Areas of professional focus at CDE

  • Human and social geography
  • Human ecology
  • Climate variability and climate change adaptation
  • Resilience concept in human geography
  • Rural livelihoods
  • Smallholder agriculture
  • Food security
  • Natural resource management
  • Environmental governance
  • Sustainable regional development
  • Conceptual and methodological development
  • Impact assessments
  • Gender
  • Capacity development with CDE partners

​Projects

  • Resilient agriculture-based livelihoods and resilient agricultural landscapes (RESALL): Adaptation to climate change in African agriculture (2012–2015)
  • Adaptation to climate change (ADAPTCLIM, 2009–2013)
  • Semi-arid areas in transition (SAAT): Livelihood security, socio-ecological variability and the role of development interventions in East Africa (2008–2011)

Further professional interests

  • Integrative geography
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and remote sensing
  • Sustainable development
  • Payment for environmental services (PES)
  • Climate change mitigation
  • Policy analysis and dialogue

Field experience

Switzerland, Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria, Malaysia

Languages

Ibo (Nigeria), English, German, French (basic)

 

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2018

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Bikketi, Edward (2018). Engaging with Gender in Water Governance and Practice in Kenya. In: Fröhlich, Christiane; Gioli, Giovanna; Cremades, Roger; Myrttinen, Henri (eds.) Water Security Across the Gender Divide. Water Security in a New World (pp. 125-150). Springer

2017

Balvanera, Patricia; Daw, Tim M.; Gardner, Toby A.; Martín-López, Berta; Norström, Albert V.; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Spierenburg, Marja; Bennett, Elena M.; Farfan, Michelle; Hamann, Maike; Kittinger, John N.; Luthe, Tobias; Maass, Manuel; Peterson, Garry D.; Perez-Verdin, Gustavo (2017). Key features for more successful place-based sustainability research on social-ecological systems: a Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECS) perspective. Ecology and Society, 22(1) Resilience Alliance Publications 10.5751/ES-08826-220114

Rüegg, Simon R.; McMahon, Barry J.; Häsler, Barbara; Esposito, Roberto; Nielsen, Liza Rosenbaum; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Ehlinger, Timothy; Peyre, Marisa; Aragrande, Maurizio; Zinsstag, Jakob; Davies, Philip; Mihalca, Andrei Daniel; Buttigieg, Sandra C.; Rushton, Jonathan; Gomes do Carmo, Luis Pedro; De Meneghi, Daniele; Canali, Massimo; Filippitzi, Maria E.; Goutard, Flavie Luce; Ilieski, Vlatko; ... (2017). A Blueprint to Evaluate One Health. Frontiers in Public Health, 5(20), p. 20. Frontiers Research Foundation 10.3389/fpubh.2017.00020

Oberlack, Christoph; Boillat, Sébastien; Brönnimann, Stefan; Gerber, Jean-David; Giger, Markus; Heinimann, Andreas; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Mann, Stefan; Messerli, Peter; Rist, Stephan; Wiesmann, Urs (2017). Polycentric governance in telecoupled resource systems: Is the tragedy of the grabbed commons unavoidable? (Unpublished). In: XVI. Global Conference of the International Association for the Study of the Commons. Utrecht, Netherlands. 10-14 July 2017.

Mapfumo, Paul; Nyasimi, Mary; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Wamukoya, George; Kinyangi, James (2017). Climate Smart Agriculture Partnership for Africa: Prospects and Challenges. In: Mwaniki, Ruchathi; Khaemba, Winnie; Kimotho, Stephen; Ochieng, Cosmas (eds.) Climate and environmental justice in Africa (pp. 99-128). Nairobi: ACTS Press, African Centre for Technology Studies

Ofoegbu, Chidiebere; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2017). Assessing rural peoples’ intention to adopt sustainable forest use and management practices in South Africa. Journal of sustainable forestry, 36(7), pp. 729-746. Taylor & Francis 10.1080/10549811.2017.1365612

