ZEF theme: Agriculture, land use, climate change

2021

Amy Faye, Mohamadou Dièye, Pape Bilal Diakhaté, Assane Bèye, Moussa Sall, Mbaye Diop.  2021.  Senegal-Land, climate, energy, agriculture and development A study in the Sudano-Sahel Initiative for Regional Development, Jobs, and FoodSecurity. (ZEF Working Paper 202). 
Derbile, E.K., D. Chirawurah and F.X. Naab.  2021.  Vulnerability of smallholder agriculture to environmental change in North-Western Ghana and implications for development planning.  Climate and Development, : 1-14   .
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
Gulati A., P. Rajkhowa, R. Roy and P. Sharma.  2021.  Performance of Agriculture in Madhya Pradesh.  In: Ashok Gulati, Ranjana and Roy Shweta Saini (eds.): Revitalizing Indian Agriculture and Boosting Farmer Incomes. Springer.   (Open Acess)  Further Information
Hoda, A., A. Gulati, H. Wardhan and P. Rajkhowa.  2021.  Drivers of Agricultural Growth in Odisha.  In: Ashok Gulati, Ranjana and Roy Shweta Saini (eds.): Revitalizing Indian Agriculture and Boosting Farmer Incomes. Springer.   (Open Acess)  Further Information
Hoda, A., A. Gulati, S. Jose and P. Rajkhowa.  2021.  Sources and Drivers of Agricultural Growth in Bihar.  In: Ashok Gulati, Ranjana and Roy Shweta Saini (eds.): Revitalizing Indian Agriculture and Boosting Farmer Incomes. Springer.   (Open Acess)  Further Information
Kirui, O.K., A. Mirzabaev, J. von Braun.  2021.  Assessment of land degradation ‘on the ground’and from ‘above’.  Springer Nature Applied Sciences (SNAS), 3 (3)   : 13   . (Open Access)   Further Information
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Knößlsdorfer, I., Sellare, J., & Qaim, M.  2021.  Effects of Fairtrade on farm household food security and living standards: Insights from Côte d’Ivoire.  Global Food Security, 29   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Mwambo, F.M., C. Fürst, C. Martius, M. Jimenez-Martinez, B.K. Nyarko and C. Borgemeister.  2021.  Combined application of the EM-DEA and EX-ACT approaches to assess resource use efficiency, sustainability and carbon footprint in maize production practices in sub-Saharan Africa.  J.Clean.Prod., Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.126132   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Okyere, C.Y. and M.A. Usman.  2021.  The impact of irrigated agriculture on child nutrition outcomes in southern Ghana.  Water Resources and Economics, 33C (2021) 100174   . Further Information
Orozco Ortiz, J.M., S.L. Bauke, C. Borgemeister, E. Lehndorff and W. Amelung.  2021.  Bioturbation by black soldier fly larvae - Rapid soil formation with burial of ceramic artifacts.  PLoS ONE, 16(6):e0252032   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Qiu Chen.  2021.  District or distributed space heating in rural residential sector? Empirical evidence from a discrete choice experiment in South China.  Energy policy, 148 (Part A)   . Further Information
Rojas G., E. Fernandez, C. Whitney, E. Luedeling and I. Cuneo..  2021.  Adapting sweet cherry orchards to extreme weather events – Decision Analysis in support of farmers' investments in Central Chile.  Agricultural Systems, 187   : 103031   . Further Information
Review
Shrestra, S., M. Becker, J.P.A. Lamers and M.A. Wimmer.  2021.  Residual effects of B and Zn fertilizers applied to dry season crops on the performance of the follow-up crop of maize in Nepal..  J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci 000 , : 1-8   . Further Information
Usman, MA., and D. Callo-Concha.  2021.  Does market access improve dietary diversity and food security? Evidence from Southwestern Ethiopian smallholder coffee producers.  Agricultural and Food Economics, 9(18)   : 1-12   . (Open Access)   Further Information

