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Postal address:Institute of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics Chair of Social and Institutional Change in Agricultural Development University of Hohenheim, Wollgrasweg 43, 70599 Stuttgart, Germany
Workplace:Institut für Agrar- und Sozialökonomie in den Tropen und Subtropen (Department for Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics), Fakultät Agrarwissenschaften (Faculty of Agricultural Sciences), Universität Hohenheim (University of Hohenheim), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. African agricultural mechanization: Myths, realities and an emerging research agenda
    Working Papers, University of Bonn, Center for Development Research (ZEF) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Of trackers and tractors. Using a smartphone app and compositional data analysis to explore the link between mechanization and intra-household allocation of time in Zambia
    Discussion Papers, University of Bonn, Center for Development Research (ZEF) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in 2019 Sixth International Conference, September 23-26, 2019, Abuja, Nigeria, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) (2019) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Of trackers and tractors. Using a smartphone app to explore the link between agricultural mechanization and intra-household allocation of time in Zambia
    2019 Annual Meeting, July 21-23, Atlanta, Georgia, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  4. The forgotten agriculture-nutrition link: Estimating the energy requirements of different farming technologies in rural Zambia with time-use data
    Working Papers, University of Bonn, Center for Development Research (ZEF) Downloads View citations (1)

2018

  1. Can Big Companies' Initiatives to Promote Mechanization Benefit Small Farms in Africa? A Case Study from Zambia
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
    Also in Discussion Papers, University of Bonn, Center for Development Research (ZEF) (2018) Downloads
  2. Gender, knowledge and power: A case study of Market Queens in Ghana
    2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  3. How To Make Contract Farming Arrangements Work: Evidence From A Public And A Private Cassava Outgrower Scheme In Ghana
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  4. Promoting the Agricultural Transformation in Africa: How to Create Sufficient Political Will?
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  5. The dichotomy between state- and market-oriented agricultural development narratives: Beyond the rational choice explanation?
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  6. Times have changed. Using a Pictorial Smartphone App to Collect Time Use Data in Rural Zambia
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2016

  1. Agricultural development policy debates: who has the better story?
    2016 Fifth International Conference, September 23-26, 2016, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Downloads
  2. Comparative advantage and factors affecting maize production in Northern Ghana: A Policy Analysis Matrix Study
    2016 Fifth International Conference, September 23-26, 2016, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Downloads
  3. Gender differences in climate change perceptions and adaptation strategies: an intra-household analysis from rural Kenya
    Discussion Papers, University of Bonn, Center for Development Research (ZEF) Downloads View citations (2)

2015

  1. Adoption of Land Management Practices in Ethiopia: Which Network Types
    2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  2. Do Veterinary Paraprofessionals Provide Quality Clinical Veterinary Services for Cattle? Results from a Role Play Experiment in Rural Uganda
    2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  3. Donors and Domestic Policy Makers: Two Worlds in Agricultural Policy-Making?
    2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Food Policy (2015)
  4. Strengthening Agricultural Governance in an Interconnected World
    2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  5. The "Efficient Boundaries" of International Agricultural Research: A Conceptual Framework with Empirical Illustrations
    2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Systems (2017)
  6. The role of livestock portfolios and group-based approaches for building resilience in the face of accelerating climate change: An asset-based panel data analysis from rural Kenya
    Discussion Papers, University of Bonn, Center for Development Research (ZEF) Downloads View citations (4)
  7. Understanding the policy landscape for climate change adaptation: A cross-country comparison using the Net-map method
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2013

  1. Dryland Pastoral Systems in Transition: What are the Options for Institutional Change in Uzbekistan?
    53rd Annual Conference, Berlin, Germany, September 25-27, 2013, German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA) Downloads
  2. Process and Constraint Analysis of Paraprofessionals Regulation and Legalization: The Case of Uganda
    53rd Annual Conference, Berlin, Germany, September 25-27, 2013, German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA) Downloads
  3. Shocks, livestock assets and climate change adaptation in Kenya
    2013 Fourth International Conference, September 22-25, 2013, Hammamet, Tunisia, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Strategic positioning of international agricultural research centres: Comparative advantage and trade-offs from a transaction cost economics perspective
    2013 Conference (57th), February 5-8, 2013, Sydney, Australia, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Downloads
  5. Understanding the role of research in the evolution of fertilizer policies in Malawi
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Veterinarians, Paraprofessionals, Farmers and the Quality of Clinical Veterinary Services: A role play experiment
    2013 Fourth International Conference, September 22-25, 2013, Hammamet, Tunisia, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Downloads

2012

  1. Climate Change Adaptation in Kenyan Agriculture: Could Social Capital help?
    2012 Eighth AFMA Congress, November 25-29, 2012, Nairobi, Kenya, African Farm Management Association (AFMA) Downloads
  2. Mapping the contemporary fertilizer policy landscape in Malawi: a guide for policy researchers
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Reforming the public administration for food security and agricultural development: Insights from an empirical study in Karnataka
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  4. The comprehensive Africa agriculture program as a collective institution
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2011

