Department: ZEF C


Noulèkoun F., Lamers J.P.A., Naab J., Khamzina A..  2017.  Shoot and root responses of woody species to silvicultural management for afforestation of degraded croplands in the Sudano-Sahelian zone of Benin.  Forest Ecology and Management, 385   : 254–263   . Further Information
Oyiga BC, Sharma RC, Baum M, Ogbonnaya FC, Léon J, Agim Ballvora.  2017.  Allelic variations and differential expressions detected at quantitative trait loci for salt stress tolerance in wheat.  Plant, Cell and Environment, DOI: 10.1111/pce.12898   . Further Information
Partey S. T., D.A. Sarfo, O. B. Frith, M. Kwaku, and N.V. Thevathasan.  2017.  Potentials of Bamboo-Based Agroforestry for Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review.  Agricultural Research , 6   : 22-32   . Further Information
Partey, S. T., O.B. Frith, M.Y. Kwaku and A.A. Sarfo.  2017.  Comparative life cycle analysis of producing charcoal from bamboo, teak, and acacia species in Ghana.  The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment,, 22 (5)   : 758-766   .
Rensch C, Bruchhausen W.  2017.  Medical science meets development aid.  Medical History, 1   : 1-24   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF | 199.69KB]
Rodriguez Osuna V., G. Navarro Sánchez, J.H. Sommer, L. Biber-Freudenberge.  2017.  Towards the integration of biodiversity in Environmental Impact Assessments of Bolivia.  Center for Development Research (ZEF), Universidad Católica Boliviana (UCB). Editorial Inia, Cochabamba, Bolivia.
Rwomushana I, F. Khamis, T.G. Grout, S.A. Mohamed, M. Setamou, C. Borgemeister, H.M. Heya, C. Tanga, P.W. Nderitu, Z.S. Seguni, C.L. Materu and S. Ekesi.  2017.  Detection of Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Liviidae) in Kenya and potential implication for the spread of Huanglongbing disease in East Africa.  Biological Invasions, 10.1007/s10530-017-1502-5   .
Saini, R.K., B.O. Orindi, N. Mbahin, J.A. Andoke, P.N. Muasa, D.M. Mbuvi, C.A. Muya, J.A. Pickett and C. Borgemeiste.  2017.  Protecting cows in small holder farms in East Africa from tsetse flies by mimicking the odor profile of a non- host bovid.  PLoS NTD , 11 (10)   . Further Information
Sanfo S., Fonta W. M., Diasso, UJ, Nikiema MP., Lamers, JPA, Tondoh JE.  2017.  Climate- and Environment-Induced Intervillage Migration in Southwestern Burkina Faso, West Africa.  American Meteorological Society, 9   : 823-837   .
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
Santos, F., O. Dubovyk and G. Menz.  2017.  Monitoring forest dynamics in the Andean Amazon: The applicability of breakpoint detection methods using Landsat time-series and genetic algorithms.  Remote Sensing, 9 (1)   : 68   . Further Information
Sarah Nischalke and Suman Bisht.  2017.  Challenges to women as food and risk managers in the context of floods: A case study from Tinsukia, Assam.  In: Sanjoy Hazarika and Reshmi Banerjee (eds.): Gender, Poverty and Livelihood in the Eastern Himalayas. Routledge India.   67-84. 
Saravanan, V.S., M.J. Cho, S.Z. Tan, D. Fayzieva and C. Sebaly.  2017.  Spatial Distribution and Trends of Waterborne Diseases in Tashkent Province.  Central Asian Journal of Global Health, 1 (6)   : 14   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Schmitt CB, Crowther TW, Demissew S, Matheka K & Senbeta F.  2017.  RE: The extent of forest in dryland biomes.  Science, e-letter   :   . Further Information
Sepúlveda-Lozada, A., U. Saint-Paul, M. Mendoza-Carranza, M. Wolff, A. Yáñez-Arancibia.  2017.  Flood pulse induced changes in isotopic niche and resource utilization of consumers in a Mexican floodplain system.  doi:10.1007/s00027-017-0520-9   : Aquatic Sciences   .
Siebert, S., H. Webber, E. Eyshi Rezaei.  2017.  Weather impacts on crop yields - searching for simple answers to a complex problem.  Environmental Research Letters, 12   : 064008   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Tonnang, H.E.Z., B.D.B. Hervé, L. Biber-Freudenberger, D. Salifu, S. Subramanian, V.B. Ngowi, R.Y.A. Guimapi, B. Anani, F.M.M. Kakmeni, H. Affognon, S. Niassy, T. Landmann, F.T. Ndjomatchoua.  2017.  Advances in crop insect modelling methods—Towards a whole system approach.  Ecological Modelling, 354   : 88-103   . Further Information
Villamor GB, van Noordwijk M, Leimona B, Duguma L.  2017.  Tradeoffs (Chapter 3).  In: Namirembe S, Leimona B, van Noordwijk M, Minang P (eds.): Co-investment in ecosystem services: global lessons from payment and incentive schemes. World Agroforestry Centre.   1-10.  (Open Acess)  Further Information
Villamor, GB, Catacutan, DC, Truong, VAT, Thi, LD.  2017.  Tree-cover transition in Northern Vietnam from a gender-specific land-use preferences perspective.  Land Use Policy, 61   : 53-62   . Further Information
Vlek, P.L.G., A. Khamzina A and L. Tamene.  2017.  Land degradation and the Sustainable Development Goals: Threats and potential remedies.  CIAT Publication No. 440. International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Nairobi, Kenya. Further Information
Vlek, P.L.G., Khamzina, A., H. Azadi, A. Bhaduri, K. Bharati, A. Braimoh, C. Martius, T. Sunderland and F. Taheri..  2017.  Trade-Offs in Multi-Purpose Land Use under Land Degradation.  Sustainability, 9, doi:10.3390/su9122196   . Further Information
Vlek, P.L.G., R. Eshchanov, S. Khodjaniyazov, I., Rudenko, J. Lamers.  2017.  From Theory to Practice: Challenges and Constraints to Introducing Education for Sustainable Development in Uzbekistan, Central Asia.  In: Michelsen, G and Wells, P. J. (eds.): A decade of progress on education for sustainable development. Reflections of the UNESCO chairs programme . UNESCO, Paris.   59-65. 
