ZEF theme: Health, nutrition and ecosystems


Aidoo, O.W., Tanga, C.M., Paris, T.M., Allan, S.A., Mohamed, S.A., Khamis, F.M., Sétamou, M., Borgemeister, C. and S. Ekesi.  2019.  Size and shape analysis of Trioza erytreae Del Guercio (Hemiptera: Triozidae), vector of citrus huanglongbing disease.  Pest. Manag. Sc., 75 : 760-771 . Further Information
Anthonj, C., B. Diekkrüger, C. Borgemeister and T. Kistemann.  2019.  Health risk perceptions and local knowledge of water-related infectious disease exposure among Kenyan wetland communities.  Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 222 (1) : 34-48 . Further Information
Baye K., K. Hirvonen, M. Dereje and R. Remans.  2019.  Energy and nutrient production in Ethiopia, 2011-2015: Implications to supporting healthy diets and food systems.  PLoS ONE, 14 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Bhopal, Anand; Blanchard, Kevin; Weber, Regine; Murray, Virginia.  2019.  Disasters and Food Security: The Impact on Health.  International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 33 : https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2018.05.008 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Callo-Concha, D., Jemal O. and H. Seyoum.  2019.  Local Alternatives to Local Problems: The Contribution of Agroforestry System By-products to Food and Nutrition Security of Communities in Southwestern Ethiopia.  Food Studies, 9(1) : 29-42 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Cory W. Whitney.  2019.  ethnobotanyR v0.1.6.  (Open Acess) Download [ZIP | 940.85KB]
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Cory W. Whitney.  2019.  ethnobotanyR v0.1.5.  (Open Acess)Further Information
Fears, R., C. Canales, V. Ter Meulen and J. von Braun.  2019.  Transforming food systems to deliver healthy, sustainable diets—the view from the world's science academies.  The Lancet Planet Health, . (Open Access)  Further Information
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
Okyere, C. Y. and E. H. Pangaribowo.  2019.  Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Practices among Selected Public Basic Schools in Southern Ghana.  Ghana Social Science Journal, 15 (2) : 90-117 . Further Information
Shumo, M., Khamis, F.M. , Tanga, C.M., Fiaboe, K.M, Subramanian, S. , Ekesi, S., van Huis, A. , and Borgemeister, C..  2019.  Influence of Temperature on Selected Life-History Traits of Black Soldier Fly (Hermetia illucens) Reared on Two Common Urban Organic Waste Streams in Kenya. Animals.  Animals, 9(3) : 79 . Further Information
Tchouassi, D.P., Marklewitz, M., Chepkorir, E., Zirkel, F., Agha, S.B., Tigoi, C.C., Koskei, E., Drosten, C., Borgemeister, C., Torto, B., Junglen, S. & R. Sang.  2019.  Sand Fly–Associated Phlebovirus with Evidence of Neutralizing Antibodies in Humans, Kenya.  Emerging Infectious Diseases, 25 (4) : 681-690 . Further Information


Aidoo, O.W., C.M. Tanga, F.M. Khamis, B.A. Rasowo, S.A. Mohamed, B.K. Badii, D.Salifu, S. Eksi and C. Borgemeister.  2018.  Host suitability and feeding preference of the African citrus triozid Trioza erytreae Del Guercio (Hemiptera: Triozidae), natural vector of “Candidatus Liberibacter africanus”.  J. Appl. Ent., : 1-9 . Further Information
Bekchanov M , A Mirzabaev.  2018.  Circular economy of composting in Sri Lanka: Opportunities and challenges for reducing waste related pollution and improving soil health.  Journal of Cleaner Production, 202 : 1107-1119 . Further Information
Biber-Freudenberger, L.; M. Denich; C. Whitney; T. Beuchelt; H. Jaenicke; G. Kelboro; C. B. Schmitt; J. H. Sommer.  2018.  More inter- and transdisciplinary research needed in agroecology.  (Misc. 52(2)) 31-33 (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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Brockhaus, J., Haile, M. G., & von Braun.  2018.  Short-Term Risks for Food and Nutrition Security – Causes, Impacts, and Responses.  In: Josling, T. (eds.): Handbook of international food and agricultural policies. New Jersey: World Scientific Publishing.  157-198. 