  1. Challenges of Land Governance in Nigeria: Insights from a Case Study in Ondo State: Insights from a case study in Ondo state
    NSSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  2. The political economy of agricultural policy reform in India: Fertilizers and electricity for irrigation
    Research reports, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (22)

2010

  1. How to overcome the governance challenges of implementing NREGA
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Institutional and public expenditure review of Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Opportunities and challenges of community-based rural drinking water supplies: An analysis of water and sanitation committees in Ghana
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Promises and realities of community-based agricultural extension
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (12)

2009

  1. Access to and governance of rural services: Agricultural extension and drinking water supply in Ethiopia
    ESSP research notes, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  2. Agricultural extension in Ethiopia through a gender and governance lens
    ESSP discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (9)
  3. Public expenditure and institutional review: Ghana’s ministry of food and agriculture
    GSSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The effects of political reservations for women on local governance and rural service provision
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (10)
  5. The governance of service delivery for the poor and women: A study of rural water supply in Ethiopia
    ESSP discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. Agricultural strategy development in West Africa: The false promise of participation?
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  2. Decentralization, local government elections and voter turnout in Pakistan
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Designing Regional Systems of Biotechnology Regulation A Transaction Cost Approach to Regulatory Governance
    2007 Second International Conference, August 20-22, 2007, Accra, Ghana, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Downloads
  4. Information flow and acquisition of knowledge in water governance in the Upper East Region of Ghana
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Regional biotechnology regulations: Design options and implications for good governance
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (7)

2007

  1. Choosing policy instruments to reduce poverty and hunger: Is it possible to overcome the feasibility dilemma?
    2020 vision briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  2. How to make agricultural extension demand-driven?: The case of India's agricultural extension policy
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (18)
  3. Improving governance to eradicate hunger and poverty
    2020 vision briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (3)

2006

  1. Determinants of Farmers' Resilience towards ENSO-Related Drought: Evidence from Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
    2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  2. Does good governance contribute to pro-poor growth?: a review of the evidence from cross-country studies
    DSGD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Financing Agricultural Development: The Political Economy of Public Spending on Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Berlin 2006, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee Development Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  4. From "best practice" to "best fit": a framework for designing and analyzing pluralistic agricultural advisory services
    Research briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (38)
  5. From "best practice" to "best fit": a framework for designing and analyzing pluralistic agricultural advisory services worldwide
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in DSGD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2006) Downloads View citations (13)
    FCND discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2006) Downloads View citations (15)
  6. Need, Greed or Customary Rights - Which Factors Explain the Encroachment of Protected Areas? Empirical Evidence from a Protected Area in Sulawesi, Indonesia
    2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2005

  1. Analysis for biotechnology innovations using Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Between conservationism, eco-populism and developmentalism: discourses in biodiversity policy in Thailand and Indonesia
    CAPRi working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  3. Does Good Governance Contribute to Pro-poor Growth?: A Conceptual Framework and Empirical Evidence from Cross-Country Studies
    Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Kiel 2005, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee Development Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Security analysis for agroterrorism: applying the threat, vulnerability, consequence framework to developing countries
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (5)
  5. Strategic environmental assessment: assessing the environmental impact of biotechnology
    Issue briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2003

  1. ANALYZING NEGOTIATION APPROACHES IN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT - A CASE STUDY OF CROP-LIVESTOCK CONFLICTS IN SRI LANKA
    2003 Annual Meeting, August 16-22, 2003, Durban, South Africa, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2001

  1. Between market failure, policy failure and “community failure”: property rights, crop-livestock conflicts and the adoption of sustainable land use practices in the dry zone of Sri Lanka
    CAPRi working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (6)

1997

  1. Panel 1: Agricultural History: Lessons from Agricultural Development
    1997 Conference, August 10-16, 1997, Sacramento, California, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Who has the better story? On the narrative foundations of agricultural development dichotomies
    World Development, 2020, 135, (C) Downloads

2019

  1. Can small farms benefit from big companies’ initiatives to promote mechanization in Africa? A case study from Zambia
    Food Policy, 2019, 84, (C), 133-145 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Opportunities and Challenges in the Ethiopian Bamboo Sector: A Market Analysis of the Bamboo-Based Value Web
    Sustainability, 2019, 11, (6), 1-1 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Soil, Striga, or subsidies? Determinants of maize productivity in northern Ghana
    Agricultural Economics, 2019, 50, (4), 479-494 Downloads View citations (3)