2020

Abebaw, D., Admassie, A., Kassa, H. and Padoch, C..  2020.  Can Rural Outmigration Improve Household Food Security? Empirical Evidence from Ethiopia.  World Development, 129   : 1-11   .
Akoto DS, Partey ST, Denich M, Kwaku M, Borgemeister C & Schmitt CB.  2020.  Towards bamboo agroforestry development in Ghana: evaluation of crop performance, soil properties and economic benefit.  Agroforestry Systems, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10457-020-00493-7   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF]
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Aye Mya Mon, Yinxian Shi, Xuefei Yang, Pyae Phyo Hein, Thaung Naing Oo, Cory W. Whitney, Yongping Yang.  2020.  The uses of fig (Ficus) by five ethnic minority communities in Southern Shan State, Myanmar.  16(5)   : 14   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF | 1.81MB]
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Betancur B., J. C. Loaiza-Usuga, M. Denich and C. Borgemeister.  2020.  Changes of Technosol properties and vegetation structure along a chronosequence of dredged sediment deposition in areas with alluvial gold mining in Colombia.  Journal of Soils and Sediments, DOI: 10.1007/s11368-019-02551-9   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Biber-Freudenberger, L., C. Ergeneman, J.J. Förster, T. Dietz and J. Börner.  2020.  Bioeconomy futures: Expectation patterns of scientists and practitioners on the sustainability of bio‐based transformation.  Sustainable Development, https://doi.org/10.1002/sd.2072   : 1-16   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Bonuedi, I., Kamasa, K., & and Opoku, EEO..  2020.  Enabling trade across borders and food security in Africa.  Food Security, 12   : 1121–1140   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Bukari K.N., S. Bukari, P. Sow and J. Scheffran.  2020.  Diversity and Multiple Drivers of Pastoral Fulani Migration to Ghana.  Nomadic Peoples, 24 (1)   : 4-31   . Further Information
Callo-Concha, D., Jaenicke, H., Schmitt, C. and Denich, M..  2020.  Food and Non-Food Biomass Production, Processing and Use in sub-Saharan Africa: Towards a Regional Bioeconomy.  Sustainability, 12 (5)   . (Open Access)   Further Information
FAO.  2020.  Second rapid assessment of food and nutrition security in the context of COVID-19 in Bangladesh: May – July 2020. https://doi.org/10.4060/cb1018en.  https://doi.org/10.4060/cb1018en Further Information
FAO.  2020.  Rapid assessment of food and nutrition security in the context of COVID-19 in Bangladesh.  Further Information
Fernandez, Eduardo, Cory Whitney, and Eike Luedeling.  2020.  The Importance of Chill Model Selection — a Multi-Site Analysis.  European Journal of Agronomy, 119   : 126103   . Further Information
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   .
Habel JC, Nzau JM, Apfelbeck B, Bendzko T, Fischer C, Kimatu JN, Mwakumanya MA, Maghenda M, Mulwa RK, Rieckmann M, Shauri H, Teucher M & Schmitt CB..  2020.  Land scarcity, communication gaps and institutional confusions influence the loss of biodiversity in south-eastern Kenya.  Biodiversity and Conservation, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-020-02043-0   : 1-7   . Further Information
Hoa Do, Eike Luedeling, and Cory Whitney.  2020.  Decision Analysis of Agroforestry Options Reveals Adoption Risks for Resource-Poor Farmers.  Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 40(3)   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Idrissou, M., B. Diekkrüger, B. Tischbein, B. Ibrahim, Y. Yira, G. Steup and T. Poméon.  2020.  Testing the Robustness of a Physically-Based Hydrological Model in Two Data Limited Inland Valley Catchments in Dano, Burkina Faso.  Hydrology, 7   : 1-29   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Jalil, A., Akhtar, F., Awan, U.K.  2020.  Evaluation of the AquaCrop model for winter wheat under different irrigation optimization strategies at the downstream Kabul River Basin of Afghanistan.  Agricultural Water Management, 240   . Further Information
Mango, N., C. Makate, L. Tamene, P. Mponela and G. Ndengu.  2020.  Impact of the adoption of conservation practices on cereal consumption in a maize-based farming system in the Chinyanja Triangle, Southern Africa.  Sustainable Futures , 2, DOI: 10.1016/j.sftr.2020.100014   . Further Information
Marius Ruett, Cory Whitney, Eike Luedeling.  2020.  Data and scripts: Model-based evaluation of management options in ornamental plant nurseries.  This supplementary outlines the Decision Analysis approaches used in Model-based evaluation of management options in ornamental plant nurseries by Ruett et al. 2020 (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
Mensah, M., and Fosu-Mensah, B. Y.  2020.  Agriculture and gender roles in the semi-arid region of Ghana.  West African Journal of Applied Ecology, 28   .
Mponela P., Villamor G.B., Snapp S., Tamene L., Le Q.B., Borgemeister C..  2020.  The role of women empowerment and labour dependency on adoption of integrated soil fertility management in Malawi.  Soil Use and Management, DOI: 10.1111/sum.12627   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Review
Munoz, P., S. Zwick and A. Mirzabaev.  2020.  The impact of urbanization on Austria's carbon footprint.  Journal of Cleaner Production, DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.121326   .
Mwambo, F.M., C. Fürst, C. Borgemeister, C. Martius, B.K. and Nyarko.  2020.  Maize production and environmental costs: An evaluation of resource and land use planning for food security in northern Ghana by means of coupled Emergy and Data Envelopment Analysis.  Land Use Policy, 95   : 104490   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Mwangi, V., Owuor, S., Kiteme, B., & Kirui, O.K.  2020.  Linking Household Food Security and Food Value Chains in North West Mt. Kenya..  Sustainability, 12   : 4999   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Nafi, E., H. Webber, I. Danso, J.B. Naab, M. Frei and T. Gaiser.  2020.  Can reduced tillage buffer the future climate warming effects on maize yield in different soil types of West Africa?.  Soil & Tillage Research, 205   . Further Information
Nafi, E., H. Webber, I. Danso, J.B. Naab, M. Frei, T. Gaiser.  2020.  Can reduced tillage buffer the future climate warming effects on maize yield in different soil types of West Africa?.  Soil and Tillage Research, 205   : DOI: 10.1016/j.still.2020.104767   . Further Information