20082020

Research output per year

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Research Output

2020

Crop-livestock integration to enhance ecosystem services in sustainable food systems

Homann-Kee Tui, S., Valdivia, R. O., Descheemaeker, K., Senda, T., Masikati, P., Makumbe, M. T. & van Rooyen, A. F., 2020, The Role of Ecosystem Services in Sustainable Food Systems. Rusinamhodzi, L. (ed.). Academic Press, p. 141-169

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Exploring solution spaces for nutrition-sensitive agriculture in Kenya and Vietnam

Timler, C., Alvarez, S., DeClerck, F., Remans, R., Raneri, J., Estrada Carmona, N., Mashingaidze, N., Abe Chatterjee, S., Chiang, T. W., Termote, C., Yang, R. Y., Descheemaeker, K., Brouwer, I. D., Kennedy, G., Tittonell, P. A. & Groot, J. C. J., Apr 2020, In : Agricultural Systems. 180, 102774.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Micro-livestock in smallholder farming systems: the role, challenges and opportunities for cavies in South Kivu, eastern DR Congo

Klapwijk, C. J., Schut, M., van Asten, P. J. A., Vanlauwe, B., Giller, K. E. & Descheemaeker, K., May 2020, In : Tropical Animal Health and Production. 52, p. 1167-1177 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
2019

Are farmers searching for an African green revolution? Exploring the solution space for agricultural intensification in southern Mali

Ollenburger, M., Crane, T., Descheemaeker, K. & Giller, K. E., Apr 2019, In : Experimental Agriculture. 55, 2, p. 288-310

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Can yield variability be explained? Integrated assessment of maize yield gaps across smallholders in Ghana

van Loon, M. P., Adjei-Nsiah, S., Descheemaeker, K., Akotsen-Mensah, C., van Dijk, M., Morley, T., van Ittersum, M. K. & Reidsma, P., 15 Apr 2019, In : Field Crops Research. 236, p. 132-144 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Co-design of improved climbing bean production practices for smallholder farmers in the highlands of Uganda

Ronner, E., Descheemaeker, K., Almekinders, C., Ebanyat, P. & Giller, K. E., Oct 2019, In : Agricultural Systems. 175, p. 1-12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Co-learning cycles to support innovation and adoption of options of agro-ecological intensification in southern Mali

Dissa, A., Huet, E. K., Adam, M., Sanogo, O., Dembélé, O., Giller, K. E. & Descheemaeker, K. K. E., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

Open Access

Exclosures as Primary Option for Reforestation in Dogu’a Tembien

Descheemaeker, K. K. E., Jacob, M. & Lanckriet, S., Jul 2019, Geo-trekking in Ethiopia’s Tropical Mountains: The Dogu’a Tembien District. Nyssen, J., Miro, A. & Frankl, A. (eds.). p. 251-259 (GeoGuide).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hydrological Context of Water Scarcity and Storage on the Mountain Ridges in Dogu’a Tembien

Walraevens, K., Van Camp, M., Vandecasteele, I., Clymans, W., Moeyersons, J., Frankl, A., Guyassa, E., Zenebe, A., Poesen, J., Descheemaeker, K. K. E. & Nyssen, J., Jul 2019, Geo-trekking in Ethiopia’s Tropical Mountains: The Dogu’a Tembien District. Nyssen, J., Miro, A. & Frankl, A. (eds.). p. 197-213 (GeoGuide).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Identifying changes in agricultural practices and policy interventions for sustainable intensification of farm systems in southern Mali

Falconnier, G., Hambüchen, D. J., Adam, M., Huet, E. K., Giller, K. E., Traore, B., Leroux, L. & Descheemaeker, K. K. E., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference paperAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Open Access

Motivations for the use of sustainable intensification practices among smallholder farmers in Tanzania and Malawi

Jambo, I. J., Groot, J. C. J., Descheemaeker, K., Bekunda, M. & Tittonell, P., Nov 2019, In : NJAS - Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences. 89, 100306.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Risk perception and management strategies in farming systems of southern Mali

Huet, E. K., Adam, M., Giller, K. E., Traore, B., Coulibaly, S. & Descheemaeker, K. K. E., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference paperAcademic

Open Access

Understanding spatial patterns of soils for sustainable agriculture in northern Ethiopia’s tropical mountains

Nyssen, J., Tielens, S., Gebreyohannes, T., Araya, T., Teka, K., van de Wauw, J., Degeyndt, K., Descheemaeker, K., Amare, K., Haile, M., Zenebe, A., Munro, N., Walraevens, K., Gebrehiwot, K., Poesen, J., Frankl, A., Tsegay, A. & Deckers, J., 22 Oct 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 10, e0224041.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Understanding the Role of Soils and Management on Crops in the Face of Climate Uncertainty in Zimbabwe: A Sensitivity Analysis

Masikati, P., Descheemaeker, K. & Crespo, O., 2019, The Climate-Smart Agriculture Papers: Investigating the Business of a Productive, Resilient and Low Emission Future. Rosenstock, T. S., Nowak, A. & Girvetz, E. (eds.). Springer International Publishing, p. 49-64

