Publikationsliste J.-Prof. Dr. Kerstin Nolte

SSCI-/SCI- Zeitschriften (im SSCI-/SCI- geranktes Journal (gemäß Datenbank InCites))

  • Dirksmeier, P.; Nolte, K.; Mewes, L.; Tuitjer, L. (2023): The role of climate change awareness for trust in institutions in sub-Saharan Africa. Environmental Research Letters 18(9), 094043.
    DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/acf0d6
  • Liao, C.; Nolte, K.; Brown, D. G.; Lay, J.; Agrawal, A. (2023): The carbon cost of agricultural production in the global land rush. Global Environmental Change, 80, 102679.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2023.102679
  • Mack, E. A.; Sauls, L. A.; Jokisch, B. D.; Nolte, K.; Schmook, B.; He, Y.; Radel, C.; Allington, G. R. H.; Kelley, L. C.; Scott, C. K.; Leisz, S.; Chi, G.; Sagynbekova, L.; Cuba, N. & Henebry, G. M. (2023): Remittances and land change: A systematic review. World Development, 168, 106251.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2023.106251
  • Nolte, K.; Sipangule, K. & Wendt, N.: (2022): Agricultural households in times of crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic, livelihoods and land-use decisions. Journal of Land Use Science.
    DOI: 10.1080/1747423X.2021.2020922
  • Liao, C.; Nolte, K.; Sullivan, J.A.; Brown, D.G.; Lay, J.; Althoff, C.; Agrawal, A. (2021): Carbon emissions from the global land rush and potential mitigation. Nature Food 2, 15-18.
    DOI: 10.1038/s43016-020-00215-3
  • Lay, J.; Nolte, K.; Sipangule, K. (2020): Large-scale farms in Zambia: Locational patterns and spillovers to smallholder agriculture. In: World Development.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2020.105277
  • Nolte, K. (2020): Doomed to fail? Why some land-based investment projects fail. Applied Geography, 122, 102268.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2020.102268
  • Lay, J.; Nolte K. (2018): Determinants of foreign land acquisitions in developing countries, in Journal of Economic Geography18, 1, 59-86.
    DOI: 10.1093/jeg/lbx011
  • Nolte, K.; Ostermeier, M. (2017): Labor Market Effects of Large-Scale Agricultural Investment: Conceptual Considerations and Estimated Employment Effects, in: World Development, 98, 430-446.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2017.05.012
  • Nolte, K.; Väth, S. (2015): Interplay of Land Governance and Large-Scale Agricultural Investment: Evidence from Ghana and Kenya, in: Journal of Modern African Studies, 53, 1, 69-92.
    DOI: 10.1017/S0022278X14000688
  • Nolte, K. (2015): Large-Scale Agricultural Investments under Poor Land Governance in Zambia, in: Land Use Policy, 38, 698-706.
    DOI: 10.1017/S0022278X14000688
  • Nolte, K.; Voget-Kleschin, L. (2014): Evaluating Consultation in Large-scale Land Acquisitions: Spotlight on Three Cases in Mali, in: World Development, 64, 654-668.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.06.028

Fremdsprachige Beiträge in Sammelbänden

  • Nolte, K.; Coulibaly, M.; Narh, P. (2024): Foreign and Domestic Interest in Agricultural Land in West Africa. In: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History. Oxford University Press. Article published March 20, 2024.
    DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190277734.013.818
  • Nolte, K.; Ledermann, S. (2022): Are foreign land acquisitions the latest form of neo-colonialism in Africa? In: Moseley, W.G., & Otiso, K.M. (Eds.). Debating African Issues: Conversations Under the Palaver Tree (1st ed.). Routledge.
    DOI: 10.4324/9780429259784
  • Nolte, K. et al. (2022): A Complex Relationship: Large-Scale Land Acquisitions and Land Tenure Security. In: Holland, M.B., Masuda, Y.J., Robinson, B.E. (eds) Land Tenure Security and Sustainable Development . Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-81881-4_7
  • Giger, M.; Nolte, K.; Anseeuw, W.; Breu, T. M.; Chamberlain, W. O.; Messerli, P.; Oberlack, C.; Haller, T. (2019): Impacts of large-scale land acquisitions on common-pool resources: evidence from the land matrix (2019). In: Haller, T.; Breu, T.; De Moor, T.; Rohr, C.; Znoj, H. (Hrsg.) The Commons in a Glocal World: Global Connections and Local Responses. Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management. London: Routledge.
    ISBN: 9781138484818


