ZEF theme: Land, water, food and energy

2018

Salvatierra Rojas, A., Torres Toledo, V., Mrabet, F. and J. Müller.  2018.  Improving milk value chains through solar milk cooling.  (ZEF Working Paper 172) Download [PDF | 5.21MB]
Sayer, C.A.; Carr, J.A.; Whitney, C.W..  2018.  The status and distribution of freshwater plants in the Lake Victoria Basin.  In: Sayer, C.A., L. Máiz-Tomé, W.R.T. Darwall (eds.): Freshwater biodiversity in the Lake Victoria Basin: Guidance for species conservation, site protection, climate resilience and sustainable livelihoods. . IUCN UK, IUCN Gland, Switzerland.  99-109.  (Open Acess)  Download [PDF]
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Sayer, C.A.; Máiz-Tomé, L.; Akwany, L.O.; Kishe-Machumu, M.A.; Natugonza, V.; Whitney, C.W.; Omondi, R.; Nshutiyayesu, S.; Kabuye, C.S..  2018.  The importance of freshwater species to livelihoods in the Lake Victoria Basin.  In: Sayer, C.A., L. Máiz-Tomé, W.R.T. Darwall (eds.): Freshwater biodiversity in the Lake Victoria Basin: Guidance for species conservation, site protection, climate resilience and sustainable livelihoods. . IUCN UK, IUCN Gland, Switzerland.  136-151.  (Open Acess)  Download [PDF]
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Schielein, J.; Börner, J..  2018.  Recent transformations of land-use and land-cover dynamics across different deforestation frontiers in the Brazilian Amazon.  Land Use Policy, 76 : 81-94 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Tambo, J.A. and Mockshell, J.  2018.  Differential Impacts of Conservation Agriculture Technology Options on Household Income in Sub-Saharan Africa.  Ecological Economics, 151 : 95-105 . Further Information
Till Ludwig.  2018.  An egg for an egg and a bean for a bean?.  (ZEF Discussion Paper 247) Download [PDF | 848.75KB]
Villamor, G. B., Guta, D., Djanibekov, U., & Mirzabaev, A..  2018.  Gender specific perspectives among smallholder farm households on water-energy-food security nexus issues in Ethiopia (ZEF Discussion paper series No. 258). Bonn. Available at http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/27312. 
von Braun, J.  2018.  Bioeconomy – The global trend and its implications for sustainability and food security.  Global Food Security, 19 : 81-83 . Further Information
von Braun, J.  2018.  Economic and Political Innovation for Nutritional Improvement.  In: Biesalski, H. K. & Birner, R. (eds.): Hidden Hunger: Strategies to Improve Nutrition Quality, World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, Vol. 118. Basel; New York: Karger.  1-9. 
Whitney C W, Shepherd K D, Rosenstock T S, Luedeling E.  2018.  Decision Analysis to Support Agriculture for Nutrition.  (Misc. 38) 4 (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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Whitney, C W; Shepherd K D; Krawinkel M; Luedeling E..  2018.  Integration of Fruit Trees into Agricultural Landscapes of Kenya can Help to Enhance Nutrition Security.  (Misc. no 40.) 4 (Open Acess)Further Information
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Whitney, C; Luedeling, E.  2018.  Modeling the benefits of fruit trees in agricultural landscapes of Kenya.  (Open Acess)
Whitney, C., K. Shepherd and E. Luedeling, E..  2018.  Decision Analysis Methods Guide; Agricultural Policy for Nutrition.  World Agroforestry Centre. Nairobi, Kenya. (Open Acess) Download [PDF]
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Whitney, C.W.; Omondi, R.; Nshutiyayesu, S.; Kabuye, C.S..  2018.  Species in the Spotlight.  In: Sayer, C.A., L. Máiz-Tomé, W.R.T. Darwall (eds.): Freshwater biodiversity in the Lake Victoria Basin: Guidance for species conservation, site protection, climate resilience and sustainable livelihoods. . IUCN UK, IUCN Gland, Switzerland.  150.  (Open Acess)  Download [PDF | 131.71KB]
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Whitney, Cory W.; Bahati, J.; Gebauer, J..  2018.  Ethnobotany and agrobiodiversity; valuation of plants in the homegardens of southwestern Uganda.  Ethnobiology Letters, 9(2) : 90-100 . (Open Access)  Download [PDF]
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Whitney, Cory W.; Luedeling, Eike; Hensel, Oilver; Tabuti, John R. S.; Krawinkel, Michael; Gebauer, Jens; Kehlenbeck, Katja.  2018.  The role of homegardens for food and nutrition security in Uganda.  Human Ecology, 46(4) : 497-514 . Further Information
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WoldeYohannes, A., Cotter, M., Kelboro, G. and Dessalegn, W.  2018.  Land use and land cover changes and their effects on the landscape of Abaya-Chamo Basin, southern Ethiopia.  Land, 7(2) : 1-17 . (Open Access)  Further Information

