Prof. em. Dr. Urs Wiesmann

Institute of Geography, Integrative Geography

Phone
+41 31 631 88 60
E-Mail
urs.wiesmann@cde.unibe.ch
Office
312
Postal Address
Prof. em. Dr. Urs Wiesmann
Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)
University of Bern
Hallerstrasse 10
CH-3012 Bern

Areas of professional focus at CDE

  • Human geography;
  • Sustainable regional development;
  • Natural resources management and global change particularly in developing and transition countries;
  • Interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary methodology and its application in the context of development and environment

​Projects

  • Head of the Swiss Development Cooperation SDC sponsored Eastern and Southern Africa Partnership Programme ESAPP (1999 -);
  • Scientific Coordinator of the UNESCO World Heritage Site 'Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn JAB' in the Swiss Alps (2002 -);
  • Head of Central Asian Mountain Partnership Programme CAMP (2000 -);
  • Regional Programme of SDC for the valorization of the biodiversity 'Bio Andes' (2006 -)

Further professional interests

  • Integrative geography;
  • Concepts of sustainable development;
  • Actor-orientation and peasantry;
  • Meso-scale challenge

Field experience

  • Europe: The Swiss Alps;
  • Eastern and Southern Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Madagascar, Ethiopia;
  • South East Asia: Laos, Vietnam;
  • Central Asia: Kyrgyzstan;
  • South Asia: India; Northern Africa: Morocco

Languages

German; English; French; some Swahili

 

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2017

Adler, Carolina; Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude; Breu, Thomas Michael; Wiesmann, Urs; Pohl, Christian (2017). Conceptualizing the transfer of knowledge across cases in transdisciplinary research (In Press). Sustainability Science Springer 10.1007/s11625-017-0444-2

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 (Unpublished).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.

2016

Bader, Christoph; Bieri, Sabin; Wiesmann, Urs; Heinimann, Andreas (2016). Is economic growth increasing disparities? A multidimensional analysis of poverty in the Lao PDR between 2003 and 2013. Journal of Development Studies, 53(12), pp. 2067-2085. Taylor & Francis 10.1080/00220388.2016.1251587

Kohler, Thomas; Wehrli, André; Batjargal, Elbegzaya; Kanyamibwa, Sam; Daniel, Maselli; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2016). The science-policy dialogue for climate change adaptation in mountain regions. In: Salzmann, Nadine; Huggel, Christian; Nussbaumer, Samuel U.; Ziervogel, Gina (eds.) Climate Change Adaptation - an Upstream-downstream Perspective (pp. 271-292). Springer International Publishing 10.1007/978-3-319-40773-9_15

Bader, Christoph; Bieri, Sabin; Wiesmann, Urs; Heinimann, Andreas (2016). Differences between monetary and multidimensional poverty in the Lao PDR: Implications for targeting of poverty reduction policies and interventions. Poverty & Public Policy, 8(2), pp. 171-197. Wiley 10.1002/pop4.140

Wiesmann, Urs; Kiteme, Boniface; Mwangi, Zachary (2016). Socio-Economic Atlas of Kenya: Depicting the National Population Census by County and Sub-Location. Second, revised edition. Nairobi and Nanyuki, Kenya and Bern, Switzerland: Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, Centre for Training and Integrated Research in ASAL Development, Centre for Development and Environment

Bader, Christoph; Bieri, Sabin; Wiesmann, Urs; Heinimann, Andreas (2016). A different perspective on poverty in Lao PDR: Multidimensional poverty in Lao PDR for the years 2002/2003 and 2007/2008. Social indicators research, 126(2), pp. 483-502. Springer 10.1007/s11205-015-0900-2

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

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

Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2016). Hacia la transdisciplinariedad en la investigación para el esarrollo orientada hacia la sostenibilidad. In: Delgado, Freddy; Rist, Stephan (eds.) Ciencias, diálogo de saberes y transdisciplinariedad. Aportes teórico metodológicos para la sustentabilidad alimentaria y del desarrollo (pp. 216-225). La Paz: AGRUCO-UMSS-CDE

Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Biber-Klemm, Susette; Grossenbacher-Mansuy, Walter; Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude; Hoffmann-Riem, Holger; Joye, Dominique; Pohl, Christian; Zemp, Elisabeth (2016). Fortaleciendo la investigación transdisciplinaria: una síntesis en quince proposiciones. In: Delgado, Freddy; Rist, Stephan (eds.) Ciencias, diálogo de saberes y transdisciplinariedad. Aportes teórico metodológicos para la sustentabilidad alimentaria y del desarrollo (pp. 261-274). La Paz: AGRUCO-UMSS-CDE

2015

Conradin, Katharina; Engesser, Matthias; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2015). Four decades of World Natural Heritage - how changing protected area values influence the UNESCO label. Erde, 146(1), pp. 34-46. Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Berlin 10.12854/erde-146-4

Ehrensperger, Albrecht; Ott, Cordula; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (eds.) (2015). Eastern and Southern Africa Partnership Programme: Highlights from 15 years of joint action for sustainable development. Bern, Switzerland: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE); Bern Open Publishing (BOP)

Conradin, Katharina; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2015). Protecting the South—Promoting the North? World Natural Heritage Status in the Global North and South. Society & Natural Resources, 28(7), pp. 689-702. Taylor & Francis 10.1080/08941920.2015.1014601

2014

Conradin, Katharina; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2014). Does World Natural Heritage status trigger sustainable regional development efforts? Eco.mont - journal on protected mountain areas research, 6(2), pp. 5-12. Austrian Academy of Sciences Press 10.1553/ecomont-6-2s5

Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2014). Transdisciplinarity in Practice. Experience from a Concept-based Research Programme Addressing Global Change and Sustainable Development. GAIA - ökologische Perspektiven für Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft / ecological perspectives for science and society, 23(3), pp. 275-277. Oekom Verlag 10.14512/gaia.23.3.15

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

Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Kiteme, Boniface; Mwangi, Zachary (2014). Socio-economic atlas of Kenya: Depicting the national population census by county and sub-location [Edited Textbook] . Nairobi, Nanyuki, Bern: Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, Centre for Training and Integrated Research in ASAL Development, Centre for Development and Environment

Liniger, Hanspeter; Kiteme Bonface, Peter; Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Kohler, Thomas (2014). Mount Kenya: Water tower in a complex regional setting. In: Africa mountains atlas (pp. 258-259). Nairobi: UNEP

2013

Hurni, Kaspar; Hett, Cornelia; Heinimann, Andreas; Messerli, Peter; Wiesmann, Urs (2013). Dynamics of Shifting Cultivation Landscapes in Northern Lao PDR Between 2000 and 2009 Based on an Analysis of MODIS Time Series and Landsat Images. Human ecology, 41(1), pp. 21-36. New-York, NY: Springer 10.1007/s10745-012-9551-y

Notter, Benedikt; Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Ngana, James O. (2013). Evaluating watershed service availability under future management and climate change scenarios in the Pangani Basin. Physics and chemistry of the earth, 61-62, pp. 1-11. Elsevier 10.1016/j.pce.2012.08.017

Epprecht, Michael; Heinimann, Andreas; Messerli, Peter; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2013). Targeting poverty in Laos: how well do current approaches reach the poor? (Evidence for Policy Series, Regional edition Southeast Asia 3). Pathumthani, Thailand: NCCR North-South

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)

Michel, Claudia; Stöckli, Bruno; Upreti, Bishnu Raj; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2013). Research partnerships: the benefits of North-South collaboration (Evidence for Policy Series, Global Edition 15). Bern: NCCR North-South

Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Kiteme, Boniface (2013). Threats and opportunities for smallholders in rural development (Evidence for Policy Series, Global Edition 12). Bern: NCCR North-South

Khan, M.; Rahim, I.; Rueff, Henri; Jalali, S.; Saleem, M.; Maselli, Daniel; Muhammad, S.; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2013). Morphological characterization of the Azikheli buffalo in Pakistan. Animal genetic resources, 52, pp. 65-70. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 10.1017/S2078633613000027

2012

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

Rahim, Inam; Rueff, Henri; Maselli, Daniel; Wiesmann, Urs (2012). Land-tenure and conservation Rahim initiatives: A critical view of sectoral approaches in northern Pakistan. In: International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD). Research for Global Transformation. Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

Mohammad, Saleem; Khan, Momen; Rahim, Inam-ur; Rueff, Henri; Maselli, Daniel; Wiesmann, Urs (2012). Conservation of indigenous animal genetic resources and adaptation to climate change in the Hindu Kush Mountains. In: International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD). Research for Global Transformation, 20.-22.8.2012, Bern, Switzerland (p. 47). Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

Rueff, Henri; Rehman, Syed-ur; Rahim, Inam-ur; Maselli, Daniel; Wiesmann, Urs (2012). Sustainable land management and carbon finance: A case study with mobile pastoralists in Pakistan's Himalayas. In: International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD). Research for Global Transformation (p. 48). Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

Sy, Ibrahima; Traoré, Doulo; Epprecht, Michael; Keita, Moussa; Lô, Baïdy; Wiesmann, Urs; Bonfoh, Bassirou; Cissé, Guéladio; Tanner, Marcel (2012). Services access, health, and well-being in an urban context: Addressing the complexity of social and health disparities in Nouakchott, Mauritania. In: International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD). Research for Global Transformation (p. 104). Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

Garrard, Rodney; Kohler, Thomas; Wiesmann, Urs; Price, Martin; Byers, Alton; Ang, Rita Sherpa (2012). Landscape dynamics in Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park, Nepal: Impacts on environmental services and adaptive capacities. In: International Scientific Conference on Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development in Mountain Areas, 16.-18.4.2012 (pp. 79-80). Stuttgart: Universität Hohenheim

Garrard, Rodney; Kohler, Thomas; Wiesmann, Urs; Price, Martin F.; Byers, Alton D.; Sherpa, Ang Rita (2012). An ever-changing place: interpreting landscape change in Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal; re-photographic survey and encounter. Eco.mont - journal on protected mountain areas research, 4(2), pp. 49-55. Wien: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press 10.1553/eco.mont-4-2s49

Notter, Benedikt; Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs; Abbaspour, Karim C. (2012). Modelling water provision as an ecosystem service in a large East African river basin. Hydrology and earth system sciences, 16(1), pp. 69-86. München: European Geosciences Union EGU 10.5194/hess-16-69-2012

Saleem, Muhammad; Rahim, Inam; Rueff, Henri; Khan, Momen; Maselli, Daniel; Wiesmann, Urs; Sher, Muhammad (2012). Effect of management on reproductive performances of the Achai cattle in the Hindu Kush (Northern Pakistan). Tropical animal health and production, 44(6), pp. 1297-1302. Dordrecht: Springer 10.1007/s11250-011-0071-3

Breu, Thomas; Wiesmann, Urs; Zimmermann, Anne; Herweg, Karl (2012). Research capacity in the South: A key to sustainable development. IAU horizons, 18(2), p. 27. Paris: Internat. Universities Bureau

Garrard, Rodney; Kohler, Thomas; Wiesmann, Urs; Price, Martin F.; Byers, Alton C.; Sherpa, Ang Rita (2012). Depicting community perspectives: repeat photography and participatory research as tools for assessing environmental services in Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal. Eco.mont - journal on protected mountain areas research, 4(2), pp. 21-31. Wien: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press 10.1553/eco.mont-4-2s21

