ZEF theme: Agriculture, land use, climate change

Ongoing Doctoral Theses

Castillo Lopez, D.  Food sovereignty and (post) conflict in the rural Colombia: The case of Tenza Valley.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bonn. 
Dzhakypbekova, K.  The ex-ante assessment of innovations in the waltnut-fruit forests in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Dzudzor, M.  Food and nutrition (in)security: the dilemma of urban households in Ghana.  Doctoral Thesis at  University of Bonn. 
Forkutsa, O.  MSc: Assessing soil-borne CO2 exchange in irrigated cropland of the Aral Sea Basin as affected by soil types and agricultural management; Modeling of soil C and N dynamics of rice-wheat cropping systems under conservation agriculture in.  Thesis at  ZEF. 
Forneck, S.  (Re)Creating Home: Climate Variability, Food Security and the Social Construction of Home in Ladakh, India.  Doctoral Thesis at  The Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn. 
Nabatanzi, M.  Distribution of arboviruses under land use, biodiversity, and climate changes in Uganda.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Oluoch, W.A..  Availability and sustainable harvesting of wild edible plants in Turkana County, Kenya.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Rodriguez-Camayo, F.  Enhancing food security and the resilience of smallholder coffee farmers to climate change through sustainable business modelsspecialty coffee value chains? The case of the dry corridor in Honduras.  Doctoral Thesis at  University of Bonn. 
San, S.M.  Assessment on forest governance in Reserved Forests in order to support the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) of Myanmar submitted to UNFCCC.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Schilling, F.  Climate change mitigation finance: risks and opportunities for farmers and food systems in Africa (tentative).  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Velander, S.  Integrated Pathways for Coherent Land Use Decisions: Untangling and Embracing Complexity in Science-Policy Interfaces in the Sustainable Development Context.  Institute for Political Science, University of Münster. 
Veridiano, R.K.  Policy, practice and people: towards science-based climate-resilient forest management in the Philippines.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 

Published Doctoral Theses

2023

Bueno Rezende de Castro, A.  2023.  The role of transaction costs in strengthening agricultural market linkages to achieve higher welfare in Tanzania.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Chapagain, D.  2023.  Detection and attribution of the spatiotemporal trend of climate-related disaster losses and vulnerability in Nepal.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Ete, M.  2023.  An Ethnographic Study of Local Development Brokers in the Arena of Hydropower Development in Arunachal, India.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn. 

2022

Agyepong, E.  2022.  Displacement, 'land scarcity', and processes of societal transformation: Social constructions and dynamics of 'land access' around Ghana's Bui Dam.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Math. & Nat. Science, University of Bonn. 
Amondo, E.  2022.  Health and welfare implications of climate variability Evidence from Rural Uganda.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Figueroa, G..  2022.  Soviet tractors vs. oxen, Agroecology, agricultural policies and political discourse in Cuba.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Hashweh, L.  2022.  The hydrochemistry and hydrogeology of Ewaso Narok wetland in Kenya Modelling of a floodplain in a data-scarce environment.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn. 
Mellon Bedi, S.  2022.  Disseminating sustainable intensification practices: Empirical evidence from Ghana.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Ntajal, J.  2022.  Linking land use dynamics, surface water systems, and human health risks in Ghana.  Open Access at  Faculty of Math. & Nat. Science, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Regassa, M.D.  2022.  Patterns of Urbanization and Economic Development: Evidence from Household Surveys in Ethiopia.  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Sajid, I.  2022.  Options to improve irrigation efficiency and productivity under rotational delivery schedule, a bottom- up approach at canal irrigation scheme in Pakistan.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 

2021

Bekele, R..  2021.  The Economics of Irrigation Systems in Ethiopia: Technological and Institutional Analysis.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Burbano Figueroa, O.A.  2021.  Yield, productivity and technical gaps that limit the cotton agricultural production system in the Colombian Caribbean.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Hassan, Md.F..  2021.  Interlinkages between food price and agricultural wage and its impact on farm mechanization: Evidence from Bangladesh.  Faculty of Agricultre, Bonn University.  Further Information
Miranda Arana, J..  2021.  Economic and policy mechanisms affecting land use decisions in the Brazilian agricultural frontier.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Mora Motta, A.  2021.  The (un)making of an extractivist logging enclave: Fundamental human needs and tree plantations in southern Chile.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn. 
Orozco Ortiz, J.  2021.  Insights into the genesis of Amazonian Anthrosols: The role of ceramic sherds and flies during the early stages of Terra Preta formation.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Somda, W..  2021.  Adaptation strategies to climate change in inland valleys in Dano, Burkina Faso.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information

2020

Germer, A..  2020.  Food habits and nutrition security in West Africa: Practices from Southwestern Burkina Faso.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Hossain, M..  2020.  Dispossession, environmental degradation and protest: Contested development in Bangladesh.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn. 
Idrissou, M..  2020.  Modeling water availability for smallholder farming in inland valleys under climate and land use/land cover change in Dano, Burkina Faso.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Kankwamba, H.  2020.  Economic disruptions, markets and food security.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Mwambo, F..  2020.  Energy efficiency analysis of biomass production - Considering human and draft animal labor inputs in maize-based production system in the Sudanian savanna agroecological zone, Ghana.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn. 
Nafi, E.  2020.  Interactive tillage and crop residue management effects on soil properties, crop nutrient uptake and yield in different weathered soils of West Africa - measurements, modelling and scenario simulations.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Quispe Zúñiga, M.R..  2020.  Mining and small-scale farming in the Andes: Socio-environmental roots of land-use conflicts.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Sarfo, D.Akoto.  2020.  Towards bamboo-agroforestry development in Ghana: exploring socioeconomic and ecological potentials.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Schielein, J..  2020.  Broken Roads and Broken Laws. How Infrastructure and Law Enforcement Shape Amazonian Deforestation Frontiers.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Download [PDF]
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Shrestha, S.  2020.  Diagnosing and managing zinc and boron deficiencies in emerging crop production systems of Nepal.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information