ZEF theme: Biodiversity

2022

Hicks, G, J.K. Dickens, C. Torres, E. Walker, S. D. Ríos, L. Doldan, I. Torre, A.J. Lesterhuis, H. Del Castillo, O. Rodríguez, and P. Smith.  2022.  The avifauna of the Paraguayan Department of Ñeembucú.  Boletin del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural del Paraguay , 26   : 1 - 54   . Further Information
Tadesse E.K., Noulèkoun F., Son Y., Khamzina A..  2022.  Woody species diversity, structural composition, and human use of church forests in central Ethiopia.  Forest Ecology and Management, 506   : 119991   . Further Information
Tisler, T.R., F.Z. Teixeira and R.A.A. Nóbrega.  2022.  Conservation opportunities and challenges in Brazil’s roadless and railroad-less areas.  Science Advances, 8 (9)   . (Open Access)   Further Information

2021

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Adhikari, N and Adhikari, R.  2021.  Analysis of biogas production potential based on livestock dung availability: A case of household biogas plants in Nepal.  Taylor & Francis, . Further Information
Aragaw S.H., Nohr D. and D. Callo-Concha.  2021.  Nutritional potential of underutilized edible plant species in coffee agroforestry systems of Yayu, southwestern Ethiopia.  Agroforestry Systems, . (Open Access)   Further Information
Brackhane S, Reif A, Zin E & Schmitt CB.  2021.  Are natural disturbances represented in strictly protected areas in Germany?.  Global Ecology and Conservation, e01436   : 21   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Cisneros, E., J. Börner, S. Pagiola and S. Wunder.  2021.  Impacts of conservation incentives in protected areas: The case of Bolsa Floresta, Brazil.  Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 111   . Further Information
Cuni Sanchez, A., M. Sullivan, P.Platts, C. Schmitt.  2021.  High aboveground carbon stock of African tropical montane forests.  Nature, 596 (7873)   . Further Information
Förster, J. J., Downsborough, L., Biber-Freudenberger, L., Mensuro, G. K., & Börner, J..  2021.  Exploring criteria for transformative policy capacity in the context of South Africa’s biodiversity economy..  Policy Sciences, 54(1)   : 209-237   .
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
Guidice, R. and J. Börner.  2021.  Benefits and costs of incentive-based forest conservation in the Peruvian Amazon.  Forest Policy and Economics , 131   : 102559   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Jendritzki, I.G., Tonnang, H.E.Z., Calatayud, P-A., Borgemeister, C., Johansson, T., Biber-Freudenberger, L..  2021.  Uncertainties In The Effectiveness of Biological Control of Stem Borers Under Different Climate Change Scenarios In Eastern Africa.  Research Square, . (Open Access)   Further Information
Kamau, J.W., C. Schader, L. Biber-Freudenberger, T. Stellmacher, D. M. Amudavi, J. Landert, J. Blockeel, C. Whitney and 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
Matias, D.M.S., E.F. Pinto, M. Ramnath, and D. San Jose.  2021.  Local communities and wildlife consumption bans.  Nature Sustainability, 04   : 01   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Orozco Ortiz, J.M., S.L. Bauke, C. Borgemeister, E. Lehndorff and W. Amelung.  2021.  Bioturbation by black soldier fly larvae - Rapid soil formation with burial of ceramic artifacts.  PLoS ONE, 16(6):e0252032   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Schneider, F.D.S., D.M. Matias, S. Burkhart, L. Drees, T. Fickel, D. Hummel, S. Liehr, E. Schramm, and M. Mehring.  2021.  Biodiversity conservation as infectious disease prevention: why a social-ecological perspective is essential.  Global Sustainability, https://doi.org/10.1017/sus.2021.11   : 1-14   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Usman, M.A., and D. Callo-Concha.  2021.  The Role of Market Access and Household Dietary Diversity and Food Security in the Yayu Agroforestry Systems, Southwestern Ethiopia.  Agricultural and Food Economics, 9 (18)   . (Open Access)   Further Information

