Our publications

Kukkonen M, Khamis M, Muhammad M, Käyhkö N & Luoto M (2022). Modeling direct above-ground carbon loss due to urban expansion in Zanzibar City Region, Tanzania. Land Use Policy 112, 105810.

Eilola S, Duguma, L, Käyhkö N & Minang P (2021). Coalitions for Landscape Resilience: Institutional Dynamics behind Community-Based Rangeland Management System in North-Western Tanzania. Sustainability 13(19), 10939.

Eilola S, Käyhkö N & Fagerholm N (2021). Lessons learned from participatory land use planning with high-resolution remote sensing images in Tanzania: Practitioners’ and participants’ perspectives. Land Use Policy 109, 105649.

Msilanga M, Käyhkö N, Mbise M, Ngereja Z, Makame M & Mauya E (2021). Resilience Academy Student Internship Model as an innovative way to enhance geospatially literate future work force in Africa. Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLVI-4/W2-2021, 115–117.

Käyhkö N, Mbise M, Ngereja Z, Makame M, Mauya E, Matto G, Timonen-Kallio E & Rancken R (2021). Social innovations in Geo-ICT education at Tanzanian universities for improved employability (GeoICT4e). Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLVI-4/W2-2021, 83–89.

Koskikala J, Kukkonen M & Käyhkö N (2020). Mapping Natural Forest Remnants with Multi-Source and Multi-Temporal Remote Sensing Data for More Informed Management of Global Biodiversity Hotspots. Remote Sensing 12(9), 1429.

Koskikala J, Kisanga D & Käyhkö N (2020). Biophysical regions of the Southern Highlands, Tanzania: regionalization in a data scarce environment with open geospatial data and statistical methods. Journal of Maps 16(2), 376-387.

Arki V, Koskikala J, Fagerholm N, Kisanga D & Käyhkö N (2020). Associations between local land use/land cover and place-based landscape service patterns in rural Tanzania. Ecosystem Services 41.

Khamis Z, Kalliola R & Käyhkö N (2019). Spatial modelling of cumulative human pressure in the tropical coastscape of Zanzibar, Tanzania. African Journal of Marine Science 41(4), 1-16.

Taajamaa V, Nkonoki E, Järvi A & Hooli L (2019). Promoting Innovation by Adding Entrepreneurial Education to a Natural Sciences Curriculum-Case Tanzania. In: Tatnall A., Mavengere N. (eds) Sustainable ICT, Education and Learning. SUZA 2019. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, vol 564. Springer, Cham.

Eilola S, Käyhkö N, Ferdinands A & Fagerholm N (2019). A bird’s eye view of my village – Developing participatory geospatial methodology for local level land use planning in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. Landscape and Urban Planning 190, 103596. 

Fagerholm N, Eilola S, Kisanga D, Arki V & Käyhkö N (2019). Place-based landscape services and potential of participatory spatial planning in multifunctional rural landscapes in Southern highlands, Tanzania. Landscape Ecology, 1-19.

Käyhkö N, Khamis ZA, Eilola S, Virtanen E, Muhammad MJ, Viitasalo M & Fagerholm N (2019). The role of place-based local knowledge in supporting integrated coastal and marine spatial planning in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Ocean & Coastal Management 177, 64-75.

Mauya E, Koskinen J, Tegel K, Hämäläinen J, Kauranne T &  Käyhkö N (2019). Modelling and Predicting the Growing Stock Volume in Small-Scale Plantation Forests of Tanzania Using Multi-Sensor Image Synergy. Forests 10, 279.

Hooli L, Jauhiainen JS, Järvi A, Nkonoki E, Taajamaa V & Käyhkö N (2019). Contextualising Innovation in Africa: Knowledge Modes and Actors in Local Innovation Development. IST Africa, Nairobi.

Koskinen J, Leinonen U, Vollrath A, Ortmann A, Lindquist E, d’Annunzio R, Pekkarinen A & Käyhkö N (2019). Participatory mapping of forest plantations with Open Foris and Google Earth Engine. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 148, 63-74.

Eilola S, Ferdinands A, Käyhkö N, Mveyange K, Ssessanga Y (2018). Participatory mapping and planning tools developed for village land use planning practice. 78 p. Private Forestry Programme, Iringa, Tanzania.

National Land Use Planning Commission (2018). Tools and Spatial Technologies for Village Land Use Planning – A Practitioner’s Manual for Active Community Engagement. 112 p. NLUPC, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Eilola S, Ferdinands A, Käyhkö N, Mveyange K, Ssessanga Y participated in writing the manual.

