Research Papers


  • Chapman, S., Birch, C. E., Pope, E., Sallu, S., Bradshaw, C., Davie, J., & Marsham, J. H. 2020. Impact of climate change on crop suitability in sub-Saharan Africa in parameterized and convection-permitting regional climate models. Environmental Research Letters, 15(9).
  • Eze, S., Dougill, A., Banwart, S., Hermans, T., Ligowe, I. and Thierfelder, C., 2020. Impacts of conservation agriculture on soil structure and hydraulic properties of Malawian agricultural systemsSoil and Tillage Research, 201, p.104639.
  • Field, K., Daniell, T., Johnson, D. and Helgason, T., 2020. Mycorrhizas for a changing world: Sustainability, conservation, and societyPLANTS, PEOPLE, PLANET, 2(2), pp.98-103.
  • Galani, Y. J. H., Orfila, C. & Gong, Y. Y. 2020. A review of micronutrient deficiencies and analysis of maize contribution to nutrient requirements of women and children in Eastern and Southern Africa. Critical Reviews in Food Science & Nutrition.
  • Hermans, T., Whitfield, S., Dougill, A. and Thierfelder, C., 2020. Bridging the disciplinary gap in conservation agriculture research, in Malawi. A review. Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 40(1).
  • Hermans, T., Whitfield, S., Dougill, A. and Thierfelder, C., 2020. Why we should rethink ‘adoption’ in agricultural innovation: Empirical insights from Malawi. Land Degradation & Development.
  • Liu, Y., Hubert Galani Yamdeu, J., Gong Y. and Orfila C., 2020. A review of postharvest approaches to reduce fungal mycotoxin contamination of foods. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 19(4).
  • Mittal, N., Pope, E., Whitfield, S., Bacon, J., Bruno Soares, M., Dougill, A. J., van den Homberg, M., Walker, D. P., Langton Vanya, C., Tibu, A. & Boyce, C. 2020. Co-designing indices for tailored seasonal climate forecasts in Malawi. Frontiers in Climate.


  • Benton, T., 2019. Using scenario analyses to address the future of foodEFSA Journal, 17.
  • Benton, T. and Bailey, R., 2019. The paradox of productivity: agricultural productivity promotes food system inefficiencyGlobal Sustainability, 2.
  • Ledo, A., Hillier, J., Smith, P., Aguilera, E., Blagodatskiy, S., Brearley, F., Datta, A., Diaz-Pines, E., Don, A., Dondini, M., Dunn, J., Feliciano, D., Liebig, M., Lang, R., Llorente, M., Zinn, Y., McNamara, N., Ogle, S., Qin, Z., Rovira, P., Rowe, R., Vicente-Vicente, J., Whitaker, J., Yue, Q. and Zerihun, A., 2019. A global, empirical, harmonised dataset of soil organic carbon changes under perennial crops. Scientific Data, 6(1).
  • Chinseu, E., Stringer, L. and Dougill, A., 2019. An Empirically Derived Conceptual Framework to Assess Dis-Adoption of Conservation Agriculture: Multiple Drivers and Institutional Deficiencies. Journal of Sustainable Development, 12(5), p.48.


  • Whitfield, S., Challinor, A. and Rees, R., 2018. Frontiers in Climate Smart Food Systems: Outlining the Research SpaceFrontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 2.