Andersson, J.A., de Garine-Wichatitsky, M., Cumming, D.H.M., Dzingirai, V.,

Giller, K.E., 2013. Transfrontier Conservation Areas: People Living on the

Edge. Routledge, London.


Apeldoorn, D.F. van, 2014. Panarchy rules? : rethinking resilience of agroecosystems.

Baudron, F., 2011. Agricultural intensification : saving space for wildlife?

Cambule, A.H., 2013. Assessment of soil organic carbon stocks in the Limpopo National Park : from legacy data to digital soil mapping.

Chaminuka, P., 2012. Evaluating land use options at the wildlife/livestock interface: An integrated spatial land use analysis.

Gandiwa, E., 2013. The Numbers Game in Wildlife Conservation: Changeability and framing of large mammal numbers in Zimbabwe.

Leynseele, Y.P.B. van, 2013. Landscapes of Deracialization: Power, Brokerage and Place-Making on a South African Frontier.

Milgroom, J., 2012. ELEPHANTS OF DEMOCRACY: An unfolding process of resettlement in the Limpopo National Park.

Murungweni C, 2011. Vulnerability and resilience of competing land-based livelihoods in south eastern Zimbabwe.

Poshiwa, X., 2013. African wildlife and people: finding solutions where equilibrium models fail.

Ramoelo, A., 2012.  Savanna grass quality : remote sensing estimation from local to regional scale.

Schut, M., 2012. Who cares about research?! : a study on the role of research in policy processes in competing claims contexts.

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Matema, S, Andersson, J.A., 2015. Why are lions killing us? Human–wildlife conict and social discontent in Mbire District, northern Zimbabwe. The Journal of Modern African Studies 53, 93-120.


Baudron F, Giller KE., 2014. Agriculture and nature: Trouble and strife? Biol Conserv. 170:232–45. 

Cambule, A.H., Rossiter, D.G., Stoorvogel, J.J., Smaling, E.M.A., 2014. Soil organic carbon stocks in the Limpopo national park, Mozambique: amount, spatial distribution and uncertainty. Geoderma, 213, 46-56.

Chaminuka, P., Udo, H.M.J., Eilers, C.H.A.M., et al., 2014. Livelihood roles of cattle and prospects for alternative land uses at the wildlife/livestock interface in South Africa, LAND USE POLICY 38:80-90

Chaminuka, P., Groeneveld, R.A., van Ierland, E.C., 2014. Reconciling interests concerning wildlife and livestock near conservation areas: A model for analysing alternative land uses, ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS 98:29-38. 

Milgroom J, Giller KE, Leeuwis C., 2014. Three Interwoven Dimensions of Natural Resource Use: Quantity, Quality and Access in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area. Human Ecology. 42:199-215.

Murungweni C, van Wijk MT, Giller KE, Andersson JA, Smaling EMA, 2014. Adaptive livelihood strategies employed by farmers to close the food gap in semi-arid south eastern Zimbabwe. Food Secur. 6(3):313–26. 

Schut M, Cunha Soares N, van de Ven GWJ, Slingerland M, 2014. Multi-actor governance of
sustainable biofuels in developing countries: The case of Mozambique.
Energy Policy 65: 631-643.




Cambule, A.H., Rossiter, D.G., Stoorvogel, J.J., 2013. A methodology for digital soil mapping in poorly accessible areas. Geoderma, 192, 341-351.

Chaminuka, P., 2013. Wildlife or livestock? New directions for developing communal rangelands in South Africa, AFRICAN JOURNAL OF RANGE & FORAGE SCIENCE,  30(1-2):51-55.

Milgroom J, Giller KE., 2013. Courting the rain: Rethinking seasonality and adaptation to recurrent drought in semi-arid southern Africa. Agricultural Systems. 118:91–104.