Käyhkö N, Fagerholm N, Khamis M, Hamdan SI & Muhammad JM (2018). Collaborative, Participatory Process of Landscape Character Mapping for Land and Forest Planning in Zanzibar, Tanzania. In Fairclough, G, Sarlov Herlin, I & Swanwick, C (Eds.) Routledge Handbook of Landscape Character Assessment: Current Approaches to Characterisation and Assessment, 118–127.

Larjavaara M, Kanninen M, Ruesta HG, Koskinen J, Kukkonen M, Käyhkö N, Larson AM & Wunder S (2018). Global variation on the cost of increasing ecosystem carbon. Nature Climate Change 8, 38–42.

Kukkonen MO, Muhammad J, Käyhkö N & Luoto M (2018). Urban expansion in Zanzibar City, Tanzania: Analyzing quantity, spatial patterns and effects of alternative planning approaches. Land Use Policy 71, 554–565.

Käyhkö N, William C, Mayunga J, Makame M, Mauya E & Järvi A (2018). Building geospatial competences in Tanzanian universities with open source solutions. International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences – ISPRS Archives, XLII-4/W8, 1682-1750.

Leinonen U, Koskinen J, Makandi H, Mauya E & Käyhkö N (2018). Open foris and google earth engine linking expert participationwith natural resource mapping and remote sensing training in Tanzania. International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences – ISPRS Archives, XLII-4/W8, 1682-1750.

Khamis Z, Kalliola R & Käyhkö N (2017). Geographical characterization of the Zanzibar Coastal Zone and its management perspectives. Ocean and Coastal Management 149, 116–134.

Holvitie J, Vasankari T, Järvi A, Eilola S, Hyrynsalmi S, Käyhkö N & Makandi H (2017). Platform-Driven Ecosystem Prefacing for Emerging Markets in Developing Countries. Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Software Ecosystems. CEUR-WS.org 2053, 74–87.

Mankinen U, Koskinen J, Käyhkö N & Pekkarinen A (2017). Forest Plantation Mapping of the Southern Highlands. Private Forestry Programme, Technical Report 73 p.

Hooli LJ (2017). From warrior to beach-boy: Resilience of Maasai in Tanzanian tourism industry. In Cheer J & Lew AA (eds.) Tourism, Resilience and Sustainability: Adapting to Social, Political and Economic Change, Routledge, 103–115.

Hooli LJ and Jauhiainen JS (2017). ‘Development Aid 2.0–Towards Innovation-Centric Development Co-operation: The Case of Finland in Southern Africa. In: Cunningham, P. and M. Cunningham (eds.). IST-Africa 2017 Conference Proceedings, pp.1–9. IIMC International Information Management Corporation.

Hooli L, Jauhiainen JS & Lähde K (2016). Living labs and knowledge creation indeveloping countries: Living labs as a tool for socio-economic resilience in Tanzania. African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development 8, 61–70.

Käyhkö N, Fagerholm N & Mzee AJ (2015). Local farmers’ place-based forest benefits and government interventions behind land cover and forest transitions in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Journal of Land Use Science 10, 150–173.

Kukkonen M & Käyhkö N (2014). Spatio-temporal analysis of forest changes in contrasting land use regimes of Zanzibar, Tanzania. Journal of Applied Geography 55, 193–202.

Eilola S, Käyhkö N, Fagerholm N & Kombo Y (2014). Linking farmers’ knowledge, farming strategies and consequent cultivation patterns into the identification of healthy agroecosystem characteristics at local scales. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems 38; 1047–1077.

Eilola S, Fagerholm N, Mäki S, Khamis M & Käyhkö N (2014). Realization of participation and spatiality in participatory forest management – A policy-practice analysis from Zanzibar, Tanzania. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 58, 1242–1269.

Fagerholm N (2014). Whose knowledge, whose benefit? Ethical dilemmas of participatory mapping. In: Lunn, J. (ed.). Fieldwork in the Global South: Ethical Challenges and Dilemmas. Routledge Studies in Human Geography, Routledge, 158–169.

Fagerholm N, Käyhkö N & Van Eetvelde V (2013). Landscape characterization as a spatial approach integrating expert and local knowledge about land and forest resources. Environmental Management 52,660–682.

Fagerholm N, Käyhkö N, Ndumbaro F & Khamis M (2012). Community stakeholders’ knowledge in landscape assessments –Mapping indicators for landscape services. Ecological Indicators 18: 421–433.

Käyhkö N & Fagerholm N (2012). Osallistavaa kartoitusta Sansibarilla (Participatory mapping in Zanzibar). Positio 4/2012, 8–9.

