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Research Output 2006 2020

2020
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Ethiopia
farmer
food security
household survey
social capital
2019
Watersheds
land management
mobilization
Farms
Drought

Community-based finance and Climate-Smart Agriculture

van Asseldonk, M. A. P. M., Ndagijimana, M., Kessler, C. A., Deering, K., Girvetz, E., Hella, J., Karanja, S., Masoud, T., Osiemo, J., van Wesenbeeck, L., Oostendorp, R., Recha, J., Radeny, M., Gathiaka, J., Mulwa, R., Wattel, C. J., Pamuk, H. & Ruben, R., 2019, The 5th Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture 2019, 8-10 October 2019, Bali, Indonesia: Abstract Book. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), p. 64-65

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingAbstractAcademic

Open Access

Community-based finance and Climate-Smart Agriculture

Recha, J., Radeny, M., Ndagijimana, M., Kessler, C. A., Deering, K., Girvetz, E., Hella, J., Karanja, S., Masoud, T., Osiemo, J., van Wesenbeeck, L., Oostendorp, R., Gathiaka, J., Mulwa, R., Wattel, C. J., Pamuk, H., Ruben, R. & van Asseldonk, M. A. P. M., 2019. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterProfessional

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

Contribution of systems thinking and complex adaptive system attributes to sustainable food production: Example from a climate-smart village

Jagustović, R., Zougmoré, R. B., Kessler, A., Ritsema, C. J., Keesstra, S. & Reynolds, M., 1 May 2019, In : Agricultural Systems. 171, p. 65-75 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
food production
villages
climate
agriculture
women in agriculture

Exploring entrepreneurial-group formation by smallholder Burundian farmers

Mupfasoni, B., Kessler, A., Lans, T. & Ngenzebuke, R. L., 25 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

group formation
smallholder
farmer
farmers
Motivation
5 Citations (Scopus)

How rural out-migrations drive changes to farm and land management: A case study from the rural Andes

Caulfield, M., Bouniol, J., Fonte, S. J. & Kessler, A., 1 Feb 2019, In : Land Use Policy. 81, p. 594-603

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

out-migration
farm management
land management
households
farm
1 Citation (Scopus)
Burundi
land management
farmer
land degradation
farmers
2018

Assessing farmers'willingness to participate in campaign-based watershed management: Experiences from Boset District, Ethiopia

Assefa, S., Kessler, A. & Fleskens, L., 28 Nov 2018, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 10, 12, 4460.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Ethiopia
Watersheds
farmer
campaign
district

Global efforts to foster sustainable soil management

Kessler, C. A., 21 Dec 2018

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modelling and mapping erosion in smallholder agro-ecosystems, Tanzania

Wickama, J., Kessler, A. & Sterk, G., 1 Aug 2018, In : Land Degradation and Development. 29, 8, p. 2299-2309

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

smallholder
Tanzania
Ecosystems
erosion
Erosion
2 Citations (Scopus)

Sustainable Agricultural Entrepreneurship in Burundi: drivers and outcomes

Mufasoni, B., Kessler, A. & Lans, T., 2018, In : Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development. 25, 1, p. 64-80

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Entrepreneurship
Prior knowledge
Business plan
Sustainable entrepreneurship
Economic sustainability
5 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding the spontaneous spreading of stone bunds in Ethiopia: Implications for sustainable land management

Abi, M., Kessler, A., Oosterveer, P. & Tolossa, D., 29 Jul 2018, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 10, 8, 2666.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Ethiopia
land management
farmer
Soils
mobilization
2017
12 Citations (Scopus)
hydrological response
sediment yield
soil erosion
catchment
runoff
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of in situ water harvesting techniques on soil and nutriënt losses in semi-arid Northern Ethiopia

Grum, B., Assefae, D., Hessel, R., Woldearegay, K., Kessler, C. A., Ritsema, C. J. & Geissen, V., 2017, In : Land Degradation and Development. 28, 3, p. 1016-1027

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
water harvesting
Ethiopia
erosion
nutrient loss
beneficial microorganisms

Facing climate change in burundi with an integrated agricultural and health insurance approach

Ndagijimana, M., van Asseldonk, M. A. P. M., Kessler, C. A., Habonimana, O. & Houtekamer-van Dam, A., 2017, The state of microinsurance: the insider's guide to understanding the sector. Microinsurance Network, p. 32-37 (Microinsurance Network's Annual Journal; no. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Open Access

The quest for improving soil fertility: Why an integrated approach is needed

van Beek, C., Herold, N., Kessler, A. & Vonk, R., 1 Dec 2017, In : Outlook on Agriculture. 46, 4, p. 289-294

