ZEF theme: Food and nutrition


Oluoch, W.A., C. Borgemeister, J. De Deus Vidal Junior, T. Fremout, H. Gaisberger, C.Whitney, and C.B. Schmitt.  2024.  Predicted changes in distribution and richness of wild edible plants under climate change scenarios in northwestern Kenya.  Regional Environmental Change, 24(11)   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Paris, J. M. G., E. M. F. Lima, J. de A. F. F. Finger, W. R. Isidorio, C.Heinzel, T.Falkenberg, C. Borgemeister, U. M. Pinto, U. Nöthlings.  2024.  Changes in eating habits and lifestyle during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic across metropolitan regions in Brazil and Germany: A survey-based cross-sectional study.  Food Science and Nutrition, : 1-16   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Rajkhowa, P., H. Baumüller.  2024.  Assessing the potential of ICT to increase land and labour productivity in agriculture: Global and regional perspectives.  Journal of Agricultural Economics, . (Open Access)   Further Information


Abdalla, A., M. Becker, T. Stellmacher.  2023.  The Contribution of Agronomic Management to Sustainably Intensify Egypt’s Wheat Production.  Agriculture, 13(5), 978; MDPI, Basel   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Abdalla, A., T. Stellmacher, M. Becker.  2023.  Trends and Prospects of Change in Wheat Self-Sufficiency in Egypt.  Agriculture, 13(1): 7; MDPI, Basel   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Adan, M., Tonnang, H.E.Z., Greve, K., Borgemeister, C. & G. Goergen.  2023.  Use of time series normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) to monitor fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) damage on maize production systems in Africa.  Geocarto International, 38 (1)   : 2186492   . Further Information
Aidoo, O.F., Osei-Owusu, J., Yong Chia, S., Dofuor, A.K., Antwi-Agyakwa, A.K., Okyere, H., Gyan, M., Edusei, G., Ninsin, K.D., Duker, R.Q., Siddiqui, S.A. & C. Borgemeister.  2023.  Remediation of pesticide residues using ozone: A comprehensive overview.  Science of The Total Environment, Volume 894, 10 October 2023, 164933   : 164933   . Further Information
Aidoo, O.F., Souza, P.G.C., Silva, R.S., Júnior, P.A.S., Picanço, M.C., Heve, .W.K., Duker, R.Q., Ablormeti, R.K, Sétamou, M. & C. Borgemeister.  2023.  Modeling climate change impacts on potential global distribution of Tamarixia radiata Waterston (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae).  Science of The Total Environment, 864   : 160962   . Further Information
Amani K, Coulibaly RLK, Tondoh JE, Ouattara ZA, Sor S, Minhibo YM, Kouakou CK , Aynekulu E, Kouamé C..  2023.  Weather-informed recommendations for pests and diseases management in the cashew production zone of Côte d'Ivoire.  Sustainability, 2023, 15(15)   : 11877   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Ameye, H.  2023.  Dietary quality in rural areas, secondary towns, and cities: Insights from Tanzania.  Food Security, 1-22   . Further Information
Amondo, E.I., Nshakira‑Rukundo, E and Mirzabaev, A.  2023.  The effect of extreme weather events on child nutrition and health.  Food security, . (Open Access)   Further Information
Aung, M. T. T., Dürr, C. Borgemeister, J. Börner.  2023.  Factors affecting consumption of edible insects as food: entomophagy in Myanmar.  Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, online   : 1-20   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Baudry J, Neves F, Lairon D, Allès B, Langevin B, Brunin J, Berthy F, Danquah I, Touvier M, Hercberg S, Amiot MJ, Pointereau P, Kesse-Guyot E.  2023.  Sustainability analysis of the Mediterranean diet: results from the French NutriNet-Santé study.  Br J Nutr, : 1-16   . Further Information
Baumüller, H., Kubik, Z. and Getahun T. D.  2023.  Mechanization and automation in Africa’s agroprocessing sector: Implications for jobs and skill needs.  Further Information
Becker, M., Clavero, R., Maung, Z.N., Khin, O.M., Kong, S., Men, P., Regalado, M.J.C., Ro, S., Win, K.K., Pariyar, S..  2023.  Pathways and determinants of changing nutrient management in lowland rice-based systems of Southeast Asia.  Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 43   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Hansen L-S, Wothaya Kihagi G, Agure E, Muok EMO, Mank I, Danquah I, Sorgho R.  2023.  Sustainable home gardens in Western Kenya: A qualitative study for co-designing nutrition-sensitive interventions.  J Rural Studies, 103   : 103132   . Further Information
Herrmann A, Gonnet A, Millogo RM, d'Arc Kabré WJ, Beremwidougou TR, Coulibaly I, Ouili I, Zoromé S, Weil K, Fuelbert H, Soura A, Danquah I.  2023.  Sustainable dietary weight loss intervention and its effects on cardiometabolic parameters and greenhouse gas emissions: study protocol of a randomised controlled trial with overweight and obese adults in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.  BMJ Open, 13(4)   : e070524   . Further Information
