SUPPORTED THESES
DR. HERMANN EISELEN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
2000 – 2004

In the sponsorship year 2004 the following 26 supported theses were completed:

  • Antwi, Samuel, Impact Assessment of Kwahu Rural Bank Credit Scheme on Beneficiaries in Kwahu-South District, Eastern Region, Ghana, 2004 Summary as View- PDF
  • Badorreck, Annika, Charakterisierung von bodenchemischen und -physikalischen Eigenschaften als Basis für eine nachhaltige Landnutzung in Zimbabwe (Characterization of soil chemical and physical properties as a basis for sustainable land use in Zimbabwe) , 2005 Summary as View-PDF
  • Bande, Marlito M., Development of a Sustainable Abaca (Musa textilis Née) Production in a Diversified Multi-strata Agroecosystems in Leyte, The Philippines, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Conzelmann, Claudia, Comparative study of mothers nursing an infant ≤ 1 year of age in the Highlands and the Lowlands of Bale, Ethiopia: Food intake and feeding practices, post-partum amenorrhea, contraceptive use, child spacing and nutritional status, 2005 Summary as View-PDF
  • Diehl, Daniel, Growth of Tree Seedlings on Leyte/Philippines Correlated with Litter Production and Decomposition, 2005 Summary as View-PDF
  • Ecker, Olivier, Large-Scale Infrastructure and Agricultutral Development: Impacts on Rural Poverty in Northwest Vietnam, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Gangurde, Sarwshri V., Abundance Dynamics of selected Arthropods in the Course of Rice Plant Growth in different Rice Agroecosystems of Leyte, Philippines, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Ganß, Mathias, Acceptance of Private Sector Capacity Building and Extension Services in Modern Beekeeping, Honey Processing and Marketing; a Case Study in Butajira, South-Western Ethiopia, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Gouriveau, Fabrice, Ecological and Participatory Assessment of the Impact of Silvopastoral Systems on Butterfly Diversity in the Seasonally Dry Tropics, Costa Rica, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Heyd, Helene, Sustainable Watershed Management in Upland Regions of Northern Thailand - Analysis of Stakeholders, Policies and Strategies in the Upper Ping Watershed, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Hoa, Pham Thi Thanh , Phenotypic and biometric characterisation of autochthonous Vietnamese Ban pigs, 2005 Summary as View-PDF
  • Hüller, Torsten, Crop Evaluation for an Improved Cropping System in the Limestone Area Bor Krai, Northern Thailand, 2006 Summary as View-PDF
  • Jaffé, Mercedes I. Lopez, Impact of cooperative membership on family income of smallholders - The case of coffee farmers in Venezuela, 2005 Summary as View-PDF
  • Johnson, George, Reaching the poor with micro-credit: the CRAN project in Ghana, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Kamal, Pathak, Investigation and Simulation of the Effective Anisotropy in Hillslope Soils of Northern Thailand, 2005 Summary as View-PDF
  • Kohls, Susanne, Crop evaluation for water harvesting systems in the mountainous region of Northwest Thailand, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Leistner, Josua, Optimization of Farming Systems in the Fakara (Sahel) with Regard to Soil Fertility Using a Dynamic Modelling Approach, 2006 Summary as View-PDF
  • Ndambi, Oghaiki Asaah, Perspectives for dairy development in the Western Highlands of Cameroon, 2005 Summary as View-PDF
  • Oumer, Martha, Vulnerability of Female Headed Households to Livelihood Insecurity in Rural Ethiopia, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Prigge, Vanessa, Ethnobotanical Survey among Farmers in Leyte, Philippines, and Comparison with Indigenous Filipino Plant Lore, 2005 Summary as View-PDF
  • Reintjes, Kathrin, Entwicklung, Validierung und Applikation einer GC-MS-Methode zur Bestimmung von Paclobutrazol-Rückständen in Mango- und Bodenproben (Development, validation and application of a GC-MS method for the determination of paclobutrazole residues in mango and soil samples), 2005 Summary as View-PDF
  • Rößler, Regina, Determining Selection Traits for local Pig Breeds in Northern Vietnam: Smallholders’ Breeding Practices and Trait Preferences, 2005 Summary as View- PDF
  • Schaub, Birgit, Pot and field evaluation of Fusarium oxysporum based mycoherbicide for control of Striga hermontica (Del.) Benth. in West Africa, 2005 Summary as View-PDF
  • Schöll, Kerstin Claudia, Comparison of the applied measures against Highly Pathogenic Avain Influenza (HPAI) in Europe (Kingdom of the Netherlands) and Asia (Kingdom of Thailand and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam), 2005 Summary as View-PDF
  • Weis, Kevin, Solargestützte Trocknung einheimischer Holzarten in der Provinz Chaco, Argentinien (Solar-supported drying of indigenous wood species in the province of Chaco, Argentina), 2005 Summary as View-PDF
  • Yonghachea, Prosper Fuambeng , Farmers’ perceptions of Imperata cylindrica and Chromolaena odorata fallows in the North West, South West and Littoral provinces of Cameroon, 2005 Summary as View-PDF

