ZEF theme: Food and nutrition


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


Baumüller, H., Oliva, M.J. and Mohan, S.  2007.  Biotechnology: Addressing Key Trade and Sustainability Issues.  Geneva: ICTSD 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)


Belay, K. and D. Abebaw.  2004.  Challenges facing agricultural Extension Agents: A case study from Southwestern Ethiopia.  African Development Review, 16 (1)   : 139-168   .
Senbeta, F.  2004.  The paradox of forest conservation and food security in Ethiopia.  In: Fenta, T. and O. Ali (eds.): Challenges and Prospects of Food Security in Ethiopia.   pp. 317-328. 


Sedik, D., S. Sotnikov, Sergey and D. Wiesmann.  2003.  Food security in the Russian Federation.  FAO Economic and Social Development Paper 153, FAO, Rome


Bigdon, C. and B. Korf.  2002.  The Role of Development Aid in Conflict Transformation – Facilitating Empowerment Processes and Community Building.  In: Austin, A., Fischer, M. and Ropers, N (eds.): Berghof-Handbook for Conflict Transformation. Berghof-Foundation for Constructive Conflict Transformation, Berlin.  
v. Braun, J., P. Wobst and U. Grote.  2002.  Development Box and Special and Differential Treatment for Food Security of Developing Countries: Potentials, Limitations, and Implementation Issues. ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy 47.  Download [PDF | 565.81KB]
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