Publications, presentations and project reports

General information 

 

LEAP-Agri Kickoff meeting (2018) (Poster)  

Education and Training for Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition in East Africa (EaTSANE): Innovations and Outputs. Presentation of EaTSANE at LEAP-Agri Knowledge Sharing and Stakeholders Engagement Matchmaking event (December 15-16, 2021) (Video) (PDF)

EaTSANE‘s goal, innovation and output (2022) (Poster)

Peer reviewed articles

Klara Strecker, Verena Bitzer, Froukje Kruijssen (2022). Critical stages for post‐harvest losses and nutrition outcomes in the value chains of bush beans and nightshade in Uganda. Food Security, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12571-021-01244-x

Eleonore Kretz, Irmgard Jordan, Annet Itaru, Maria Gracia Glas, Sahrah Fischer, Thomas Pircher, Thomas Hilger, Lydiah Maruti Waswa (2021). Determinants of Children’s Fruit Intake in Teso South Sub-County, Kenya—A Multi-Phase Mixed Methods Study among Households with Children 0–8 Years of Age. Nutrients, 13, 2417. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu13072417.

Eleonore C. Kretz, Annet Itaru Maria Gracia Glas, Lydiah Maruti Waswa, Irmgard Jordan (2022). Is responsive feeding difficult? A case study in Teso South Sub-County, Kenya (Nutrients 14(21), 4677. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu14214677.

Conference contributions

Irmgard Jordan, Céline Termote, Thomas Hilger, M. Gracia Glas, Catherine Meyer, Lydiah M. Waswa (2022). Workshop 8: Soil, plant health and consumer practices - how is it linked to agroecology? Tropentag 2022 https://www.tropentag.de/conference/workshops.php#W8 see also Francis Oduor and Irmgard Jordan. 2022. “How Can a Board Game Promote Agroecology? Experts Experience the Happy Family Board Game at the 2022 Tropentag Conference.” Alliance Bioversity International - CIAT (blog). https://alliancebioversityciat.org/stories/family-board-game-tropentag.

Lydiah Waswa, Irmgard Jordan, Eleonore Kretz, Annet Itaru, Paulina Kossmann, Daizy Alum, Maria Gracia Glas, Sahrah Fischer, Samuel Mwonga, Margaret Kabahenda, Thomas Pircher, Thomas Hilger (2022). Eat a different vegetable each day in a week: facilitating and hindering factors among small-holder farm households in Teso-South Sub-County, Kenya and Kapchorwa District, Uganda. Oral presentation at the 4th Biennial Egerton University International Virtual Conference held 23-25th March 2022, Nakuru, Kenya (Abstract). 

Thomas Pircher, Madalena Nertinger, Verena Bitzer, Irmgard Jordan, Thomas Hilger (2021) Creating impact pathways via participatory research and communication strategies – a model for transdisciplinary research? Oral presentation at the Research Interactions Virtual Symposium by Wiley on 16-17 June 2021 (presentation).

Sahrah Fischer, Saskia Grünwasser, Bastian Winkler, Thomas Pircher, Christine Lambert, Thomas Hilger, Georg Cadisch (2021). The Extendable Garden – Testing vertical garden systems for their ability to increase vegetable production in rural East Africa. Oral presentation at 4th International Symposium on Horticulture in Europe - Advancing together: Enhancing quality of life through Horticultural Sciences . Annual Convention of the German Society for Horticultural Science, Virtual 9 – 11 March 2021.

Irmgard Jordan, Eleonore C. Kretz, Annet Itaru, Paulina Kossmann, Daizy Alum, Maria Gracia Glas, Sahrah Fischer, Samuel M. Mwonga, Margaret Kabahenda, Thomas Pircher, Thomas Hilger, Lydiah M. Waswa​ (2021). Eat a different vegetable each day in a week -(im)possible for small-holder farm families?A case study in Teso-South Sub-County, Kenya and Kapchorwa District, Uganda. Poster presentation at "Power on your plate" All-Africa Summit on Diversifying Food Systems with African Traditional Vegetables to Increase Health, Nutrition and Wealth on 25-28 January 2021 (poster presentation)

Magdalena Nertinger, Luisa Pereira Goss, Thomas Pircher, Thomas Hilger (2020). Identifying Drivers, Constraints and Stakeholders for Innovations in Diversified Agriculture, Nutrition and Value Chains in East Africa. Poster presentation at the ELLS Scientific Student Conference 2020 on 20 - 21 November 2020 (abstract, poster)

 

Taewan Park, Sahrah Fischer, Christine Lambert, Thomas Hilger, Georg Cadisch (2020). Effects of different soils and drought conditions on yield and water use efficiency of East African green leafy vegetables. Poster presentation at the ELLS Scientific Student Conference 2020 on 20 - 21 November 2020 (abstract, poster)

