ZEF theme: Land, water, food and energy

Ongoing Doctoral Theses

Climate Variability and Health Adaptation: Effects on Human Health Outcomes, Food security and Welfare. 
, ..  Land use decisions and environmental policy performance: Structural modeling of the Brazilian agricultural system for spatially explicit policy analysis. 
Agyepong, Edna..  Land scarcity and societal transformation around Ghana's Bui Dam: Polyrational social constructions and access in contested spaces.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Resources, University of Bonn . 
Ayah, E.  Local Adaptation strategies to mitigate the impact of climate change on food security in semi - arid areas of Ghana.  Doctoral thesis at 
Baysal, G..  Analyzing the Impact of Land Use/Cover Change on Ecosystem Services.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn. 
Bekele, R..  Essays on Irrigation Systems of Ethiopia: Institutional and Technological Performance Analysis.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Burbano Figueroa, Oscar Alberto..  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. 
Castillo Lopez, Daiana..  Food sovereignty and (post) conflict in the rural Colombia: The case of Tenza Valley.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bonn. 
Chapagain, Dipesh..  Spatiotemporal trend and future risks of climatic disaster impacts in Nepal.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Dzhakypbekova, Klara..  Ex-ante analysis of the innovations in the walnut-fruit forests in Kyrgyzstan.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Dzudzor, Makafui..  Malnutrition and household dietary diversity in urban Ghana: evidence from three cities. 
Ete, M..  An Ethnographic Study of Local Development Brokers in the Arena of Hydropower Development in Arunachal, India.  Doctoral Thesis at  Center for Development Research, University of Bonn. 
Feryandi, F.T.H.  Proposed aquatic land cadastral system to secure land tenure in the coastline area of Kepulauan Riau Province, Indonesia. 
Figueroa, G..  Alternative agriculture and farmers’ decision making processes in the context of the "updating of the socio-economic model" in Cuba.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, 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..  Changing Home(s) – Development, Local Perceptions and the Social Construction of Belonging in Zangla/India.  Doctoral Thesis at  The Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn. 
Gandarillas Rodriguez, Vanessa..  Developing biodiversity indicators for impact assessment - The case of Hydropower in the Bolivian Amazon.  Doctoral thesis at 
Ghotbi, M..  Farm-lands management Implication for soil microbial properties and plants nutrient availability.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn. 
Hashweh, L.  The hydrochemistry and hydrogeology of Ewaso Narok wetland in Kenya Modelling of a floodplain in a data-scarce environment.  Bonn University/ The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. 
Hassan, Md.F..  Interlinkages between food price and agricultural wage and its impact on farm mechanization: Evidence from Bangladesh. 
Havemann, A..  Still living with the floods: Exploring ways of adaptation to climate change in Central Vietnam.  Doctoral Thesis at  Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn. 
Hennecke, A.  Impact of biofuel production on freshwater resources and greenhouse gas emissions – LCA case studies on selected farming systems in Mexico.  Doctoral thesis at  ZEF. 
Herrera Martinez, Rodolfo..  Return migration, food security and household wellbeing in El Salvador.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Jimenez-Martinez, M..  Integrating crop and woodland growth models to assess biomass supply-demand in savannas. A case study in West Africa.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn. 
Kanyoka, P..  Addressing sectoral water values in an integrated hydro-economic water modeling framework: Olifants river basin.  Doctoral thesis at  Download [DOCX | 15.03KB]
Koo, H..  Agricultural land use planning for enhancing ecosystem services using scenario-based assessment: Cases of Bolgatanga and Bongo districts in the Upper East Region, Ghana.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn. 
Mellon Bedi, Shaibu..  Impact of sustainable intensification practices on farm performance, household welfare, and food and nutrition security: Evidence from Ghana.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Meresa, Hadush..  Water extreme risk modelling and management under the influence of environmental change.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Bonn. 
Miranda Arana, J..  Land use decisions and environmental policy performance: Structural modeling of the Brazilian agricultural system for spatially explicit policy analysis at the forest frontier.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Monteiro Oliveira Junior, V.  Electrification of isolated communities in the brazilian amazon with renewable energy: social, economical, and environmental factors in the performance of installed systems.  Thesis at  ZEF. 
Mora Motta, A..  Rural well-being, sustainability and territorial transformation: fundamental human needs in the context of extractive forestry plantations in Los Rios, Chile. 
Morsy, Nourhan..  Disaster risk governance approach: Mapping the knowledge gap between drought trends and policies in Africa. 
Ntrakwah, Y-.M.  Assessing the impact of agricultural innovations on smallholder farmers and food security in sub-Saharan Africa.  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Oluoch, Wyclife Agumba..  Availability and Sustainable Harvesting of Wild Edible Plants in Turkana County, Kenya.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Orozco Ortiz, J.  Black Soldier Fly (Hermetia illucens): Key component in the genesis of Amazonia black earths (terra preta de andio)?.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Regassa, Mekdim Dereje..  Rural-Urban Linkage and Household’s Welfare in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
Rodriguez-Camayo, Fernando..  How can food security and resilience to climate change of smallholders be addressed in specialty coffee value chains? The case of the dry corridor in Honduras..  Agriculture. 
Sabri Hassan, D.  Simulating water re-use impacts on soil and groundwater contamination under irrigated agriculture in the Nile Delta in Egypt.  Thesis at  ZEF. 
Sajid, Imran..  Options to improve irrigation efficiency and productivity by water management interventions at field, farm and scheme level - a bottom up approach applied at distributary canal level in Punjab Pakistan.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 
San, Su Mon..  An integrated analysis of managing agricultural encroachment in permanent Forest Estates: A case study in Taungoo District, Myanmar.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.