Zinyengere, Nkulumo; Theodory, Theobald; Gebreyes, Million; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (eds.) (2017). Beyond Agricultural Impacts. Multiple Perspectives on Climate Change and Agriculture in Africa. Elsevier Academic Press

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Ochege, Friday U.; Nzeadibe, Thaddeus C.; Agwu, Agwu E. (2017). Agricultural resilience to climate change in Anambra State, Southeastern Nigeria: Insights from public policy and practice. In: Zinyengere, Nkulumo; Theodory, Theobald; Gebreyes, Million; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (eds.) Beyond Agricultural Impacts. Multiple Perspectives on Climate Change and Agriculture in Africa (pp. 241-274). Elsevier Academic Press

2016

Bikketi, Edward; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Bieri, Sabin; Haller, Tobias; Wiesmann, Urs (2016). Gendered division of labour and feminisation of responsibilities in Kenya; Implications for development interventions. Gender, Place and Culture, 23(10), pp. 1432-1449. Routledge 10.1080/0966369X.2016.1204996

Rist, Stephan; Golay, Christophe; Bürgi Bonanomi, Elisabeth; Delgado Burgoa, Freddy; Kiteme, Boniface P.; Haller, Tobias; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2016). Towards food sustainability: Reshaping the coexistence of different food systems in South America and Africa – project description (Towards Food Sustainability Working Paper 1). Bern, Switzerland: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Kiteme, Boniface; Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Jörin, Jonas (2016). Community-based water development projects, their effectiveness, and options for improvement: lessons from Laikipia, Kenya. African geographical review, pp. 1-21. Taylor & Francis 10.1080/19376812.2016.1253485

2014

Kouakou, Etienne; Koné, Brama; N'Go, Alexis; Cissé, Guéladio; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Savané, Issiaka (2014). Ground water sensitivity to climate variability in the white Bandama basin, Ivory Coast. SpringerPlus, 3(1), p. 226. 10.1186/2193-1801-3-226

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Rist, Stephan (2014). An indicator framework for assessing livelihood resilience in the context of social–ecological dynamics. Global environmental change, 28, pp. 109-119. Elsevier 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2014.06.005

Adegoke, Jimmy; Jagtap, Shrikant; Jimoh, David; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Ukeje, Julie; Anuforom, Anthony (2014). Nigeria’s Changing Climate: Risks, Impacts & Adaptation in the Agriculture Sector. In: Adegoke, Jimmy; Ibe, Chidi; Araba, Adebisi (eds.) National Agricultural Resilience Framework (NARF). A Report by the Advisory Committee on Agricultural Resilience in Nigeria (ACARN) (pp. 7-18). Abuja, Nigeria: Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nigeria

Vermeulen, Sonja; Abubakar, Yusuf; Conway, Gordon; Dziba, Luthando; Hoevel, Michael; Ibe, Chidi; Ibrahim, Asma; Olokor, Julius; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Ademiluyi, Adeyemi; Ajeigbe, Hakeem; Mbow, Cheikh; Saleh Moussa, Abdoulaye; Ouedraogo, Mathieu; Vervoort, Joost (2014). Agricultural Research and Technology Development for Climate Resilient Agriculture. In: Adegoke, Jimmy; Ibe, Chidi; Araba, Adebisi (eds.) National Agricultural Resilience Framework (NARF). A Report by the Advisory Committee on Agricultural Resilience in Nigeria (ACARN) (pp. 51-68). Abuja, Nigeria: Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nigeria

Ibe, Chidi; Adegoke, Jimmy; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Shisanya, Chris; Conway, Gordon; Araba, Adebisi; Obatola, Parcy; Areola, Foluke Tsewinor; Hoevel, Michael; Abdulkadir, Aisha; Akle, Moise; Cervigni, Raffaello; Bromhead, Marjorie-Ann Bisong; Babarinde, Segun; Nzekwu, Richard; Msheila, Mustapha; Bombata, Fashina (2014). Policy Interventions in Support of Agricultural Resilience in Nigeria. In: Adegoke, Jimmy; Ibe, Chidi; Araba, Adebisi (eds.) National Agricultural Resilience Framework (NARF). A Report by the Advisory Committee on Agricultural Resilience in Nigeria (ACARN) (pp. 81-109). Abuja, Nigeria: Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nigeria

