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  • Gruppe Gesellschaft und Innovation
  • Agrar-Wissenssysteme


Publikationen in der Datenbank Organic Eprints

Nicht in der Datenbank Organic Eprints archivierte Publikationen

Wissenschaftliche Publikationen

  • Home, R., Bouagnimbeck, H., Ugas, R., Arbenz, M. and Stolze, M. (2017) Participatory Guarantee Systems: Organic Certification to Empower Farmers and Strengthen Communities, Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 41 (5) pp. 526-545. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21683565.2017.1279702
  • Sousa, F., Nicolay, G. & Home, R. (2016) Information technologies as a tool for agricultural extension and farmer-to-farmer exchange: Mobile-phone video use in Mali and Burkina Faso, International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 12(3), pp.19-36.
  • Home, R., Gerrard, C., Hempel, C., Lošťák, M., Vieweger, A., Husak, J., Stolze, M., Hamm, U., Padel, S., Willer, H., Vairo, D. & Zanoli, R. (2016) The quality of organic market data: providing data that is both fit for use and convenient, Organic Agriculture, 7(2) pp.141-152, DOI: 10.1007/s13165-016-0147-5.
  • Obrist, R., Moschitz, H. & Home, R. (2015) Das Landwirtschaftliche Wissensystem in der Schweiz neu gestalten, Agrarforschung Schweiz, 6 (5), pp.218-224.
  • Conedera, M., Del Biaggio, A., Seeland, K. Moretti, M. & Home R. (2015) Residents’ preferences and use of urban and peri-urban green spaces in a Swiss mountainous region of the Southern Alps, Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 14, pp.139–147.
  • Home, R. and Rump, N. (2015) Evaluation of a multi-case participatory action research project: The case of SOLINSA, The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 21(1), pp.73-89, DOI: 10.1080/1389224X.2014.991112
  • Moschitz, H. & Home, R. (2014) The challenges of innovation for sustainable agriculture and rural development: Integrating local actions into European policies with the Reflective Learning Methodology, Action Research, 12(4) pp. 392-409.; DOI:10.1177/1476750314539356.
  • Home, R., Angelone, S., Hunziker, M. & Bolliger, J. (2014) Public preferences for ecosystem enhancing elements in agricultural landscapes in the Swiss lowlands, Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences, 11(2), pp.93–108.
  • Kupidura, A., Łuczewski, M., Home, R. and Kupidura, P. (2014) Public perceptions of rural landscapes in land consolidation procedures in Poland, Land Use Policy, 39, pp.313–319.
  • Home R., Balmer, O., Jahrl I., Stolze, M. & Pfiffner, L. (2014) Motivations for implementation of ecological compensation areas on Swiss lowland farms, Journal of Rural Studies, 34, pp. 26-36.
  • Home, R., Jawtusch, J. & Moschitz, H. (2013) Das landwirtschaftliche Wissenssystem in der Schweiz: Herausforderungen einer nachhaltigen Entwicklung, Yearbook of Socioeconomics in Agriculture, 2013, pp. 33-59.
  • Buchecker, M., Menzel, S. and Home, R. (2013) How much does participatory flood management contribute to stakeholders’ social capacity building? Empirical findings based on a triangulation of three evaluation approaches, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 13, pp. 1427-1444.
  • Home, R., Bauer, N. & Hunziker, M. (2012) Psychosocial Outcomes as Motivations for Visiting Nearby Urban Green Spaces, Leisure Sciences, 34(4), pp. 350-365.
  • Braunisch, V., Home, R., Pellet, J. & Arlettaz, R. (2012) Conservation science relevant to action: A research agenda identified and prioritized by practitioners, Biological Conservation, 153, pp.201-210.
  • Home, R., Bauer, N. & Hunziker, M. (2010) Cultural and Biological Determinants in the Evaluation of Urban Green Spaces, Environment & Behavior, 42(4) pp. 494-523.
  • Home, R., Keller, C., Nagel, P., Bauer, N. & Hunziker, M. (2009) Selection Criteria for Flagship Species by Conservation Organizations, Environmental Conservation, 26(2), pp. 139-148.
  • Home, R., Bauer, N. & Hunziker, M. (2007) Constructing Urban Greenspaces:An Application of Kelly's Repertory Grid, Tourism Review, 62(3+4), pp. 47-52.
  • Home R. (2006) "Is There Room in the Suitcase for Values? Visitor Attitudes Towards Environmental Management in Tasmania", in K. Weiermair, H. Pechlaner, & T. Bieger (eds), Time Shift, Leisure and Tourism: Impacts of Time Allocation on Successful Products and Services, Erich Schmidt Verlag, pp. 73-84.
  • Home, R. (2005) A New Tune from an Old Instrument: The Application of SERVQUAL to a Tourism Service Business, Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism, Special Issue on Innovation, 6(3/4), pp. 187-204.
  • Slaughter, L.J. & Home, R. (2004) "Motivations of Long Term Volunteers: Human Services Vs Events", Paper presented at Las Vegas International Hospitality & Convention Summit, June 10-13, 2004.


