ZEF theme: Land, water, food and energy


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 .
Barrio, R. del, 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, joc.6649 : 1-17 . (Open Access)  Further Information
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
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.  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 .
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
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
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
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
Oliveira, J.B.; Quartucci, F..  2020.  Dinâmica horizontal do fósforo e potássio no solo em função da adubação mineral e organomineral. In: In: VIII Congresso Virtual de Agronomia. Conference Proceedings 2018. 
Pariyar, S., S. Dadshani, C.B. Oyiga, J. Leon, A.A. Dababat and F.M.W. Grundler.  2020.  Dissecting the genetic complexity of fusarium crown rot resistance in wheat.  Nature Research Scientific Reports 10, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-60190-4 .
Rosa Da Conceição H. and Börner J.  2020.  Understanding Adoption and Design of Incentive-Based Forest Conservation Policies: A Case Study of the SISA Program in Acre, Brazil.  In: Fuders F., Donoso P. (eds.): Ecological Economic and Socio Ecological Strategies for Forest Conservation. Springer, Cham. 
Saiful Islam, AH, Md and M.R. Hasan.  2020.  Characterization of the aquafeed sub-sector in Kyrgyz Republic: A value chain analysis. Aquaculture.  Aquaculture, DOI: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2020.735149 . Further Information
Shrestha, S., M. Becker, J.P.A. Lamers and M.A. Wimmer.  2020.  Diagnosis of Zinc and Boron availability in emerging vegetable‐based crop rotations in Nepal.  Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, https://doi.org/10.1002/jpln.202000020 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Shrestha, S., M. Becker, J.P.A. Lamers and M.A. Wimmer.  2020.  Boron and zinc fertilizer applications are essential in emerging vegetable‐based crop rotations in Nepal.  Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, doi/full/10.1002/jpln.202000151 . Further Information
Tigist Araya Gessesse, A. Khamzina. G. Gebresamuel and W. Amelung.  2020.  Terrestrial carbon stocks following 15 years of integrated watershed management intervention in semi-arid Ethiopia.  Catena, 190, DOI: 10.1016/j.catena.2020.104543 . Further Information
Veridiano, R.K.; Schröder, J.M.; Come, R.; Baldos, A.; Günter, S.  2020.  Towards Forest Landscape Restoration Programs in the Philippines: Evidence from Logged Forests and Mixed-Species Plantations.  Environments, 7(3) : 22 . (Open Access)  Download [PDF]
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von Braun J..  2020.  Welternährung und Klimaschutz – was wir in Deutschland dafür tun sollten.  Die Politische Meinung, 560 : 91-95 .
Yingfeng Bi, Cory Whitney, Jianwen Li, Jingchao Yang, Xuefei Yang.  2020.  Spring Moisture Availability Is the Major Limitation for Pine Forest Productivity in Southwest China.  Forests, 11 : 446 . (Open Access)  Download [PDF | 920.03KB]


A. Reichhuber, N. Gerber, A. Mirzabaev, M. Svoboda, A. López Santos, V. Graw, R. Stefanski, J. Davies, A. Vuković, M.A. Fernández García, C. Fiati and X. Jia.  2019.  The Land-Drought Nexus: Enhancing the Role of Land-Based Interventions in Drought Mitigation and Risk Management. A Report of the Science-Policy Interface.  United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). Bonn, Germany.
Aidoo, O.W., Tanga, C.M., Paris, T.M., Allan, S.A., Mohamed, S.A., Khamis, F.M., Sétamou, M., Borgemeister, C. and S. Ekesi.  2019.  Size and shape analysis of Trioza erytreae Del Guercio (Hemiptera: Triozidae), vector of citrus huanglongbing disease.  Pest. Manag. Sc., 75 : 760-771 . Review
Akhtar F. and U. Shah.  2019.  Emerging Water Scarcity Issues and Challenges in Afghanistan.  In: A. Ranjan (eds.): Water Issues in Himalayan South Asia: Internal Challenges, Disputes and Transboundary Tensions. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore.  Further Information
Algieri B. and A. Leccadito.  2019.  Price volatility and speculative activities in futures commodity markets: A combination of combinations of p-values test.  Journal of Commodity Markets , 13 : 40-54 .
Algieri B. and M. Kalkuhl.  2019.  Efficiency and Forecast Performance of Commodity Futures Markets.  American Journal of Business and Administration, DOI: 10.3844/ajebasp.2019 . Further Information
Amondo E., F. Simtowe, D. B. Rahut and O. Erenstein.  2019.  Productivity and production risk effects of adopting drought-tolerant maize varieties in Zambia.  International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, . (Open Access)  Further Information
Amouzou, K.A., J.P.A. Lamers, J.B. Naab, C. Borgemeister, P.L.G. Vlek and M. Becker.  2019.  Climate change impact on water- and nitrogen-use efficiencies and yields of maize and sorghum in the northern Benin dry savanna, West Africa.  Field Crops Res., 235 (2019) : 104-117 . Further Information
Amouzou, K.A., Lamers, J.P.A., Naab, J.B., Borgemeister, C., Vlek, P.L.G. & Becker, M.  2019.  Climate change impact on water- and nitrogen-use efficiencies and yields of maize and sorghum in the northern Benin dry savanna, West Africa.  Field Crops Research, 235 : 104-117 . Further Information
Amouzou, K.A., P.L.G. Vlek, J.B. Naab, M. Becker, C. Borgemeister, and J.P.A. Lamers.  2019.  CROPGRO-Cotton model for determining climate change impacts on yield, water- and N- use efficiencies of cotton in the Dry Savanna of West Africa.  Field Crops Research, 165 : 85-96 . Further Information
Anderson C.C., Denich M., Neumann K., Amankwah K., Tortoe C..  2019.  Identifying Biomass-Based Value Webs for Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systems Modeling Approach.  Sustainability, 11 : 2885 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Baye K., K. Hirvonen, M. Dereje and R. Remans.  2019.  Energy and nutrient production in Ethiopia, 2011-2015: Implications to supporting healthy diets and food systems.  PLoS ONE, 14 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Bekchanov M.  2019.  An integrated water-energy-economic model for simultaneous assessment of climate change adaptation and mitigation options in river basins. Presentation at Integrated Assessment Modeling Consortium (IAMC) Annual Meeting, Tsukuba, Japan, 2-4 December 2019.  Download [PDF | 811.72KB]
Bekchanov M..  2019.  Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus analysis in Central Asia using a hydro-economic model with extended energy supply-demand accounts. Presentation at Water Security and Climate Change (WSCC) Conference, UASLP, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, 28-30 October 2019.  Download [PDF]
Bhopal, Anand; Blanchard, Kevin; Weber, Regine; Murray, Virginia.  2019.  Disasters and Food Security: The Impact on Health.  International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 33 : https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2018.05.008 . (Open Access)  Further Information