2013

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2013). Buffer capacity: capturing a dimension of resilience to climate change in African smallholder agriculture. Regional environmental change, 13(3), pp. 521-535. Springer 10.1007/s10113-012-0391-5

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2013). Resilience as a guiding principle for implementing practices and policies for climate variability and climate change in Africa (Unpublished). In: Climate-Smart Agriculture Conference. Davis, USA. 20.-22.03.2013.

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Achermann, Sarah; Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Kiteme, Boniface (2013). Lessons learnt – climate change and development project: towards effective community-based adaptation and ecosystem-based adaptation Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Scholz, Imme (2013). Special issue ‘Adaptation to climate change: analysing capacities in Africa’. Regional environmental change, 13(3), pp. 471-475. Springer 10.1007/s10113-013-0467-x

2012

Koblowsky, Peter; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2012). Afrikanische Entwicklungstrends: Konkurrierende institutionelle Arrangements für Klimapolitik: der Fall Nigeria (Analysen und Stellungnahmen 13). Bonn: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Pohl, C.; Rist, Stephan; Zimmermann, Anne; Fry, P.; Gurung, G.S.; Schneider, Flurina; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Kiteme, B.; Boillat, Sébastien; Serrano, E.; Hirsch-Hadorn, G.; Wiesmann, Urs (2012). Roles de los investigadores en la coproducción de conocimiento: Experiencias de la investigación sobre sostenibilidad en Kenia, Suiza, Bolivia y Nepal (NCCR North-South Dialogue 41). Bern: CDE / NCCR North-South

Ulrich, Anne; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Roden, Paul; Kiteme, Boniface; Wiesmann, Urs; Nüsser, Marcus (2012). Small-scale farming in semi-arid areas: Livelihood dynamics between 1997 and 2010 in Laikipia, Kenya. Journal of rural studies, 28(3), pp. 241-251. Oxford: Pergamon 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2012.02.003

Parita, Shah; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Opiyo, Romanus; Ngaina, Joshua (2012). Options for improving the communication of seasonal rainfall forecasts to smallholder farmers - the case of Kenya (Briefing Paper 17). Bonn: Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik

Grist, Natasha; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2012). Climate Change and African Development. In: Lundsgaarde, Erik (ed.) Africa toward 2030: Challenges for development policy (pp. 105-137). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

Stringer, Lindsay; Dougill, Andrew; Thomas, Andrew; Stracklen, Dominick; Chesterman, Sabrina; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Rueff, Henri; Riddell, Mike; Williams, Mat; Beedy, Tracy; Abson, David; Klintenberg, Patrick; Syampungani, Stephen; Powell, Philip; Palmer, Anthony; Seely, Mary; Mkwambisi, David; Falcao, Mario; Sitoe, Almeida; Ross, Sally; ... (2012). Challenges and opportunities in linking carbon sequestration, dryland livelihoods and ecosystem service provision. Environmental science & policy, 19-20(19-20), pp. 121-135. Oxford: Elsevier 10.1016/j.envsci.2012.02.004

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Koné, Brama (2012). Adaptation to climate change: Actors, resources, and livelihoods. In: International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2012). NCCR North-South Dialogue (p. 42). Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

Koblowsky, Peter; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2012). Nigeria: The making of a climate policy - a multistakeholder discourse. Environmental policy and law, 42(2), pp. 130-132. Amsterdam: IOS Press

2011

Pauw, Pieter; Kaplan, Marcus; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (December 2011). Klimawandel-Entschädigung: Entwicklungsländer müssen initiativ werden. ZEIT ONLINE