Cory W. Whitney.  2018.  Collecting Food, Cultivating People: Subsistence and Society in Central Africa. By Kathryn M. de Luna. 2016. Yale University Press, New Haven. 332 pp..  Ethnobiology Letters, 9(2) : 321-322 . (Open Access)  Download [PDF]
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G. Desalegn and S.N. Ali.  2018.  Review of the Impact of Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) on Rural Welfare in Ethiopia.  (ZEF Working Paper 173) Download [PDF | 2.25MB]
Hasan, M.M. and N. Gerber.  2018.  Bacterial contamination of drinking water and food utensils: Impacts of piped water on child health in north-western Bangladesh.  Water Resources and Rural Development, 10 : 33-44 . Further Information
Jemal O., Callo-Concha D, van Noordwijk M.  2018.  Local Agroforestry Practices for Food and Nutrition Security of Smallholder Farm Households in Southwestern Ethiopia.  Sustainability, 10 (8) : 2722 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Jemal, O., Callo-Concha, D., van Noordwijk, M..  2018.  Local Agroforestry Practices for Food and Nutrition Security of Smallholder Farm Households in Southwestern Ethiopia.  Sustainability, 10 : 2722 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Juliana Minetto Gellert Paris, Ute Nöthlings, Christian Borgermeister.  2018.  Shifting towards sustainable and healthier dietary patterns in the Metropolis Ruhr, Germany. One Health & Food Safety Congress 2018.  Download [PDF | 718.61KB]
Muchemi, S.K., C.P.W. Zebitz, C. Borgemeister, K.S. Akutse, C.N. Foba, S. Ekesi and K.K.M. Fiaboe.  2018.  Acceptability and suitability of three Liriomyza species as host for the endoparasitoid Halticoptera arduine (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae).  Journal of Environmental Entomology, 111 (3) : 1137-1143 .
Muli, C., Gerber, N., Sakketa, T.G. and A. Mirzabaev.  2018.  Ecosystem tipping points due to variable water availability and cascading effects on food security in Sub-Saharan Africa.  (ZEF Working Paper 174) Download [PDF | 1.74MB]
Njiraini, G., Ngigi, M. and E. Baraké.  2018.  Women in African Agriculture: Integrating Women into Value Chains to Build a Stronger Sector.  (ZEF Working Paper 175) Download [PDF | 2.09MB]
Qadir, M., Schubert, S., Oster, J. D., Sposito, G., Minhas, P. S., Cheraghi, S. A. M., Murtaza G., Mirzabaev A., Muhammad Saqib.  2018.  High magnesium waters and soils: Emerging environmental and food security constraints.  Science of the Total Environment, 642 : 1108–1117 .
Ramanathan V., M. Sanchez Sorondo, P. Dasgupta, J. von Braun, and David G. Victor.  2018.  Climate Extremes and Global Health.  Foreign Affairs, August 1, 2018 . Further Information
Sandul Yasobant, Walter Bruchhausen, Deepak Saxena, Timo Falkenberg.  2018.  Convergence model for effectual prevention and control of zoonotic diseases: a health system study on ‘One Health’ approach in Ahmedabad, India.  Health Research Policy and Systems, 16 : 124 . (Open Access)  Download [PDF | 822.22KB]
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Sayer, C.A.; Carr, J.A.; Whitney, C.W..  2018.  The status and distribution of freshwater plants in the Lake Victoria Basin.  In: Sayer, C.A., L. Máiz-Tomé, W.R.T. Darwall (eds.): Freshwater biodiversity in the Lake Victoria Basin: Guidance for species conservation, site protection, climate resilience and sustainable livelihoods. . IUCN UK, IUCN Gland, Switzerland.  99-109.  (Open Acess)  Download [PDF]
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Till Ludwig.  2018.  An egg for an egg and a bean for a bean?.  (ZEF Discussion Paper 247) Download [PDF | 848.75KB]
Usman M.A., N. Gerber and E.H. Pangaribowo.  2018.  Drivers of microbiological quality of household drinking water –a case study in rural Ethiopia.  Journal of Water and Health, 2(16): doi 10.2166/wh.2017.069 : 275-288 .
Usman, M. A., Gerber, N., and Pangaribowo, E. H..  2018.  Drivers of microbiological quality of household drinking water – a case study in rural Ethiopia.  Journal of Water and Health, 16(2): 275-288 .
von Braun, J.  2018.  Bioeconomy – The global trend and its implications for sustainability and food security.  Global Food Security, 19 : 81-83 . Further Information
von Braun, J.  2018.  Economic and Political Innovation for Nutritional Improvement.  In: Biesalski, H. K. & Birner, R. (eds.): Hidden Hunger: Strategies to Improve Nutrition Quality, World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, Vol. 118. Basel; New York: Karger.  1-9. 
Whitney C W, Shepherd K D, Rosenstock T S, Krawinkel M, Luedeling E..  2018.  Modelling the Impacts of Uganda’s Vision 2040 Policy on Household Nutrition.  (Misc. 39) 4 (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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Whitney C W, Shepherd K D, Rosenstock T S, Luedeling E.  2018.  Decision Analysis to Support Agriculture for Nutrition.  (Misc. 38) 4 (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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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. W.; Lanzanova, D.; Muchiri, C.; Shepherd, K.; Rosenstock, T.; Krawinkel, M.; Tabuti, J. R. S.; Luedeling, E..  2018.  Probabilistic Decision Tools for Determining Impacts of Agricultural Development Policy on Household Nutrition.  Earth’s Future, 6(3) : 359-372 . (Open Access)  Download [PDF]
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Whitney, C., K. Shepherd and E. Luedeling, E..  2018.  Decision Analysis Methods Guide; Agricultural Policy for Nutrition.  World Agroforestry Centre. Nairobi, Kenya. (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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Whitney, C.; Luedeling, E..  2018.  How governments can monitor progress towards better nutrition.  (Open Acess)Further Information