Käyhkö N, Kukkonen M & Fagerholm N (2012). Consequences of land cover transitions on the sustainability of coral rag forests in Zanzibar, Tanzania. In: Mõttus, M. (ed.). Finnish Remote Sensing Days 2012: book of abstracts. Department of Geosciences and Geography C7, 45.

Käyhkö N, Fagerholm N, Asseid BS & Mzee AJ (2011). Dynamic land use and land cover changes and their effect on forest resources in a coastal village of Matemwe, Zanzibar, Tanzania. Land Use Policy 28, 26–37.

Haapanen T (2011). Kilimo kwanza—Tansanian maatalouden piristysruiske? Maapallo —Kehitysmaantieteen yhdistyksen äänenkannattaja 1/2011, 10–14.

Haapanen T (2011). The survival of subsistence agriculture – a case from Tanzania. Alternatives for Economy. 79–81. New Wind Association, Turku.

Käyhkö N, Fagerholm N, Mzee A & Khamis M (2011). Land cover changes and their effect on forest resources in Zanzibar, Tanzania. 6th ESRI Eastern Africa User Conference Proceedings (EAUC), Zanzibar, Tanzania, October 5–7, 2011.

Sokoni CH (ed, 2010). Maendeleo ya makazi vijijini baada ya ujamaa, Magharibi mwa Wilaya ya Bagamoyo, Tanzania. Turku University Department of Geography Publications B nr 15.

Mustelin J, Klein RG, Asseid B, Sitari M. Khamis M, Mzee A & Haji T (2010). Understanding current and future vulnerability in coastal settings: community perceptions and preferences for adaptation in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Population and Environment 31, 371–398.

Mustelin J, Asseid B, Haji T, Khamis M, Klein R, Mzee A & Sitari T (2009). Practical measures to tackle climate change: coastal forest buffer zones and shoreline change in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Turku University Department of Geography Publications B Nr 13.

Ylhäisi J (2010). Sustainable land privatization involving participatory land use planning in rural areas: An example from Tanzania. Land Tenure Journal 1, 91–120. FAO. Rome, Italy.

Fagerholm N, Orjala M, Ivaska I & Sitari T (2010, eds.). Sansibar – maustesaari muutoksessa (Zanzibar – Spice Island Experiencing Changes). Publications of the Geographic Society of Turku 2. Turku, Painosalama, 100 p.

Fagerholm N & Käyhkö N (2009). Participatory mapping and geographical patterns of the social landscape values of rural communities in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Fennia 187, 43–60.

Kotiluoto R, Ruokolainen K & Kettunen M (2009). Invasive Acacia auriculiformis Benth. in different habitats in Unguja, Zanzibar. African Journal of Ecology, 47 (1), 77–86.

Käyhkö N & Mäki S (eds, 2009). Development Geography (Special issue), Fennia 187:1, 1–76.

Asseid B, Madeweya K, Mzee A, Khamis M, Fagerholm N, Käyhkö N, Orjala M & Mustelin J (2008). Maubile Endelevu ya ardhi Zanzibar. Turku University Department of Geography Publications A: 173. 45 p.

Juntunen S (2008). Rural Livelihoods and Community Lifeworlds – Examining Vilage Economies and Individual Livelihood Strategies in Unguja, Zanzibar. Turku University Department of Geography Publications B, 12.145 p.

Klein R (2008). The Edaphic Landscape of Unguja Island, Zanzibar. Turku University Department of Geography Publications B, Nr 11. 92 p.

Käyhkö N, Mustelin J & Orjala M (ed. 2008). Sustainable landscapes in Zanzibar. Turku University Department of Geography Publications A: 172. 152 p.

Mustelin J (2007). Tourism, Resource Access and Power’s Modalities in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Turku University Department of Geography Publications B, Nr 10. 107 p.

Mhache E (2005). Impacts of Tree Planting on the Livelihoods of Communities in Unguja Island, Zanzibar. Turku University Department of Geography Publications B, Nr 1. 84 p.

Käyhkö N (2005). Uchambuzi wa mabadiliko ya muda mrefu katika mazingira na mandhari ya shehia ya Cheju. In: Mhache (transl). Muingiliano kati ya mashamba ya misitu ya serikali ya kupandwa nay a jamii, na athari zake katika bioanuwai Zanzibar, Tanzania. Turku University Department of Geography Publications B, 4: 33–44.

Sitari T (ed. 2005). Forestry, Community and Biodiversity in Zanzibar. Turku University Department of Geography Publications B, Nr 3. 90 p