Inam, Rahim; Rueff, Henri; Maselli, Daniel; Wiesmann, Urs (2012). Land-tenure and conservation initiatives: A critical view of sectoral approaches in northern Pakistan. In: International Conference on Research for Development, 20.-22.8.2013, Bern, Switzerland. Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

Stöckli, Bruno; Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Lys, Jon-Andri (2012). A guide for transboundary research partnerships: 11 principles: 7 questions Bern, Switzerland: Swiss Commission for Research Partnerships with Developing Countries (KFPE); Swiss Academy of Sciences

2011

Rueff, Henri; Syed Rehman, Aziz; Rahim, Inam; Maselli, Daniel; Nafees, Mohammad; Wiesmann, Urs (13 June 2011). Carbon sequestration in Himalaya's alpine meadows: Mitigating cropping encroachment on pastures in Northern Pakistan (Unpublished). In: Pastoralism in Central Asia: Status, Challenges and Opportunities in Mountain Areas. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. 13.06.2011.

Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Hurni, Hans (eds.) (2011). Research for sustainable development: Foundations, experiences, and perspectives. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Reseaarch (NCCR) North-South, University of Bern: Vol. Vol. 6. Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia

Khan, Momen; Rahim, Inam; Rueff, Henri; Saleem, Muhammad; Maselli, Daniel; Sher, M.; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2011). Conserving indigenous animal genetic resources as a coping strategy to adapt to climate change: the Azikheli Buffalo in Northern Mountains of Pakistan. Livestock research for rural development, 23(12) Cali: Convenio interinstitucional para la produccion agropecuaria en el valle del rio Cauca

Rahim, Inam; Maselli, Daniel; Rueff, Henri; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2011). Indigenous fodder trees can increase grazing accessibility for landless and mobile pastoralists in northern Pakistan. Pastoralism - research, policy and practice, 1(2) Heidelberg: Springer

Bieri, Sabin; Ott, Cordula; Freytes Frey, Ada; Cross, Cecilia; Partenio, Florencia; Fernández Álvarez, María Inés (2011). A tool for thought and transformation: Gender-considerate global change research in practice. 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. 185-205). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Ehrensperger, Albrecht; Heinimann, Andreas; Messerli, Peter; Notter, Benedikt; Muchemi, Julius; Breu, Thomas; Epprecht, Michael (2011). Towards a differentiated assessment of geographic information sciences 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. 361-376). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Gallati, Justus; Wiesmann, Urs (2011). System Dynamics in transdisciplinary 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. 345-360). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2011). Global change research for sustainable development. In: Wiesmann, Urs; 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. 15-42). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Lacroix, Laurent; Rist, Stephan; Gerritsen, Peter RW; Péclard, Didier (2011). Social and political participation in sustainable development with a focus on governance. 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. 147-164). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Messerli, Peter; Heinimann, Andreas; Epprecht, Michael (2011). Finding homogeneity in heterogeneity: A new approach to quantifying landscape mosaics, developed for the Lao PDR. 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. 377-402). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Ott, Cordula; Bieri, Sabin (2011). From rhetoric to concept: Incremental steps for mainstreaming gender in the NCCR North-South. 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. 289-311). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Wiesmann, Urs; Hurni, Hans; Ott, Cordula; Zingerli, Claudia (2011). Combining the concepts of transdisciplinarity and partnership in 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. 43-70). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

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

Zinsstag, Jakob; Tanner, Marcel; Nguyen Viet, Hung; Obrist, Brigitte; Cissé, Guéladio; Bonfoh, Bassirou; Schertenleib, Roland; Zurbrügg, Christian; Yitaferu, Birru; Bantider, Amare; Hurni, Hans (2011). Interdisciplinary approaches in 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. 207-228). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Wiesmann, Urs (2011). Gebietsmonitoring - Erfassung und Analyse der Dynamik einer Region. In: Pärke und Forschung: Synergien für nachhaltige Entwicklung, Wölflinswil, 18.11.2011, Akademien Schweiz & Netzwerk Schweizer Pärke. Wölflinswil, Schweiz. 18.11.2011.

Cissé, Guéladio; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2011). Overcoming Stumbling Blocks in Research Partnerships. In: Research Partnerships for Development: Role and Challenges in a Globalising World. The Annual Conference of the KFPE. Bern, Schweiz. 9. November 2011.

Gasser, Judith; Wiesmann, Urs (2011). Swiss Alps Jungfrau Aletsch UNESCO World Heritage Site - The state of this World Heritage region as a starting point for regional monitoring. Eco.mont - journal on protected mountain areas research, 3(2), pp. 33-41. Wien: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press 10.1553/eco.mont

Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2011). Kleinbauern als "Global Players" von morgen. UniPress - Forschung und Wissenschaft an der Universität Bern(150), pp. 20-22. Bern: Abteilung Kommunikation, Universität Bern

Haller, Tobias; Galvin, Marc (2011). Challenges for Participatory Conservation in Times of Global Change: Lessons from a Comparative Analysis and New Developments. 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 University of Bern: Vol. 6 (pp. 467-503). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Ludi, Eva; Amsalu, Aklilu; Chiuri, Wanjiku; Haller, Tobias; Mbeyale, Gimbage; Mhando, David (2011). Sustainable Livelihoods for Coffee Producers in East Africa: Is Producing Speciality Coffee a Way Out of Poverty? 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 University of Bern: Vol. 6 (pp. 505-524). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

2010

Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (eds.) (2010). Global Change and Sustainable Development: A Synthesis of Regional Experiences from Research Partnerships. Perspectives / NCCR North-South: Vol. 5. Bern, Schweiz: Geographica Bernensia