Ben Hagan, Essel; Mulugetta, Yacob; Gujba, Haruna; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Walimwipi, Hartley; Teklehaimanot, Zewge; Sokona, Youba (November 2011). Critical Issues in Bioenergy for Africa: Exploring the Opportunities, Constraints and Trade-Offs (Working Papers 11). Addis Ababa, Äthiopien: UNECA

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (October 2011). Die nächste Hungersnot kommt bestimmt (Die aktuelle Kolumne). Bonn, Deutschland: German Development Institut (GDI) / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Kaplan, Marcus; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (14 September 2011). Die beste Entwicklungspolitik stärkt die Bauern. ZEIT ONLINE

Kaplan, Marcus; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2011). The famine in East Africa: how far are climate change and the long neglect of agriculture to blame? (The current column). Bonn, Deutschland: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Wiesmann, Urs; Ott, Cordula; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Kiteme, Boniface; Müller-Böker, Ulrike; Messerli, Peter; Zinsstag, Jakob (2011). A human actor model as a conceptual orientation in interdisciplinary research for sustainable development. In: Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Hurni, Hans (eds.) Research for Sustainable Development: Foundations, Experiences, and Perspectives. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South: Vol. 6 (pp. 231-256). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Wren, Susie (2011). Structural and procedural properties important in promoting bio-enterprises as alternative livelihoods to pastoral and agro-pastoral livelihoods (Unpublished). In: The "Future of Pastoralism in Africa" Conference. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 21.-23. März 2011.

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Nwajiuba, Chinedum (2011). Addressing Nigerian Food Insecurity and Agricultural Production in a Changing Climate Context. Perspectives - political analysis and commentary from Africa(1), pp. 17-22. Cape Town: Heinrich Böll Foundation Southern Africa

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2011). Future hunger emergencies likely if business as usual continues (The current column). Bonn, Deutschland: German Development Institute (GDI) / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2011). Mixed blessings: Conservation agriculture as a means for adapting to climate variability and change (Unpublished)

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2011). Promoting gender equality in responses to climate change: The case of Kenya (Discussion Paper 5). Bonn, Deutschland: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2011). Resilience Indicators for Measuring Progress in Adaptation to Climate Change in Sub-Saharan African Agriculture. In: The Third Lagos State Summit on Climate Change: Charting the Roadmap for Combating Climate Change in Nigeria. Victoria Island, Lagos. 8.-10. February 2011.

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2011). A conceptual framework for analysing resilience in livelihoods-related social-ecological research. In: Resilience 2011. Pheonix, Arizona. 11.-16. March 2011.

Kaplan, Marcus; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2011). Die Hungerkrise in Ostafrika: welche Rolle spielen der Klimawandel und die jahrelange Vernachlässigung der Landwirtschaft? (Die aktuelle Kolumne). Bonn, Deutschland: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Oludhe, Christopher; Abiodun, Babatunde; Oguntunde, Philip; Ogallo, Laban; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2011). African climate change: past and future. In: Addressing Climate Change Challenges in Africa: A Practical Guide Towards Sustainable Development (pp. 4-20). Nairobi, Kenya: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Pauw, Pieter; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; van de Sand, Isabel; Kaplan, Marcus; Schraven, Benjamin (2011). Anpassung an den Klimawandel: institutionelle und finanzielle Herausforderungen (Policy Paper 35). Bonn, Deutschland: Stiftung Entwicklung und Frieden (SEF)

Pauw, Pieter; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; van de Sand, Isabel; Kaplan, Marcus; Schraven, Benjamin (2011). Climate Change Adaptation: Challenges in Institutionalization and Financing (Policy Paper 35). Bonn: Stiftung Entwicklung und Frieden (SEF)

