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Front page of MSc thesis © Mondorf / CapNex / TUM

Mondorf, D. (2021). The Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus in the Kenyan-Ugandan border region: Impact of surface water quality on drinking water supply in the Sio-Malaba-Malakisi River Basin. Master’s thesis. Access: https://mediatum.ub.tum.de/doc/1612080/1612080.pdf 

Articles

Omonge, P.; Feigl, M.; Olang, L.; Schulz, K.; Herrnegger, M. 2022. Evaluation of satellite precipitation products for water allocation studies in the Sio-Malaba-Malakisi river basin of East Africa. In Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, Volume 39, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrh.2021.100983.

Chasia, S.; Herrnegger, M.; Juma, B.; Kimuyu, J.; Sitoki, L.; Olang, L. 2021. Analysis of land-cover changes in the Transboundary Sio-Malaba-Malakisi River Basin of East Africa: Towards identifying potential land-use transition regimes. African Geographical Review. DOI: 10.1080/19376812.2021.2007143

Nyirahabimana, H.; Turinawe, A.; Lederer, J.; Karungi, J.; Herrnegger, M. What Influences Farmer’s Adoption Lag for Soil and Water Conservation Practices? Evidence from Sio-Malaba Malakisi River Basin of Kenya and Uganda Borders. Agronomy 2021, 11, 1985. 

Open access: https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy11101985

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Amann, A., et al. Can local nutrient-circularity and erosion control increase yields of resource-constraint smallholder farmers? A case study in Kenya and Uganda. Journal of Cleaner Production Volume 318, October 2021, Elsevier.

Open access: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.128510

A picture of the first part of the article © Livestock Science published by Elsevier

Naluga, A., Komakech, A.J., JJagwe, J., Magala, H., Lederer, J. Growth characteristics and meat quality of broiler chickens fed earthworm meal from Eudrilus eugeniae as a protein source. Livestock Science Volume 245, March 2021, Elsevier.
Open access: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2021.104394

Maps of Uganda and Kenya © Schuerz et al. 2020 in Hydrology and Earth System Sciences

Schürz, C., Mehdi, B., Kiesel, J., Schulz, K., and Herrnegger, M.: A systematic assessment of uncertainties in large-scale soil loss estimation from different representations of USLE input factors – a case study for Kenya and Uganda, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 24, 4463–4489, doi.org, 2020.

Open access: 
https://hess.copernicus.org/articles/24/4463/2020/hess-24-4463-2020.html

The title page of the article © Sustainability published by MDPI

Jjagwe, J.; Komakech, A.J.; Karungi, J.; Amann, A.; Wanyama, J.; Lederer, J. Assessment of a Cattle Manure Vermicomposting System Using Material Flow Analysis: A Case Study from Uganda. Sustainability 2019, 11, 5173.
Open Access: https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/11/19/5173

The front page of the article © Agronomy published by MDPI

Jjagwe, J.; Chelimo, K.; Karungi, J.; Komakech, A.J.; Lederer, J. Comparative Performance of Organic Fertilizers in Maize (Zea mays L.) Growth, Yield, and Economic Results. Agronomy 2020, 10, 69.
Open Access: https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4395/10/1/69

Reports, working papers, policy brief

Completed theses

Mondorf, D. (2021). The Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus in the Kenyan-Ugandan border region: Impact of surface water quality on drinking water supply in the Sio-Malaba-Malakisi River Basin. Master’s thesis. Access: https://mediatum.ub.tum.de/doc/1612080/1612080.pdf 

Schürz, C. (2020). Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis of discrete model inputs in eco-hydrological modeling. PhD-Thesis.

Ahumuza, R. (2020). Effect of incentives for scaling up adoption rates of soil and water conservation practices in the Sio-Malaba-Malakisi river basin in the Kenya-Uganda borer regions. Master's Thesis.

Chelimo, K. (2019). Performance assessment of cattle manure management technologies: a case of Sio-Malaba-Malakisi river basin, Uganda. Master's Thesis.

Jjagwe, J. (2019). Vermicomposting of cattle manure and its performance as a fertilizer in maize production. Master's Thesis.

Nyirahabimana, H. (2019). Impact of adoption lag of soil and water conservation practices on crop productivity in Sio-Malaba-Malakisi basin of Kenya-Uganda border. Master's Thesis.

Schneider, L. (2019). Long-term impacts of nutrient recycling projects from human excreta on food production in Western Kenya. Master's Thesis.

Nalunga, A. (2019). Earthworm (eudrilus eugeniae) as a potential protein source in poultry source in poultry feeds. Bachelor Thesis.

Stecher, G. (2018). Preparation of a consistent geo-database for the Sio-Malakisi-Malaba river basin in Kenya and Uganda. Bachelor Thesis.

Conference participation

Chasia, S., Olang, L., Sitoki, L., Herrnegger, M. (2020): Modelling land use/cover change scenarios in a transboundary catchment. [EGU General Assembly 2020, Vienna, AUSTRIA / Online, May 3-8, 2020] In: European Geosciences Union (EGU), Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU2020-9385.

Schürz, C., Mehdi, B., Kiesel, J., Schulz, K;.,Herrnegger, M. (2020): A systematic assessment of uncertainties in large scale soil loss estimation from different representations of USLE input factors – A case study for Kenya and Uganda. [EGU General Assembly 2020, Vienna, AUSTRIA / Online, May 3-8, 2020] In: European Geosciences Union (EGU), Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU2020-13787.

Komakech, A.J., Jjagwe, J., Chelimo, K., Lederer, J. (2020): Assessment of cattle manure management technologies: a case of Sio-Malaba-Malakisi river basin, Uganda. Oral presentation (online), given at the International Conference "Environmental Technology for Impact 2020", Wageningen University, 03.-04. June 2020.