2020

Aleman JC & 32 co-authors, including Schmitt CB.  2020.  Floristic evidence for alternative biome states in tropical Africa.  PNAS, https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2011515117   : 1-8   . Further Information
Förster J.J., L. Downsborough, L. Biber- Freudenberger, G.K. Mensuro and J. Börner.  2020.  Exploring criteria for transformative policy capacity in the context of South Africa’s biodiversity economy.  Policy Sciences, DOI 10.1007/s11077-020-09385-0   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF]
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Habel JC, Nzau JM, Apfelbeck B, Bendzko T, Fischer C, Kimatu JN, Mwakumanya MA, Maghenda M, Mulwa RK, Rieckmann M, Shauri H, Teucher M & Schmitt CB..  2020.  Land scarcity, communication gaps and institutional confusions influence the loss of biodiversity in south-eastern Kenya.  Biodiversity and Conservation, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-020-02043-0   : 1-7   . 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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Matias, D.M..  2020.  COVID-19 and the need for social-ecological justice.  Further Information
Matias, D.M., L. Drees, U. Kasymov, D. Nandintsetseg, B. Batbuyan, T. Dashpurev, U. Dorj, G. Gonchigsumlaa, T. Müller, I. Ring and M. Mehring.  2020.  Mobility at risk: Sustaining the Mongolian steppe ecosystem – developing a vision. Stakeholder involvement and identification of drivers and pathways towards sustainable development.  ISOE-Materialien Soziale Ökologie, Nr. 62 Further Information
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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Muscarella R & 222 co-authors, including Schmitt CB.  2020.  The global abundance of tree palms.  Global Ecology and Biogeography, DOI: 10.1111/geb.13123   : 1-20   . (Open Access)   Further Information
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]
Nascimento, N., T.A.P. West, L. Biber-Freudenberger, E.R. de Sousa-Neto, J. Ometto and J. Börner.  2020.  A Bayesian network approach to modelling land-use decisions under environmental policy incentives in the Brazilian Amazon.  Journal of Land Use Science, : 1-15   . Further Information
Rosa Da Conceição H. and Börner J.  2020.  Understanding Adoption and Design of Incentive-Based Forest Conservation Policies: A Case Study of the SISA Program in Acre, Brazil.  In: Fuders F., Donoso P. (eds.): Ecological Economic and Socio Ecological Strategies for Forest Conservation. Springer, Cham.  
Teucher M, Schmitt CB, Wiese A, Apfelbeck B, Maghenda M, Pellikka P, Lens L & Habel JC.  2020.  Behind the fog: Forest degradation despite logging bans in an East African cloud forest.  Global Ecology and Conservation, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2020.e01024   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Veridiano, R.K.; Schröder, J.M.; Come, R.; Baldos, A.; Günter, S.  2020.  Towards Forest Landscape Restoration Programs in the Philippines: Evidence from Logged Forests and Mixed-Species Plantations.  Environments, 7(3)   : 22   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF]
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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
Yadessa, A., J. Burkhardt, E. Bekele, K. Hundera and H. Goldbach.  2020.  The major factors influencing coffee quality in Ethiopia: The case of wild Arabica coffee (Coffea arabica L.) from its natural habitat of southwest and southeast Afromontane rainforests.  African Journal of Plant Science , 14 (6), DOI: 10.5897/AJPS2020.1976   : 213-230   . Further Information

2019

Brackhane S, Schoof N, Reif A & Schmitt CB.  2019.  A new wilderness for Central Europe? — The potential for large strictly protected forest reserves in Germany.  Biological Conservation, 237   : 373-382   . Further Information
Cisneros, E., J. Börner, S. Pagiola and S. Wunder.  2019.  Impacts of conservation incentives in protected areas: The case of Bolsa Floresta, Brazi.  PES Learning Paper 2019-1. Environment, Natural Resources & Blue Economy, World Bank. Washington DC, USA. Further Information
Dadshani, S., R.C. Sharma, M. Baum, F.C. Ogbonnaya, J. Léon and A. Ballvora.  2019.  Multi-dimensional evaluation of response to salt stress in wheat.".  PLOS ONE, : 24   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Duguma, M.S., Feyssa, D. H., Biber-Freudenberger, L..  2019.  Agricultural Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services of Major Farming Systems: A Case Study in Yayo Coffee Forest Biosphere Reserve.  9(3)   : 48   .