Biodev – List of publications

BIODEV publications

Peer-reviewed papers

Karambiri, M., Brockhaus, M. 2019. Leading rural land conflict as citizens and leaving it as denizens: Inside forest conservation politics in Burkina Faso. Journal of Rural Studies 65, 22-31.

Etongo, D., Kanninen, M., Epule, T.E., Fobissie, K. 2018. Assessing the effectiveness of joint forest management in Southern Burkina Faso: A SWOT-AHP analysis. Forest Policy and Economics 90, 31-38.

Etongo, D., Epule, T.E., Djenontin, I.N.S., Kanninen, M. 2018. Land management in rural Burkina Faso: the role of socio-cultural and institutional factors. Natural Resources Forum 42, 201-213.

Etongo, D., Djenontin, I.N.S., Kanninen, M., Glover, E.K. 2017. Assessing use-values and relative importance of trees for livelihood values and their potentials for environmental protection in Southern Burkina Faso. Environment, Development and Sustainability 19, 1141-1166.

Tanyi, T.F., Etongo, D., Abdoulaye, R. 2017. Assessing the sustainability of fuelwood production and its potential impact on REDD+ in Burkina Faso. International Journal of Environmental Studies 75:1, 186-200.

Karambiri, M., Elias, M., Vinceti, B., & Grosse, A. (2017). Exploring local knowledge and preferences for shea (Vitellaria paradoxa) ethnovarieties in Southern Burkina Faso through a gender and ethnic lens. Forests, Trees and Livelihoods, 26(1), 13-28.

Tegegne, Y.T., Lindner, M., Fobissie, K., Kanninen, M. 2016. Evolution of drivers of deforestation and forest degradation in the Congo Basin forests: exploring possible policy options to address forest loss. Land Use Policy 51, 312–324.

Etongo, D., Djenontin, I.N.S., Kanninen, M. 2016. Poverty and environmental degradation in Southern Burkina Faso: An assessment based on Participatory Methods. Land 4.

Carodenuto, S., Fobissie, K. 2015. Operationalizing Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) for REDD+: Insights from the National FPIC Guidelines of Cameroon. Carbon & Climate Law Review 9, 156-167.

Chia, E.L., Kalame, F., Kanninen, M. 2015. Exploring Opportunities for Promoting Synergies between Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in Forest Carbon Initiatives. Forests 7, 24

Etongo, D., Djenontin, I.N.S., Kanninen, M., Kalame, F. 2015. Smallholders’ Tree Planting Activity in the Ziro Province, Southern Burkina Faso: Impacts on Livelihood and Policy Implications. Forests 6, 2655-2677.

Etongo, D., Djenontin, N., Kanninen, M., Djoudi, H., Korhonen-Kurki, K., Kalame, F. 2015. Land tenure, asset heterogeneity and deforestation in Southern Burkina Faso. Forest Policy and Economics 6, 51-58.

Fahmi, M.K.M., Mohamed, E.S., Kanninen, M., Luukkanen, O., Kalame, F.B., Eltayeb, A.M. 2015. Determinants and constraints of integrating natural acacias into mechanised rain-fed agricultural schemes Sennar State, Sudan. GeoJournal 80, 555-567.

Negash, M., Kanninen, M. 2015. Modeling biomass and soil carbon sequestration of indigenous agroforestry systems using CO2FIX approach. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 203, 147-155.

Negash, M., Starr, M., Kanninen, M. 2013. Allometric equations for biomass estimation of Ensete ventricosum grown in indigenous agroforestry systems in the Rift Valley escarpment of southern-eastern Ethiopia. Agroforestry Systems 87, 571-581.

Negash, M., Starr, M., Kanninen, M., Berhe, L. 2013. Allometric equations for estimating aboveground biomass of Coffea arabica L. grown in the Rift Valley escarpment of Ethiopia. Agroforestry Systems 87, 953-966.


Other publications

Chia, E., Fobissie, K., Kanninen, M. 2016. Forest Carbon Initiatives Better Planning Needed for Maximizing Mitigation and Adaptation Synergies. VITRI Brief 1, 8 p.

Denton, F., Nkem, J., Murombedzi, J., Mofor, L., Rutabingwa, F., Moufouma, W., Chenje, J., Fomenky, A., Okereke, C., Fobissie, K., Roger, C.B., Acquah, P., Osafo, S., Hoch, S., Chan, N., Belliethathan, S., Senanu, A., Stabinsky, D., Damptey, P., Ngwadla, X.J., Zakieldeen, S., El-Bakri, S., Girma, A., Ama, E., Roberts, E., Kidane, S., Osafo, Y., Somorin, O., Nuesiri, E., Ackom, E., Thanki, N., Lesolle, D., Mbaye, E.H., Lisk, F., Affy-Koomson, T., Osman-Elasha, B., Lesolle, D., George, C., Nwamarah, U., Jallow, B., Hassan, E., Isabirye, P. 2015. Africa’s Journey in the Global Climate. A Synthesis Report for Policy Makers. Africa Climate Policy Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 10 p.

Fobissie, K., Kanninen, M. 2015. An integrated approach to capacity development in forestry andclimate change in West Africa. In, XIV World Forestry Congress, 7-11 September 2015, Durban, South Africa.

Fobissie, K., Nkem, J. 2015. The Interface of REDD+ and INDCs in the New Climate Agreement: Implications for Africa. ClimDev-Africa, Policy Brief 14. 8 p.

Katerere, Y., Fobissie. K., and Annies, A. 2015. Non-carbon benefits of REDD+: The case for supporting non-carbon benefits in Africa. Climate and Development Knowledge Network and Economic Commission for Africa African Climate Policy Centre. 23 p.

Katerere, Y., Fobissie, K. 2015. Non-‐carbon Benefits: The Key to Successful REDD+ Implementation in Africa. ClimDev-Africa. 6 p.

Carodenuto, S., Fobissie, K. 2014. Development of national FPIC guidelines for REDD+: Experiences from Cameroon. In, 3rd UNITAR-Yale Conference on Environmental Governance and Democracy Human Rights, Environmental Sustainability, Post-2015 Development, and the Future Climate Regime, 5-7 September 2014, New Haven, USA, pp. 1-17.



Karambiri, Mawa. 2019. Where is local democracy? In the shadows of global forest policy in Burkina Faso. Doctoral thesis. University of Helsinki, Tropical Forestry Reports 51. 68 p. Full text

Etongo Bau, D. 2016. Deforestation and forest degradation in southern Burkina Faso: Understanding the drivers of change and options for revegetation. Doctoral thesis. University of Helsinki, Tropical Forestry Reports 46. 79 p. Full text

Tabi Agbor, F. 2015. Sustainability of community forest management in Burkina Faso: The Case of CAF Cassou. MSc thesis, University of Helsinki, Abstract