Funded projects

Name Topic University, Supervisor / CG Center, Supervisor

Jung, Katharina

Final Report

Detection of genotype by environment interaction patterns, trade-offs between traits, and different gender preferences in a participatory breeding program for biofortified potatoes in the high Andes University of Hohenheim, Prof. Dr. Bettina Haussmann / CIP, Elisa Salas

Lamidi, Moudachirou

Final Report

Cost-benefit assessments of fecal sludge (FS) technologies (FS-based compost/biochar/briquettes) and value chains for adoption at scale University of Hohenheim, Prof. Dr. C. Lippert / IWMI, Dr. Solomie Gebrezgabher

Sauer, Anna

Final Report

The vast but unexplored potential of wild and landrace sorghums: Unraveling their root and rhizosphere mechanisms to overcome water limitation University of Bayreuth, Dr. Mutez Ali Ahmed / ICRISAT, Dr. Jana Kholova

Azeez, Abdulazeez

Final Report

Modelling Farmer’s Preference and Willingness to Pay for Sustainable Intensification Practices in Ghana Georg-August-University Göttingen, Prof. Dr. M. Quaim / IITA, Dr. Kotu Hundie Bekele

Bothe, Sophia

Final Report

Investigations to elaborate the advantages of zero tillage and mulching versus conventional cropping systems using early and medium duration potato varieties Martin-Luther-University of Halle-Wittenberg, Prof. Dr. Marcel Quint / CIP, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Kroschel

Nwosu, Kayfe Rosaire

Final Report

Analysis of the entrepreneurial potential of women’s groups for processing underutilized species in southwestern Nigeria

University of Kassel, Prof. Dr. Brigitte Kaufmann / IITA, Dr. Tahirou Abdoulaye

Madintin, Lydia

Final Report

Analysis of the entrepreneurial potential of women’s groups for processing underutilized species using a Collaborative Learning Model University of Kassel, Prof. Dr. Brigitte Kaufmann / IITA, Dr. Fred Kizito

Detering, Theresa

Final Report

Varietal effects of rice on greenhouse gas emissions under varying water management University of Hohenheim, Prof. Dr. Folkard Asch / IRRI, Dr. Reiner Wassmann
Zeitler, Lilly

Final Report

Integrating Climate Change Adaptation Measures into Tree Crop Diversification Recommendations for Food and Nutrition Security Georg-August-University Göttingen, Dr. Martin Wiehle / ICRAF, Dr. Todd Rosenstock
Bobocholov, Asliddin

Final Report

Exploring the interlinkages between water and energy use in the irrigated agriculture of Uzbekistan Humboldt University Berlin, Prof. Dr. Sonoko Bellingrath-Kimura / IWMI, Dr. Kakhramon Djumaboev

Cancino, Eduardo

Final Report

Sustainable Business Model (SBM) for the Cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) production and distribution in the Amazon region of Caquetá, Colombia Humboldt University Berlin, PD Dr. Stefan Sieber / CIAT, Dr. Augusto Castro
Clasen, Jonna

Final Report

Knowledge Transfer Mechanisms in Agroforestry Projects in Colombia Humboldt University Berlin, PD Dr. Stefan Sieber / CIAT, Dr. Augusto Castro
Shyrokaya, Anastasiya

Final Report

Spatial Assessment of Land Degradation due to LUCC in Uzbekistan University of Bonn, Prof. Dr. Jan Börner / ICARDA, Dr. Akmal Akramkhanov

Vieira, Matheus

Final Report

Scaling impacts of research for development: an assessment of MasAgro Guanajuato’s scaling strategy University of Applied Science (HTW) Berlin, Prof. Dr. Dimitrios Zikos / CIMMYT, Dr. Lennart Woltering
Kunz, Miriam

Final Report

Comparing options for certification of jungle rubber intercropping schemes to develop management concepts in Social Forestry Programs in Central Kalimantan University of Hohenheim, Dr. Marc Cotter / ICRAF, Dr. Sonya Dewi / Dr. Betha Lusiana
Willmot, Aaron

Final Report

Assessing functional diversity of old growth jungle rubber in Central Kalimantan University of Hohenheim, Dr. Marc Cotter / ICRAF, Dr. Sonya Dewi / Dr. Betha Lusiana
Whittle, Justin

