ZEF theme: Food and nutrition


Knößlsdorfer, I., Sellare, J., & Qaim, M.  2021.  Effects of Fairtrade on farm household food security and living standards: Insights from Côte d’Ivoire.  Global Food Security, 29   . (Open Access)   Further Information


FAO.  2020.  Second rapid assessment of food and nutrition security in the context of COVID-19 in Bangladesh: May – July 2020. https://doi.org/10.4060/cb1018en.  https://doi.org/10.4060/cb1018en Further Information
FAO.  2020.  Rapid assessment of food and nutrition security in the context of COVID-19 in Bangladesh.  Further Information
Mwangi, V., Owuor, S., Kiteme, B., & Kirui, O.K.  2020.  Linking Household Food Security and Food Value Chains in North West Mt. Kenya..  Sustainability, 12   : 4999   . (Open Access)   Further Information


Boza, Sofía; Muñoz Jazmin; Núñez, Aracely.  2019.  Food Policy in Chile.  Further Information
Gerber, N., von Braun, J., Usman, M., Hasan, M.M., Okyere, C.Y., Vangani, R and Wiesmann, D..  2019.  Water, Sanitation and Agriculture Linkages With Health and Nutrition Improvement.  Further Information
Kornher, L. und M. Kalkuhl.  2019.  The gains of coordination - When does regional cooperation for food security make sense?.  Global Food Security, 22   : 37-45   .
Lanzanova D, Whitney C, Shepherd K, Luedeling E.  2019.  Improving development efficiency through decision analysis: reservoir protection in Burkina Faso.  Environmental Modelling & Software, 115   : 164–175   . Further Information


Marocco, Irene; Mukiibi, Edward; Wanyu, John; Whitney, Cory W..  2018.  Uganda from Earth to Table; Traditional Products and Dishes (Second edition).  Slow Food International. Bra, Italy. (Open Acess) Further Information
Till Ludwig.  2018.  An egg for an egg and a bean for a bean?.  (ZEF Discussion Paper 247) Download [PDF | 848.75KB]
Weber, Regine; Cisneros, Elías.  2018.  Assessing Monitoring and Early Warning Systems for Food Security Risks.  International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) > 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia Further Information
Whitney, C W; Shepherd K D; Krawinkel M; Luedeling E..  2018.  Integration of Fruit Trees into Agricultural Landscapes of Kenya can Help to Enhance Nutrition Security.  (Misc. no 40.) 4 (Open Acess) Further Information
Whitney, C; Luedeling, E.  2018.  Modeling the benefits of fruit trees in agricultural landscapes of Kenya.  (Open Acess)
Whitney, C., K. Shepherd and E. Luedeling, E..  2018.  Decision Analysis Methods Guide; Agricultural Policy for Nutrition.  ICRAF Working Paper series, Working Paper No. 275 World Agroforestry Centre. Nairobi, Kenya. (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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Kleemann, J., E. Celio, B.K. Nyarko, M. Jimenez-Martinez, C. Fürst.  2017.  Assessing the risk of seasonal food insecurity with an expert-based Bayesian Belief Network approach in northern Ghana, West Africa.  Ecological Complexity, 32   : 53-73   . Further Information
PARI.  2017.  Agricultural innovations at the the technological frontier in India.  (PARI Policy Brief 4) Download (english) [PDF | 639.20KB]
Regine Weber.  2017.  Die Ampel schaltet in Echtzeit um.  Download [PDF]
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


2016.  The Future of Rice Security Under Climate Change NTS Report No. 4 | July 2016 [Policy Paper].  Download [PDF | 2.24MB]
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PARI.  2016.  Potentials of Innovation for Food Security and Sustainable Agricultural Growth in sub-saharan Afric - Strategic Directions for Development Collaboration.  (PARI Policy Brief 1) Download (english) [PDF | 569.62KB]
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Virchow, D., Husmann, C. and Keatinge, J.D.H.  2016.  Possibilities and constraints of horticulture for development (H4D) - an overview.  Acta Horticulturae, 1128   : 291-298   . Further Information