Paulina M. Kossmann, Daisy Alum, M. Gracia Glas, Cedric Masai Cheptoek, Margaret Kabahenda, Sahrah Fischer, Johnny Mugisha, Thomas Pircher, Thomas Hilger, Irmgard Jordan (2020). What Hinders Men to Participate in Project Activities Linking Nutrition and Agriculture? Poster presentation at the Tropentag conference on 9 - 11 September 2020 (abstract, poster)

Taewan Park, Sahrah Fischer, Christine Lambert, Thomas Hilger, Georg Cadisch (2020). Effects of Soils and Droughts on Yield, Water Use Efficiency and Thiamine of Leafy Vegetables. Poster presentation at the Tropentag conference on 9 - 11 September 2020 (abstract, poster)

Eleonore C. Kretz, Annet Itaru, M. Gracia Glas, Lydiah Maruti Waswa, Sahrah Fischer, Samuel M. Mwonga, Thomas Hilger, Irmgard Jordan (2020). Determinants of Children’s Fruit Intake in Teso-South Sub-County, Kenya. Oral presentation at the Tropentag conference on 9 - 11 September 2020 (abstract).

Sahrah Fischer, Saskia Grünwasser, Bastian Winkler, Thomas Pircher, Christine Lambert, Thomas Hilger, Georg Cadisch (2020) Increasing Nutrition Security with Vertical Gardens – Testing Different Systems for Vegetable Production. Poster presentation at the Tropentag conference on 9 - 11 September 2020 (abstract, poster).

Sahrah Fischer, Bastian Winkler, Thomas Pircher, Christine Lambert, Thomas Hilger (2019). Home gardens and their importance for food and nutrition security: Experiences from East Africa. Presentation at the workshop “Home Gardens as a Coping Strategy in Crises and Humanitarian Emergencies: An International, Interdisciplinary Research Workshop" in Bonn, Germany on 2./3. April 2019 (abstract).

Project reports

Magdalena Nertinger, Judith Aliso, Thomas Pircher, Thomas Hilger (2020). System perspectives on farmer innovation for diverse farming and diets in Kapchorwa, Uganda. Study and workshop report

Luisa Goss, Lydiah Waswa, Dorine Oware, Grace Khatenya, Thomas Pircher, Thomas Hilger (2020). System perspectives on farmer innovation for diverse farming and diets in Teso-South, Kenya. Study and workshop report

Mona Dhamankar & Verena Bitzer (2019). Launching the VCPs in Kenya & Uganda. Workshop report

 

Julie Newton (2018). Gender Strategy for EaTSANE Project. Project report

MSc / BSc theses

 

Alum (2022). Trials of Improved Practices Complemented with Modified Recipes to Improve Dietary Diversity of Women and Children in Farming Households in Kapchorwa, Uganda. MSc THesis, Makerere University

Strecker (2019). Post-harvest Food Loss and Waste in Nutritional Value Chains in Uganda. MSc Thesis, Maastricht University

Poduwal (2019). Women's participation in marketing in nutrition sensitive value chains in Uganda. MSc Thesis, Maastricht University

Heintze, Sebastian (20219). Vertikale Gemüsegärten: Entwicklung und Untersuchung dreier Modelle zur Verbesserung der Ernährungssicherung von kleinbäuerlichen Haushalten in den Tropen. BSc Thesis. Hans-Ruthenberg-Institute of Agricultural Sciences, University of Hohenheim, Germany.

Grünwasser, Saskia (2020). Testing of vertical garden systems viability and their potential to improve household food and nutrition security in schools in Kapchorwa, Uganda. MSc Thesis  Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Umwelt, Nürtingen-Geislingen in cooperation with Hans-Ruthenberg-Institute of Agricultural Sciences, University of Hohenheim, Germany.

 

Park, Taewan (2021). The effects of soil fertility and drought conditions on yields and vitamin contents of East African green leafy vegetables. MSc Thesis. Hans-Ruthenberg-Institute of Agricultural Sciences, University of Hohenheim, Germany.

 

Alum, Dorine (2022). Trials of Improved Practices Complemented with Modified Recipes to Improve Dietary Diversity of Women and Children in Farming Households in Kapchorwa, Uganda. MSc Thesis, Makerere University, Uganda.

 

Aliso, Judith (in draft). Farmer choice of nutrient-dense crops production and implication on household nutrition security in the predominantly maize-based farming system of Kapchorwa district, Uganda. MSc Thesis, Makerere University, Uganda.


Turinawe ,Mathias (2021). Comparative effectiveness of forage and food legumes as maize intercrops in management of the fall armyworm, and crop performance. MSc Thesis, Makerere University, Uganda.

Nakazzi, Betty (in draft). Dietary diversity and gender consumption gap among farm households in Kapchorwa district. MSc Thesis, Makerere University, Uganda.

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