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Schloss Hohenheim 1
70599 Stuttgart
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The University of Hohenheim is a campus university located in the south of StuttgartGermany. Founded in 1818, it is Stuttgart's oldest university. Its primary areas of specialisation had traditionally been agricultural and natural sciences. Today, however, the majority of its students are enrolled in one of the many study programs offered by the faculty of business, economics and social sciences. The faculty has regularly been ranked among the best in the country, making the University of Hohenheim one of Germany's top-tier universities in these fields. The university maintains academic alliances with a number of partner universities and is involved in numerous joint research projects.

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Artigos e Livros
Dezembro, 2016

West Africa (WA) is among the most food insecure regions. Rapid human population growth and stagnating crop yields greatly contribute to this fact. Poor soil fertility, especially low plant available phosphorus (P) is constraining food production in the region. P-fertilizer use in WA is among the lowest in the world due to inaccessibility and high prices, often unaffordable to resource-poor subsistence farmers. This article provides an overview of soil P-deficiency in WA and opportunities to overcome it by exploiting sorghum and pearl millet genetic diversity.

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Artigos e Livros
Setembro, 2016
Quênia, África, África Oriental

There is growing evidence of escalating wildlife losses worldwide. Extreme wildlife losses have recently been documented for large parts of Africa, including western, Central and Eastern Africa. Here, we report extreme declines in wildlife and contemporaneous increase in livestock numbers in Kenya rangelands between 1977 and 2016. Our analysis uses systematic aerial monitoring survey data collected in rangelands that collectively cover 88% of Kenya’s land surface. Our results show that wildlife numbers declined on average by 68% between 1977 and 2016.

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Relatórios e Pesquisa
Dezembro, 2015

The workshop held at Bioversity International in Rome, Italy, from 7 – 8 May 2015

Brought together a group of researchers and members of CGIAR centers, and other

institutions who are interested in modelling biodiversity and ESS using geospatial

data. The workshop focused on modeling at different scales: household/farm level, the agricultural sector level and the economy – wide level, in order to explore trade - offs and complementariness between productivity, nutrition and ESS.

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Artigos e Livros
Dezembro, 2015
Nicarágua, América Central, América do Sul

The thesis explores the extent to which payment for the ecosystem service of carbon sequestration

provided in a value chain context, through an innovative climate change mitigation and adaptation

strategy known as 'carbon insetting', could generate 'win-win' outcomes for all actors.

Drawing on examples of where the concept of carbon insetting has been adopted in coffee and cocoa value chains in Mexico and Honduras respectively, the thesis investigated the feasibility of

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Artigos e Livros
Agosto, 2015
Quênia, Tanzânia, África, África Oriental

Context: The processes regulating ungulate populations have been the focus of numerous studies. For the African buffalo (Syncerus caffer Sparrman) population inhabiting the Mara–Serengeti ecosystem, rinderpest was the primary regulatory factor up to the mid-1960s. Following reduction of rinderpest and buffalo population increase, interspecific competition for food, notably with cattle and wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus Burchell), was thought to be the primary regulatory factor in the ecosystem.

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Artigos e Livros
Maio, 2015
África, África subsariana

Extensive livestock grazing is one of the most common and widespread forms of land uses in sub Saharan Africa (SSA). Studies assessing the effects of extensive livestock grazing on vegetation and soils in SSA are inconsistent in the direction and magnitude of study outcomes.

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Artigos e Livros
Abril, 2015
Quênia, África, África Oriental

Livestock value chains are an important source of employment, income and nutrition in developing countries. Increasing income has led to high demand for animal source products. Zoonotic diseases pose a public health risk to people producing, handling, processing and consuming animal products; with value chains creating a contact networks for transmission. Biosecurity measures constitute a cheap, integrated approach and affordable way of disease control from farm to fork as advocated by the concept of ‘One Health’ and ‘EcoHealth’.

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Artigos e Livros
Fevereiro, 2013
Etiópia, África, África Oriental

Adequate access to good quality drinking water is an important prerequisite for the wellbeing

and survival of people. Increasing competition over scarce freshwater resources with

continuous quality deterioration is becoming a serious problem in many developing countries

like Ethiopia, where the technical, socioeconomic and political conditions are impeding the

proper utilization of the required resource. The concern of low quality water is either due to

direct health impacts of poor quality drinking water or a reduction in the palatability of water

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