Poshiwa, X., Groeneveld, R. A., Heitkonig, I. M. A., et al., 2013. Reducing rural households' annual income fluctuations due to rainfall variation through diversification of wildlife use: portfolio theory in a case study of south eastern Zimbabwe, TROPICAL CONSERVATION SCIENCE , 6(2): 201-220.

Poshiwa, X., Groeneveld, R. A., Heitkonig, I. M. A., et al., 2013. Wildlife as insurance against rainfall fluctuations in a semi-arid savanna setting of southeastern Zimbabwe, TROPICAL CONSERVATION SCIENCE , 6(1): 108-125.

Ramoelo A, Skidmore A.K. Schlerf M. Mathieu R, Heitkonig I.M.A. Cho M.A. 2013. Savanna grass nitrogen to phosphorus ratio estimation using field spectroscopy and the potential for estimation with imaging spectroscopy, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 23, pp.334-343.

Ramoelo A, Skidmore A.K., Cho M.A., Mathieu R., Heitkonig I.M.A., Dudeni-Tlhone-Dudeni N, Schlerf M., Prins H.H.T. 2013. Non-linear partial least square regression increases the estimation accuracy of grass nitrogen and phosphorus using in situ hyperspectral and environmental data, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 82, pp. 27-40

Schut M, van Paassen A, Leeuwis, C, 2013. Beyond the research-policy interface. Boundary arrangements at research-stakeholder interfaces in the policy debate on biofuel sustainability in Mozambique. Environmental Science & Policy 27: 91-102. DOI:


Schut M, Leeuwis C, van Paassen A, 2013. Ex ante scale dynamics analysis in the policy debate on sustainable biofuels in Mozambique. Ecology and Society 18. DOI:



Baudron F, Tittonell P, Corbeels M, Letourmy P, Giller KE. Comparative performance of conservation agriculture and current smallholder farming practices in semi-arid Zimbabwe. Field Crop Res. Elsevier B.V; 2012 Jun 14;132:117–28.

Baudron F, Andersson JA, Corbeels M, Giller KE. Failing to Yield? Ploughs, Conservation Agriculture and the Problem of Agricultural Intensification: An Example from the Zambezi Valley, Zimbabwe. Journal of Development Studies. 2012 Mar;48(3):393–412.

Cambule, A.H., Rossiter, D.G., Stoorvogel, J.J., Smaling, E.M.A., 2012. Building a near infrared spectral library for soil organic carbon estimation in the Limpopo National Park, Mozambique. Geoderma, 183-184, 41-48.

Chaminuka, P., Groeneveld, R.A., Selomane, A.O., et al., 2012. Tourist preferences for ecotourism in rural communities adjacent to Kruger National Park: A choice experiment approach, TOURISM MANAGEMENT  33(1):168-176. 

Chaminuka, P., McCrindle, C.M.E., Udo, H.M.J., 2012. Cattle Farming at the Wildlife/Livestock Interface: Assessment of Costs and Benefits Adjacent to Kruger National Park, South Africa, SOCIETY & NATURAL RESOURCES, 25(1-3):235-250.

Murungweni C, Andersson J, van Wijk M, Gwitira I, Giller K.E., 2012. Zhombwe (Neorautanenia brachypus (Harms) C.A.Sm.) – A recent discovery for mitigating effects of drought on livestock in semi-arid areas of Southern Africa. Ethnobotany Research  Applications.10:199–212. 

Ramoelo A, Skidmore A.K. Cho M.A. Schlerf M. Mathieu R, Heitkonig I.M.A.2012. Regional estimation of savanna grass nitrogen using the red-edge band of the spaceborne RapidEye sensor, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation,19: Pages 151-162


Baudron FDR, Corbeels M, Andersson JA, Sibanda M, Giller KE. Delineating the drivers of waning wildlife habitat: The predominance of cotton farming on the fringe of protected areas in the Mid-Zambezi Valley, Zimbabwe. Biol Conserv. 144(5):1481–93. 

Masocha, M., Skidmore, A. K., Poshiwa, X., et al., 2011. Frequent burning promotes invasions of alien plants into a mesic African savanna, BIOLOGICAL INVASIONS 13(7):1641-1648. 

