Publicações da equipe científica


Dürr, J., Sili, M., Mac Clay, P., & Sellare, J. (2024). Bioeconomic innovations breeding more sustainable innovations: A value chain perspective from Argentina. Business Strategy and the Environment, 1–19.

Occelli, M., Sellare, J., Sousa, K. D., Dell’Acqua, M., Mercado, L., Paredes, S., Robalino, J., Rosas, J. C., & van Etten, J. (2024).Group-Based and Citizen Science On-farm Variety Selection Approaches for Bean Growers in Central America. Agricultural Economics, 1–25.

Queiroz-Stein, G., Martinelli, F. S., Dietz, T., Siegel, K. M. (2024). Disputing the bioeconomy-biodiversity nexus in Brazil: Coalitions, discourses and policies. Forest Policy and Economics, v. 158, p. 103101.


Deciancio, M. and Mac Clay, P. (2023). The Bioeconomy in Argentina: Lessons for its Development and Sustainability. ZEF Policy Brief 43, Center for Development Research, Bonn.

Deciancio, M. and Siegel, K.M. (2023). The emergence of alternative sociotechnical imaginaries in Argentina’s agricultural sector: lessons for democracy and sustainability. German Political Science Quarterly / Politische Vierteljahresschrift,

Kefeli, D., & Silva Carrazzone, M. E. (2023). Estrategia uruguaya para una bioeconomía circular y sostenible: desafíos en promover la ciencia, tecnología e innovación (Issue 47). ZEF – Center for Development Research.

Mac Clay, P., Börner, J., & Sellare, J. (2023). Institutional and macroeconomic stability mediate the effect of auctions on renewable energy capacity. Energy Policy, 180, 113685.

Magalhães de Oliveira, G., Sellare, J. and Börner, J. (2023). Mind your language: Political discourse affects deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. ZEF Discussion Paper 326, Center for Development Research, Bonn.

Queiroz-Stein, G. and K. M. Siegel. (2023). Possibilities for mainstreaming biodiversity? Two perspectives on the concept of bioeconomy. Earth System Governance 17 (2023): 100181.

Rubio-Jovel, K., Sellare, J., Damm, Y., & Dietz, T. (n.d.). SDGs trade-offs associated with voluntary sustainability standards: A case study from the coffee sector in Costa Rica. Sustainable Development.

Sellare, J., Jäckering, L., Kahsay, G., & Meemken, E.-M. (2023). Five stylized facts about producer organizations and rural development. Journal of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.


Deciancio, M. and Siegel, K.M. (2022). Creando condiciones para el desarrollo de la bioeconomía en la Argentina: El papel de las políticas estatales en biotecnología y biocombustibles (1990-2022) [Facilitating the development of bioeconomy in Argentina: The role of biotechnology and biofuels state policies (1990-2022)] Revista Estado y Politicas Publicas, 19: 225-248

Deciancio, M., Siegel, K. M., Kefeli, D., de Queiroz-Stein, G., & Dietz, T. (2022). Bioeconomy governance and (sustainable) development. In: Deciancio, M.; Nemiña, P. and Tussie, D. (eds.), Elgar Handbook on the Politics of International Development, Elgar Publishers, 2022.

Dietz, T., Biber-Freudenberger, L., Deal, L. and Börner, J. (2022). “Is private sustainability governance a myth? Evaluating major sustainability certifications in primary production: A mixed methods meta-study”, Ecological Economics 201

Kefeli, D., Siegel, K.M., Pittaluga, L. et al. Environmental policy integration in a newly established natural resource-based sector: the role of advocacy coalitions and contrasting conceptions of sustainability. Policy Sci (2022).

Mac Clay, P., & Sellare, J. (2022). Value chain transformations in the transition to a sustainable bioeconomy. ZEF Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 319, Center for Development Research, Bonn.

Martinelli, F. S., Biber-Freudenberger, L., Stein, G., & Börner, J. (2022). Will Brazil’s push for low-carbon biofuels contribute to achieving the SDGs? A systematic expert-based assessment. Cleaner Environmental Systems, 4.