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Vulnerability and adaptation options to climate change for rural livelihoods – A country-wide analysis for Uganda

Wichern, J., Descheemaeker, K., Giller, K. E., Ebanyat, P., Taulya, G. & van Wijk, M. T., Nov 2019, In : Agricultural Systems. 176, 102663.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Which options fit best? Operationalizing the socio-ecological niche concept

Descheemaeker, K., Ronner, E., Ollenburger, M., Franke, L., Klapwijk, L., Falconnier, G., Wichern, J. & Giller, K., Jun 2019, In : Experimental Agriculture. 55, S1, p. 169-190 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
18 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Agricultural intensification and policy interventions: Exploring plausible futures for smallholder farmers in Southern Mali

Falconnier, G. N., Descheemaeker, K., Traore, B., Bayoko, A. & Giller, K. E., Jan 2018, In : Land Use Policy. 70, p. 623-634

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Citations (Scopus)

Benchmarking living income for rural households in less developed countries

de Valença, A., Marinus, W., Hekman, W., Thuijsman, E. C., de Jager, I., van de Ven, G. W. J., Descheemaeker, K. K. E. & Giller, K. E., Aug 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
17 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access

Dealing with Climate Risk for Maize Production on Infertile Soils in Semi-Arid Southern Africa

Masvaya, E. N. & Descheemaeker, K. K. E., 2018, Abstract Book of the 15th European Society for Agronomy Congress. ESA, p. 47

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingAbstract

Open Access

Effects of climate change and adaptation on the livestock component of mixed farming systems: A modelling study from semi-arid Zimbabwe

Descheemaeker, K., Zijlstra, M., Masikati, P., Crespo, O. & Homann-Kee Tui, S., Jan 2018, In : Agricultural Systems. 159, p. 282-295

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Farmers' use and adaptation of improved climbing bean production practices in the highlands of Uganda

Ronner, E., Descheemaeker, K., Almekinders, C. J. M., Ebanyat, P. & Giller, K. E., 1 Jul 2018, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 261, p. 186-200

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)

Home garden system dynamics in Southern Ethiopia

Mellisse, B. T., van de Ven, G. W. J., Giller, K. E. & Descheemaeker, K., Dec 2018, In : Agroforestry Systems. 92, 6, p. 1579–1595

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Model results versus farmer realities. Operationalizing diversity within and among smallholder farm systems for a nuanced impact assessment of technology packages

Michalscheck, M., Groot, J. C. J., Kotu, B., Hoeschle-Zeledon, I., Kuivanen, K., Descheemaeker, K. & Tittonell, P., 1 May 2018, In : Agricultural Systems. 162, p. 164-178

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Risk management options in maize cropping systems in semi-arid areas of Southern Africa

Masvaya, E. N., Nyamangara, J., Giller, K. E. & Descheemaeker, K., 1 Nov 2018, In : Field Crops Research. 228, p. 110-121

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access

Using AgMIP Regional Integrated Assessment Methods to Evaluate Vulnerability, Resilience and Adaptive Capacity for Climate Smart Agricultural Systems

Antle, J. M., Homann-Kee Tui, S., Descheemaeker, K. K. E., Masikati, P. & Valdivia, R. O., 2018, Climate Smart Agriculture: Building Resilience to Climate Change. Lipper, L., McCarthy, N., Zilberman, D., Asfaw, S. & Branca, G. (eds.). Rome: Springer, p. 307-333 (Natural Resource Management and Policy book series (NRMP); vol. 52).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Using household survey data to identify large-scale food security patterns across Uganda

Wichern, J., van Heerwaarden, J., de Bruin, S., Descheemaeker, K., van Asten, P. J. A., Giller, K. E. & van Wijk, M. T., 13 Dec 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 12, 23 p., e0208714.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2017

Allometric equations for yield predictions of enset (Ensete ventricosum) and khat (Catha edulis) grown in home gardens of southern Ethiopia

Mellisse, B. T., Descheemaeker, K., Mourik, M. J. & van de Ven, G. W. J., 2017, In : Annals of Applied Biology. 171, 1, p. 95-102

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of lifetime performance of small ruminants under different feeding systems

Amole, T. A., Zijlstra, M., Descheemaeker, K., Ayantunde, A. A. & Duncan, A. J., 2017, In : Animal. 11, 5, p. 881-889

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Bringing food availability to scale: Mapping livelihood strategies for household food availability across Uganda

Wichern, J., van Wijk, M. T., van Heerwaarden, J., de Bruin, S., Descheemaeker, K. K. E., van Asten, P. J. A. & Giller, K. E., 5 Dec 2017. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access

Co-learning cycles to support the design of innovative farm systems in southern Mali

Falconnier, G. N., Descheemaeker, K., Van Mourik, T. A., Adam, M., Sogoba, B. & Giller, K. E., 1 Sep 2017, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 89, p. 61-74

