Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Utkur Djanibekov

Utkur Djanibekov
Position: Economist
Team: Landscape Policy and Governance
Location: Auckland
Private Bag 92170
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142

Research Interests

Research Interests


Boboev, H., Djanibekov, U., Bekchanov, M., Lamers, J.P.A., Toderich, K. (2019). Feasibility of conservation agriculture in the Amu Darya Lowlands, Central Asia. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability (

Djanibekov, U., Finger, R., (2018). Agricultural risks and farm land consolidation process in transition countries: The case of cotton production in Uzbekistan. Agricultural Systems 164, 223-235.

Djanibekov, U., Gaur, V., (2018). Nexus of energy use, agricultural production, employment and incomes among rural households in Uttar Pradesh, India. Energy Policy 113, 439-453

Spiegel, A., Britz, W., Djanibekov, U., Finger, R., (2018). Policy analysis of perennial energy crop cultivation at the farm level: short rotation coppice (SRC) in Germany. Biomass and Bioenergy 110, 41-56

Djanibekov, U., Van Assche, K., Boezeman, D., Villamor, G.B., Djanibekov, N., (2018). A coevolutionary perspective on the adoption of sustainable land use practices: The case of afforestation on degraded croplands in Uzbekistan. Journal of Rural Studies 59, 1-9

Djanibekov, U., Villamor, G.B., (2017). Market-based instruments for risk-averse farmers: rubber agroforest conservation in Jambi Province, Indonesia. Environment and Development Economics 22 (2), 133-155

Djanibekov, U., Villamor, G.B., Dzhakypbekova, K., Chamberlain, J., Xu, J., (2016). Adoption of sustainable land uses in post-Soviet Central Asia: The case for agroforestry. Sustainability 8(10), 1030/1-16

Djanibekov, U., Khamzina, A., (2016). Stochastic economic assessment of afforestation on marginal land in irrigated farming system. Environmental and Resource Economics 63(1), 95-117

Djanibekov, N., Djanibekov, U., Sommer, R., Petrick, M., (2015). Cooperative agricultural production to exploit individual heterogeneity under a delivery target: The case of cotton in Uzbekistan. Agricultural Systems 141, 1-13

Villamor, G.B., Le, Q.B., Djanibekov, U., van Noordwijk, M., Vlek, P.L.G., (2014). Biodiversity in rubber agroforests, carbon emissions, and rural livelihoods: An agent-based model of land-use dynamics in lowland Sumatra. Environmental Modelling and Software 61, 151-165

Villamor, G.B., Chiong-Javier, M.E., Djanibekov, U., Catacutan, D., van Noordwijk, M., (2014). Gender differences in land-use decisions: shaping multifunctional landscapes? Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 6, 128-133

Djanibekov, U., Djanibekov, N., Khamzina, A., Bhaduri, A., Lamers, J.P.A., Berg, E., (2013). Impacts of innovative forestry land use on rural livelihood in a bimodal agricultural system in irrigated drylands. Land Use Policy 35, 95-106

Djanibekov, U., Van Assche, K., Boezeman, D., Djanibekov, N., (2013). Understanding contracts in evolving agro-economies: Fermers, dekhqans and networks in Khorezm, Uzbekistan. Journal of Rural Studies32, 137-147

Djanibekov, N., Sommer, R., Djanibekov, U., (2013). Evaluation of effects of cotton policy changes on land and water use in Uzbekistan: Application of a bio-economic farm model at the level of a water users association. Agricultural Systems 118, 1-13

Djanibekov, N., Frohberg, K., Djanibekov, U., (2013). Income-based projections of water demand for food consumption in Central Asia: The case of Uzbekistan. Global and Planetary Change 110, Part A, 130-142

Rudenko, I., Bekchanov, M., Djanibekov, U., Lamers, J.P.A., (2013). The added value of a water footprint approach: micro- and macroeconomic analysis of cotton production, processing and export in water bound Uzbekistan. Global and Planetary Change 110, Part A, 143-151

Djanibekov, U., (2012). More than carbon price. Nature Climate Change 2, 296

Djanibekov, U., Khamzina, A., Djanibekov, N., Lamers, J.P.A., (2012). How attractive are short-term CDM forestations in arid regions? The case of irrigated croplands in Uzbekistan. Forest Policy and Economics21, 108-117



  • Bonn
    PhD Agricultural Sciences
  • Uzbekistan
    MS Management
  • Uzbekistan
    BS Management (Communication and Information)