In the sponsorship year 2003 the following 25 supported theses were completed:

  • Agyemang, Thomas Kwaku, Pollution of Inland Waters: A Case Study of Sisa River, Kumasi, Ghana, West Africa, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Ansorge, Dirk, Methods to Determine Drought Stress and their Suitability for Application in Lychee Orchards, 2003 Summary as View-PDF
  • Appiah, Kofi, Effects of rural-urban Migration on Rural Livelihood - A Case Study from Afigya Sekyere District of the Ashanti Region of Ghana, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Ashiagbor, Kennedy Kwadzo, Improved Harnessing Systems for Donkeys as Draught Animals in the Guinea Savannah Zone of Ghana, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Beuchelt, Tina, Vulnerability of Rural Households in Vietnam (Son La Province) - A Network Analysis of Risk-Management, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Calles, Teodardo, Biogeography of the tropical legume genus Stylosanthes in Venezuela, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Flower, Paddy, Gender Differentials in Land Ownership and their Impact on Household Food Security . A Case study of Masaka District in Uganda, 2003 Summary as View- PDF
  • Frey, Jens, Wirtschaftlichkeit und Potenzial der Biothanolproduktion in Brasilien (Profitability and potential of biothanol production in Brazil), 2004 Summary only in German as View- PDF
  • Fritsche, Marc-André, Die wirtschaftliche Bedeutung des "Rainforestation Farming"-Konzepts für Schwellenländer in den Tropen am Beispiel der Philippinen (The Economic Importance of the "Rainforestation Farming" Concept for Emerging Markets in the Tropics, the example of the Philippines), 2003 Summary as View-PDF
  • Grund, Susanne, Development of body weight and body condition of Rendille camel types in Northern Kenya, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Hammer, Martina, Future Potentials for Food Production and Wastewater Treatment in Havana’s Urban Vegetable Production, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Kriesemer, Kathrin, Bi- and tritrophic level interactions between pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millspaugh), the bollworm (Helicoverpa armigera Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and native Trichogrammatidae, 2004 Summary as View- PDF
  • Le Thi Than Huyen, Analysis of Animal Production Systems in H"mong Villages of Northern Vietnam, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Legesse, Alemu, Income diversatification and its constraints in Eastern rural Ethiopia: Implications for development interventions, 2003 Summary as View-PDF
  • Lippe, Melvin, Habitat Requirement and Population Structure of selected Multipurpose-Tree Species of Primary Rainforests as a Basis for Integration in Land Rehabilitation in the Rainforestation Farming System on Leyte, Philippines, 2003 Summary as View- PDF
  • Maritz, Jaco, Evaluation of Camel Health Management Practises of Rendille Pastoralists in Marsabit District, Kenya, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Moray, Roswitha Lucia, The Analysis of the drying behaviour, the Quality changes and the sugar kinetics during the drying process of Indonesian Cocoa, 2003 Summary as View- PDF
  • Nimako, Dominic Amankwaah, Women’s Contribution to Household Food Security. A Case Study from Agona District of the Central Region of Ghana, 2003 Summary as View- PDF
  • Owusus-Senyah, Sheila, Effects of different Irrigation and Fertilization Regimes on Yield in Mango Production, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Quarshie, James Laud Kwesi, Impact of Cotton Production on Food Security - A Case Study from Savel-Nanton District of Northern Ghana, 2003 Summary as View-PDF
  • Reiber, Christoph, Potential and constraints of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) in Honduran hillside - A farmers’ assessment, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Robles, Erika Alandia, Animal Health Management in a llama breeding project in Ayopaya, Bolivia. Parasitological Survey, 2003 Summary as View-PDF
  • Sautter, Jürgen, Die Eignung von Panagrellus redivivus als Lebendfutter in der Larvenernährung des Fiederbartwelses Synodontis petricola (The suitability of Panagrellus redivivus as live fodder in the larvae feeding of Synodontis petricola), 2005 Summary as View-PDF
  • Tinoco-Ordónez, Roberto, Steps towards Sustainable Agriculture - An Ethnopedological Soil Survey in a Limestone Area of Northern Thailand, 2003 Summary as View- PDF
  • Wuthenau, Matthias von, The suitability of the free living nematode Panagrellus redivivus as live food for first feeding Litopenaeus vannamei larvae, 2004 Summary as View- PDF

