ZEF theme: Land, water, food and energy

2018

Frey GP, West TAP, Hickler T, Rausch L, Gibbs HK, Börner J..  2018.  Simulated Impacts of Soy and Infrastructure Expansion in the Brazilian Amazon: A Maximum Entropy Approach.  Forests, 9(10): 600 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Gardner, T. A., M. Benzie, J. Börner, E. Dawkins, S. Fick, R. Garrett, J. Godar, A. Grimard, S. Lake, R.K. Larsen, N. Mardas, C.L. McDermott, P. Meyfroidt, M. Osbeck, M. Persson, T. Sembres, C. Suavet, B. Strassburg, A. Trevisan, C. West, P. Wolvekamp.  2018.  Transparency and sustainability in global commodity supply chains.  World Development, DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2018.05.025 . Further Information
Gebremariam, G., and Tesfaye, W..  2018.  The heterogeneous effect of shocks on agricultural innovations adoption: Microeconometric evidence from rural Ethiopia.  Food Policy, 74 : 154-161 . Further Information
Gerber, N. and Mirzabaev, A..  2018.  Benefits of action and costs of inaction: Drought mitigation and preparedness – a literature review.  In: Donald A. Wilhite and Roger S. Pulwarty (eds.): Drought and Water Crisis – Integrating Science, Management, and Policy. CRC Press, Boca Raton. 
Gessesse T.A. and Khamzina A.  2018.  How reliable is the Walkley-Black method for analyzing carbon-poor, semi-arid soils in Ethiopia?.  Journal of Arid Environments, 153 : 98–101 . Further Information
Henry Kankwamba, Mariam Kadzamira, Karl Pauw.  2018.  How diversified is cropping in Malawi? Patterns, determinants and policy implications.  Food Security, 2(10) : 1–16 . Further Information
Hill, J. and S. Singh.  2018.  Food insecure for 20 years.  In: Narain, S., Bhushan, C., et al. (eds.): State of India’s Environment 2018. Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi.  96-99. 
Hill, J., Singh, S., Ranjan, P., Nishant.  2018.  Misuse of chemical pesticides in Jharkhand: What should be done?.  Ranchi, India.
Inkoom, J.N., S. Frank, K. Greve and C. Fürst.  2018.  A framework to assess landscape structural capacity to provide regulating ecosystem services in West Africa.  Journal of Environmental Management, 209 : 393-408 .
Islam, A.H.Md. S., J. von Braun, A.L.Thorne-Lyman and Ak.U. Ahmed.  2018.  Farm diversification and food and nutrition security in Bangladesh: empirical evidence from nationally representative household panel data.  Food Security, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12571-018-0806-3 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Jemal, O., Callo-Concha, D., van Noordwijk, M..  2018.  Local Agroforestry Practices for Food and Nutrition Security of Smallholder Farm Households in Southwestern Ethiopia.  Sustainability, 10 : 2722 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Kamau W., J., T. Stellmacher, L. Biber-Freudenberger ans C. Borgemeister.  2018.  Organic and conventional agriculture in Kenya: A typology of smallholder farms in Kajiado and Murang’a counties.  Journal for Rural Studies, 57 : 171-185 . Further Information
Kamau, J. W., Biber-Freudenberger, L., Lamers, J. P., Stellmacher, T., & Borgemeister, C.  2018.  Soil fertility and biodiversity on organic and conventional smallholder farms in Kenya.  Applied Soil Ecology, .
Kamau, J.W., T. Stellmacher, L. Biber-Freudenberger, and C. Borgemeister.  2018.  Organic and conventional agriculture in Kenya: A typology of smallholder farms in Kajiado and Murang’a counties.  Journal for Rural Studies. Elsevier, 57 : 171-185 .
Kambire, B., L. Tia., O. Ouattrara.  2018.  Exploitations aurifères artisanales et dégradation des écosystèmes naturels à Hiré, Ouest de la Côte d’Ivoire.  In: Oladokoun, W. (eds.): Espaces, sociétés et développement en Afrique subsaharienne. Presses Universitaires de Lomé.  54-77. 
Koo, H., Kleemann, J., Fürst, C.  2018.  Land use scenario modeling based on local knowledge for the provision of ecosystem services in northern Ghana.  Land, 7 : 59 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Kumar, N., Tischbein, B. & Beg, M.K..  2018.  Multiple trend analysis of rainfall and temperature for a monsoon-dominated catchment in India.  Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, : 1-15 . Further Information
Kumar, N., Velmurugan, A., Hamm, N.A.S. & Dadhwal, V.K..  2018.  Geospatial Mapping of Soil Organic Carbon Using Regression Kriging and Remote Sensing.  Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing , 46(5) : 705–716 . Further Information
Kyalo, R., E. Abdel-Rahman, S. Mohamed, S. Ekesi, C. Borgemeister and T. Landmann.  2018.  Importance of Remotely-Sensed Vegetation Variables for Predicting the Spatial Distribution of African Citrus Triozid (Trioza erytreae) in Kenya.  ISPRS - International Journal of Geo-Information, (in press) .
