Publications of UFI members and partners

de Bon H, Holmer RJ, Aubry C, 2015. Urban Horticulture. pp.218-254 in: de Zeeuw H, Drechsel P (eds). Cities and Agriculture: Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems. Chapter: 9, Earthscan Food and Agriculture Series. Routledge, London, UK. 416 p.

Drescher A W, Holmer RJ, Iaquinta D L: Urban Homegardens and Allotment Gardens for Sustainable Livelihoods: Management Strategies and Institutional Environments. In: Nair, P. K. & B. Kumar (Hrsg): Tropical Homegardens: A Time tested Example of Sustainability Springer, 2006; 317-338

Gerold J, Drescher A W, Holmer R J: Kleingärten zur Armutsminderung - Schrebergärten in Cagayan de Oro Südostasien, 2005; 4: 76-77

Holmer R J, Drescher A W: Building Food-Secure Neighbourhoods: The role of allotment gardens Urban Agriculture Magazine, 2005; 15: 19-20

Holmer R J, Clavejo M T, Dongus S, Drescher A W: Allotment Gardens for Philippine Cities (PDF) Urban Agriculture Magazine, 2003; 11: 29-31

Drescher A W, Holmer R J, Glaser R, Hoschek M, Pariyanuj C: Mapping vegetables – understanding the food system of greater Bangkok, Thailand: A web-based Collaborative Research Environment. In: Proceedings of the Regional Symposium on Sustaining Small-Scale Vegetable Production and Marketing Systems for Food and Nutrition Security (SEAVEG2014) AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center, Publication No. 15 – 785, 2015

Drescher A W, Holmer R J, Glaser R, Richert C N: Understanding urban and peri-urban vegetable production and marketing systems through GIS-based community food mapping as part of an interactive collaborative research environment in Southeast Asia - an outlook. In: Proceedings SEAVEG; Regional Symposium – High Value Vegetables in Southeast Asia: Production, Supply and Demand AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center, Publication No. 1: 272-2772, 2013

Schlesinger J & Drescher A W (2016): Agricultural land use and the urban rural gradient: An analysis of landscape metrics in Moshi, Tanzania, African Geographical Review, DOI: 10.1080/19376812.2016.1229202

Schlesinger J, Drescher A W, Shackleton C M: Socio-spatial dynamics in the use of wild natural resources: Evidence from six rapidly growing medium-sized cities in Africa. Appl Geogr, 2015; 56: 107-115: http://doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2014.11.013

Schlesinger J, Munishi E, Drescher A W: Ethnicity as a determinant of agriculture in an urban setting - Evidence from Tanzania Geoforum 64, 2015: 138-145: http://10.1016/j.geoforum.2015.06.019

Joint projects of members and partners

Livelihoods, Urbanisation and Natural Resources in Africa (LUNA)
Proposal Writing and Implementation, 2009-2016

GlobE: UrbanFoodPlus - African German partnership to enhance resource use efficiency in urban and periurban agriculture for improved food security in West African cities
Subproject coordination, 2013 - 2018

Vegetables go to School, improving nutrition by agricultural diversification (VGtS)
Proposal Writing and Interims Project Management, 2012 - 2016

Making Vegetables Visible (VegGIS) - Understanding urban and periurban vegetable production and marketing systems through GIS-based Community Food Mapping in Greater Bangkok, Thailand
Proposal Writing and Implementation, 2011-2013
Final report (PDF):

Asia Urbs: „GIS-based Urban Environmental Resources Management and Food Security Project” - Umweltplanung und Ernährungssicherung in Cagayan de Oro (Philippinen), gestützt durch den Einsatz Geographischer Informationssysteme (GIS)
Proposal Writing and Implementation, 2001-2004
Link: Allotment Gardens for Cagayan de Oro City: Improved Access of the Urban Poor to Land for Agriculture (PDF)