In the sponsorship year 2002 the following 21 supported theses were completed:

  • Aloo, Fredrick Onyango, Validation of indigenous Assessment of Milk Performance of different Rendille Camel Types in Northern Kenya, 2003 Summary as View-PDF
  • Ballarin, Peter, Agrochemiklalien in nord-thailändischen Wassereinzugsgebieten: Flusswasseruntersuchungen mit Bewertung nach ökologischen Kriterien (Agrochemicals in North-Thailand water catchment areas: River water tests with assessment according to ecological criteria), 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Blank, Daniel, Public-Private-Partnerships in Agricultural Research: Potentials and Limitations in the Case of Costa Rica, 2003 Summary as View-PDF
  • Feuerle, Kilian, Entwicklung von technologischen Verfahren zur Verarbeitung von Zebrafleisch (Development of technological processes for the processing of zebra meat) , 2004 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Flachenecker, Christian, Genetic diversity between CIMMYT bread wheat cultivars and its correlation to heterosis, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Hammer, Martina, Irrigation water conveyance systems in Mae Sa Mai as an example for a rural area in Northern Thailand, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Hruzova, Veronika, The Thai Cabbage Market - Analysis of Price and Market Efficiency, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Jedele, Stefan, The Importance of the World Market for Mangos for Developing Countries with Special Consideration of Thailand, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Kahl, Gunnar, Untersuchung zum lateralen Stofftransport im Boden an einem Hangstandort in einer Bergregion Nordthailands (Investigation of the lateral transport of substances in soil on a hillside location in a mountainous region of northern Thailand), 2003 Summary as View-PDF
  • Kraus, Sabrina Maria, Allelopathic Potential of Parthenium hysterophorus, an alien invasive Plant in South Africa, 2003 Summary as View-PDF
  • Mensah, Christian Daniel Bannerman, The role of cocoa growing in income and food security of smallholder farmers - a case from the Ashanti Region in Ghana, 2003 Summary as View- PDF
  • Mergenthaler, Marcus, Integrating Non-Governmental Self-Financed Residental Social Care Services into the Context of Local Rural Development - The case of an orphanage with a dairy farm in Los Chacos Department of Santa Cruz/Bolivia, 2003 Summary as View- PDF
  • Möndel, Alexander, Untersuchung des Trocknungsverhaltens und der Qualitätsveränderung bei der mehrstufigen Dickschichttrocknung indonesischer Kakaosamen (Analysis of the drying behavior and the quality change in the multi-stage thick layer drying of Indonesian cocoa seeds), 2002 Summary only in German as View- PDF
  • Musavaya, Katinka, Weight Development in Camels of Different Age and Sex Classes under Field Conditions in a semi-arid Area in Northern Kenya, 2003 Summary as View- PDF
  • Navaratne, Maduwe A.J.S., Economics of Small Scale Farming in Sri Lanka: A case study from Coconut Cattle Silvo pastoryl system, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Nikolic, Nina, Vegetation and Soil Assessment along a Land Use Gradient Hillside in the Uplands of Northern Vietnam, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Nkonu, Michael Kwame, Assessment of the Demand for Agricultural Market Information Systems in Ghana, 2003 Summary as View-PDF
  • Voyeux, Elisabeth, Socio-economic and environmental aspects of rainforest tree seedling farming of the Cienda S. Vicente Farmers’ Association (CSVFA), Baybay, Leyte, Philippines, 2003 Summary as View-PDF
  • Yazbek, Birgit, The contribution of women to the living standard in Lebanese farming systems - a case study of Druze families in the Chouf Mountains, 2003 Summary as View- PDF
  • Zeller, Bernd, Assessment of the Economic Perfomance of a Solar Thermal Pump for Irrigation in semi arid India, 2003 Summary as View-PDF
  • Zöfel, Katrin, Regeneration of Soil Fertility through Reforestation? Studies on Pavailability on deforested and forested sites on Leyte, Philippines, 2004 Summary as View- PDF

In the sponsorship year 2001 the following 22 supported theses were completed:

