Publications by project members


Bruckner, M., Giljum, S., Fischer, G., Tramberend, S. and J. Börner. 2018. The global cropland footprint of the non-food bioeconomy. ZEF Discussion Paper 253. Center for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn.


Basukala, A. K., Oldenburg, C., Schellberg, J., Sultanov, M., & Dubovyk, O. 2017. Towards improved land use mapping of irrigated croplands: performance assessment of different image classification algorithms and approaches. European Journal of Remote Sensing, 50(1):187-201. doi: 10.1080/22797254.2017.1308235.

Chomba, M.J., Hill, T., Nkhata, B.A. and Förster, J.J. 2017. Paradigms for water allocation in river basins: a society-science-practice perspective from Southern Africa. Water Policy · April 2017 DOI: 10.2166/wp.2017.130

Dadi, D., Stellmacher, T., Senbeta, F., Van Passel, S. and H. Azadi. 2017. Environmental and health impacts of effluents from textile industries in Ethiopia: the case of Gelan and Dukem, Oromia Regional State. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. Springer International Publishing. 189: 11. DOI 10.1007/s10661-016-5694-4

Escobar, N., Manrique-de-Lara-Penate, C., Sanjuán, N., Clemente, G., Rozakis, S. 2017. An agro-industrial model for the optimization of biodiesel production in Spain to meet the European GHG reduction targets. Energy, 120: 619-631. DOI: 10.1016/

Escobar, N., Ramírez-Sanz, C., Chueca, P., Moltó, E., Sanjuán, N. 2017. Multiyear Life Cycle Assessment of switchgrass (Panicum Virgatum L.) production in the Mediterranean region of Spain. Biomass and Bioenergy, 107: 74-85. DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2017.09.008

Förster, J.J., Downsborough, L. and Chomba, M.J. 2017. When policy hits reality: structure, agency and power in South African water governance. Society and Natural Resources, 30(4): 521-536

Ibisch, P. L., M.T. Hoffmann, S. Kreft, G. Péer, V. Kati, L. Biber-Freudenberger, D. DellaSala, M.M. Vale, P.R. Hobson, and N. Selva. 2017. A global map of roadless areas and their conservation status. Science, 354(6318): 10.1126/science.aaf7166

Jena, P., Stellmacher T. and U. Grote. 2015. Can coffee certification schemes increase incomes of smallholder farmers? Evidence from Jinotega, Nicaragua. Environment, Development and Sustainability. Springer. DOI 10.1007/s10668-015-9732-0

Stellmacher, T. (ed.) 2015. Socio-economic change in rural Ethiopia. Understanding local dynamics in environmental planning and natural resource management. Peter Lang. Frankfurt.

Tabe-Ojong, M.P. and N. Habiyaremye. 2017. Economic Evaluation of Bioenergy Production from Bio-based plants in Germany: Implications for the bioeconomy? Journal of Sustainable Development, 10 (6): 262-272. – Based on a term paper written in a STRIVE-related MSc-level teaching project. » Download

Wüstemann H., A. Bonn, C. Albert, C. Bertram, L. Biber-Freudenberger, A. Dehnhardt, R. Döring, P. Elsasser, V. Hartje, D. Mehl, J. Kantelhardt, K. Rehdanz, L. Schaller, M. Scholz and D. Thrän. 2017. Synergies and trade-offs between nature conservation and climate policy: Insights from the ‘‘Natural Capital Germany – TEEB DE” study. Ecosystem Services, 24: 187-199.


Biber-Freudenberger, Lisa; Ziemacki, Jasmin; Tonnang, Henri E. Z.; Borgemeister, Christian. 2016. Future Risks of Pest Species under Changing Climatic Conditions. PLOS ONE: 17.

Selbmann, K. and Ide, T. 2016. Climate Change, Biofuels, and Conflict. In: Sarup Singh, R., Pandey, A. & Gnansounou, E. (eds.): Biofuels: Production and Future Perspectives. CRC Press: 25-35.