Epprecht, Michael; Heinimann, Andreas; Messerli, Peter; Schmidt-Vogt, Dietrich; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2010). Accessibility as a determinant of environmental dynamics in socio-economic disparities in mainland Southeast Asia. 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. 371-384). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

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

Sommer, Rosmarie; Wallner, Astrid; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2010). Sustainable regional development: Reconciling global and local dynamics and stakes in the Swiss Alps. 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. 531-546). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Wallner, Astrid; Schüpbach, Ursula; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2010). Managing a World Heritage Site: Potentials and limitations of transdisciplinary approaches. 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. 563-578). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Mohammad, Saleem; Rahim, Inam; Rueff, Henri; Khan, Momen; Maselli, Daniel; Wiesmann, Urs (2010). Mountain cattle breed for coping with climate change: needs for conserving and reintroducing the Achai in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Northern Pakistan. In: Tropentag 2010: International Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development. Zurich, Switzerland. 14.-16. September 2010.

Rueff, Henri; Rahim, Inam; Maselli, Daniel; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2010). Coping with Uncertain Livelihoods in Mountains: Landless Mobile Pastoralists Adaptation to Climate Change in the Himalayan Hindukush Mountains of Northern Pakistan. In: Perth II, Global Change and the World's Mountains Conference. Perth, UK. 26.-30. September 2010.

Liechti, Karina; Wallner, Astrid; Wiesmann, Urs (2010). Linking a World Heritage Site to Sustainable Regional Development - Contested Natures in a Local Negotiation Process. Society & Natural Resources, 23(8), pp. 726-741. Philadelphia, Pa.: Taylor & Francis 10.1080/08941920802449011

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

Kohler, Thomas; Giger, Markus; Hurni, Hans; Ott, Cordula; Wiesmann, Urs; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Maselli, Daniel (2010). Mountains and Climate Change: A Global Concern. Mountain Research and Development, 30(1), pp. 53-55. Boulder, Colo.: International Mountain Society 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-09-00086.1

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

Herweg, Karl Günter; Rist, Stephan; Liniger, Hanspeter; Prasuhn, Volker; Schneider, Flurina; Ledermann, Thomas; Fry, Patricia; Zimmermann, Anne; Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2010). Transdisciplinarity – An Option for Applied Landscape Ecology in Complex and Uncertain Contexts. Erde, 141, pp. 321-339. Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Berlin

2009

Wallner, Astrid; Schüpbach, Ursula; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2009). Managing a World Heritage Site – Potentials and Limitations of Transdisciplinary Approaches. Nationalpark Hohe Tauern, Conference Volume 4, pp. 333-335.

Wiesmann, Urs (2009). What, Who, How and When? Experiences, challenges and perspectives of integration in transdisciplinary research (Unpublished). In: Td-Conference 2009: Integration in Inter- and Transdisciplinary Research: Forging Collective Concepts, Methods and Practices - Changing Structures. Bern, Switzerland. 19.11.21.11.2009.

Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2009). Wozu? Für Wen? Wie? Herausforderungen der Gebirgsforschung. In: Gebirgsforschung Schweiz 2008 Tagungsbericht (pp. 11-14). Bern, Schweiz: ICAS

Wallner, Astrid; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2009). Critical issues in managing protected areas by multi-stakeholder participation - analysis of a process in the Swiss Alps. Eco.mont - journal on protected mountain areas research, 1(1), pp. 45-50. Wien: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press 10.1553/eco.mont1s45

Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2009). Between Risks and Opportunities: Biofuels and Food Security from the Perspective of Smallholders (Unpublished). In: DEZA Seminar zu Biofuels. Bern, Switzerland. 02.06.2009.

Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2009). Between Risks and Opportunities: Bringing together the Strands (Unpublished). In: Adapting to Climate Change: Strategies for Water and Food Security in India. SDC-TERI special event. New Delhi, India. 04.02.2009.

Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2009). Elefanten, Bauern oder Supermärkte - Wem nützen 30 Jahre Forschung am Mount Kenya? (Unpublished). In: Entwicklung hat viele Gesichter. Bern, Schweiz. 29.09.2009.

Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2009). From Development to Global Studies (Unpublished). In: SNIS Annual Conference: European Integration, International Migration and Swiss Foreign Policies. Bern, Switzerland. 15.10.-16.10.2009.

Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2009). From Research to Implementation: Improving impact through transdisciplinary partnerships (Unpublished). In: From Research to Implementation, North-South Forum. Zürich, Switzerland. 05.05.2009.

Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2009). Gebietsmonitoring und Informationsplattform im Weltnaturerbe Jungfrau-Aletsch (Unpublished). In: Stiftungsrat des Weltnaturerbes Jungfrau-Aletsch. Bern, Schweiz. 23.11.2009.

Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2009). Indigenous Knowledge in Negotiating Sustainable Natural Resource Management (Unpublished). In: 8th Interdisciplinary Symposium on Knowledge and Space: Ethnic and Cultural Dimensions of Knowledge. Heidelberg, Germany. 10.10.2009.

Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2009). Partnerschaftliche Spitzenforschung zum globalen Wandel (Unpublished). In: Badener Gespräche der Österreichischen Akademien: Qualität und Wirkung - Von der guten zur signifikanten Forschung. Wien, Österreich. 06.06.2009.

Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Kiteme, Boniface (2009). Water Users Associations as triggers of knowledge-based basin management (Unpublished). In: From Research to Development - Mutual Learning for Change; Jahreskonferenz KFPE - Comission for Research Partnerships with Developing Countries. Lugano, Switzerland. 23.10.2009.

