ZEF theme: Innovation, knowledge and science policy

2020

Eguavoen, I. and E. Tambo.  2020.  Transformative learning for global change? Reflections on the WASCAL master programme in Climate Change and Education in the Gambia.  In: Haltermann, I. und J. Tischler (eds.): Environmental change and African societies. Climate and Culture Series. Brill. Leiden.  199-224.  Further Information
Tambo, J., E. Barake, A. Kouevi, and G.T. Munthali.  2020.  Copyright or copyleft: An assessment of farmer-innovators’ attitudes towards intellectual property rights.  Journal of Rural Studies, 74 : 133-144 . Further Information

2019

Antonio Rogmann, Ralf Kunkel, Seyni Salack, Belko Diallo.  2019.  Monitoring Climate Change in "Data-Scarce-Regions".  Further Information
Baumüller, H. and Kah M.M.O..  2019.  Going digital: harnessing the power of emerging technologies for the transformation of Southern African agriculture.  In: Sikora R.A., Terry E.R., Vlek P.L.G., and Chitja J. (eds.): Transforming Agriculture in Southern Africa: Constraints, Technologies, Policies and Processes. Routledge.  Further Information
Cantoni R., and K. E. Rignall.  2019.  Kingdom of the sun: a critical, multiscalar analysis of Morocco’s solar energy strategy.  Energy Research & Social Science, 51 : 20-31 . 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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Francesca Guadagno; André Castro; Samuel Wangwe; Michele Delera.  2019.  Horticulture, and wood and furniture industries in Tanzania: Performance, challenges and potential policy approaches.  Download [PDF | 938.30KB]
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Kaiser, Markus.  2019.  Cosmic Culture: „Wir waren überall die Ersten – außer auf dem Mond“.  In: Seitz, Dieter (eds.): Cosmic Culture: Soviet Space Aesthetics in Everyday Life. Verlag Kettler.  82-88.  Download [PDF | 1.79MB]
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Kaiser, Markus.  2019.  Cosmic Culture: "We were the first everywhere - except on the moon".  In: Seitz, Dieter (eds.): Cosmic Culture: Soviet Space Aesthetics in Everyday Life. Verlag Kettler.  75-81.  Download [PDF | 1.79MB]
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Kisegu, Derick, David Kagaha, Cory Whitney, and John R. S. Tabuti.  2019.  Contribution of Smallholder Tree Growers to Increasing Tree Cover in Kaliro District.  In: Yazidhi Bamutaze, Samuel Kyamanywa, Bal Ram Singh, Gorettie Nabanoga, and Rattan Lal (eds.): Agriculture and Ecosystem Resilience in Sub Saharan Africa. Springer International Publishing.  417–33.  (Open Acess)  Download [PDF]
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
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Malabo Montpellier Panel.  2019.  Byte by Byte: Policy Innovation for Transforming Africa’s Food System with Digital Technologies.  : Dakar. June 2019. Co-Chairs of the Panel: Ousmane Badiane and Joachim von Braun . Further Information
Malabo Montpellier Panel.  2019.  Energized: Policy Innovations to Power the Transformation of Africa’s Agriculture and Food System.  Dakar. Co-Chairs of the Panel: Ousmane Badiane and Joachim von Braun, . Further Information
PARI.  2019.  Improving protein nutrition of dairy cattle in the tropics.  (PARI Policy Brief 17) Download (english) [PDF | 642.54KB]
PARI.  2019.  Improving energy access in rural areas.  (PARI Policy Brief 16) Download (english) [PDF | 940.02KB]
PARI.  2019.  Seed System Development: Fertile Grounds In Sub-Saharan Africa.  (PARI Policy Brief 15) Download (english) [PDF | 512.63KB]
PARI.  2019.  Foreign direct investments in Africa's food and agriculture sector.  (PARI Policy Brief 14) Download (english) [PDF | 775.80KB]
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PARI.  2019.  How to Keep Tractors Running in Africa?.  (PARI Policy Brief 13) Download (english) [PDF | 223.32KB]
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PARI.  2019.  Small-Scale Irrigation Potential In Sub-Saharan Africa.  (PARI Policy Brief 12) Download (english) [PDF | 918.48KB]
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2018

