ZEF theme: Biodiversity

2021

2021.  Test. 
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, https://doi.org/10.1080/17597269.2021.1899363   . 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
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)   : 1-17   . (Open Access)  
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
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

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
Aye Mya Mon, Yinxian Shi, Xuefei Yang, Pyae Phyo Hein, Thaung Naing Oo, Cory W. Whitney, Yongping Yang.  2020.  The uses of fig (Ficus) by five ethnic minority communities in Southern Shan State, Myanmar.  16(5)   : 14   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF | 1.81MB]
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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: Kuyah, S., G.W. Sileshi, E. Luedeling, F.K. Akinnifesi, C.W. Whitney, J. Bayala, E. Kuntashula, K. Dimobe and P. L. Mafongoya. (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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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

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   .
Kamau, J.K., L. Biber-Freudenberger, J.P.A. Lamers, T. Stellmacher and C. Borgemeister.  2019.  Soil fertility and biodiversity on organic and conventional smallholder farms in Kenya.  Applied Soil Ecology, 134   : 85-97   . Further Information
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, 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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Matias, D.M.S., C. Borgemeister, A-M Sémah, and H. von Wehrden.  2019.  The role of linked social-ecological systems in a mobile agent-based ecosystem service from giant honey bees (Apis dorsata) in an indigenous community forest in Palawan, Philippines.  Human Ecology, 6(47)   : 905-915   . Further Information
Nero, B.F., D. Callo-Concha and M. Denich.  2019.  Increasing Urbanisation and the Role of Green Spaces in Urban Climate Resilience in Africa.  Environmental Change and African Societies. 10.1163/9789004410848_013.  
Schmitt CB, Kisangau D & Matheka KW.  2019.  Tree diversity in a human modified riparian forest landscape in semi-arid Kenya.  Forest Ecology and Management, 433   : 645-655   . Further Information
Schmitt CB, Frank A & Zander K.  2019.  Workshop report - Strategies for ecosystem and species conservation: Exploring lessons learnt from Australia and Africa.  Download [PDF]
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Tadesse E.K., A. Abdulkedir, A. Khamzina, Y. Son and F. Noulèkoun.  2019.  Contrasting species biodiversity and values in home gardens and traditional parkland agroforestry systems in Ethiopian sub-humid lowlands.  Forests, 10(3)   : 266   . (Open Access)   Further Information
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.  Tasev, Martina, Eduino Carbono, Lukas Pawera, Cory Whitney, and Zbynek Polesny. “Urban Ethnobotany: Medicinal Plants Used for the Treatment of Noncommunicable Diseases in Santa Marta, Colombia,” 1, 2019. (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
Thwe, Su Myat, Lukas Pawera, Cory Whitney, Zbynek Polesny.  2019.  Agrobiodiversity of Homegardens in Pyay District, Myanmar.  Thwe, Su Myat, Lukas Pawera, Cory Whitney, and Zbynek Polesny. “Agrobiodiversity of Homegardens in Pyay District, Myanmar.” In Tropentag 2019, 1, 2019. (Open Acess) Download [PDF | 697.44KB]
Veldman JW & 45 co-authors including Schmitt CB.  2019.  Comment on “The global tree restoration potential”.  Science, Vol. 366, Issue 6463   : eaay7976   . Further Information