Murungweni C, van Wijk MT, Andersson J, Smaling EMA, Giller KE. Application of Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping in Livelihood Vulnerability Analysis. Ecology and Society. 2011;16(4):8. 

Pleijte, M., M. Schut, R. During, 2011. Reflexivity in action research: two spatial planning cases, in: A. van Paassen,  J. van den Berg, E. Steingröver, R. Werkman, and B. Pedroli (eds), Knowledge in action. The search for collaborative research for sustainable landscape development. Mansholt Publication Series, Wageningen Publishers, Wageningen, pp.221-243.

Ramoelo, Abel, Andrew K. Skidmore, Martin Schlerf, Renaud Mathieu, Ignas M.A Heitkönig. 2011. Water removed spectra increase the retrieval accuracy when estimating savanna grass nitrogen and phosphorus concentrations, ISPRS Photogrammetric and Remote Sensing Journal 66:408-417.

Ramoelo, A., M. Cho, R. Mathieu, A.K. Skidmore, M. Schlerf, I.M.A. Heitkonig and H.H.T. Prins, 2011. Integrating Environmental and in situ Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Variables for Grass Nitrogen Estimation in Savannah Ecosystems, 34th International Symposium on the Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE 2001), Sydney, Australia, 10-15 April 2011.

Ramoelo, A., A.K. Skidmore, M. Cho, R. Mathieu, M. Schlerf, I. Heitkonig and H.H.T. Prins. 2011. Towards regional mapping of grass nutrients using remote sensing in Greater Kruger National Park, 9th Kruger Network Meeting, Skukuza, South Africa, 13-18 March 2011.

Schut M, van Paassen A, Leeuwis C, Bos S, Leonardo W, Lerner A, 2011. Space for innovation for sustainable community-based biofuel production and use: lessons learned for policy from Nhambita community, Mozambique. Energy Policy 39: 5116-5128.


Schut M, Leeuwis C., van Paassen A, Lerner A, 2011. Knowledge and innovation management in the policy debate on biofuel sustainability in Mozambique: what roles for researchers? Knowledge Management for Development Journal 7: 45-64. DOI:



Bos, S., W. Leonardo, A. Lerner and M. Schut.  2010. Assessing the potential of bioenergy production in smallholder farming systems: The case of Nhambita community. GTZ-ProBEC and Wageningen University and Research Centre, Maputo, p.47.

Ramoelo A, M. Cho, R. Mathieu, A.K. Skidmore, M. Scherf, I. Heitkonig, H.H.T. Prins and G. Asner. 2010. Hyperspectral remote sensing techniques for grass nutrient estimations in savannah ecosystems, 8th Kruger Network Meeting, Skukuza, South Africa, 8-12 March 2010.

Schut, M., M. Slingerland and A. Locke. 2010. Biofuel developments in Mozambique. Update and analysis of policy, potential and reality. Energy Policy 38(9), 5151-5165.

Schut, M., C. Leeuwis and A. van Paassen. 2010. Room for the River – Room for Research? The case of depoldering De Noordwaard, the Netherlands, Science and Public Policy 37(8), 611-627.

Schut, Marc L.W., S. Bos, L. Machuama and M.A. Slingerland. 2010. Working towards sustainability. Learning experiences for sustainable biofuel strategies in Mozambique, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands in collaboration with Cepagri, Maputo, Mozambique, 103p. [download]

Executive summary (8p.): [download].


Baudron F, Corbeels M, Monicat F, Giller KE. Cotton expansion and biodiversity loss in African savannahs, opportunities and challenges for conservation agriculture: a review paper based on two case studies. Biodivers Conserv. 2009;18(10):2625–44. 

