Dr. Darya Hirsch

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin


Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg
darya.hirsch [at] h-brs.de

Sankt Augustin

Grantham-Allee 20
Sankt Augustin
F 436


  • Forschungsbereich: Nachhaltiges Wirtschaften, Bioökonomie, Nachhaltige Lebensmittel & Ernährungssicherung
  • Doktor der Agrarwissenschaften (Dr. Agr.)
  • Magister der Agrarwissenschaften (M.Agr.)


Peer-Reviewed Journals

Pulatov, A., D. Zavgorodnyaya. 1998. Economic analysis of agricultural sustainable development in Uzbekistan, TIIAME, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Pulatov, A., D. Zavgorodnyaya (Zavgorodskaya). 1998. Sustainable Ecological Development of Agriculture in Uzbekistan, BASIS CRSP Research in Eastern Europe and Eurasia, Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Zavgorodnyaya, D. 2007. Contribution of international donors to the sustainable complex water resource management in Uzbekistan. Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, 5: 240-242.

Zavgorodnyaya, D. 2005. Phenomenon of WUA. Uzbek Agriculture, 5:25-26 (in Russian), http://www.khorezm.uni-bonn.de/downloads/download_russian_articles/Darya%20No.5.pdf

Zavgorodnyaya, D. 2006. Basin principle of water management in Uzbekistan: Chance for optimal water use? Case from Amudarya River Basin Agriculture in Uzbekistan, 11:32 (in Russian)

Giordano, R., S. Liersch, M. Vurro, D. Hirsch. 2010. Integrating local and technical knowledge to support soil salinity monitoring in the Amudarya river basin. Journal for Environmental Management, 91: 1718-1729

Hirsch, D., G. Abrami, R. Giordano, S. Liersch, N. Matin, M. Schlüter. 2010. Participatory research for adaptive water management in a transition country – a case study from Uzbekistan. Ecology and Society 15(3): 23: 1-33 (online)

Schlüter, M, D. Hirsch, C. Pahl-Wostl. 2010. Coping with change: responses of the Uzbek water management regime to socio-economic transition and global change. Environmental Science and Policy, 13, 620-636

Terlau, W, D. Hirsch. 2015. Sustainable Consumption and the Attitude-Behaviour-Gap Phenomenon - Causes and Measurements towards a Sustainable Development. International Journal of Food System Dynamics (submitted for a peer-review).

Articles in Proceedings/Books

Zavgorodnyaya, D. 2004. The principles of combined use and management of natural resources: theoretical basis and their appropriateness under the conditions of Republic of Uzbekistan, SANIIRI. Collected theses of conference reports: The problems and ways of forming the economic links in agriculture and water management in conditions of market reforms development. 20-21 December, 2004. Tashkent, Uzbekistan. 29-30.

Zavgorodnyaya, D. 2005. Farmers’ adaptation to the water resource use for irrigation under reforms of land and water sector in Uzbekistan. Bulletin of Karakalpak department, Academy of Science, Uzbekistan, 3:57-61 (in Russian) http://www.khorezm.uni-bonn.de/downloads/download_russian_articles/Darya_2.pdf

Hirsch, D. 2008. Problems and Perspectives of Water Users Associations in Uzbekistan, in: Wehrheim, P., Schoeller-Schletter, A., and Martius, C. Continuity and Change: Land and Water Use Reforms in Rural Uzbekistan. Socio-economic and Legal Analyses for the Region Khorezm. Halle/Saale: IAMO: 131-143.

Hirsch, D., R. Koshekov. 2007. Water resources management on the Basin Management Boards of Irrigation Systems (BUIS) level during the years of various water supplies. Proceedings of the International Conference on Adaptive & Integrated Water Management - Coping with complexity and uncertainty (CAIWA), 12-16th November, 2007, Basel, Switzerland

Schlüter, M., D. Hirsch, U. Abdullaev, E. Herrfahrdt-Pähle, R. Giordano , M. Khamirzaeva, G. Khasankhanova, N. Kranz, S. Liersch, N. Matin , A. Salokhiddinov, A. Savitsky, Ch. Siderius, R.Toryannikova. 2010. The Amu Darya Case Study, in: J. Mysiak et al. (Hrsg.): The adaptive water resource management handbook, Earthscan, London: 143-155

Hirsch, D. 2011. Drivers of Land Use Changes in the Amudarya River Basin, in: J. Bogardi, J Leentvaar, and H.-P. Nachtnebel (Hrsg.): River Basins and Change, GWSP, UNESCO-IHE, S. 41-50 (online)

Veldwish, G., P. Mollinga, D. Hirsch, R. Yalcin. 2012. Politics of Agricultural Water Management in Khorezm, Uzbekistan, in C. Martius, Rudenko, I., Lamers, J.P.A., Vlek, P.L.G. (Hrsg.): Cotton, Water, Salts and Soums. Economic and Ecological Restructuring in Khorezm, Uzbekistan, Springer, p. 127-140.

Hirsch, D. 2013. Institutional Dynamics of Khorezmian Water Management on the Farmer Level in Uzbekistan: From Ancient Practices to the Present Situation. V. I. Grover, G. Krantzberg (Hrsg.): Water Co-Management, CRC Press, p. 337–351

Terlau, W., D. Hirsch, 2014. Responsible Business and Sustainable Food – A Regional and International Network Model with Linkage between Science and Business, PFSD Proceedings in System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks 2014, 17th-21st of February, 2014: 487-490.

Reports &These

Zavgorodnyaya, D. 1998. Wirtschaftlichkeit des Produktionsmitteleinsatzes: Fallbeispiel am landwirtschaftlichen Bauunternehmen No 5 in Taschkent. Diploma thesis. Tashkent Institute for Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers (TIIAME). pp. 30 [in Russian]

Zavgorodnyaya, D. 2002. Lokale Organisation des Wassermanagements in der Region Khorezm, Usbekistan. Master thesis. Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University. pp. 88 [in German]

Zavgorodnyaya, D. 2007. Water Users Associations in Uzbekistan: Theory and practice, PhD thesis. Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University. pp. 206 [in English]