  • Payne, S., Nicholas-Davies, P. & Home, R. (2017) “Participatory action research methodologies to advance legume productivity” in A. Clemente and J. Jimenez-Lopez (eds) Legumes for Global Food Security, Nova, New York pp. 101-129.
  • Oehen, B. and Home, R. (2017) “Sustainable Food Systems” in N. van der Meulen and J. Wiesel (eds.) Culinary Turn: Aesthetic Practice of Cookery, Transcript, Bielefeld, pp. 87-90.
  • Home, R. & Nelson, E. (2015) The role of Participatory Guarantee Systems for Food Security, in A. Hilbeck and B. Oehen (eds) Feeding the People: Agroecology for Nourishing the World and Transforming the Agri-Food System. IFOAM EU Group, Brussels, pp.26-29.
  • Home, R., Stolze, M. & Lostak, M. (2013). “Survey of the demands of end users of organic market data” in H. Willer, J. Lernoud and L. Kilcher (eds) (2013), The World of Organic Agriculture, FiBL and IFOAM, Frick, Bonn, pp.232-233.
  • Home, Robert and Moschitz, Heidrun (2013) Incentive Mechanisms for Researchers to Participate in Targeted Interactive Research and Innovation Processes–Beyond Academic Relevance. In: EU SCAR (Ed.) Agricultural knowledge and innovation systems towards 2020 - an orientation paper on linking innovation and research. European Union, Brussels, Belgium, chapter 5, pp. 75-93.
  • Home, R., Moretti, M., Sattler, T. Bauer, N. & Hunziker, M. (2010) "BiodiverCity, A Transdisciplinary Approach to Urban Ecology", in Macias, A. & Mizgajski, A., (eds.) Implementation of Landscape Knowledge in Practice, Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM, Poznan, pp. 134-140.

Zeitschriften und allg. Presse

  • Home, R., Stolz, M. Tresch, S., Fliessbach, A., Lewis, O., Bauer, N., Moretti, M., Young, C., Zanetta, A. & Frey, D. (2017) BetterGardens: Bodenqualität, Biodiversität und Sozialer Wert von Stadtgärten, Vollzug Boden Biologie (VBB) Bulletin. 17, pp.26-29.
  • Stolze, M. & Home, R. (2016) Die Bedeutung soziale Faktoren für die Umstellung auf Biolandbau. Ökologie & Landbau, 179, pp.12-16.
  • Lichtsteiner, S,. Home, R., Moretti, M., Frey, D., Fliessbach, A., Tresch, S., Young, C. and Bauer, N. (2016) Der ökologische und soziale Wert von Stadtgärten. HOTSPOT, 2016, 33, p. 22.
  • Home, R., Gerrard, C. & Feldmann, C. (2015) Organic market data: Bridging the gap between data collectors and end users, Acta Fytotechnica et Zootechnica, 18 (Special Issue), pp.148-150.
  • Home, R., Ries, E., Tschanz, A. & Indermühle, A. (2015) Social factors in the decision by Swiss farmers to convert to organic farming, Acta Fytotechnica et Zootechnica, 18 (Special Issue), pp.154-156.
  • Jahrl, I. and Home, R. (2015) Familiengärten – Biogärten: Ansätze zur Förderung der Ökologisierung städtischer Flächen, Bindestrich (Publication of the Office International du Coin de Terre et des Jardins Familiaux), 55, pp. 30-32
  • Csencsics, D., Aavik, T., Hedinger, C., Holderegger, R., Home, R., Keller, D., Seidl, I., van Strien, M., Zurbuchen A. und Bolliger, J. (2014) „Lebensraumvernetzung in der Agrarlandschaft: Chancen und Risiken“, Merkblatt für die Praxis, 53/2014,  Eidg. Forschungsanstalt WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland.
  • Home, R., Angelone, S. Hunziker, M. & Bolliger, J. (2014) Die öffentliche Wahrnehmung von ökologischen Aufwertungsmassnahmen in Kulturlandschaften des schweizer Mittellands, Natur/Landschaft Inside, 3/2014, pp. 23-26.
  • Keller, D., Seidl, I., Forrer, C., Home, R. and Holderegger, R. (2013), Schutz der Helm-Azurjungfer Coenagrion mercuriale (Odonata: Coenagrionidae) am Beispiel des Smaragd-Gebiets Oberaargau, Entomo Helvetica, 6, pp. 87 – 99.
  • Braunisch, V., Home, R., Pellet, J. & Arlettaz, R. (2012) Praxisrelevante Biodiversitätsforschung: Ansprüche Schweizer Naturschutzfachleute an die Wissenschaft, Natur & Landschaft: Inside, 4/12, pp.19-25.
  • Obrist, M.K., Sattler, T., Home, R., Gloor, S., Bontadina, F., Nobis, M., Braaker, S., Duelli, P., Bauer, N., Della Bruna, P., Hunziker, M. and Moretti, M. (2012) “Biodiversität in der Stadt – für Mensch und Natur“, Merkblatt für die Praxis, 48/2012, Eidg. Forschungsanstalt WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland.
  • Ineichen, S., Bontadina, F., Gloor, S., Home, R., Obrist, M., Sattler, T. & Moretti, M. (2010) Lebensqualität im Siedlungsraum: Ein Garten mit 1001 Tieren, Hotspot, 21/2010, pp 10-11.
  • Hunziker, M., Home, R. & Frick, J. (2010) Menschensicht, Anthos, 4/2010, pp 35-37.
  • Lindemann-Matthies, P. & Home, R. (2007) Allerlei Schmetterlinge und Bienen, Neu Zürcher Zeitung, July 13, 2007, p. B2.