2008

Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude; Hoffmann-Riem, Holger; Biber-Klemm, Susette; Grossenbacher-Mansuy, Walter; Joye, Dominique; Pohl, Christian; Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Zemp, Elisabeth (2008). Handbook of Transdisciplinary Research [Textbook] . Heidelberg: Springer Verlag

Hoffmann-Riem, Holger; Biber-Klemm, Susette; Grossenbacher-Mansuy, Walter; Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude; Joye, Dominique; Pohl, Christian; Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Zemp, Elisabeth (2008). Idea of the Handbook. In: Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude; Hoffmann-Riem, Holger; Biber-Klemm, Susette; Grossenbacher-Mansuy, Walter; Joye, Dominique; Pohl, Christian; Wiesmann, Urs; Zemp, Elisabeth (eds.) Handbook of Transdisciplinary Research (pp. 3-17). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag

Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude; Biber-Klemm, Susette; Grossenbacher-Mansuy, Walter; Hoffmann-Riem, Holger; Joye, Dominique; Pohl, Christian; Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Zemp, Elisabeth (2008). The Emergence of Transdisciplinarity as a Form of Research. In: Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude; Hoffmann-Riem, Holger; Biber-Klemm, Susette; Grossenbacher-Mansuy, Walter; Joye, Dominique; Pohl, Christian; Wiesmann, Urs; Zemp, Elisabeth (eds.) Handbook of Transdisciplinary Research (pp. 19-39). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag

Kiteme, Boniface P.; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2008). Sustainable River Basin Management in Kenya: Balancing Needs and Requirements. In: Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude; Hoffmann-Riem, Holger; Biber-Klemm, Susette; Grossenbacher-Mansuy, Walter; Joye, Dominique; Pohl, Christian; Wiesmann, Urs; Zemp, Elisabeth (eds.) Handbook of Transdisciplinary Research (pp. 63-78). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag

Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Biber-Klemm, Susette; Grossenbacher-Mansuy, Walter; Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude; Hoffmann-Riem, Holger; Joye, Dominique; Pohl, Christian; Zemp, Elisabeth (2008). Enhancing Transdisciplinary Research: A Synthesis in Fifteen Propositions. In: Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude; Hoffmann-Riem, Holger; Biber-Klemm, Susette; Grossenbacher-Mansuy, Walter; Joye, Dominique; Pohl, Christian; Wiesmann, Urs; Zemp, Elisabeth (eds.) Handbook of Transdisciplinary Research (pp. 433-441). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag

Wallner, Astrid; Rist, Stephan; Liechti, Karina; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2008). Protection: A Means for Sustainable Development? The Case of the Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn World Heritage Site in Switzerland. In: Galvin, Marc; Haller, Tobias (eds.) People, Protected Areas and Global Change: Participatory Conservation in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe. Perspectives of the NCCR North-South: Vol. 3 (pp. 471-504). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Biber-Klemm, Susette; Grossenbacher-Mansuy, Walter; Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude; Hoffmann-Riem, Holger; Joye, Dominique; Pohl, Christian; Zemp, Elisabeth (2008). Comment renforcer la recherche transdisciplinaire: Une synthèse en quinze propositions. In: Darbellay, Frédéric; Paulsen, Theres (eds.) Herausforderungen Inter- und Transdisziplinarität. Konzepte, Methoden und innovative Umsetzung in Lehre und Forschung (pp. 169-196). Lausanne, Schweiz: Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes (PPUR)

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

Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Wallner, Astrid; Ruppen, Beat (2008). Tourismus als Schlüssel zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung in der Werlterebe-Region Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (Schweiz). In: Luger, Kurt; Wöhler, Karlheinz (eds.) Welterbe und Tourismus: Schützen und Nützen aus einer Perspektive der Nachhaltigkeit. Tourismus: transkulturell & transdisziplinär: Vol. 9 (pp. 197-216). Innsbruck, Österreich: Studienverlag

Pohl, Christian; Rist, Stephan; Zimmermann, Anne; Fry, Patricia; Gurung, Ghana S.; Schneider, Flurina; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Kiteme, Boniface P.; Boillat, Sébastien; Serrano, Elvira; Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude; Wiesmann, Urs (2008). The Roles of Researchers in Co-producing Knowledge. In: International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2008). Pre-conference Proceedings University of Bern, Switzerland, 2-4 July 2008. NCCR North-South Dialogue: Vol. 21 (p. 79). Bern: CDE / NCCR North-South

Wiesmann, Urs (2008). Development-Oriented Research and Partnerships - Experiences and Perspectives. In: International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2008). Pre-conference Proceedings University of Bern, Switzerland, 2-4 July 2008. NCCR North-South Dialogue: Vol. 21 (p. 15). Bern: CDE / NCCR North-South

Sommer, Rosmarie; Wallner, Astrid; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2008). Sustainable Regional Development: Balancing Global and Local Stakes. In: International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2008): Pre-conference Proceedings. NCCR North-South Dialogue: Vol. 21 (p. 167). Bern, Switzerland: NCCR North-South

Wallner, Astrid; Schüpbach, Ursula; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2008). Transdisciplinary Approaches in Managing a World Heritage Site. In: International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2008): Pre-conference Proceedings. NCCR North-South Dialogue (p. 166). Bern, Switzerland: NCCR North-South

Kiteme, Boniface P.; Liniger, Hanspeter; Notter, Benedikt; Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Kohler, Thomas (2008). Dimensions of Global Change in African Mountains: The Example of Mount Kenya. IHDP Update, 2008(2), pp. 18-23. IHDP International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change

2007

Heinimann, Andreas; Messerli, Peter; Schmidt-Vogt, Dietrich; Wiesmann, Urs (2007). The Dynamics of Secondary Forest Landscapes in the Lower Mekong Basin: A Regional-Scale Analysis. Mountain Research and Development, 27(3), pp. 232-241. Boulder, Colo.: International Mountain Society 10.1659/mrd.0875