Pauw, Pieter; Kaplan, Marcus; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2011). Durban’s “African” climate summit: Adaptation in Africa (The current column). German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Pauw, Pieter; Kaplan, Marcus; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2011). Durbans „afrikanischer“ Klimagipfel – Anpassung in Afrika (Die aktuelle Kolumne). German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Ruppel, Oliver; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2011). Institutional legal and policy frameworks. In: Addressing Climate Change Challenges in Africa: A Practical Guide Towards Sustainable Development (pp. 170-202). Nairobi, Kenya: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Theesfeld, Insa; Schmidt, Oscar; Scheumann, Waltina; Herrfahrdt-Pähle, Elke; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2011). Adapting agricultural water governance to climate change: Experiences from Germany, Spain and California (Discussion Paper 6). Bonn: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

2010

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Neubert, Susanne (2010). Decentralised strategic grain reserves are needed to combat hunger crises (The current column). Bonn: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Koblowsky, Peter; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (October 2010). Institutional challenges to developing a Nigerian climate policy (Unpublished). In: The 2010 Berlin Conference on the human dimensions of global environmental change: Social dimensions of environmental change and governance. Berlin, Deutschland. 08.10.-09.10.2010.

Kiteme, Boniface P.; Obrist, Brigit; Kessy, Flora; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Misana, Salomé; Mvena, Zebedayo; Lelo, Francis; Wiesmann, Urs (2010). Features of successful syndrome mitigation: Enhancing resilience and empowering the vulnerable in East Africa. In: Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs (eds.) Global Change and Sustainable Development: A Synthesis of Regional Experiences from Research Partnerships. Perspectives / NCCR North-South: Vol. 5 (pp. 131-147). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Pohl, Christian; Rist, Stephan; Zimmermann, Anne; Fry, Patricia; Gurung, Ghana S.; Schneider, Flurina; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Kiteme, Boniface; Boillat, Sébastien; Serrano, Elvira; Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2010). Researchers' roles in knowledge co-production: experience from sustainability research in Kenya, Switzerland, Bolivia and Nepal. Science and public policy, 37(4), pp. 267-281. Oxford: Oxford University Press 10.3152/030234210X496628

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Kiteme, Boniface; Ambenje, Peter; Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Makali, Samuel (2010). Indigenous knowledge related to climate variability and change: insights from droughts in semi-arid areas of former Makueni District, Kenya. Climatic change, 100(2), pp. 295-315. Dordrecht: Springer 10.1007/s10584-009-9713-0

Hagmann, Tobias; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (eds.) (2010). European Journal of Development Research: New Avenues for Pastoral Development in sub-Saharan Africa. European Journal of Development Research: Vol. 22. Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan

Hagmann, Tobias; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2010). Introduction. New Avenues for Pastoral Development in sub-Saharan Africa. European Journal of Development Research, 22(5), pp. 593-604. Palgrave Macmillan 10.1057/ejdr.2010.46

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2010). Resilient Adaptation to Climate Change in African Agriculture. Studies / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik: Vol. 54. Bonn: Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) / German Development Institute (GDI)

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2010). Drought coping and adaptation strategies: Understanding adaptations to climate change in agro-pastoral livestock production in Makueni district, Kenya. European Journal of Development Research, 22(5), pp. 623-642. Palgrave Macmillan 10.1057/ejdr.2010.39

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2010). Flood disaster risk management and humanitarian interventions in the Zambezi river basin: Implications for adaptation to climate change. Climate and Development, 2(2), pp. 176-190. Taylor & Francis 10.3763/cdev.2010.0041

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Ayiemba, Elias; Gimbage, Mbeyale; Ludi, Eva; Onganyi, Paul; Mwamfupe, Davis (2010). Strengthening policies and institutions to support adaptation to climate variability and change in the drylands of East Africa. In: Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs (eds.) Global Change and Sustainable Development: A Synthesis of Regional Experiences from Research Partnerships. Perspectives / NCCR North-South: Vol. 5 (pp. 107-130). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Miron, Schmude; Schmole, Hannah (2010). "Mainstreaming Adaptation" in der deutschen EZ Ansätze, Erfahrungen, Schlussfolgerungen (Unpublished). In: Bericht zum DIE-Fachgespräch. Bonn, Deutschland. 25.10.2010.

