ZEF theme: Agriculture, land use, climate change

2021

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
Velander, S., F. Silva Martinelli, D. Idam Sari, F. Ali & L. Biber-Freudenberger.  2021.  A dichotomy of domestic and academic pathways: challenges of motherhood in an international doctoral program on land science.  Journal of Land Use Science, : 20   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Vicca, S., D. Goll, M. Hagens, J. Hartmann, I.A. Janssesn, A. Neubeck, J. Penuelas, A. Poblador, j. Rijnders, J. Sardans, E. Struyf, P. Swoboda, J.W. Van Groeningen, A, Vienne and E. Verbruggen.  2021.  Is the climate change mitigation effect of enhanced silicate weathering governed by biological processes?.  Global Change Biology, DOI: 10.1111/GCB.15993   .
von Braun, J., K. Afsana, L. Fresco and M. Hassan.  2021.  Food systems: seven priorities to end hunger and protect the planet.  Nature, : 28-30   . (Open Access)   Further Information
von Braun, J., K. Afsana, L. Fresco, M. Hassan and M. Torero.  2021.  Food system concepts and definitions for science and political action.  Nature Food, . Further Information
Whitney, C., Fernandez, E., Schiffers, K., Cuneo, I.F. and Luedeling, E.  2021.  Forecasting yield in temperate fruit trees from winter chill accumulation.  Acta Horticulturae, 1327   : 397-404   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Review

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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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
del Barrio, R., E. Fernandez, A. S. Brendel, C. Whitney, J. A. Campoy, and E. Luedeling.  2020.  Data and scripts: Climate change impacts on agriculture’s southern frontier – perspectives for farming in North Patagonia.  International Journal of Climatology, 41   : 726-742   . (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, E., C. Whitney, and E.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   .
Mon, A.M., Y. Shi, X. Yang, P.P. Hein, T.N. Oo, C. Whitney, Y. Yang.  2020.  The uses of fig (Ficus) by five ethnic minority communities in Southern Shan State, Myanmar.  Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 16(5)   : 14   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF | 1.81MB]
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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
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   .
Piñeiro, V., Arias, J. and Dürr, J. et al..  2020.  A scoping review on incentives for adoption of sustainable agricultural practices and their outcomes.  Nature Sustainability, 3   : 809-820   . (Open Access)   Review
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.  
Ruett, M., C. Whitney and E. Luedeling.  2020.  Model-based evaluation of management options in ornamental plant nurseries.  Cleaner Production, . (Open Access)   Further Information
Review
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
Sellare, J., E.-M. Meemken, & Qaim, M.  2020.  Fairtrade, Agrochemical Input Use, and Effects on Human Health and the Environment.  Ecological Economics, 176   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Sellare, J., Meemken, E.-M., Kouamé, C., & Qaim, M.  2020.  Do sustainability standards benefit smallholder farmers also when accounting for cooperative effects? Evidence from Côte d’Ivoire.  American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 102(2)   : 681–695   . (Open Access)   Further Information