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
integrated approach
soil fertility
nutrient
nutrients
economic productivity
2016
8 Citations (Scopus)

A decision support approach for the selection and implementation of water harvesting techniques in arid and semi-arid regions

Grum, B., Hessel, R., Kessler, A., Woldearegay, K., Yazew, E., Ritsema, C. & Geissen, V., 2016, In : Agricultural Water Management. 173, p. 35-47

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

water harvesting
semiarid region
arid zones
water
methodology
6 Citations (Scopus)

Bringing ISFM to scale through an integrated farm planning approach: a case study from Burundi

Kessler, A., van Duivenbooden, N., Nsabimana, F. & van Beek, C. L., 2016, In : Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 105, 3, p. 249-261

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
farm planning
Burundi
soil fertility
farm
case studies
8 Citations (Scopus)

Investments in land management in the north-western highlands of Ethiopia: the role of social capital

Firew, A. T., de Graaff, J. & Kessler, C. A., 2016, In : Land Use Policy. 57, p. 215-228

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

social capital
Ethiopia
land management
highlands
bunds
12 Citations (Scopus)

Key-socio economic factors influencing sustainable land management investments in the West Usambara Highlands, Tanzania

Nyanga, A. W., Kessler, C. A. & Tenge, A. J. M., 2016, In : Land Use Policy. 51, p. 260-266

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

socioeconomic factors
Tanzania
economic factors
land management
highlands

Strengthening land rights for women: Inspiring examples of interventions supported by the Netherlands

van Duivenbooden, N. & Kessler, C. A., Mar 2016, 55 p. Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Research output: Other contributionPamphlet

Open Access
2015
6 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of the productive safety net program on farmers' investments in sustainable land management in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia

Adimassu, Z. & Kessler, A., 2015, In : Environmental Development. 16, p. 54-62

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Ethiopia
rift zone
land management
farmer
safety

The PIP approach: Fostering sustainable agriculture through integrated farm plans

Kessler, C. A., van Duivenbooden, N. & Nsabimana, F., 2015, 4 p. Alterra, Wageningen-UR.

Research output: Other contributionPamphlet

Open Access
sustainable agriculture
farms
Burundi
collective action
households
2014
74 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of soil bunds on runoff, soil and nutrient losses, and crop yield in the Central Highlands of Ethiopia

Adimassu Teferi, Z., Mekonnen, K., Yirga, C. & Kessler, A., 2014, In : Land Degradation and Development. 25, 6, p. 554-564

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

bunds
nutrient loss
Ethiopia
Runoff
crop yield
13 Citations (Scopus)

Farmers' strategies to perceived trends of rainfall and crop productivity on the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia

Adimassu Teferi, Z., Kessler, C. A. & Stroosnijder, L., 2014, In : Environmental Development. 11, p. 123-140

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Ethiopia
rift zone
farmer
productivity
food
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

Co-investments in land management: lessons from the Galessa watershed in Ethiopia

Adimassu, Z., Kessler, A. & Stroosnijder, L., 2013, In : International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology. 20, 6, p. 532-541 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Ethiopia
land management
watershed
farmer
management
3 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring co-investments in sustainable land management in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia

Adimassu Teferi, Z., Kessler, A. & Stroosnijder, L., 2013, In : International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology. 20, 1, p. 32-44

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Ethiopia
rift zone
land management
meso level
private sector
12 Citations (Scopus)

Farmers' Perceptions of Land Degradation and their Investments in Land Management: a Case Study in the Cental Rift Valley of Ethiopia

Adimassu, Z., Kessler, A. & Yirga, C., 2013, In : Environmental Management. 51, 5, p. 989-998

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

land degradation
rift zone
land management
water erosion
Erosion

Mainstreaming biodiversity in diverse governance contexts: a framework paper

Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen, S. I. S. E., Kok, M., van der Esch, S., Visseren-Hamakers, I. J., Termeer, C. J. A. M. & Kessler, A., 2013, Bilthoven/Wageningen: Netherlands Environment Assessment Agency PBL/Wageningen University.

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

19 Citations (Scopus)

The development of soil and water conservation policies and practices in five selected countries from 1960 to 2010

de Graaff, J., Aklilu, A., Ouessar, M., Asins-Velis, S. & Kessler, A., 2013, In : Land Use Policy. 32, p. 165-174

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

water conservation
soil conservation
developed countries
land management
developing countries
11 Citations (Scopus)

The use of stakeholder analysis in integrated watershed management

Mutekanga, F. P., Kessler, A., Leber, K. & Visser, S. M., 2013, In : Mountain Research and Development. 33, 2, p. 122-131 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Watersheds
stakeholder
management
Soils
Erosion
2012

Development of sustainable land management policies and practices in five selected countries from 1960 to 2010.

