ZEF theme: Agriculture, land use, climate change

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]
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   .
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. 
Whitney C W, Shepherd K D, Rosenstock T S, Luedeling E.  2018.  Decision Analysis to Support Agriculture for Nutrition.  Policy Brief (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.  ICRAF Working Paper series, Working Paper No. 275 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
Kleemann, J., E. Celio, B.K. Nyarko, M. Jimenez-Martinez, C. Fürst.  2017.  Assessing the risk of seasonal food insecurity with an expert-based Bayesian Belief Network approach in northern Ghana, West Africa.  Ecological Complexity, 32   : 53-73   . 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