Final Report

Underutilised wild plants consumption in Turkana and potential utilisation in Kenya’s food system. Georg-August-University Göttingen, Dr. Gudrun B. Keding / The Alliance (Bioversity and CIAT), Dr. ir. Céline Termote

Karapaca, Sahin

Final Report

Determining the Factors Affecting the Adoption of Fodder Crops by Farmers in Ethiopia and Kenya Georg-August-University Göttingen, Prof. Dr. Eva Schlecht / ILRI, Dr. Nils Teufel

Schüpf, Dennis

Final Report

Methodological measurement of social norms in the context of sustainable water practices in rural India Phillips University Marburg, Prof. Dr. Björn Volla / ICRISAT, Dr. Thomas Falk

Thiele, Lara

Final Report

The potential of underutilized species to prevent micronutrient deficiencies in Northern Ghana University of Kassel, Prof. Dr. Oliver Hensel / IITA, Dr. Fred Kizito

Karpe, Margarethe

Final Report

Comparing improved management strategies in rainfed cropping systems to increase SOC stocks and water-use efficiency in the semi-arid tropics of India Georg-August-University Göttingen, Prof. Dr. Klaus Dittert / ICRISAT, Dr. Andrew Smith

Khalid, Sadia

Final Report

Assessment framework of small-scale farming in the Andean Paramo to ensure food security mitigate threats to the ecosystem Humboldt University Berlin, PD Dr. Stefan Sieber / CIP, Dr. Stef de Haan

Asare, Esther

Final Report

Morphological characterization of cacao cultivars in different socio-ecological settings in Suhum Municipality, Ghana Georg-August-University Göttingen, Prof. Dr. Andreas Bürkert / IITA, Dr. Richard Asare

Tadesse, Sophia

Final Report

Productive use of energy in rural Ethiopia; applying a gendered perspective Humboldt University Berlin, Dr. Katharina Löhr / IFPRI, Dr. Claudia Ringler

Koch, Emilia

Final Report

Estimation of Genetic Gains from On-Going Field Trials in Sweet Potato for East- and Southern-Africa University of Hohenheim, Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Piepho / CIP, Dr. Hugo Campos

Mausbach, Milena

Final Report

Prioritization of climate smart practices for cocoa producers in Peru Georg-August-University Göttingen, Prof. Dr. Tobias Plieninger / The Alliance (Bioversity and CIAT), Dr. Christian Bunn

Spezzanoa, Laura

Final Report

Measurement of farmers’ intentions on water conservation and management in rural India: A questionnaire based on the Theory of Planned Behavior Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Prof. Dr. Günther Schulze / ICRISAT, Dr. Thomas Falk

Sudi, Prashanth Reddy

Final Report

Comparison of animal welfare conditions in crop-livestock and intensive dairy farming systems in India University of Hohenheim, Prof. Dr. Mizeck Chagunda / ILRI, Dr. Ram Pratim Deka

Annaram, Harshith

Final Report

Genetic analysis of grain zinc and iron concentration in CIMMYT spring wheat germplasm University of Hohenheim, Dr Sebastian Bopper / CIMMYT, Dr. Govindan Velu

Groot Nibbelink, Linda

Final Report

Genotype by Environment Interactions in Lowland Rice University of Hohenheim, Prof. Dr. Folkard Asch / Africa Rice, Dr. Etienne Duveiller

Adeboye, Telulope Ibukun

Final Report

Chemical properties of biochar amended compost of plant biomass (Chromolaena odorata and Panicum maximum) and poultry manure University of Kassel, Prof. Dr. Andreas Bürkert / IITA, Dr. Stefan Hauser

Köster, Mareike

Final Report

Status quo and transformation of traditional apricot farming and processing in Gilgit-Baltistan, northern Pakistan University of Kassel, Prof. Dr. Andreas Bürkert / The Alliance (Bioversity International and CIAT), Dr. Rana Jai

Vergara, Karla

Final Report

Land-use changes and deforestation frontiers in the Peruvian Amazon. Analysing causes and trajectories of development from a social-ecological perspective Humboldt University Berlin, Dr. Matthias Baumer / ICRAF, Dr. Valentina Robiglio