Wang, E., P. Martre, Z. Zhao, F. Ewert, A. Maiorano, R. Rötter, B. Kimball, M. Ottman, G. Wall, J. White, M. Reynolds, P. Alderman, P. Aggarwal, J. Anothai, B. Basso, C. Biernath, D. Cammarano, A. Challinor, G. De Sanctis, J. Doltra, E. Fereres, et al.  2017.  The uncertainty of crop yield projections is reduced by improved temperature response functions.  Nature Plants , 3   : 17102   . Further Information
Webber H., Martre P., S. Asseng, B. Kimball, J. Whited, M. Ottman, G.W. Walld, G. De Sanctis, J. Doltra, R. Grant, B. Kassie, A. Maiorano, J. E. Olesen, D. Ripoche, E.E. Rezaei, M.A. Semenov, P. Stratonovitch andF. Ewert.  2017.  Canopy temperature for simulation of heat stress in irrigated wheat in a semi-arid environment: A multi-model comparison.  Field Crops Research , 202   : 21-35   . Further Information
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
Wüstemann H., A. Bonn, C. Albert, C. Bertram, L. Biber-Freudenberger, A. Dehnhardt, R. Döring, P. Elsasser, V. Hartje, D. Mehl, J. Kantelhardt, K. Rehdanz, L. Schaller, M. Scholz and D. Thrän.  2017.  Synergies and trade-offs between nature conservation and climate policy: Insights from the ‘‘Natural Capital Germany – TEEB DE” study.  Ecosystem Services, 24   : 187-199   . Further Information
Yin H., Khamzina A., Pflugmacher D., Martius C.  2017.  Forest cover mapping in post-Soviet Central Asia using multi-resolution remote sensing imagery.  Scientific Reports, 7   : 1375   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Yira, Y., Diekkrüger B, Steup G. and Bossa A.Y..  2017.  Impact of climate change on hydrological conditions in a tropical West African catchment using an ensemble of climate simulations.  Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21   : 2143-2161   . Further Information


Ackom, E. and D.T. Benefoh.  2016.  Energy and low carbon development efforts in Ghana: institutional arrangements, initiatives, challenges and the way forward.  AIMS Energy, 4 (3)   : 481-503   .
Adhikari, N and Denich, M.  2016.  Dung availability for biogas production in rural Nepal.  Journal of Global Ecology and Environment , 3 (4)   . 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
Aynekulu, E., R. Aerts, M. Denich, and H.-J. Boehmer.  2016.  Plant diversity and regeneration in a disturbed isolated dry Afromontane forest in northern Ethiopia.  Folia Geobotanica, DOI: 10.1007/s12224-016-9247-y   .
Baral, N.R., N. Adhikari and P. Neupane.  2016.  Cooking fuel from Jatropha Curcas feedstock: An experiment based techno-economic analysis.  Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining, DOI: 10.1002/bbb.1721   . Further Information
Baumert S., Khamzina A., Vlek P.L.G.  2016.  Soil carbon sequestration in Jatropha curcas systems of Burkina Faso.  Land Degradation & Development, 27   : 1813–1819   .
Bekchanov M., Lamers JPA.  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   : 253   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Beuchelt, T.  2016.  Gender, Social Equity and Innovations in Smallholder Farming Systems: Pitfalls and Pathways.  In: Franz W. Gatzweiler und Joachim von Braun (eds.): Technological and Institutional Innovations for Marginalized Smallholders in Agricultural Development. Springer.   181-198.  (Open Acess)  Download [PDF | 251.41KB]
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)  
Biber-Freudenberger L, J. Ziemacki, H.E.Z. Tonnang, C. Borgemeister.  2016.  Future Risks of Pest Species under Changing Climatic Conditions.  PloS ONE, 11(4)   : 17   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Biber-Freudenberger, Lisa; Ziemacki, Jasmin; Tonnang, Henri E. Z.; Borgemeister, Christian.  2016.  Future Risks of Pest Species under Changing Climatic Conditions.  PLOS ONE, : 17   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Bleymann, K.; Jackson-Morris, A.; Lyall, E.; Aslam, F.; Bam, T.S.h; Chowdhury, I.; Daouda, E.A.; Espinosa, M.; Romo, J.; Singh, R.J; Semple, S.  2016.  Low-Cost Air Quality Monitoring Methods to Assess Compliance With Smoke-Free Regulations: A Multi-Center Study in Six Low- and Middle-Income Countries.  Nicotine & tobacco research, 5   : 1258-1264   .