  • Nolte, K.; Chamberlain, W.; Giger, M. (2016). (2016): International Land Deals of Agriculture: Fresh insights from the Land Matrix: Analytical Report II. Bern, Montpellier, Hamburg, Pretoria.
    DOI: 10.7892/boris.85304
  • Anseeuw, W.; Boche, M.; Breu, T.; Giger, M.; Lay, J.; Messerli, P.; Nolte, K. (2012): Transnational Land Deals for Agriculture in the Global South: Analytical Report based on the Land Matrix Database. Bern/Montpellier/Hamburg.

Rezensionen (inkl. Rezensionsartikel)

  • Nolte, K. (2013): Book Review: Lorenzo Cotula (2013). The Great African Land Grab?: Agricultural Investments and the Global Food System, in: Africa Spectrum, 3, 121-123.

Sonstige Publikationen (Working Paper, Namensartikel in Zeitungen, Conference Proceedings, Gutachten)

  • Flachsbarth, I.; Lay, J.; Nolte, K.; Harding, A.; Anseeuw, W.; Bourgoin, J. (2020): Policy Brief: Responsible Llarge-scale agricultural investments in and by G20 Countries: A call for more transparency. T20. Task Force 10 Sustainable Energy, Water, and Food Systems.
  • Grote, U., Dietrich, J., Ibendorf, J., Werthmann, C., Gabbert, W., Liefner, I., Nolte, K., Onken, H., Schlurmann, T., Schmieder, U., Tuitjer, L., Weichgrebe, D. (2019): Migration und räumliche Transformation. Theoretische Ansätze, empirische Erkenntnisse, interdisziplinäre Perspektiven. Leibniz Forschungszentrum TRUST. TRUST-Schriftenreihe. Diskussionspapier Nr. 1/2019. Hannover. 74 S.
    DOI: 10.15488/5212
  • Lay, J.; Nolte, K.; Sipangule, K. (2018): Large-Scale Farms and Smallholders: Evidence from Zambia, GIGA Working Paper, No. 310, February 2018, Hamburg: GIGA .
  • Nolte K.; Sipangule, K. (2017): Land use competition in Sub-Saharan Africa’s rural areas, PEGNet Policy Brief, 9/ 2017.
  • Nolte, K.; Chamberlain, W. (2016): Africa remains a target as Global South ‘land rush’ moves to production. The Conversation, October 11, 2016. Online at:
  • Nolte, K.; Subakanya, M. (2016): Relationship between Large-Scale Agricultural Investors and Local Communities: Lessons from Two Investments In Zambia, IAPRI Policy Brief 79.
  • Nolte, K.; Ostermeier, M. (2015): A new type of teritorial expansion, in: Soil Atlas 2015 - Facts and figures about earth, land and fields, 38-39.
  • Nolte, K.; Ostermeier, M.; Schultze, K. (2014): Food or Fuel – The Role of Agrofuels in the Rush for Land, GIGA Focus International Edition English, 05/2014, Hamburg: GIGA.
  • Kleemann, L.; Lay, J.; Nolte, K.; Ott, K.;Thiele, R.; Voget-Kleschin, L. (2013): Economic and Ethical Challenges of "Land Grabs" in Sub-Saharan Africa, in: Kiel Policy Brief, 76.
  • Lay, J.; Nolte, K. (2011): Neuer „Landraub“ in Afrika?, GIGA Focus Afrika, 01/2011, Hamburg: GIGA.