ZEF theme: Health, nutrition and ecosystems


Aysajan Abdusalam, Yu Zhang, Maliyamu Abudoushalamu, Patiguli Maitusun, Cory W.Whitney, Xue-fei Yang, Yao Fu.  2020.  Documenting the heritage along the Silk Road: An ethnobotanical study of medicinal teas used in Southern Xinjiang, China.  Journal of Ethnopharmacology, . (Open Access)  Download [PDF | 1.45MB]
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Gatzweiler F., B. Fu, C. Rozenblat, H.-J. J. Su, I. Luginaah, J. Corburn, J.I. Boufford, J. Vela Valdes, B. Nguendo-Yongsi, P. Howden-Chapman, R.B. Singh, R. Cooper, T. Oni and Y.-G. Zhu.  2020.  COVID-19 reveals the systemic nature of urban health globally.  Cities & Health, DOI: 10.1080/23748834.2020.1763761 .
Guimapi, R.A., S.A. Mohamed, S. Ekesi, L. Biber-Freudenberger, C. Borgemeister, H. Tonnang.  2020.  Optimizing spatial positioning of traps in the context of integrated pest management.  Ecological Complexity, 41 .
Gupta D.D., A. Patel, D. Saxena, N. Koizumi, P. Trivedi, K. Patel, D. Raval, A. King and K. Chandler.  2020.  Choice‐Based Reminder Cues: Findings From an mHealth Study to Improve Tuberculosis (TB) Treatment Adherence Among the Urban Poor in India.  World Medical and Health Policy, 2 (12) . Review
Hasan M.M., J. Uddin, M.H. Pulok, N. Zaman and M. Hajizadeh.  2020.  Socioeconomic Inequalities in Child Malnutrition in Bangladesh: Do They Differ by Region?.  Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 17(3) : 1079 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Jéssica Francine Felappi, Jan Henning Sommer, Timo Falkenberg, Wiltrud Terlau, Theo Kötter.  2020.  Green infrastructure through the lens of “One Health”: A systematic review and integrative framework uncovering synergies and trade-offs between mental health and wildlife support in cities.  Science of The Total Environment, 748 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Ntajal, J., T. Falkenberg, T. Kistemann and M. Evers.  2020.  Influences of Land-Use Dynamics and Surface Water Systems Interactions on Water-Related Infectious Diseases—A Systematic Review.  Water, 12 (3),  : 631, DOI: 10.3390/w12030631 . Further Information
Okyere, C. Y..  2020.  Environmental quality, gender and health outcomes in Southern Ghana.  Environment, Development and Sustainability, . (Open Access)  Further Information
Pachillu Kalpana, Poonam Trivedi, Krupali Patel, Sandul Yasobant, Deepak Saxena.  2020.  Impending scope of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in the post COVID19 pandemic era: An opportunity call.  Indian Journal of Community Health, 32 (2) : 244-247 . (Open Access)  Review
Pariyar, S., S. Dadshani, C.B. Oyiga, J. Leon, A.A. Dababat and F.M.W. Grundler.  2020.  Dissecting the genetic complexity of fusarium crown rot resistance in wheat.  Nature Research Scientific Reports 10, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-60190-4 .
Poonam Trivedi, Krupali Patel, Sandul Yasobant, Pachillu Kalpana, Priya Bhavsar, Devang Raval, and Deepak Saxena.  2020.  Visually clean is not necessarily microbiologically safe: Learnings from WASH assessment of maternity units of Gujarat, India.  Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care , 9 (2) : 788-792 . (Open Access)  Review
Schmiege, D., Evers, M., Kistemann, T., Falkenberg, T..  2020.  What drives antibiotic use in the community? A systematic review of determinants in the human outpatient sector.  International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 226 : 113497 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Schmiege, D., Evers, M., Kistemann, T., Falkenberg, T..  2020.  What drives antibiotic use in the community? A systematic review of determinants in the human outpatient sector.  International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 226 : 11 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Sellare, J., E.-M. Meemken, & Qaim, M.  2020.  Fairtrade, Agrochemical Input Use, and Effects on Human Health and the Environment.  Ecological Economics, 176 . (Open Access)  Further Information