L Biber-Freudenberger, A Basukala, M Bruckner, J Börner.  2018.  Sustainability Performance of National Bio-Economies.  Sustainability, 10(8) : 2705 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Loureiro, D.; Quartucci, F..  2018.  Influência da adubação de cobertura com ureia com inibidor de urease no desenvolvimento da alface. In: VI Congresso Virtual de Agronomia. Conference Proceedings 2018. 
Luedeling, E.; Whitney, C.; Lanzanova, D..  2018.  Reservoir management in Burkina Faso - decision analysis repository.  (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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MacCarthy, D.S., W.A. Agyare and P.L.G. Vlek.  2018.  Evaluation of soil properties of the Sudan Savannah ecological zone of Ghana for crop production.  Ghana Jnl Agric. Sci., 52 : 95-104 . Download [PDF]
Malabo Montpellier Panel.  2018.  Mechanized: Transforming Africa’s Agriculture Value Chains.  Dakar. June 2018. Co-Chairs of the Panel: Ousmane Badiane and Joachim von Braun, . Further Information
Mango, N., C. Makate, L. Tamene, P. Mponela, G. Ndengu.  2018.  Adoption of Small-Scale Irrigation Farming as aClimate-Smart Agriculture Practice and Its Influenceon Household Income in the Chinyanja Triangle,Southern Africa.  LAND, 7(49) : 19 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Mathewos, M., K. Hundera and L. Biber-Freudenberger.  2018.  Planting Fruits and Vegetables in Homegarden as a Way to Improve Livelihoods and Conserve Plant Biodiversity.  Agriculture, 8(12) : 190 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Mazunda, J. and H. Kankwamba.  2018.  Food and Nutrition security implications of crop diversification in Malawi's farm households.  In: N.-L. Aberman, J. Meerman, and T. Benson (eds.): Agriculture, food security, and nutrition in Malawi: Leveraging the links. International Food Policy Research Institute.  53-60.  Further Information
Mensah, M., Villamor, G. and Vlek, P. L. G..  2018.  Gender specific determinants of inorganic fertilizer adoption in the semi-arid region of Ghana.  West African Journal of Applied Ecology, 26 : 179-192 .
Mirzabaev, A..  2018.  Improving the Resilience of Central Asian Agriculture to Weather Variability and Climate Change.  In: L. Lipper et al (eds.): Climate Smart Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Policy 52. Springer.  477-495. 
Mponela, P., G.T. Kassie, L. Tamene.  2018.  Simultaneous adoption of integrated soil fertility management technologies in the Chinyanja Triangle, Southern Africa.  Natural Resources Forum, 3(42) : 172-184 .
Muchemi, S.K., C.P.W. Zebitz, C. Borgemeister, K.S. Akutse, C.N. Foba, S. Ekesi and K.K.M. Fiaboe.  2018.  Acceptability and suitability of three Liriomyza species as host for the endoparasitoid Halticoptera arduine (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae).  Journal of Environmental Entomology, 111 (3) : 1137-1143 .
Muchemi, S.K., C.P.W. Zebitz, C. Borgemeister, K.S. Akutse, C.N. Foba, S. Ekesi and K.K.M. Fiaboe.  2018.  Interaction between Chrysocharis flacilla and Diglyphus isaea (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), two parasitoids of Liriomyza Leafminers.  Journal of Economic Entomology, .
Muli, C., Gerber, N., Sakketa, T.G. and A. Mirzabaev.  2018.  Ecosystem tipping points due to variable water availability and cascading effects on food security in Sub-Saharan Africa.  (ZEF Working Paper 174) Download [PDF | 1.74MB]
Njiraini, G., Ngigi, M. and E. Baraké.  2018.  Women in African Agriculture: Integrating Women into Value Chains to Build a Stronger Sector.  (ZEF Working Paper 175) Download [PDF | 2.09MB]
Noulekoun, F., A. Khamzina, J.B. Naab, K. Ni’matul, M. van Noordwijk and J.P.A. Lamers.  2018.  Climate Change Sensitivity of Multi-Species Afforestation in Semi-Arid Benin.  Suststainability, 10 : doi:10.3390/su10061931 .
Osemwegie I., Boko-Koiadia A.N..  2018.  Climate Variability and Water Availability in Riparian Rural Communities of the Ebrié Lagoon in Côte d’Ivoire.  In: Leal Filho W. (eds.): Handbook of Climate Change Resilience. Springer. 
Oyiga, B.C., F.C. Ogbonnaya, R.C. Sharma, M. Baum, J. Léon and A. Ballvora.  2018.  Genetic and transcriptional variations in NRAMP-2 and OPAQUE1 genes are associated with salt stress response in wheat.  Theoretical and Applied Genetics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-018-3220-5 . (Open Access)  Further Information
PARI.  2018.  Realizing the Potential of Digital Technologies for Agricultural Development in Africa – (en & de).  (PARI Policy Brief 11) Download (english) [PDF | 475.02KB]
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PARI.  2018.  Innovations to overcome the increasingly complex problems of hunger. Alternative pathways towards food security..  (PARI Policy Brief 10) Download (english) [PDF | 479.55KB]
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Qadir, M., Schubert, S., Oster, J. D., Sposito, G., Minhas, P. S., Cheraghi, S. A. M., Murtaza G., Mirzabaev A., Muhammad Saqib.  2018.  High magnesium waters and soils: Emerging environmental and food security constraints.  Science of the Total Environment, 642 : 1108–1117 .