Ramoelo A., M. Cho, R. Mathieu, A.K. Skidmore, M. Schlerf, C.A.J.M. de Bie, I.M.A. Hietkonig, H.H.T. Prins, G. Asner. 2009. Exploring various spectral indices for grass biomass estimations along a land use gradient in greater Kruger National Park, 7th Kruger Network Meeting, Skukuza, South Africa, 19-24 April 2009.

Schut, Marc L.W. 2009. Bioenergy initiatives in Mozambique, An analysis of policy, potential and reality, CERES Summerschool 2009, Nijmegen, The Netherlands (3 July 2009). [Presentation download:].

Schut, Marc L.W. 2009. Blending perspectives on sustainability, Second Annual Africa Bioenergies Conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (16-18 June 2009). [Presentation available at:].


Giller, K. E., C. Leeuwis, J. A. Andersson, W. Andriesse, A. Brouwer, P. Frost, P. Hebinck, I. Heitkönig, M. K. van Ittersum, N. Koning, R. Ruben, M. Slingerland, H. Udo, T. Veldkamp, C. van de Vijver, M. T. van Wijk, and P. Windmeijer. 2008. Competing claims on natural resources: What role for science? Ecology and Society 13(2): 34. [online] URL:

Heitkönig, Ignas M.A. and Jens A. Andersson, 2008. Disentangling humans and wildlife on the road towards the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park. Paper presented at the 6th Kruger Network Meeting, Skukuza, 20-25 April 2008.

Milgroom, Jessica & Marja J. Spierenburg. 2008. ‘Induced Volition: Resettlement from the Limpopo National Park, Mozambique’, Journal of Contemporary African Studies 26(4): 435-448.

Milgroom, J. and L.J. Shaffer, 2008. A New Look at the Landscape Consequences of Population Resettlement from Protected Areas, Paper presented at the 6th Kruger Network Meeting, Skukuza, South Africa, 20-25 April 2008.

Schut, Marc. 2008. Mobilization of knowledge in competing claims context. A research proposal for studying: Space for change in complex societal negotiation processes over natural resources, 8th European IFSA Symposium, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 6-10 July 2008.

Tapera, Kuvawoga Phillip. 2008. Spatial distribution of Wildlife-Livestock Conflict around Gonarezhou National Park area, MSc thesis, Department of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Zimbabwe. [Abstract download]

Zengeya, Fadzai. 2008. Predicting the spatial occurrence of imbrasia belina (mopane worm) using remote sensing in the Southeast Lowveld of Zimbabwe, MSc thesis, Department of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Zimbabwe. [Abstract download]

Zisadza, Patience. 2008. Spatio-temporal dynamics of land cover in the South-East Lowveld of Zimbabwe, MSc thesis, Department of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Zimbabwe. [Abstract download]


Andersson, Jens A. 2007. ‘How much did property rights matter? Understanding food insecurity in Zimbabwe: A critique of Richardson’, African Affairs 106(425): 681-690.

Andersson, Jens A., Wayne Twine, Amon Murwira, Ken E. Giller, Arnold B. Mashingaidze and Maja Slingerland. 2007. Land, productivity, and agricultural research: Towards an understanding of the multiple meanings of land, FARA-SADC regional dialogue, Sandton, Johannesburg: Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA): 118–128.

Hebinck, Paul G.M. and Yves P.B. van Leynseele. 2007. Pro-poor or what? Ethnographic explorations of two land restitution cases in rural South Africa, SANPAD conference: ‘The poverty challenge: poverty and poverty reduction in (South) Africa, India and Brazil’, Durban, South Africa, 26–29 June 2007.

Heitkönig, Ignas M.A. and C. McCrindle. 2007. Land use at the wildlife - livestock interface: Consequences for the GLTP. Paper presented at the 5th Kruger Network Meeting, Skukuza, South Africa, 15-20 April 2007.

Milgroom, Jessica & Marja J. Spierenburg. 2007. The elephants of democracy: Resettlement in the Limpopo National Park, Mozambique, Paper presented at the bi-annual AEGIS conference: ‘African Alternatives’, Leiden, 11–14 July 2007.

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