ZEF theme: Innovation and science policy

2024

Luu, T. T. G., E. Luedeling, C. Whitney, and L. Biber-Freudenberger.  2024.  Stakeholder engagement in agro-climate service planning.  Climate Services , 33(100432)   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Van Der Wiel, B.Z., L. Caspersen, C. Whitney, C. Van Middelaar, J. Weijma, and F. Wichern.  2024.  Participatory modelling of scenarios to restore nitrogen cycles in a nutrient-saturated area.  Science of The Total Environment, : 170335   . (Open Access)   Further Information
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2023

Aidoo, R., E. M. Kwofie, K. Glatzel, J.Ecuru.  2023.  Bioeconomy: A Path to African Food Systems Transformation.  In: Ulimwengu, J. M., Kwofie, E.M., and Collins, J. (Eds.) (eds.): African Food Systems Transformation and the Post-Malabo Agenda. ReSAKSS 2023 Annual Trends and Outlook Report. AKADEMIYA2063 and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).   (Open Acess)  Further Information
Akhtar, F..  2023.  Book Review: Berit Bliesemann de Guevara / Morten Bøås (eds): Doing Fieldwork in Areas of International Intervention: A Guide to Research in Violent and Closed Contexts.  Further Information
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Chineme, A., Shumo, M., Assefa, G., Herremans, I., & Wylant, B..  2023.  Simple is Better When Appropriate: An Innovative Accessible Approach to Biowaste Treatment Using Wild Black Soldier Fly..  Solid Waste Management - Recent Advances, New Trends and Applications [Working Title].   (Open Acess)  Further Information
Haggenmüller V, Bogler L, Weber AC, Kumar A, Bärnighausen T, Danquah I, Vollmer S.  2023.  Smartphone-based point-of-care anemia screening in rural Bihar in India.  Commun Med (Lond), 3(1)   : 38   . Further Information
Johnen, C., M. C. Parlasca, O. Mußhoff.  2023.  Mobile money adoption in Kenya: The role of mobile money agents.  Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 191   . Further Information
Katrin Glatzel.  2023.  Future-Proof: How Science, Technology and Policy Innovation Are Driving Africa’s Bioeconomy Transition.  Further Information
Linhoff M., O. Mußhoff, M. C. Parlasca.  2023.  Insuring against droughts: addressing issues of trust, transparency and liquidity in the demand for livestock index insurance.  Climate and Development, 15 (3)   : 240-250   . Further Information
Nuthalapati, C.S., D. Zilberman, M. Qaim, P. Pingali.  2023.  Hybrid Mustard and Biotechnology: Pathways for Doubling Farmers’ Incomes and Nutritional Security.  Economic and Political Weekly, 58(43)   : 47-54   . Further Information
Sarkar, A..  2023.  Women, Water and Technology: Changing Nature of Water Transactions in Western Rajasthan.  Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 13(1)   : 30–38   . Further Information
Review
Shen, J., Z. Zhu, M. Qaim, S. Fan, X. Tian.  2023.  E-Commerce Improves Dietary Quality of Rural Households in China.  Agribusiness, . Further Information

2022

Gallant, K. F..  2022.  Social Media as the Spatiotemporally Unconfined Cult of the Dead.  In: Saša Bosančić, Reiner Keller (eds.): Diskurse, Dispositive und Subjektivitäten. Springer.   155-171.  (Open Acess)  Further Information
Luedeling, E, Schiffers, K, and C Whitney.  2022.  Supporting Agroforestry Innovations with Holistic, Decision-Focused Modeling: Case Studies.  In Proceedings of the 5th World Congress on Agroforestry 2022. Quebec, Canada: Université Laval, 2022. (Open Acess) Further Information
Parlasca, M., C. Johnen, M. Qaim.  2022.  Use of Mobile Financial Services Among Farmers in Africa: Insights from Kenya.  Global Food Security, 32   : 100590   . (Open Access)   Further Information