  • Agyemang, Hubert, The Structural Adjustment Programme and the Poverty Level in Ghana, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Bergen, Martina, Reflecting upon Conflict of Forest Management in Northern Thailand - The Role of Non-Governmental Organisations - A Case Study from Mae Chaem District, Chiang Mai Province, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Brandt, Regine, Potential of Vetiver (Vetiveria Zizanioides (L.) Nash) for the Use in Phytoremdiation of Petroleum Hydrocarbon-Contaminated Soils in Venezuela, 2003 Summary as View-PDF
  • Davies, Kirsten, Diversity and Abundance of Coccinellidae in different Land Use Systems of Leyte, Philippines, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Elfadl Yousif Elmogtaba, Evaluation of heterosis in durum wheat (Triticum durum Desf.), 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Friedrichsen, Jakob Rupert, Landless with Land. The Landless Rural Workers Movement MST and Agriarian Reform Settlers in Ceará state, Brazil, 2002 Summary as View- PDF
  • Haag, Rita, Der Humusvorrat als Basisindikator für den Grad der Bodendegradation in anthropogen veränderten Araukarienwäldern auf der Hochebene Rio Grande do Sul (Südbrasilien) (The humus stock as a basic indicator for the degree of soil degradation in anthropogenically modified araucaria forests on the high level Rio Grande do Sul (South Brazil)), 2002 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Ike, Anthony, Urban Dairying in Awassa, Ethiopia, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Jantschke, Cornelius, Theoretische und empirische Ermittlung des Pflanzenwasserbedarfs von Lycheebäumen in Nordthailand (Theoretical and empirical determination of the plant water requirements of Lychee trees in northern Thailand), 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Köhler, Nurcahya Mardiyanti, Die Nährstoffentwicklung von Böden in langjährigen Brachesystemen von Zentral Sulawesi, Indonesien (The nutrient development of soils in long-term fallow systems of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia), 2003 Summary as View-PDF
  • Rahman, Mohammad Ataur, Socio-ecomonic impacts of rice-cum-fish culture in Bangladesh, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Ricker, Iris, Legume Diversity and Ethnobotanical Surveys in the Northern Savannah of Nigeria, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Rummel, Tobias, Analysis of sheep farming systems in Israel, 2002 Summary as View- PDF
  • Schmid, Birgit, Der Zusammenhang von Arbeit und “Gender” - am Beispiel der Situation in Sucre, Brasilien (The relationship between work and "gender" - the example of the situation in Sucre, Brazil), 2002 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Schmohl, Sven, Sukzession, Biomassenentwicklung und Nährstoffdynamik auf Brachen traditioneller Brandrodungssysteme Zentral-Sulawesis (Succession, biomass development and nutrient dynamics on fallows of traditional slash and burn systems Central Sulawesi), 2002 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Schönleber, Nicole, Economical and ecological analysis of farming systems in the mountainous area of Northern Thailand, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Sereke, Firesenai, Land evaluation for sustainable highland agriculture in NWThailand (Phang Ma Pha) - with special respect to soil and water resources, 2002 Summary as View- PDF
  • Silber, Heike, Analyses of Anaemia in the Autonomous Oblast of Gorno- Badakhshan, Republic Tajikistan, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Spirovska, Marija, Effects of Drying on Quality of Rosemary and Thyme Plants produced in the Chiang Mai District, Thailand, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Steinbronn, Silke, Impact of dietary Quillaja saponins on growth, sex ratio and reproduction of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.) under field conditions in Bangladesh, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Walther, Steffen, Evaluation of two GIS-based Models for Landslide Prediction, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Worbs, Stefan, Biodiversity of agroecoloical systems with special reference to Abaca (Musa textilis) on Leyte, Philippines, 2002 Summary as View-PDF

In the sponsorship year 2000 the following 24 supported theses were completed:

