Theses


Master theses in English

The vast majority of the master theses are written in German (see website). Here we present those that were written in English:

Saleta, Constantin (2017). Natural capital, ecosystem services and their inclusion in corporate decision making. The economic valuation of ecosystem services from a business perspective. Masterarbeit betreut von Priv.Doz. Dr. Christine Jasch.

Sieber, Petra (2016). Implications of improved biofuel management for climate change. An LCA-based evaluation of biochar and charcoal in Kenyan smallholder farming. Master Thesis supervised by: Dr. Cecilia Sundberg (SLU, Sweden) and Assoc.Prof. Ika Darnhofer.

Chuang, Victoria (2014). Let them eat waste! A case study of a dumpster diving kollegium in Copenhagen, Denmark. Master Thesis. Supervisor: Tove Enggrob Boon (Univ. of Copenhagen), co-supervisor: Ika Darnhofer (BOKU).

Myat, Kaung (2012). Export conditions of Myanmar mango: Hindrances and opportunities in the supply chain. Master thesis submitted at the Università di Bologna, Supervisor: von Prof. Dr. Maurizio Canavari, Co-supervisor: Assoc.Prof. Dr. Ika Darnhofer.

Samdrup, Tashi (2011). Improving the contribution of community forestry to poverty reduction in Bhutan. Master thesis supervised by Assoc.Prof. Dr. Ika Darnhofer.

Gyawali, Binod (2008). Capital Asset Pricing Model In Forestry: A Review of Methods and Applications. Master thesis supervised by Univ.Prof. DI Dr. Walter Sekot. (Abstract)

Baral, Sony (2008). Contribution of Community Forestry to Rural Households: An Economic Analysis. Master thesis supervised by Univ.Prof. DI Dr. Walter Sekot. (Abstract)

Leek, Kendra (2007). Natural resources and rural livelihood strategies in Oudomxay, Lao PDR. Master thesis supervised by Dr. Michael Hauser, Dr. Ika Darnhofer und Dr. Keith Morrison (Lincoln Univ., NZ).

Leitner, Kathrin (2007). Domestication of Khamu women through domesticated trees? The impact of development interventions in Lao PDR. Master thesis supervised by Dr. Ika Darnhofer and Dr. Helmut Lukas (Inst. für Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie, University of Vienna).

Stracke-Laßmann, Marina (2007). Strategies of organic producers in Thailand. Master thesis supervised by Dr. Ika Darnhofer and Prof. Dr. Friedrich Zimmermann (Inst. für Geographie und Raumforschung, Karl-Franzens Univ. Graz).

Roitner-Schobesberger, Birgit (2006). Consumer's perception of organic foods in Bangkok, Thailand. Master thesis supervised by Dr. Ika Darnhofer and Dr. Christian Vogl.

Chandra, K.C. (2005). Capital formation in community forest user groups (CFUGs) in Nepal. A case study of two CFUGs in Makwanpur District. Master thesis supervised by Prof. Dr. Puwein.

Stern, Tobias (2003). Analysis of Economics Conditions for Forestry Investements in Scottland. Master Thesis supervised by Univ. Prof. Dr. Walter Sekot. (Abstract)

Kindler, Andrea (2003). Cooperatives as means of managing non-industrial private forests in Wisconsin, US. Master thesis supervised by Univ. Prof. Dr. Walter Sekot. (Abstract)

Resl, Thomas (2003). Sugar beet production in Romania: The factory Danubiana Roman and its suppliers. Diplomarbeit betreut von O. Univ. Prof. Dr. Walter Schneeberger. (Abstract)

PhD theses in English

Most of the PhD theses are submitted in German (see website). Here we list only those written in English.

Aregu Behailu, Lemlem. (2014). Resilience of communal grasslands in the Ethiopian highlands: Integrating gender and social learning. Doctoral thesis, supervised by Assoc.Prof. Dr. Ika Darnhofer.

Cunguara, Benedito (2011). Assessing strategies to reduce poverty in rural Mozambique. Dissertation supervised by  Assoc.Prof. Dr. Ika Darnhofer.

Giri, Kalpana (2009). Women as forest managers: the effect of men's outmigration. Dissertation supervised by  Priv.Doz. Dr. Ika Darnhofer.

Ribeiro, Maria Miguel (2008). Modelling the factors influencing the commercialisation of paper mulberry bark (Broussonetia papyriferal (L) Vent). A supply chain analysis of a non-timber forest product in Oudomxay, Lao PDR. Dissertation supervised by: Priv.Doz. Dr. Ika Darnhofer, Dr. Michael Hauser und ao.Univ.Prof Dr. Christian Vogl, 286 pp. (Abstract)