Mwanake, H., Mehdi, B., Schulz, K., Herrnegger, M. (2019): Insights into the spatio-temporal distribution of water quality in a heavily populated catchment. [Poster] [HydroCarpath International Conference, Vienna, Austria, Nov 14, 2019] In: Péter Kalicz, Kamila Hlavcoá, Silvia Kohnová, Viera Rattayonvá, Zoltán Gribovski (Eds.), HydroCarpath International Conference - Abstracts, University of Sopron Press; ISBN: 978-963-334-349-4.

Omonge, P., Schulz, K., Olang, L., Herrnegger, M. (2019): Evaluating the Applicability of Satellite Precipitation Products over a data-sparse Region. [Poster] [HydroCarpath International Conferenc, Vienna, Austria, Nov 14, 2019] In: Péter Kalicz, Kamila Hlavcoá, Silvia Kohnová, Viera Rattayonvá, Zoltán Gribovski (Eds.), HydroCarpath International Conference - Abstracts, University of Sopron Press; ISBN: 978-963-334-349-4.

Schürz, C., Mehdi, B., Schulz, K., Herrnegger, M. (2019): Uncertainties in Estimating Soil Erosion Risks - a comprehensive Assessment. [HydroCarpath International Conference, Vienna, Austria, NOV 14, 2019] In: Péter Kalicz, Kamila Hlavcoá, Silvia Kohnová, Viera Rattayonvá, Zoltán Gribovski (Eds.), HydroCarpath International Conference - Abstracts, University of Sopron Press, 2019; ISBN: 978-963-334-349-4.

Nyirahabimana, H., Turinawe, A., Lederer, J. (2019): Impact of adoption lag of soil and water conservation practices on crop productivity in the Sio-Malaba-Malakisi rivers basin in the Kenya-Uganda border regions. In Water Resource Institute (Ed.): Book of Abstracts. The 1st Great Lakes & Catchment Management (1st GLACAM) Conference, 05.-07. June 2019, Entebbe, Uganda. pp. 5-5.

Ahumuza, R., Turinawe, A., Isoto, E. R., Lederer, J. (2019): Effect of incenvtives for scaling up adoption rates of soil and water conservation technologies in the Sio-Malaba-Malakisi river basin in the Kenya-Uganda border region. In Water Resource Institute (Ed.): Book of Abstracts. The 1st Great Lakes & Catchment Management (1st GLACAM) Conference, 05.-07. June 2019, Entebbe, Uganda. pp. 5-5.

Schürz, C., Mehdi, B., Schulz, K., Herrnegger, M. (2018): Erosion risk assessment for Uganda and Kenya - A sensitivity and uncertainty analysis approach. [American Geophysical Union (AGU), Fall Meeting, Washington DC, USA, 10.12.2018 - 14.12.2018] In: American Geosciences Union (Hrsg.), AGU Fall Meeting 2018.

Posters

Ahumuza, R., Turinawe, A., Isoto, E.R., Karungi, J., Lederer, J. (2019). Effect of Incentives for Scaling up Adoption Rates of Soil and Water Conservation Practices in the in Kenya-Uganda Border. Poster.

Amann, A., Lederer, J. (2019). Human Excrement Recycling to Agriculture in Sub-Sahara-Africa. A Nutrient Source with High Potential or just a Drop in the Bucket? Poster.

Chasia, S; Olang, L; Sitoki, L. (2019): Projecting Future Land use/cover Change Scenarios in the Sio-Malaba-Malakisi River Basin using the CLUE-s Model. Poster.

Chelimo, K., Komakech, A.J., Tumutegyereize, P., Amann, A., & Lederer, J. (2019). Assessment of cattle manure management technologies: a case of Sio-Malaba-Malakisi river basin, Uganda. Poster.

Jjagwe, J., Karungi, J., Komakech, A.J., Amann, A., & Lederer, J. (2019). Vermicomposting of animal manure and its performance in crop production. Poster.

Muli, N., Olang, L., Sitoki, L. (2019). Development of River flow and Sediment Rating Curves in the Sio-Malaba-Malakisi River Basin. Poster.

Mwanake, H., Schürz, C., Mehdi, B., Schulz, K., Herrnegger, M. (2019). Insights into the spatio-temporal distribution of water quality in the SMMRB. Poster

Nalunga, A., Komakech, J.J., Magala, H., Karungi, J. & Lederer, J. (2019). Vermicompost earth worms  (eudrilus eugeniae) as a potential source of protein in poultry feeds. Poster.

Nyirahabimana, H., Turinawe, A., & Lederer, J. (2019): Impact of Adoption Lag of Soil and Water Conservation Practices on Crop Productivity in Kenya-Uganda Border. Poster.

Omonge, P., Schulz, K., Olang, L., Herrnegger, M. (2019). Evaluating the applicability of satellite precipitation products over the data sparse Sio-Malaba-Malakisi river basin. Poster.

Schneider, L. (2019). Long-term impacts of nutrient recycling projects from human excreta on food production in Western Kenya. Poster.

Schürz, C., Mehdi, B., Schulz, K., Herrnegger, M. (2019). Uncertainties in soil erosion risk estimation - A comprehensive, large scale assessment for Kenya and Uganda. Poster.

Stecher, G., Herrnegger, M. (2019). The Water-Energy-Food Nexus’ long hand – Does hydropower generation influence vegetation dynamics downstream?. Poster.

Wimmer, D., Herrnegger, M. (2019). Challenges in land use classification in heterogeneous landscapes – a case study in the border region between Kenya and Uganda. Poster.