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring options for sustainable intensification through legume integration in different farm types in Eastern Zambia

Timler, C. J., Michalscheck, M., Alvarez, S., Descheemaeker, K. K. E. & Groot, J. C. J., 2017, Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture: An integrated systems research approach. Oborn, I., Vanlauwe, B., Philips, M., Thomas, R., Brooijmans, W. & Atta-Krah, K. (eds.). Earthscan, p. 196-209 (Earthscan Food and Agriculture).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Food availability and livelihood strategies among rural households across Uganda

Wichern, J., van Wijk, M. T., Descheemaeker, K., Frelat, R., van Asten, P. J. A. & Giller, K. E., Dec 2017, In : Food Security. 9, 6, p. 1385-1403

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

From runoff contributor to runoff absorber: spate irrigation on exclosures in Tigray, northern Ethiopia

Etefa Guyassa, Frankl, A., Abebe, D., Amanuel, Z., Jacob, M., Tolera, M., Abebe, D., Descheemaeker, K. K. E., Poesen, J. & Nyssen, J., Oct 2017, p. 54-55.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

How can co-design of alternative agricultural development pathways help accelerating sustainability transitions in Southern Africa?

Homann-Kee Tui, S., Masikati, P., Descheemaeker, K. K. E., Sisito, G., Francis, B., Crespo, O., Moyo, E. N., Chipepera, T. & Valdivia, R., Nov 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

Integrated Assessment of Crop-Livestock Production Systems Beyond Biophysical Methods: Role of Systems Simulation Models

Masikati, P., Homann Kee-Tui, S., Descheemaeker, K., Sisito, G., Senda, T., Crespo, O. & Nhamo, N., 10 Apr 2017, Smart Technologies for Sustainable Smallholder Agriculture: Upscaling in Developing Countries. Nhamo, N., Chikoye, D. & Gondwe, T. (eds.). Elsevier Inc. Academic Press, p. 257-278 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Integrated systems research in nutrition-sensitive landscapes: A theoretical methodological framework

Groot, J. C. J., Kennedy, G., Remans, R., Estrada-Carmona, N., Raneri, J., DeClerck, F., Alvarez, S., Mashingaidze, N., Timler, C., Stadler, M., del Río Mena, T., Horlings, L., Brouwer, I., Cole, S. M. & Descheemaeker, K., 17 Feb 2017, Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture: An Integrated Systems Research Approach. Oborn, I., Vanlauwe, B., Phillips, M., Thomas, R., Atta-Krah, K. & Brooijmans, W. (eds.). New York: Routledge / Earthscan, p. 259-274

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Is maize-cowpea intercropping a viable option for smallholder farms in the risky environments of semi-arid southern Africa?

Masvaya, E. N., Nyamangara, J., Descheemaeker, K. & Giller, K. E., 2017, In : Field Crops Research. 209, p. 73-87

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling cereal crops to assess future climate risk for family food self-sufficiency in southern Mali

Traore, B., Descheemaeker, K., van Wijk, M. T., Corbeels, M., Supit, I. & Giller, K. E., 2017, In : Field Crops Research. 201, p. 133-145

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)

Response of woody plant species diversity and tree growth in exclosure to spate irrigation from gullies

Etefa Guyassa, D., Frankl, A., Amanuel, Z., Abebe, D., Descheemaeker, K. K. E., Tolera, M., Poesen, J. & Nyssen, J., 2017, Book of abstracts European Conference of Tropical Ecology 2017: (re)connecting biodiversity in space and time. Migliore, J. & Kuhlmann, K. C. S. (eds.). German Society for Tropical Ecology, p. 204-204

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingAbstract

Open Access

Sustainable intensification: tailoring innovations to end-user context

Taulya, G., Attwood, S., Descheemaeker, K. K. E., Marinus, W., den Braber, H., Ocimati, W., Rietveld, A., Raineri, J., Quiroz, R., Remans, R. & Schut, M., Dec 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Tillage, mulch and fertiliser impacts on soil nitrogen availability and maize production in semi-arid Zimbabwe

Masvaya, E. N., Nyamangara, J., Descheemaeker, K. & Giller, K. E., May 2017, In : Soil & Tillage Research. 168, p. 125-132

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
15 Citations (Scopus)
2016

A comparison of statistical and participatory clustering of smallholder farming systems - A case study in Northern Ghana

Kuivanen, K. S., Michalscheck, M., Descheemaeker, K., Adjei-Nsiah, S., Mellon-Bedi, S., Groot, J. C. J. & Alvarez, S., 2016, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 45, p. 184-198

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

28 Citations (Scopus)

Characterising the diversity of smallholder farming systems and their constraints and opportunities for innovation: A case study from the Northern Region, Ghana

Kuivanen, K. S., Alvarez, S., Michalscheck, M., Adjei-Nsiah, S., Descheemaeker, K., Mellon-Bedi, S. & Groot, J. C. J., 2016, In : NJAS Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences. 78, p. 153-166

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
36 Citations (Scopus)