Reddy Mothukuri, Srinivasa

Final Report

Optimization of phenotyping strategy in multi-environmental trials in maize Georg-August-University Göttingen, Dr. Stefanie Griebel, Prof. Dr. Tim Beissinger / CIMMYT, Dr. Juan Burgueño

Welk, Lukas

Final Report

The gendered yield gap and women’s empowerment: Evidence from smallholder farmers in Uganda’s central region University of Hohenheim, Prof. Dr. Regina Birner / IFPRI, Dr. Claudia Ringler

Lehr, Franziska

Final Report

The Role of Female Labor within the Apricot Sector on Livelihood in Gilgit-Baltistan (Pakistan) Georg-August-University Göttingen, Dr. Bethelhem Legesse Debela / Alliance (Bioversity International and CIAT), Dr. Marlène Elias

Meyer, Johannes

Final Report

Soil carbon and nitrogen emissions under farmer managed conservation agriculture and conventional farming along a soil fertility gradient in Zimbabwe

University of Kassel, Prof. Dr. Andreas Bürkert / CIMMYT, Dr. Christain Lutz Thierfelder

Kedinga, Marvin

Final Report

The impact of transaction cost on the adoption of bean varieties in the southern highlands of Tanzania
Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Dr. Nadia Keudel / Alliance (Bioversity International and CIAT), Dr. Eliud Abucheli Birachi

Kissi Boateng, Teddy

Final Report

Sociocultural characteristics of edible but underutilized plant species consumption in the region of Turkana – Kenya University of Hohenheim, Prof. Dr. Andrea Knierim / Alliance (Bioversity International and CIAT), Dr. Céline Termote

Minz, Simon

Final Report

East Coast Fever Vaccination Campaign in Tanzania: Assessing supply chain characteristics which lead to vaccination success University of Kassel, Prof. Dr. Eva Schlecht / ILRI, Dr. Nils Teufel

Oriakhi, Godwin

Final Report

Social and ecological context of a technical innovation: Increasing the profitability and sustainability of local small scale processing of underutilized species in south-western Nigeria University of Kassel, Prof. Dr. Brigitte Kaufmann / IITA, Dr. Lateef Sanni

Blum, Helen

Final Report

Governance of multi-stakeholder platforms to achieve agroecological transitions in the cocoa value chain: evidence from the Ucayali region in Peru University of Hohenheim, Prof. Dr. Regina Birner / Alliance (Bioversity International and CIAT), Dr. Roseline Remans

Kang, Geon

Final Report

New analytical approach to improve genetic gain in potatoes from farmers field based on the tricot approach Georg-August-University Göttingen, Dr. Stefanie Griebel,  Prof. Dr. Tim Beissinger / CIP, Dr. Thiago Mendes

Crisostomo, Diego

Final Report

An analysis of the agricultural innovation system adopted by farmers to achieve a deforestation-free cocoa value chain: evidence from the Ucayali region of Peru University of Hohenheim, Prof. Dr. Regina Birner / Alliance (Bioversity International and CIAT), Dr. Jonathan Mockshell

Bretschneider, Klara

Final Report

The effect of Biochar on plant an soil parameters in a pot experiment with Jambú (Acmella oleracea) in the region of Belem, Brazil University of Kassel, Mariko Ingold / The Alliance (Bioversity International and CIAT), Luis Verchot

Myla, Kiran Kumar

Final Report

Prediction of hybrid performance for GLS and TLB resistance in tropical maize germplasm University of Hohenheim, Prof. Dr. Thomas Miedaner / CIMMYT, Dr. Manje Gowda

Brugnara, Nicolò

Final Report

Effect of changes in small farm agrobiodiversity levels on women’s and children’s diet quality in Vihiga, West Kenya: a participatory approach Georg-August-University Göttingen, Prof. Dr. Gudrun Kedung / Alliance (Bioversity International and CIAT), Dr. Céline Termote

Parente, Ilaria

Final Report

Genotype x Environment effects on leaf properties and pigment composition in tropical bread wheat University of Hohenheim, Prof. Dr. Folkard Asch / CIMMYT, Dr. Francisco Pinto