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 . Review
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
Bekchanov M..  2019.  Reaping economic and environmental benefits of scaling up nutrient recovery technologies for sustainable soil ecosystem services in Sri Lanka. Presentation at BioSC Symposium, 18-19 November 2019, Cologne, Germany.  Download [PDF]
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
Canales Holzeis, C., R. Fears, P.J. Moughan, T.G. Benton, S.L. Hendriks, M. Clegg, V. ter Meulen, Volker, and J. von Braun.  2019.  Food systems for delivering nutritious and sustainable diets: Perspectives from the global network of science academies.  Global Food Security, . (Open Access)  Further Information
Chimbaza M., H. Kankwamba, A. Mwangwela and W. Kamthunzi.  2019.  Post-harvest groundnut aflatoxin management among smallholder farmers in Malawi.  World Mycotoxin Journal, . Further Information
Cory W. Whitney.  2019.  EthnobotanyR: Calculate Quantitative Ethnobotany Indices [version 0.1.5].  (Open Acess) Download [PDF | 135.12KB]
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Dürr J., H. Andriamazaoro, S. Nischalke, N. Preteseille, A. Rabenjanahary, N. Randrianarison, C. Ratompoarison, A. Razafindrakotomamonjy, P. Straub, I. Wagler.  2019.  "It is edible, so we eat it": Insect supply and consumption in the central highlands of Madagascar.  International Journal of Tropical Insect Science, https://doi.org/10.1007/s42690-019- . Further Information
Elmqvist, T. F. Gatzweiler, E. Lindgren and J. Liu.  2019.  Resilience Management for Healthy Cities in a Changing Climate.  In: M.R. Marselle, J. Stadler, H. Korn, K.N. Irvine and A. Bonn (eds.): Biodiversity and Health in the Face of Climate Change. Springer.  411-424.  (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
Fiedler, K., H. Hauner, R. Hertwig, G. Huber, J. Mata, F. Rösler, J. Roosen, W. Stroebe and J. von Braun.  2019.  Übergewicht und Adipostas: Thesen und Empfehlungen zur Eindämmung der Epidemie.  Leopoldina Diskussion Nr. 22.
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
Okyere, C. Y., E. H. Pangaribowo, and N. Gerber.  2019.  Household Water Quality Testing and Information: Identifying Impacts on Health Outcomes, and Sanitation and Hygiene-related Risk-mitigating Behaviors.  Evaluation Review, . Further Information
Quispe-Zuniga M.R., Santos F., Callo-Concha D., Greve K..  2019.  Impact of Heavy Metals on Community Farming Activities in the Central Peruvian Andes.  Minerals, 10 (9) : 647- .
Sandul, Y., Bruchhausen, W., Saxena, D., Falkenberg, T..  2019.  One health collaboration for a resilient health system in India: Learnings from global initatives.  One Health, 8 : 100096 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Sandul, Y., Saxena, D., Bruchhausen, W., Memon, F.Z., Falkenberg, T..  2019.  Multi-sectoral prioritization of zoonotic diseases: One health perspective from Ahmedabad, India.  PLoS ONE, 14(7) : e0220152 . (Open Access)  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
Shumo, M., Osuga, I.M., Khamis, F.M., Tanga, C.M., Fiaboe, K.M.K., Subramanian, S., Ekesi, S., van Huis, A. & C. Borgemeister.  2019.  The nutritive value of black soldier fly larvae reared on common organic waste streams in Kenya.  Scientific Reports, . (Open Access)  Review
Tchouassi, D.P., M. Marklewitz, E. Chepkorir, F. Zirkel, S.B. Agha, C.C. Tigoi, E. Koskei, C. Drosten, C. Borgemeister, B. Torto, S. Junglen, and R. Sang.  2019.  Sand Fly Associated Phlebovirus with Evidence of Neutralizing Antibodies in Humans, Kenya.  Emerging Infectious Diseases, 25 (4) : 681-690 . Further Information
von Braun J..  2019.  Nutrition.  In: Kühnhardt. L. and Mayer, T. (eds.): The Bonn Handbook of Globality. Cham: Springer.  267-275.  Further Information
von Braun, J., N. Gerber and V. Abresch.  2019.  Social change and policies driving the transformation of consumption in the food systems.  In: Zeigler, R. S. (eds.): Sustaining Global Food Security: The Nexus of Science and Policy. CSIRO Publishing. 


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