Affognon, H., Mutungi, C., Sanginga, P. & C. Borgemeister.  2015.  Unpacking postharvest losses in sub-Saharan Africa: A meta-analysis.  World Development, 66   : 49-68   .
Boansi D. and Favour R.M..  2015.  Why the Persistent Increase in Ghana’s Rice Imports? Prescriptions for Future Rice Policy.  Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 7(4)   : 1-21 . DOI: 10.9734/AJAEES/2015/18834   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF | 614.76KB]
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Caballero-Anthony, M., Teng, P., Shrestha, M., Nair, T. and Lassa, JA.  2015.  Public Stockpiling and Food Security.  Download [PDF | 631.28KB]
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Whitney, Cory W.; Nyamukuru A.; Bahati, J.; Gebauer, J..  2015.  Local knowledge for food security in Uganda; Postharvest practices in homegardens of the Ugandan Southwest.  ADM Institute Download [PDF]
Wiesmann, D., Biesalski, H. K., von Grebmer, K. and J. Bernstein.  2015.  Methodological Review and Revision of the Global Hunger Index.  (ZEF Working Paper 139) Download [PDF | 2.65MB]


Boansi, D., Lokonon, B.O.K., Appah, J..  2014.  Determinants of Agricultural Export Trade: Case of Fresh Pineapple Exports from Ghana.  British Journal of Economics, Management and Trade, 4(11)   : 1736-1754. DOI: 10.9734/BJEMT/2014/10773   . Download [PDF | 612.89KB]
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Ergashev Alisher.  2014.  Why Fruit and Vegetable Production is Not Fruitful for Uzbek Farmers?.  Download [PDF]
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Hasan, M. M..  2014.  Climate Change Induced Marginality: Households’ Vulnerability in the Meal Consumption Frequencies.  American Journal of Environmental Protection, 3(3)   : 103-112   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Lassa, J.  2014.  Introduction: Asian food security under +2 to +4 C climate change. RSIS Special Report on Climate change impact on food security in Southeast Asia..  Download [PDF | 816.41KB]
Saravanan.V. S.  2014.  Sustainable or 'sustaining' development goals: The role of international agencies.  Governance Now: Of Policies and Politics, 5(18)   : 48-50   . Further Information


Boansi, D..  2013.  Response of rice output to price and non-price factors in Ghana. Journal of Advanced Research in Economics and International Business, (Volume 1, Winter), 2(2):118-125. Doi:10.14505/jareib.v1.2(2).05.  Download (english) [PDF]
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Boansi, D..  2013.  Acreage response of rice in Cote d'Ivoire: Macro-level response and some policy implications. Int. J. Agric. Policy. Res. 1(9):288-297. Nov 4, 2013.  Download (english) [PDF]
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Djanibekov, N., Rudenko, I., Lamers, J.P.A. and I. Bobojonov.  2010.  Pros and cons of cotton production in Uzbekistan. Case Study #7-9.  In: Pinstrup-Andersen, P. and F. Cheng (eds.): Food Policy for Developing Countries: Food Production and Supply Policies. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.   13.  Further Information


Rahut D. B., Hap Navy.  2007.  Poverty Impact Assessment in TSSLP Communes, Cambodia; Technical Report. Asian Development Bank TA 4197 CAM.. 
Rahut D. B., Hap Navy and B D Ratner.  2007.  Enabling Alternative Livelihoods for Aquatic Resource Dependent Communities of the Tonle Sap, Summary Research Note, Asian Development Bank TA 4669-CAM. 
Stein. A.J. and M. Qaim.  2007.  The human and economic cost of hidden hunger.  Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 28   : 125-134   . Further Information


Wiesmann, D.  2006.  2006 Global Hunger Index: A basis for cross-country comparisons.  Issue Brief 47. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute. http://www.ifpri.org/pubs/ib/ib47.pdf
Wiesmann, D.  2006.  A Global Hunger Index: Measurement concept, ranking of countries and trends.  Food Consumption and Nutrition Division Discussion Paper 212. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute. http://www.ifpri.org/divs/fcnd/dp/papers/fcndp212.pdf
Wiesmann, D., L. Weingärtner and I. Schöninger.  2006.  Herausforderung Hunger: Welthungerindex: Fakten, Ursachen, Entwicklungen.  Also available in English: The challenge of hunger: Global Hunger Index: Facts, determinants, and trends). Bonn and Washington, D.C.: Deutsche Welthungerhilfe (DWHH) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). http://www.welthungerhilfe.de/uploads/tx_dwhhinfomaterial/Welthunger-Index.pdf (German) and http://www.welthungerhilfe.de/fileadmin/media/pdf/Englische_Seite/IFPRI_lang.pdf (English)