P.A. Lamers. 2016. Income and irrigation water use efficiency under climate change: An application of spatial stochastic crop and water allocation model to Western Uzbekistan. Climate Risk Management, DOI: 10.1016/j.crm.2016.05.004 .
Eshtawi, T., M. Evers, B. Tischbein and B. Diekkrüger.. 2016. Integrated hydrologic modeling as a key for sustainable urban water resources planning. Water Research, : doi:10.1016/j.watres.2016.05.061. Further Information
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Grizzetti, B., D. Lanzanova, C. Liquete, A. Reynaud, A.C. Cardoso. 2016. Assessing water ecosystem services for water resource management. Environmental Science & Policy, 61: 194-203. Further Information
Ibrahim B., D. Wisser, B. Barry, T. Fowe and A. Aduna. 2016. Hydrological predictions for small ungauged watersheds in the Sudanian zone of the Volta basin in West Africa. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 4: 386-397.
Karabulut, A., B. Egoh, D. Lanzanova, B. Grizzetti, G. Bidoglio, L. Pagliero, F. Bouraoui, A. Aloe, A. Reynaud, J. Maes, I. Vandecasteele, S. Mubareka. 2016. Mapping water provisioning services to support the water-food-energy-ecosystem nexus in the Danube river basin. Ecosystem Services, 17: 278-292. Further Information
Oyerinde G., D. Wisser, F. Hountondji, A.J. Odofin, A.E. Lawin, A. Afouda and B. Bernd Diekkrüger. 2016. Quantifying Uncertainties in Modeling Climate Change Impacts on Hydropower Production. Climate, 34: DOI: 10.3390/cli4030034. Further Information
Reynaud, A., D. Lanzanova, A. de Roo, M. B. Milovanovic. 2016. Informing water policies with a residential water demand: The case of Serbia. European Journal of Comparative Economics, 13 (2): 247-266.
Saravanan VS, Marissa Ayessa Idenal, Shahin Saiyed, Deepak Saxena and Solvay Gerke. 2016. Urbanization and human health in urban India: institutional analysis of water-borne diseases in Ahmedabad. Health Policy and Planning, doi: 010.1093/heapol/czw039: 1-11. Download [PDF | 168.33KB]
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Su Y, Hammond J, Villamor GB, Grumbine RE, Xu J, Hyde K, Pagella T, Sujakhu NM, Ma X. 2016. Tourism leads to wealth but increased vulnerability: a double-edged sword in Lijiang, South-West China. Water International, 41(5): 682-697. Further Information
von Braun, J. and A. Mirzabaev. 2016. Nexus scientific research: Theory and approach serving sustainable development. In: Dodds, F. & J. Bartam (eds.): The Water, Food, Energy and Climate Nexus: Challenges and an agenda for action. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 58-71.
Yang, H, Villamor, GB, Su, Y, Wang, M and Xu, J. 2016. Land-use response to drought scenarios and water policy intervention in Lijiang, SW China. Land Use Policy, 57(30): 377-387.
Yira Y., Diekkrüger B., Steup G., Bossa A. Y.. 2016. Modeling land use change impacts on water resources in a tropical West African catchment (Dano, Burkina Faso). Journal of Hydrology, 537: 187-199. Further Information


Awan, U.K., Tischbein, B., Martius, C. 2015. Simulating groundwater dynamics using feflow-3d groundwater model under complex irrigation and drainage network of dryland ecosystems of central asia. Irrigation and Drainage, 64 (2): 283-296.
Awan, U.K., Tischbein, B., Martius, M. 2015. Simulating Groundwater Dynamics Using Feflow-3D Groundwater Model Under Complex Irrigation and Drainage Network of Dryland Ecosystems of Central Asia. Irrigation and Drainage, 64 (2): 283-296.
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
Eshtawi, T., Evers, M., Tischbein, B. 2015. Potential impacts of urban area expansion on groundwater level in the Gaza Strip: a spatial-temporal assessment. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 8 (12): 10565-10584.
Eshtawi, T., M. Evers, B. Tischbein. 2015. Quantifying the impact of urban area expansion on groundwater recharge and surface runoff. Hydrological Sciences Journal, DOI: 10.1080/02626667.2014.1000916.
Grogan D.S., F. Zhang, A. Prusevich, D. Wisser, S. Glidden. 2015. Quantifying the link between crop production and mined groundwater irrigation in China. Science of The Total Environment, 511: 161-175.
M. Idrissou, D.F. Ngom, R. Malou, B. Vayssade and A.-L. Courbis To. 2015. Water balance simulation for resource evaluation at the catchment scale: application to the Nema (Sudano-Sahelian zone, Senegal). Hydrological Sciences Journal, 60 (9): 1620-1630. Further Information
Musau J, Sang J, Gathenya JM, Luedeling E. 2015. Hydrological responses to climate change in Mt. Elgon watersheds. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 3: 233-246. (Open Access) Further Information
Naz, F.. 2015. Water, Water Lords, and Caste: A Village Study from Gujarat, India. Capitalism Nature Socialism, DOI:10.1080/10455752.2015.1066835. Further Information
Said, D. A. Kurani, S. Amanov and A. Ballvora. 2015. Non-invasive assessment of leaf water status using a dual-mode microwave resonator. Plant Methods, 11 (1): DOI: 10.1186/s13007-015-0054-x.
Saravanan V.S., D. Mavalankar, S.P. Kulkarni, S. Nussbaum, and M. Weigelt. 2015. Metabolized-Water Breeding Diseases in Urban India - Sociospatiality of Water Problems and Health Burden in Ahmedabad City. Journal of Industrial Ecology , 19: 93-103. Download [PDF | 1.66MB]