Rist, Stephan; Chidambaranathan, Mani; Escobar, Cesar; Wiesmann, Urs; Zimmermann, Anne (2007). Moving from sustainable management to sustainable governance of natural resources: The role of social learning processes in rural India, Bolivia and Mali. Journal of rural studies, 23(1), pp. 23-37. Oxford: Pergamon 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2006.02.006

Rist, Stephan; Delgado, Freddy; Wiesmann, Urs (2007). Social Learning Processes and Sustainable Development: The Emergence and Trans-formation of an Indigenous Land Use System in the Andes of Bolivia. In: Wals, Arjen (ed.) Social learning towards a sustainable world (pp. 229-244). Wageningen, Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers

Wallner, Astrid; Bäschlin, Elisabeth; Grosjean, Martin; Labhart, Toni; Schüpbach, Ursula; Wiesmann, Urs (2007). Einführung. In: Wallner, Astrid; Bäschlin, Elisabeth; Grosjean, Martin; Labhart, Toni; Schüpbach, Ursula; Wiesmann, Urs (eds.) Welt der Alpen - Erbe der Welt. UNESCO Welterbe-Region Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn. Jahrbuch der Geographischen Gesellschaft Bern: Vol. 62 (pp. 11-21). Bern: Haupt

Wallner, Astrid; Wiesmann, Urs (2007). Regionalentwicklung - Heterogener Lebens- und Wirtschaftsraum. In: Wallner, Astrid; Wiesmann, Urs; Bäschlin, Elisabeth; Grosjean, Martin; Labhart, Toni; Schüpbach, Ursula (eds.) Welt der Alpen - Erbe der Welt: UNESCO Welterbe-Region Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn. Jahrbuch der Geographischen Gesellschaft Bern: Vol. 62 (pp. 185-198). Bern: Haupt

Wiesmann, Urs; Aerni, Isabel; Ruppen, Beat; Wallner, Astrid (2007). Tourismus - Schlüssel zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung. In: Wallner, Astrid; Wiesmann, Urs; Bäschlin, Elisabeth; Grosjean, Martin; Labhart, Toni; Schüpbach, Ursula (eds.) Welt der Alpen - Erbe der Welt: UNESCO Welterbe-Region Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn. Jahrbuch der Geographischen Gesellschaft Bern: Vol. 62 (pp. 221-240). Bern: Haupt

Wiesmann, Urs; Messerli, Peter (2007). Wege aus den konzeptionellen Fallen der Nachhaltigkeit - Beiträge der Geographie. In: Kaufmann, Ruth; Burger, Paul; Stoffel, Martine (eds.) Nachhaltigkeitsforschung - Perspektiven der Sozial- und Geisteswissenschaften. Nachhaltige Entwicklung (pp. 123-142). Bern, Schweiz: Schweizerische Akademie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften SAGW

Wiesmann, Urs; Wallner, Astrid; Schüpbach, Ursula; Ruppen, Beat (2007). Management - Zwischen Schutz und Nutzung. In: Wallner, Astrid; Wiesmann, Urs; Bäschlin, Elisabeth; Grosjean, Martin; Labhart, Toni; Schüpbach, Ursula (eds.) Welt der Alpen - Erbe der Welt: UNESCO Welterbe-Region Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn. Jahrbuch der Geographischen Gesellschaft Bern: Vol. 62 (pp. 271-283). Bern: Haupt

Wallner, Astrid; Bäschlin, Elisabeth; Grosjean, Martin; Labhart, Toni; Schüpbach, Ursula; Wiesmann, Urs (eds.) (2007). Welt der Alpen - Erbe der Welt: Die UNESCO Welterbe-Region Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn. Jahrbuch der Geographischen Gesellschaft Bern: Vol. 62. Bern, Schweiz: Haupt

Rist, Stephan; Chiddambaranathan, Mani; Escobar, Cesar; Kläy, Andreas; Wiesmann, Urs (2007). The multidimensionality of social learning processes in sustainable natural resource use – insights form India, Africa and Latin America (Unpublished). In: 4th WEEC 2007. Durban, South Africa. 02.07.-06.07.2007.

Rist, Stephan; Wiesmann, Urs (2007). Co-production and distribution of Knowledge in research for sustainable development – Insights from national and international research partnerships (Unpublished). In: ESSHRA International Conference: Towards a Knowledge Society. Bern, Switzerland. 12.06.-13.06.2007.

2006

Hirsch-Hadorn, Gertrude; Bradley, David; Pohl, Christian; Rist, Stephan; Wiesmann, Urs (2006). Implications of Transdisciplinarity for Sustainability Research. Ecological economics, 60(1), pp. 119-128. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2005.12.002

Rist, Stephan; Chiddambaranathan, Mani; Escobar, Cecar; Wiesmann, Urs (2006). "It was hard to come to mutual understanding..." - Multidimensionality of social learning processes in natural resource use in India, Africa and Latin America. Systemic practice and action research, 19(3), pp. 219-237. New York, N.Y.: Springer Science + Business Media 10.1007/s11213-006-9014-8

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

Rist, Stephan; Wiesmann, Urs; San Martín, Juan; Delgado, Freddy (2006). From scientific monoculture to intra- and intercultural dialogue: Endogenous development in a North-South perspective. In: Haverkort, Bertus; Reijntjes, Coen (eds.) Moving Worldviews: Reshaping sciences, policies and practices for endogenous sustainable development. Compas Series on Worldviews and Sciences: Vol. 4 (pp. 320-339). Leusden, Netherlands: ETC/Compas