2018

  1. Analysis of maize biomass use in Ethiopia and its implications for food security and the bioeconomy
    Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food, 2018, 10, (6), 1631-1648 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Assessment of Ghana’s Comparative Advantage in Maize Production and the Role of Fertilizers
    Sustainability, 2018, 10, (11), 1-1 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Can vigilance‐focused governance reforms improve service delivery? The case of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) in Bihar, India
    Development Policy Review, 2018, 36, (S2), O786-O802 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Gendered perceptions of power and decision†making in rural Kenya
    Development Policy Review, 2018, 36, (4), 389-407 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. How to promote institutional reforms in the agricultural sector? A case study of Uganda's National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)
    Development Policy Review, 2018, 36, (5), 607-627 Downloads View citations (4)
  6. Making Contract Farming Arrangements Work in Africa’s Bioeconomy: Evidence from Cassava Outgrower Schemes in Ghana
    Sustainability, 2018, 10, (5), 1-1 Downloads View citations (2)
  7. Why do maize farmers in Ghana have a limited choice of improved seed varieties? An assessment of the governance challenges in seed supply
    Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food, 2018, 10, (1), 27-46 Downloads View citations (4)

2017

  1. Can Grassroots Mobilization of the Poorest Reduce Corruption? A Tale of Governance Reforms and Struggle against Petty Corruption in Bihar, India
    Development and Change, 2017, 48, (2), 339-363 Downloads
  2. Designing Global Governance for Agricultural Development and Food and Nutrition Security
    Review of Development Economics, 2017, 21, (2), 265-284 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Gender Differences in Climate Change Adaptation Strategies and Participation in Group-based Approaches: An Intra-household Analysis From Rural Kenya
    Ecological Economics, 2017, 138, (C), 99-108 Downloads View citations (10)
  4. Household-level preferences for mitigation of invasion in the Afar region of Ethiopia: a contingent valuation
    Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 2017, 60, (2), 282-308 Downloads View citations (2)
  5. The neglected governance challenges of agricultural mechanisation in Africa – insights from Ghana
    Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food, 2017, 9, (5), 959-979 Downloads View citations (10)
  6. The “efficient boundaries” of international agricultural research: A conceptual framework with empirical illustrations
    Agricultural Systems, 2017, 150, (C), 78-85 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2015

  1. Donors and domestic policy makers: Two worlds in agricultural policy-making?
    Food Policy, 2015, 55, (C), 1-14 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2014

  1. Dryland Pastoral Systems in Transition: What are the Options für the Institutional Change in Uzbekistan?
    Proceedings “Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V.”, 2014, 49 Downloads

2013

  1. Assessing the Sustainability of Different Small-Scale Livestock Production Systems in the Afar Region, Ethiopia
    Land, 2013, 2, (4), 1-30 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Organized Session: Brauchen wir eine post-autistische Agrarökonomie?
    Proceedings “Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V.”, 2013, 48 Downloads
  3. Why keep lions instead of livestock? Assessing wildlife tourism‐based payment for ecosystem services involving herders in the Maasai Mara, Kenya
    Natural Resources Forum, 2013, 37, (4), 242-256 Downloads View citations (3)

2011

  1. The private sector's role in agricultural extension systems: potential and limitations
    Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies, 2011, 1, (1), 31-54 Downloads View citations (20)

2010

  1. The Political Economy of Policies for Smallholder Agriculture
    World Development, 2010, 38, (10), 1442-1452 Downloads View citations (46)

2008

  1. Socio-economic determinants of keeping goats and sheep by rural people in southern Benin
    Agriculture and Human Values, 2008, 25, (4), 581-592 Downloads

2007

  1. Capturing the complexity of water uses and water users within a multi-agent framework
    Water Resources Management: An International Journal, Published for the European Water Resources Association (EWRA), 2007, 21, (1), 129-148 Downloads View citations (18)

2006

  1. Sustainable agricultural intensification in forest frontier areas
    Agricultural Economics, 2006, 34, (2), 197-206 Downloads View citations (28)
  2. Voice and Votes—Does Political Decentralisation Work for the Poor and for Women? Empirical Evidence from the 2005 Local Government Elections in Pakistan
    The Pakistan Development Review, 2006, 45, (4), 1345-1360 Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. Creating political capital to promote devolution in the forestry sector--a case study of the forest communities in Banyumas district, Central Java, Indonesia
    Forest Policy and Economics, 2005, 7, (2), 213-226 Downloads View citations (8)

2004

  1. On the ‘Efficient Boundaries of the State’: The Contribution of Transaction-Costs Economics to the Analysis of Decentralization and Devolution in Natural Resource Management
    Environment and Planning C, 2004, 22, (5), 667-685 Downloads View citations (3)

2003

  1. Erratum to "Relative importance and determinants of landowners' transaction costs in collaborative wildlife management in Kenya: an empirical analysis": [Ecological Economics 45 (2003) 59-73]
    Ecological Economics, 2003, 45, (2), 313-313 Downloads
  2. Relative importance and determinants of landowners' transaction costs in collaborative wildlife management in Kenya: an empirical analysis
    Ecological Economics, 2003, 45, (1), 59-73 Downloads View citations (12)

Chapters

2009

  1. Decentralization and Public Service Provision – A Framework for Pro-poor Institutional Design
    Chapter 11 in Does Decentralization Enhance Service Delivery and Poverty Reduction?, 2009 Downloads View citations (4)
 
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