Heuschkel, Z., C.W. Whitney, E. Luedeling.  2023.  Shades of sustainability – is there room for a new sustainability label in fruit production?.  ISHS Acta Horticulturae, XXXI International Horticultural Congress (IHC2022): International Symposium on Value Adding and Innovation Management in the Horticultural Sector   : 1380   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Ignowski, L., Belton, B., Tran, N., & Ameye, H.  2023.  Dietary inadequacy in Tanzania is linked to the rising cost of nutritious foods and consumption of food-away-from-home..  Global Food Security, 37, 100679   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Issahaku, G., L. Kornher, A.H.M. Saiful Islam, A. Abdul-Rahaman.  2023.  Heterogeneous impacts of home-gardening on household food and nutrition security in Rwanda.  Food Security, : 1-20   . Further Information
König, S., Weller, U., Betancur‐Corredor, B., Lang, B., Reitz, T., Wiesmeier, M., Wollschläger, U & Vogel, H. J..  2023.  BODIUM - a systemic approach to model the dynamics of soil functions.  European Journal of Soil Science, : doi: 10.1111/ejss.13411   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Kornher, L. and J. von Braun.  2023.  The global food crisis will not be over when international prices are back to normal.  (ZEF Policy Brief 42) Download (english) [PDF | 708.83KB]
Kornher, L. and J. von Braun.  2023.  The global food crisis will not be over when international prices are back to normal.  ZEF Policy Brief 42
Kornher, L. and J. von Braun.  2023.  COVID-19 economic impacts and social protection in African low and middle income countries..  ZEF Policy Brief 41
Kornher, L., Z. Kubik, B.B. Chichaibelu, M. Torero Cullen.  2023.  The aid-nutrition link–Does targeted development assistance related to food systems matter?.  World Development, 162   . Further Information
Liu, Z., Kornher, L. and M. Qaim.  2023.  Impacts of supermarkets on child nutrition in China.  (ZEF Discussion Paper 331) Download [PDF | 928.61KB]
Nana, AS , T Falkenberg, A Rechenburg, J Ntajal, JW Kamau, A Ayo, C Borgemeister.  2023.  Seasonal variation and risks of potentially toxic elements in agricultural lowlands of central Cameroon.  Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 45, pages 4007–4023   : 1-17   . Further Information
Neuenschwander, P., Borgemeister, C., De Groote, H., Sæthre, M.G. & M. Tamò.  2023.  Perspective article: Food security in tropical Africa through climate-smart plant health management.  Heliyon, 9 (4)   . Further Information
Nguyen, Ha L T, Lisa Biber-Freudenberger, Simone Kathrin Kriesemer, Eike Luedeling, Swe Zin Moe, Hoa Bui Thi Khanh, Thi Sau Nguyen, Thi Thu Giang Luu, and Cory Whitney.  2023.  Nutrition interventions for enhanced child health outcomes in Hanoi, Vietnam.  In Competing pathways for equitable food systems transformation: trade-offs and synergies. Berlin, Germany: Cuvillier. (Open Acess)
Nunoo, I., Boansi, D., Owusu, V..  2023.  Does the use of cocoa farmlands for artisanal small-scale gold mining really increase household food insecurity? Evidence from Ghana.  Resources Policy, 87, Part A   : 104329   . Further Information
Oliveira, G. M., Miranda, B. V., Saes, M. S. M., & Martino, G.  2023.  Opening the “black box” of food safety policy implementation: The efficiency-enhancing role of a private meso-institution.  Food Policy, 121   : 102528   . Further Information
Oluoch, W.A., Whitney, C., T.ermote, C., Borgemeister, C. & C.B. Schmitt.  2023.  Integrated participatory approach reveals perceived local availability of wild edible plants in northwestern Kenya.  Human Ecology, 51 (1)   : 59-74   . Further Information
Romero A.M.E., Jaffee S and Kumar N.,.  2023.  The nascent state of urban food policy action in Asian cities.  Global Food Security, 38   . Further Information
Shen, J., Z. Zhu, M. Qaim, S. Fan, X. Tian.  2023.  E-Commerce Improves Dietary Quality of Rural Households in China.  Agribusiness, . Further Information
Shen, J., Zhu, Z., Qaim, M., Fan, S. and X. Tian.  2023.  E-commerce improves dietary quality of rural households in China.  (ZEF Discussion Paper 329) Download [PDF | 1.21MB]
Tafesse A, Gechere, G, Asale A, Belay A, Recha JW, Aynekulu E, Berhane Z, Osano PM, Demissie TD, Solomon S..  2023.  Determinants of maize farmers market participation in Southern Ethiopia: Emphasis on demographic, socioeconomic and institutional factors.  Cogent Food & Agriculture, 9(1)   : 2191850   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Tham-Agyekum, E.K., Wongnaa, C.A., Kwapong, N.A., Boansi,D., Ankuyi, F., Prah, S., Bakang, J.-E.A., Okorley, E.L., Laten, E.,.  2023.  Impact of children’s appropriate work participation in cocoa farms on household welfare: Evidence from Ghana.  Journal of Agriculture and Food Research, 14   : 100901   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Uch, C.; Roeurn, S.; Ro, S.; Kano-Nakata, M.; Yamauchi, A.; Ehara, H..  2023.  Growth Performance of Photoperiod-Sensitive Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Varieties in Different Soil Types under Rainfed Condition in Cambodia.  Agriculture , 8   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Walakira, J.K., Hinrichsen, E., Tarus, V., Langi, S., Ibrahim, N.A., Badmus, O., Aziz, A. and Baumüller, H.  2023.  Scaling aquaculture for food security and employment in Africa: Insights from Egypt, Kenya and Nigeria.  Further Information
Weil K, Coulibaly I, Fuelbert H, Herrmann A, Millogo RM, Danquah I.  2023.  Dietary patterns and their socioeconomic factors of adherence among adults in urban Burkina Faso: a cross-sectional study.  J Health Popul Nutr, 42(1)   : 107   . Further Information