  • Adams, Marion, Indigene Charakterisierung lokaler Kamelpopulationen und Zuchtmaßnahmen von Nomaden in Nordkenia (Indigenous characterization of local camel population and breeding activities of nomads in north Kenia), 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Alker, Daniel, Farmers" Rights and Intellectual Property Rights - Can the Conflicting Concepts be Reconciled?, 2001 Summary as View-PDF
  • Baumgartner, Daniel, Improvement of Traditional Methods of Palm Oil Processing in Cameroon, 2000 Summary as View-PDF
  • Böheim, Marc, Mit Chayote (Sechium edule (Jacq.) Schwartz) assoziierte Arthropoden, unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Schädlinge und Nützlinge, auf Leyte (Philippinen) (Arthropods associated with Chayote (Sechium edule (Jacq.) Schwartz), with special attention to pests and beneficiaries, on Leyte (Philippines)), 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Daub, Matthias, Litter arthropod community and its impact on decomposition - A contribution to restoration biodiversity in rainforestation systems, Leyte, Philippines, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Dickhoven, Klaus Peter, Micro- and Small Entrepreneurs in Urban Northern Thailand After the Asia Crisis - The Meaning of Microfinance, 2000 Summary as View-PDF
  • Eisele, Jenny, Die Bedeutung der Anglo Nubier-Ziege für kleinbäuerliche Betriebe in Ländern der Tropen und Subtropen (The importance of the Anglo-nubian goat for small farmers in countries of the tropics and subtropics), 2001 Summary as View-PDF
  • Fischer, Isabel, Media Supported Communication in Agricultural Extension and Participatory Rural Development in Northern Thailand, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Fritz, Jochen, Struktur und Wirtschaftlichkeit der Zuckerproduktion in Indien (Structure and profitability of sugar production in India), 2001 Summary only in German as View- PDF
  • Häfner, Frank, Förderung von Kleinstunternehmen durch das Bildungssystem in Chile (Promotion of micro-enterprises by the education system in Chile), 2000 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Hintemann, Therese, Bodenmikrobiologische und ökotoxikologische Bewertung der Schadstoffbelastung von Böden- und Mangobäumen in dem Industriegebiet Pólo Petroquímico de Camaçari im Nordosten Brasiliens (Soil microbiological and ecotoxicological assessment of the pollution of soils and mango trees in the industrial area Pólo Petroquímico de Camaçari in the north-east of Brazil), 2001 Summary only in German as View- PDF
  • Hohn, Norbert, Geschäftsprozeßanalyse der Kreditvergabe der BANRURAL in Mexiko mittels Modulationssoftware "Architektur integrierter Informationssysteme (ARIS)" (Business process analysis of BANRURAL"s credit award in Mexico by means of modulation software "Architecture of Integrated Information Systems (ARIS)"), 2001 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Korodowou, Onyadon, Effizienz des Vermarktungssystems am Beispiel von Mais im Zentrum Togos (Efficiency of the marketing system using the example of maize in the center Togo), 2000 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Krauß, Carmen D., Limnologische Untersuchen zur ökologischen Bewertung von Fließgewässern in Rio Grande do Sul, Brasilien - Bewertung und Lösungsansätze - (Limnological Investigation for the Ecological Assessment of River Waters in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil - Evaluation and Approaches), 2001 Summary only in German as View- PDF
  • Müller, Anja, Method validation and establishment - Retinol assessment out of capillary and venous dried blood spots and respective plasma from Indonesian preschool children, 2001 Summary as View-PDF
  • Nücker, Ulrike, Perspektiven der langfristigen Nutzung der in Spanien autochthonen genetischen Ressource Iberisches Schwein in ökologischer Haltung (Perspectives for the long-term use of the genetic resource of the autochthonous Iberian pig in ecological breeding in Spain), 2000 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Rau, Annegret, Supplementation of Iron and Zinc and the Effect on the Oxidant/Antioxidant Status in Guatemalan Schoolchildren with Regard to Zinc, 2000 Summary as View- PDF
  • Reif, Jochen Christoph, Genetic distance within and between seven tropical late white maize populations and relation between the genetic distance between the populations and the heterosis of the population crosses, 2001 Summary as View-PDF
  • Sekine, Tatsuya, General, Sexual and Feeding Behavior of three Ceratitis species (Tehritidae, Diptera) in semi natural conditions in Kenya, 2001 Summary as View- PDF
  • Straub, Matthias, Supply and Demand of Fruits, Vegetables and Pulses. A Market Study in Thailand, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Tilch, Sebastian, Wirtsannahme und Wirtssperzialisierung dreier neotropischer Arten von Trichogramma (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Wirtslegeform (Acceptance and host-cultivation of three neotropic species of Trichogramma (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) with particular consideration of the host coat), 2001 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Töpperwien, Stefanie, Untersuchung von Qualitätsfaktoren (Aroma, Vitamine, Mineralstoffe) in Mangos (Mangifera indica L.) (Examination of quality factors (aroma, vitamins, minerals) In mangos (Mangifera indica L.)), 2000 Summary as View- PDF
  • Voigt, Carola, Ansätze zur feldgeeigneten Milchleistungserfassung in nomadischen Kamelherden (Approaches to the field-appropriate milk performance assessment in nomadic camel herds), 2001 Summary as View-PDF
  • Zemelka, Sonja, Measurement of Ferritin Levels: Comaparison of a Commercial IRMA to an in-house ELISA Method, 2000 Summary as View-PDF