de Graaff, J., Aklilu, A., Ouessar, M., Asins-Velis, S. & Kessler, A., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference paperAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
soil conservation
land management
food aid
top-down approach
policy approach
26 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring determinants of farmers' investments in land management in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia

Adimassu Teferi, Z., Kessler, A. & Hengsdijk, H., 2012, In : Applied Geography. 35, 1-2, p. 191-198

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Ethiopia
rift zone
land management
farmer
valleys

Farmers' investments in land management practices in the CRV of Ethiopia

Adimassu Teferi, Z. & Kessler, A., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference paperAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
land degradation
rift zone
land management
management practice
water erosion
5 Citations (Scopus)

Farmers' visions on soils: a case study among agroecological and conventional smallholders in Minas Gerair, Brazil

Klingen, K. E., de Graaff, J., Vieira Botelho, M. I. & Kessler, A., 2012, In : Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension. 18, 2, p. 175-189

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

smallholder
Brazil
farmer
Soil
farmers
2011
29 Citations (Scopus)

Agriculture and food security in selected countries in Sub-Sahara Africa: diversity in trends and opportunities

de Graaff, J., Kessler, A. & Nibbering, J. W., 2011, In : Food Security. 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Northern Africa
Food Supply
Africa South of the Sahara
Sub-Saharan Africa
Agriculture
18 Citations (Scopus)

Financial consequences of cross-compliance and flat-rate-per-ha subsidies: The case of olive farmers on sloping land

de Graaff, J., Kessler, A. & Duarte, F., 2011, In : Land Use Policy. 28, 2, p. 388-394

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

topographic slope
subsidies
compliance
subsidy
farmer
2010
3 Citations (Scopus)

Debating land degradation: strategy development for Bolivian mountain valleys

Kessler, A. & Stroosnijder, L., 2010, In : Land Degradation and Development. 21, 5, p. 480-483

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

land degradation
development strategy
valleys
mountains
Bolivia
13 Citations (Scopus)

Farm-level adoption of soil and water conservation measures and policy implications in Europe

de Graaff, J., Kessler, A. & Olsen, P., 2010, In : Land Use Policy. 27, 1, p. 1-3

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialAcademic

Mismatches between farmers and experts on Eucalyptus in Meskan Woreda, Ethiopia.

Adimassu Teferi, Z., Kessler, A., Yirga, C. & Stroosnijder, L., 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

2009

Cost-benefit analysis for land and water management

de Graaff, J. & Kessler, A., 2009, Soil protection in sloping mediterranean agri-environments. Evelpidou, N. & de Figueiredo, T. (eds.). Bragança, Portugal: Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, p. 91-110 300 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2008
101 Citations (Scopus)

Factors influencing adoption and continued use of lang-term soil and water conservation measures in five developing countries

de Graaff, J., Amsalu, A., Bodnar, F., Kessler, A., Posthumus, H. & Tenge, A. J. M., 2008, In : Applied Geography. 28, 4, p. 271-280

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

water conservation
soil conservation
developing countries
land degradation
conservation
6 Citations (Scopus)

Laying a solid foundation for sustainable development in Bolivian mountain villages

Kessler, A., 2008, In : Environment, Development and Sustainability. 10, 2, p. 233-247

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

sustainable development
village
mountain
participation
soil conservation
2007

Monitoring and Evaluation of a Village's Progress-Driven Attitude

Kessler, A. & Ago, H., 2007, Monitoring and Evaluation of Soil Conservation and Watershed Development Projects. Enfield (NH) - Jersey - Plymouth: Science Publishers, 532 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

21 Citations (Scopus)

Motivating farmers for soil and water conservation: A promising strategy from the Bolivian mountain valleys

Kessler, A., 2007, In : Land Use Policy. 24, 1, p. 118-128

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

water conservation
soil conservation
farmer
valleys
conservation
5 Citations (Scopus)

Using Soil and Water Conservation Contests for Extension: Experiences from the Bolivian Mountain Valleys

Kessler, A. & de Graaff, J., 2007, In : Environmental Management. 40, 6, p. 831-841

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Soil conservation
Water conservation
soil conservation
valley
mountain
2006
47 Citations (Scopus)

Decisive key-factors influencing farm households' soil and water conservation investments

Kessler, A., 2006, In : Applied Geography. 26, 1, p. 40-60

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

conservation practices
water conservation
soil conservation
households
farm
19 Citations (Scopus)

Land Degradation Assessment By Farmers in Bolivian Mountain Valleys

Kessler, A. & Stroosnijder, L., 2006, In : Land Degradation and Development. 17, 3, p. 235-248

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

land degradation
farmer
valleys
mountains
farmers