2017

Akhtar F, U.K. Awan, B. Tischbein, U.W. Liaqat.  2017.  A phenology based geo-informatics approach to map land use and land cover (2003-2013) by spatial segregation of large heterogenic river basins.  Applied Geography, 88 : 48-61 . Further Information
Akhtar, F., Awan, U.K., Tischbein, B., Liaqat, U.W.  2017.  A phenology based geo-informatics approach to map land use and land cover (2003 e 2013) by spatial segregation of large heterogenic river basins.  Applied Geography, 88 : 48-61 .
Eguavoen, I.  2017.  Postcard from Yazd in Iran: Knowledge hub on qanats, water reservoirs, wind catchers and cloud seeding (ZEF blog post).  Further Information
Guta, D.D., J. Jara, N.P. Adhikari, Q. Chen, V. Gaur and A. Mirzabaev.  2017.  Assessment of the Successes and Failures of Decentralized Energy Solutions and Implications for the Water–Energy–Food Security Nexus: Case Studies from Developing Countries.  Resources, 6(3), 24 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Khamzina, A., J.P.A. Lamers, J. Börner with O.O. Cofie, P. Drechsel, Chr. Gordon, J. Miranda, S. Mukherjee, L.Verchot, H. Vereecken, L. Weihermüller, S. Zelaya-Bonilla, F. Ziadat.  2017.  Land resources and the SDGs.  In: Paul L. G. Vlek, Asia Khamzina, and Lulseged Tamene (eds.): Land degradation and the Sustainable Development Goals: Threats and potential remedies. CIAT / CGIAR.  17-31.  (Open Acess)  Further Information
Kharas, H., J.W. McArthur, and J. von Braun.  2017.  An evidence-based approach to ending rural hunger.  Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, 11 : 1-12 . Further Information
Kumar N., Tischbein B., Küsche J., Beg M.K., Bogardi J.J.  2017.  Impact of Land-use Change on the Water Resources of the Upper Kharun Catchment, Chhattisgarh, India.  Regional Environmental Change, 17 (8) : 2373–2385  . Further Information
Mango N., C. Makate, L. Tamene, P. Mponela and G. Ndengu.  2017.  Awareness and adoption of land, soil and water conservation practices in the Chinyanja Triangle, Southern Africa.  International Soil and Water Conservation Research, 2(5) : 122-129 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Mekonnen, D. A. and N. Gerber.  2017.  Aspirations and Food Security in rural Ethiopia.  Food security, 9 : 371–385, DOI: 10.1007/s12571-017-0654-6 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Nero B.F..  2017.  Urban green space dynamics and socio-environmental inequity: multi-resolution and spatiotemporal data analysis of Kumasi, Ghana.  International Journal of Remote Sensing, 38 (23) : 6993-7020 .
Noulèkoun F., A. Khamzina, J. Naab, J.P.A. Lamers.  2017.  Biomass allocation in five semi-arid afforestation species is driven mainly by ontogeny rather than resource availability.  Annals of Forest Science , 74, doi:10.1007/s13595-017-0676-4 .
PARI.  2017.  Sustainable intensification strategies for the rural poor - Matching innovations with human and ecological potential within and outside the agriculture sector.  (PARI Policy Brief 3) Download (english) [PDF | 408.70KB]
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Partey S. T., D.A. Sarfo, O. B. Frith, M. Kwaku, and N.V. Thevathasan.  2017.  Potentials of Bamboo-Based Agroforestry for Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review.  Agricultural Research , 6 : 22-32 . Further Information
Partey, S. T., O.B. Frith, M.Y. Kwaku and A.A. Sarfo.  2017.  Comparative life cycle analysis of producing charcoal from bamboo, teak, and acacia species in Ghana.  The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment,, 22 (5) : 758-766 .
Saini, R.K., B.O. Orindi, N. Mbahin, J.A. Andoke, P.N. Muasa, D.M. Mbuvi, C.A. Muya, J.A. Pickett and C. Borgemeiste.  2017.  Protecting cows in small holder farms in East Africa from tsetse flies by mimicking the odor profile of a non- host bovid.  PLoS NTD , 11 (10) . Further Information
Shittu, A.M., Akerele, D. and M. Haile.  2017.  Food Price Spikes and Volatility in Local Food Markets in Nigeria.  (ZEF Discussion Paper 242) Download [PDF | 1.38MB]
Tobias Wünscher / WASCAL.  2017.  Farmer Innovation Contest. Winners 2012-2015, Ghana.  Download [PDF | 2.29MB]
Vlek, P.L.G., A. Khamzina A and L. Tamene.  2017.  Land degradation and the Sustainable Development Goals: Threats and potential remedies.  CIAT Publication No. 440. International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Nairobi, Kenya. Further Information
Vlek, P.L.G., Khamzina, A., H. Azadi, A. Bhaduri, K. Bharati, A. Braimoh, C. Martius, T. Sunderland and F. Taheri..  2017.  Trade-Offs in Multi-Purpose Land Use under Land Degradation.  Sustainability, 9, doi:10.3390/su9122196 . Further Information
von Braun J., Gulati A., Kharas H.  2017.  Key policy actions for sustainable land and water use to serve people.  Economics Discussion Papers, No 2017-39. Kiel Institute for the World Economy.  Further Information
Wesseler, J. and J. von Braun.  2017.  Measuring the Bioeconomy: Economics and Policies.  Annu. Rev. Resour. Econ. 2017, 9 : 17.1–17.24 . Further Information
Wossen, T., Berger, T., Haile, M. G., & Troost C.  2017.  Impacts of climate variability and food price volatility on food security of farm households in East and West Africa.  Agricultural Systems, DOI: 10.1016/j.agsy.2017.02.006 : 1-9 .
Yin H., Khamzina A., Pflugmacher D., Martius C.  2017.  Forest cover mapping in post-Soviet Central Asia using multi-resolution remote sensing imagery.  Scientific Reports, 7 : 1375 . (Open Access)  Further Information