2021

Baumüller, H., Admassie, A., Hendriks, S., Tadesse, G. and von Braun, J.  2021.  From Potentials to Reality: Transforming Africa’s Food Production.  Peter Lang. Berlin. Further Information
Escobar, N and W. Britz.  2021.  Metrics on the sustainability of region-specific bioplastics production, considering global land use change effects.  Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 167; DOI: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2020.105345   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Kieti, J., Waema, T.W., Ndemo, E.B., Omwansa, T.K. and Baumüller, H.  2021.  Sources of value creation in aggregator platforms for digital services in agriculture - insights from likely users in Kenya.  Digital Business, 1(2)   : 100007   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Nshakira Rukundo, E., J. Kamau, and H. Baumüller.  2021.  Determinants of uptake and strategies to improve agricultural insurance in Africa: A review.  Environment and Development Economics, doi:10.1017/S1355770X21000085   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Purnhagen, K.P., S. Clemens, D. Eriksson, L.O. Fresco, J. Tosun, M. Qaim, R.G.F. Visser, A.P.M. Weber, J.H.H. Wesseler, D. Zilberman.  2021.  Europe’s Farm-to-Fork Strategy and Its Commitment to Biotechnology and Organic Farming: Conflicting or Complementary Goals?.  Trends in Plant Science, 26 (6)   : 600-606   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Rajkhowa P. and M. Qaim.  2021.  Personalized digital extension services and agricultural performance: Evidence from smallholder farmers in India.  PLOS ONE, 10 (16)   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Rajkhowa, P., M. Qaim.  2021.  Personalized Digital Extension Services and Agricultural Performance: Evidence from Smallholder Farmers in India.  PLoS ONE, 16   : e0259319   . (Open Access)   Further Information
von Braun, J. and Baumüller, H.  2021.  AI/Robotics and the Poor.  In: von Braun J., Archer, M.S., Reichberg, G.M. and Sánchez Sorondo, M. (eds.): Robotics, AI, and Humanity. Springer.   85-97.  (Open Acess)  Further Information

2020

Baumüller, H. and Addom, B.K.  2020.  The enabling environments for the digitalization of African agriculture.  In: Resnick, D., Diao, X. and Tadesse, G. (eds.): 2020 Annual Trends and Outlook Report: Sustaining Africa's agrifood system transformation. International Food Policy Research Institute and Akademiya2063.   159-173.  (Open Acess)  Further Information
Callo-Concha D, Jaenicke H, Schmitt CB & Denich M (Eds.).  2020.  Advances in Food and Non-Food Biomass Production, Processing and Use in Sub-Saharan Africa: Towards a Basis for a Regional Bioeconomy.  Edited book (434 pages), MDPI. Basel, Switzerland. (Open Acess) Further Information
Callo-Concha, D., Denich M., Jaenicke H. and C.B. Schmitt (Eds.).  2020.  Advances in Food and Non-Food Biomass Production, Processing and Use in Sub-Saharan Africa.  MDPI. Basel, Switzerland. (Open Acess) Further Information
del Barrio, R., E. Fernandez, A. S. Brendel, C. Whitney, J. A. Campoy, and E. Luedeling.  2020.  Data and scripts: Climate change impacts on agriculture’s southern frontier – perspectives for farming in North Patagonia.  International Journal of Climatology, 41   : 726-742   . (Open Access)   Further Information
del Barrio, R., E. Fernandez, A. S. Brendel, C. Whitney, J. A. Campoy, and E. Luedeling.  2020.  Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture’s Southern Frontier – Perspectives for Farming in North Patagonia.  International Journal of Climatology, 41   : 726–742   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Review
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
Okello, J.J. O.K. Kirui and Z.M. Gitonga.  2020.  Participation in ICT-based market information projects, smallholder farmers' commercialization, and agricultural income effects: findings from Kenya..  Development in Practice , : 1-15   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Saha, Amrita, Bueno Rezende de Castro, André; Carreras, Marco; Guariso, Daniele.  2020.  Trade, technology, and absorptive capacity: Firm-level evidence across geographical clusters in the Tanzanian textiles and apparel sector.  (Misc. WIDER Working Paper 2020/96) 28 (Open Acess) Further Information
Saha, Amrita; Bueno Rezende de Castro, André; Guariso, Daniele; Shepherd, Ben.  2020.  Technology demand and the role of South-South trade in Tanzania’s textiles and apparel: Examining linkages with India.  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".  Data Management 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.   (Open Acess)  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].  ethnobotanyR: Calculate Quantitative Ethnobotany Indices [R Package Version 0.1.6] (Open Acess) Download [PDF | 135.12KB]
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Guadagno, Francesca; Bueno Rezende de Castro, André; Wangwe, Samuel; Delera, Michele.  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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