Künzler, Silvia; Wiesmann, Urs (2006). Atlas of the Songwe River Basin: Thematic Maps with Explanatory Text Sheets [Textbook] . Bern, Switzerland: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

Wiesmann, Urs (2006). Transdisziplinäre Forschung: Notwendig und einlösbar? UniPress - Forschung und Wissenschaft an der Universität Bern, 128, pp. 13-14. Abteilung Kommunikation, Universität Bern

2005

Hurni, Hans; Liniger, Hanspeter; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2005). Research Partnerships for Mitigating Syndromes of Global Change in Mountain Regions: An Overview of Current Knowledge. In: Huber, Uli M.; Bugmann, Harald K. M.; Reasoner, Mel A. (eds.) Global Change and Mountain Regions: An overview of current knowledge. Advances in Global Change Research: Vol. 23 (pp. 593-603). Springer 10.1007/1-4020-3508-X_59

Liniger, Hanspeter; Gikonyo, John; Kiteme, Boniface; Wiesmann, Urs (2005). Assessing and managing scarce tropical mountain water resources: The case of Mount Kenya and the semi-arid Upper Ewaso Ng'iro Basin. Mountain Research and Development, 25(2), pp. 162-173. International Mountain Society 10.1659/0276-4741(2005)025[0163:AAMSTM]2.0.CO;2

Messerli, Peter; Wiesmann, Urs; Hurni, Hans (2005). The mountain and highland focus of the Swiss National Centre of Competences in Research (NCCR) North-South. Mountain Research and Development, 25(2), pp. 174-179. International Mountain Society 10.1659/0276-4741(2005)025[0174:TMAHFO]2.0.CO;2

Wiesmann, Urs; Liechti, Karina; Rist, Stephan (2005). Between Conservation and Development: Concretizing the First World Natural Heritage Site in the Alps Through Participatory Processes. Mountain Research and Development, 25(2), pp. 128-138. International Mountain Society

Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Wallner, Astrid; Liechti, Karina; Aerni, Isabel; Schüpbach, Ursula; Ruppen, Beat (2005). Management Plan for the Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn UNESCO World Heritage Site Naters, Switzerland: Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn World Heritage Association

2004

Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs; Schertenleib, Roland (eds.) (2004). Research for Mitigating Syndromes of Global Change: Research for Mitigating Syndromes of Global Change. A Transdisciplinary Appraisal of Selected Regions of the World to Prepare Development-Oriented Research Partnerships. Perspectives of the NCCR North-South: Vol. 1. Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia

Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs (2004). Designing Future Research Projects in an Integrated Framework. In: Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs; Schertenleib, Roland (eds.) Research for Mitigating Syndromes of Global Change: A Transdisciplinary Appraisal of Selected Regions of the World to Prepare Development-Oriented Research Partnerships. Perspectives of the NCCR North-South: Vol. 1 (pp. 425-439). Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia

Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs (2004). Towards Transdisciplinarity in Sustainability-Oriented Research for Development. In: Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs; Schertenleib, Roland (eds.) Research for Mitigating Syndromes of Global Change: A Transdisciplinary Appraisal of Selected Regions of the World to Prepare Development-Oriented Research Partnerships. Perspectives of the NCCR North-South: Vol. 1 (pp. 31-41). Bern, Switzerland: Geogaphica Bernensia

Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Anton, Pascale; Messerli, Peter (2004). Initiating Research for Mitigating Syndromes of Global Change in Different Contexts. In: Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs; Schertenleib, Roland (eds.) Research for Mitigating Syndromes of Global Change: A Transdisciplinary Appraisal of Selected Regions of the World to Prepare Development-Oriented Research Partnerships. Perspectives of the NCCR North-South: Vol. 1 (pp. 11-30). Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia

Kiteme, Boniface P.; Misana, Salome; Wiesmann, Urs (2004). JACS East Africa: Searching for Endogenous Solutions to Sustainable Development in a Challenging Environment: JACS East Africa. In: Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs; Schertenleib, Roland (eds.) Research for Mitigating Syndromes of Global Change: A Transdisciplinary Appraisal of Selected Regions of the World to Prepare Development-Oriented Research Partnerships. Perspectives of the NCCR North-South: Vol. 1 (pp. 95-139). Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia

Kohler, Thomas; Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs; Kläy, Andreas (2004). Mountain infrastructure: access, communication, and energy. In: Price, Martin F.; Jansky, Libor; Iatsenia, Andrei A. (eds.) Key Issues for Mountain Areas (pp. 38-62). Tokyo, Japan: United Nations University Press

Liechti, Karina; Wiesmann, Urs (2004). JACS Alps: An Integrated View of the Dynamics of Regional Development as a Basis for Mutual Learning. In: Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs; Schertenleib, Roland (eds.) Research for Mitigating Syndromes of Global Change: A Transdisciplinary Appraisal of Selected Regions of the World to Prepare Development-Oriented Research Partnerships. Perspectives of the NCCR North-South: Vol. 1 (pp. 365-379). Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia

Messerli, Peter; Wiesmann, Urs (2004). Synopsis of Syndrome Contexts and Core Problems Associated with Syndromes of Global Change. In: Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs; Schertenleib, Roland (eds.) Research for Mitigating Syndromes of Global Change: A Transdisciplinary Appraisal of Selected Regions of the World to Prepare Development-Oriented Research Partnerships. Perspectives of the NCCR North-South: Vol. 1 (pp. 383-423). Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia

Polprasert, Chongrak; Schertenleib, Roland; Belevi, Hasan; Vin, Vu Thi; Monie, Tiann; Chanthavipone, Inthavong; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2004). JACS South East Asia: Improving Living Conditions through Integrated Environmental Management. In: Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs; Schertenleib, Roland (eds.) Research for Mitigating Syndromes of Global Change: A Transdisciplinary Appraisal of Selected Regions of the World to Prepare Development-Oriented Research Partnerships. Perspectives of the NCCR North-South: Vol. 1 (pp. 263-291). Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia

Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Hurni, Hans (2004). The Transdisciplinary Approach to Regional Pre-syntheses: A Basis for syndrome Mitigation Research. In: Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs; Schertenleib, Roland (eds.) Research for Mitigating Syndromes of Global Change: A Transdisciplinary Appraisal of Selected Regions of the World to Prepare Development-Oriented Research Partnerships. Perspectives of the NCCR North-South: Vol. 1 (pp. 43-57). Berne: Geographica Bernensia

Maselli, Daniel; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2004). Mountains and Mountainous Areas: A Field for Transdisciplinary Research and for Promoting Participatory Approaches to Mitigate Negative Effects of Global Change. In: Global Change Research in Mountain Biosphere Reserves. Proceedings of the International Launching Workshop held in Entlebuch Biosphere Reserve 10-13 November 2003 (pp. 127-131). Paris, France: UNESCO

Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Liechti, Karina (2004). The contributions of World Natural Heritage Sites to sustainable regional development. Revue de géographie alpine/Journal of alpine research, 92(3), pp. 84-89. Association pour la diffusion de la recherche alpine

Wiesmann, Urs; Heinimann, Andreas; Liechti, Karina (2004). Baseline Information for Morogoro, Dodoma, Singida, Tabora, Shinyango (Tanzania) [Map]. Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

Rist, Stephan; Zimmermann, Anne; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2004). From epistemic monoculture to cooperation between epistemic communities: Lessons learnt from development research. In: Bridging Scales and Epistemologies. Millenium Assessment

2003

Hurni, Hans; Veit, Heinz; Wanner, Heinz; Germann, Peter; Kienholz, Hans; Weingartner, Rolf; Wunderle, Stefan; Messerli, Paul Walter; Egli, Hans-Rudolf; Wastl-Walter, Doris; Maselli, Daniel; Messerli, Peter; Wiesmann, Urs (2003). Research on Mountains and Global Change. Geographica Helvetica, 58(3), pp. 253-266. Copernicus Publications 10.5194/gh-58-253-2003

Rist, Stephan; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2003). Mythos, Lebensalltag und Wissenschaft im Berggebiet. In: Jeanneret, François; Wastl-Walter, Doris; Wiesmann, Urs; Schwyn, Markus (eds.) Welt der Alpen - Gebirge der Welt. Jahrbuch der Geographischen Gesellschaft Bern: Vol. 61/2003 (pp. 159-169). Bern: Haupt

Kohler, Thomas; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2003). Kleinbäuerliche Besiedlung und die Ausprägung von Haushaltsstrategien am Mount Kenya. In: Jeanneret, François; Wastl-Walter, Doris; Wiesmann, Urs; Schwyn, Markus (eds.) Welt der Alpen - Gebirge der Welt (pp. 185-196). Bern: Haupt Verlag

Brutschin, Jeannine; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2003). Transdisciplinary Research in Development Cooperation: Origins and Paradigms. In: Hirsch Hadorn, Gertrude (ed.) Unity of Knowledge in Transdisciplinary Research for Sustainability, in Encyclopedia of Life Support System (EOLSS). Oxford UK: EOLLS Publishers

Jeanneret, François; Wastl-Walter, Doris; Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Schwyn, Markus (eds.) (2003). Welt der Alpen - Gebirge der Welt: Ressourcen, Akteure, Perspektiven. Jahrbuch der Geographischen Gesellschaft Bern: Vol. 61/2003. Bern: Haupt

2002

Künzi, Erwin; Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Maina, F. (2002). Innovation and Adaptation in a New Environment - Knowledge Management among Peasants in the Upper Ewas Ng'iro River region, Kenya. In: Flury, Manuel; Geiser, Urs (eds.) Local environmental Management in North-South Perspective (pp. 225-235). Zürich/Amsterdam: vdf Hochschulverlag/IOS Press

2001

Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs; Kohler, Thomas (2001). Mitigating the syndromes of desertification: The requirements for transdisciplinary research and information exchange. In: Enne, G; Peter, D; Pottier, D (eds.) Desertification Convention: Data and information requirements for interdisciplinary research. Proceedings of the international workshop. Alghero, Italy. 09.-11.10.1999.

Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs (2001). Transdisziplinäre Forschung im Entwicklungskontext: Leerformel oder Notwendigkeit? In: Forschungspartnerschaft mit Entwicklungsländern: Eine Herausforderung für die Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften (pp. 33-45). Bern, Schweiz: SAGW

1996

Hurni, Hans; Kläy, Andreas; Kohler, Thomas; Wiesmann, Urs (1996). Development and Environment: A Social and Scientific Challenge. In: Umwelt - Mensch - Gebirge: Festschrift Bruno Messerli: Jahrbuch der Geographischen Gesellschaft Bern 59 (pp. 85-101). Bern, Schweiz: Geographische Gesellschaft Bern

  • td-net Transdisciplinarity Network of the Swiss Academics;
  • IHDP International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environment Change, Swiss National Commission;
  • UNU GMPP Global Mountain Partnership Programme of United Nations University, Tokyo;
  • KFPE Swiss Commission for Research Partnerships with Developing Countries;
  • IGU Commission Mountain Geoecology and Sustainable Development; AMA African Mountains Association;
  • Aguasan;
  • Dt. Arbeitskreis Entwicklungstheorie, Tourismus (German Working Group on Development and Tourism);
  • Geographische Gesellschaft (Bernese Geographical Society)