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Neubert, Susanne (2010). Dezentrale strategische Getreidereserven sind erforderlich zur Bekämpfung von Hungerkrisen (Die aktuelle Kolumne). Bonn: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; van de Sand, Isabel (2010). Can the rural economy deliver ecosystem services? CAB Reviews, 5(031), pp. 1-16. CAB International

Mshelia, Huzi; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Damian, Ihedioha; Peter, Ritchie (2010). Establishing a low emission development strategy in Nigeria OECD

Wren, Susie; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2010). The struggle to diversify rural livelihoods: Bio-enterprise development initiatives and their impacts on agro-/pastoral communities in the drylands of Kenya. European Journal of Development Research, 22(5), pp. 751-769. Palgrave Macmillan 10.1057/ejdr.2010.42

2009

Neubert, Susanne; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2009). Ökologische Landwirtschaft als Anpassungsstrategie? In: Ludwig, Sabine; Wilhelm, Jürgen (eds.) Klimawandel und Entwicklungspolitik (pp. 135-146). Dienheim: Iatros Verlag

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Kiteme, Boniface; Opondo, Maurice (2009). Adapting public agricultural extension services to climate change: Insights from Kenya (Unpublished). In: Amsterdam Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change. Amsterdam, Netherlands. 02.12.-04.12.2009.

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2009). Navigating gender equality between the tradition and the modern. Feministisches Geo-RundMail(40), pp. 5-7.

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; van de Sand, Isabel; Bourgin, Cécil; Schmude, Miron (2009). Anpassung an den Klimawandel in Afrika: Erfahrungen, Herausforderungen und Chancen Bonn, Deutschland: Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

2008

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Kiteme, Boniface; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2008). Droughts and famines: The underlying factors and the causal links among agro-pastoral households in semi-arid Makueni district, Kenya. Global environmental change, 18(1), pp. 220-233. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2007.05.001

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Kiteme, Boniface; Ogalleh, Sarah; Gwamzhi, Ringpon Joseph (2008). Assessment of indigenous knowledge to improve resilience to environmental and climate change: Case studies from Kenya and Nigeria Sydney, Australia: Climate Change Research Centre

2006

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Wiesmann, Urs (2006). Post-harvest management strategies, drought vulnerability and food security. Risk 21 - Coping with Risks Due to Natural Hazards in the 21st Century: Proceedings of the RISK21 Workshop, Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland, 28 November - 3 December 2004, pp. 127-138. London: Taylor & Francis

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2006). Gender-based analysis of vulnerability to drought among agro-pastoral households in semi-arid Makueni district, Kenya. In: Premchander, Smita; Müller, Christine (eds.) Gender and Sustainable Development: Case Studies from NCCR North-South. Perspectives of the NCCR North-South: Vol. 2 (pp. 119-146). Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2006). Competition for natural resources between unequal stakeholders: A case of the semi-arid areas in Makueni District, Kenya (Unpublished). In: "Desertification and Global Change" by the Work Package on "Natural Resources in Sustainable Development". Bern, Switzerland. 31.05.2006.

2003

Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe (2003). Die Integration afrikanischer Frauen in der Schweiz: Einige Aspekte. Olympe: feministische Arbeitshefte zur Politik, 18, pp. 65-72.

  • African Studies Association in Germany / Vereinigung für Afrikawissenschaften in Deutschland (e.V.)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geographie-Arbeitskreis Subsaharisches Afrika (AKSA, Research Group on Sub-Saharan Africa of the German Geographical Society)
  • Geographisch-Ethnographische Gesellschaft Zürich (GEGZ, Geographical-Ethnographical Society of Zurich)
  • Centre for Training and Integrated Research in Arid and Semi-arid Lands Development (CETRAD), Nanyuki, Kenya
  • German Development Institute (DIE)
  • Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Nairobi, Kenya