Baumüller, H.  2018.  The Little We Know: An Exploratory Literature Review on the Utility of Mobile Phone-Enabled Services for Smallholder Farmers.  Journal of International Development, 30 (1) : 134–154 . Further Information
Cantoni R., M.L. Klaes, S. Lackerbauer, C. Foltyn and R. Keller.  2018.  Shale tales: a comparative study of the shale gas promise in France and Poland.  The Extractive Industries and Society, 5 (4) : TBD . Further Information
EL.Torgbenu, OS. Oginni, MP. Opoku, W. Nketsia, E. Agyei-Okyere.  2018.  Inclusive practices in Nigeria: Exploring parental attitude, knowledge and perceived social norms influencing implementation.  International Journal of Inclusive Education. , 8(22)  .
Gebremariam, G., and Tesfaye, W..  2018.  The heterogeneous effect of shocks on agricultural innovations adoption: Microeconometric evidence from rural Ethiopia.  Food Policy, 74 : 154-161 . Further Information
Girum Abebe, Tigabu Degu, and Gebrehiwot Ageba.  2018.  What drives productivity change in the manufacturing sector? Evidence from the metalworking industry in Ethiopia. EDRI Working Paper 20. Addis Ababa: Ethiopian Development Research Institute.  EDRI Working Paper , 20 . Further Information
Kirui, O.K. & Kozicka, M.  2018.  Vocational Education and Training for Farmers and Other Actors in the Agri-Food Value Chain in Africa.  Further Information
Kirui, O.K. & von Braun, J..  2018.  Mechanization in African Agriculture A Continental Overview on Patterns and Dynamics.  Further Information
Malabo Montpellier Panel.  2018.  Mechanized: Transforming Africa’s Agriculture Value Chains.  Dakar. June 2018. Co-Chairs of the Panel: Ousmane Badiane and Joachim von Braun, . Further Information
Malabo Montpellier Panel.  2018.  Water-Wise: Smart Irrigation Strategies for Africa.  Dakar. December 2018. Co-Chairs of the Panel: Ousmane Badiane and Joachim von Braun, . Further Information
Mponela, P., G.T. Kassie, L. Tamene.  2018.  Simultaneous adoption of integrated soil fertility management technologies in the Chinyanja Triangle, Southern Africa.  Natural Resources Forum, 3(42) : 172-184 .
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]
Núñez Jover, J.and G. Figueroa Alfonso.  2018.  University, Technology and Development: Reflections from the South.  Spanish Philosophy of Technology, 24 : 139-150 . Further Information
PARI.  2018.  Realizing the Potential of Digital Technologies for Agricultural Development in Africa – (en & de).  (PARI Policy Brief 11) Download (english) [PDF | 475.02KB]
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PARI.  2018.  Innovations to overcome the increasingly complex problems of hunger. Alternative pathways towards food security..  (PARI Policy Brief 10) Download (english) [PDF | 479.55KB]
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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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Sayer, C.A.; Máiz-Tomé, L.; Akwany, L.O.; Kishe-Machumu, M.A.; Natugonza, V.; Whitney, C.W.; Omondi, R.; Nshutiyayesu, S.; Kabuye, C.S..  2018.  The importance of freshwater species to livelihoods 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.  136-151.  (Open Acess)  Download [PDF]
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Tambo, J.A..  2018.  Recognizing farmer-generated innovations through contests: insights from four African countries.  Food Security, 10 : 1237-1250 . Further Information
Tambo, J.A. and Mockshell, J.  2018.  Differential Impacts of Conservation Agriculture Technology Options on Household Income in Sub-Saharan Africa.  Ecological Economics, 151 : 95-105 . 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
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Whitney, C.; Luedeling, E..  2018.  How governments can monitor progress towards better nutrition.  (Open Acess)Further Information
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Whitney, Cory; Shepherd, Keith; Krawinkel, Michael; Lanzanova, Denis; Luedeling, Eike.  2018.  Decision Analysis Tools Reveal Benefits of Fruit Trees for Enhanced Nutrition Security in Kenya.  (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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