Sellare, J. (2022). New insights on the use of the Fairtrade social premium and its implications for child education. Journal of Rural Studies, 94, 418-428.

Sellare, J., Börner, J., Brugger, F., Garrett, R., Günther, I., Meemken, E.-M., Pelli, E. M., Steinhübel, L., & Wuepper, D. (2022). Six research priorities to support corporate due-diligence policies. Nature, 606(7916), 861-863.

Sénit, C.-A., Okereke, C., Alcázar, L., Banik, D., Bastos Lima, M.G., Biermann, F., Fambasayi, R., Hathie, I., Kronsell, A., Leonardsson, H., Niles, N., Siegel, K.M. (2022). “Inclusiveness” in Biermann, F., Hickmann, T. and Sénit, C.-A. (eds) The Political Impact of the Sustainable Development Goals, Cambridge University Press

Siegel, K.M. and Bastos Lima, M.G. (2022). „Trade-offs and SDG politics in South American agrifood governance” in Breuer, A., Malerba, D., Srigiri, S., and Balasubramanian, P. (eds) Governing the Interlinkages between the SDGs, Routledge.

Siegel, K.M. and Bastos Lima, M.G. (2022). „Introduction: Quo Vadis, Latin America? Human Rights, Environmental Governance and the Sustainable Development Goals”, Bulletin of Latin American Research,

Siegel, K. M., Deciancio, M., Kefeli, D., de Queiroz-Stein, G., & Dietz, T. (2022). Fostering Transitions Towards Sustainability? The Politics of Bioeconomy Development in Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil. Bulletin of Latin American Research.

Sili, M., & Dürr, J. (2022). Bioeconomic Entrepreneurship and Key Factors of Development: Lessons from Argentina. Sustainability, 14(4), 2447.

Tisler, T. R., Teixeira, F. Z., & Nóbrega, R. A. A. (2022). Conservation opportunities and challenges in Brazil’s roadless and railroad-less areas. Science Advances, 8(9).


Jäckering, L., Meemken, E.-M., Sellare, J., and Qaim, M. (2021). Promoting written employment contracts: Evidence from a randomised awareness campaign. European Review of Agricultural Economics.

Knößlsdorfer, I., Sellare, J., & Qaim, M. (2021). Effects of Fairtrade on farm household food security and living standards: Insights from Côte d’Ivoire. Global Food Security, 29.

Meemken, E.-M., Barrett, C. B., Michelson, H. C., Qaim, M., Reardon, T., & Sellare, J. (2021). Sustainability standards in global agrifood supply chains. Nature Food, 1–8.

Siegel, K. M. (2021). Pulp Friction in the La Plata Basin: The Importance of Natural Resource Governance for South American Regionalism. Journal of Environment and Development.


Bastos Lima, M.G. and K.M. Siegel. (2020). Promoting inclusive bioeconomies? Lessons from agri-food governance and the politics of the sustainable development goals in South America. ZEF Policy Brief 37.
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Biber-Freudenberger, L., Ergeneman, C., Förster, J.J., Dietz, T. and J. Börner. (2020). Bioeconomy futures: Expectation patterns of scientists and practitioners on the sustainability of bio‐based transformation. Sustainable Development, Wiley Online Library.

Dietz, T., Rubio, K. and Börner, J. (2020). Designing Sustainability Governance for the Bioeconomy: a global expert survey. Global Bioeconomy Summit 2020, Berlin.

Siegel, K.M. (2020). Los vínculos entre la gobernanza de los recursos naturales y la calidad de la democracia: una reflexión, FLACSO Argentina, Área de Relaciones Internacionales blog.

Siegel, K.M. and Bastos Lima, M.G. (2020). When international sustainability frameworks encounter domestic politics: The Sustainable Development Goals and agri-food governance in South America. World Development, 135.

Stein, G. de Q. (2020). A pesquisa sobre energias renováveis nas ciências humanas: Em busca de marcos analíticos a respeito de transições energéticas para sustentabilidade. Cadernos de Campo: Revista de Ciências Sociais, 27.