Cochrane, L. (2021) Ethiopia & Food Security. Tsehai: Los Angeles & Addis Ababa.

Cochrane, L. and Andrews, N., Eds. (2021) The Transnational Land Rush in Africa: A Decade After the Spike. Palgrave: New York.

Cochrane, L., Ed. (2019) Ethiopia: Social and Political Issues. Nova: New York. [50 page preview]


Peer Reviewed Articles

Cochrane, L. and Oloruntoba, S. O. (2021) Whose Voice Matters in the Teaching and Learning of IPE? Implications for Policy and Policy Making. Policy and Society.

Dejene, M. and Cochrane, L. (2021) Safety Nets as a Means of Tackling Chronic Food Insecurity in Rural Southern Ethiopia: What is Constraining Programme Contributions? Canadian Journal of Development Studies.

Legault, D. D. and Cochrane, L. (2021) Forests to the Foreigners: Large-Scale Land Acquisitions in Gabon. Land 10(4).

Cochrane, L. (2021) The United Arab Emirates as a Global Donor: What a Decade of Aid Data Transparency Reveals. Development Studies Research 8: 49-62.

Cochrane, L. and Hadis, S. (2021) Farmers Buying Guns: The Impact of Uncertainty and Insecurity in Rural Ethiopia. African Studies Quarterly 20: 101-113.

Teklemariam, A. T. and Cochrane, L. (2021) The Rush to the Peripheries: Land Rights and Tenure Security in Peri-Urban Ethiopia. Land 10(2): 193.

Mkandawire, P., Cochrane, L. and Sadaf, S. (2021) COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons from the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Southern Africa. African Geographical Review.

Cochrane, L. (2020) Synthesis of Evaluations in South Sudan: Lessons Learned for Engagement in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States. Journal of Humanitarian Affairs 2: 21-34.

Cochrane, L., Lewis, S., Mastaweshaw M., Thornton, A. and Welbourne, D. (2020) Using Farmer-Based Metrics to Analyze the Amount, Seasonality, Variability and Spatial Patterns of Rainfall Amidst Climate Change in Southern Ethiopia. Journal of Arid Environments.   

Cook, S., Cochrane, L. and Corbett, J. (2020) Searching through Silos: Assessing the Landscape of Participatory Mapping Research Using Google Scholar and Web of Science. International Journal of E-Planning Research 9(4): 23-39.

Cochrane, L. and Legault, D. D. (2020) The Rush for Land and Agricultural Investment in Ethiopia: What We Know and What We Are Missing. Land 9(5): 167 (1-13).

Lemma, D. M. and Cochrane, L. (2020). Social Protection Implementation Issues in Ethiopia: Client Households' Perceived Enablers and Constrainers of the Productive Safety Net Program. Societies 10(3): 69 (1-14).

Cochrane, L. and Davis, J.-M. (2020) Scaling the INGO: What the Development and Expansion of Canadian INGOs Tells Us. Social Sciences 9: 140 (1-14).

Cochrane, L. and Cafer, A. (2020) Transformative Change in Rural Ethiopia: The Impact of Small- and Medium-Scale Irrigation. Journal of Rural Social Sciences 35: 1-22.

Cochrane, L. and Hadis, S. (2019) Functionality of the Land Certification Program in Ethiopia: Exploratory Evaluation of the Processes of Updating Certificates. Land 8(10): 149 (1-14).

Dejene, M. and Cochrane, L. (2019) Ethiopia's Developmental State: A Building Stability Framework Assessment. Development Policy Review 37(S2): O161-O178. [Amharic]

Cochrane, L., Zeid, Y. and Sharif, R. (2019) Mapping Anti-Sexual Harassment and Changing Social Norms in Egypt. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies 18(2): 394-420.

Harvey, B., Jones, L., Cochrane, L. and Singh, R. (2019) The Evolving Landscape of Climate Services in Sub-Saharan Africa: What Roles Have NGOs Played. Climatic Change.

Gudata, Z. G., Cochrane, L. and Imana, G. (2019) An Assessment of Khat Consumption Habit and its Linkage to Household Economies and Work Culture: The Case of Harar city. PLoS One 14(11): e0224606.

Lemma, D. J. and Cochrane, L. (2019) Policy Coherence and Social Protection in Ethiopia: Ensuring No One Is Left Behind. Societies 9(1): 19.

Harvey, B., Cochrane, L. and Van Epp, M. (2019) Charting Knowledge Co-Production Pathways in Climate and Development. Environmental Policy and Governance.

Cochrane, L. and Bekele, Y. (2019) Politics and Power in Southern Ethiopia: Imposing, Opposing and Calling for Linguistic Unity. Language Matters.

Cochrane, L. and Berhanu, B. B. (2019) Pathways of Legal Advocacy for Change: Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association. Forum for Development Studies 46(2): 347-365. [Amharic]

Semela, T. and Cochrane, L. (2019) Education-Migration Nexus: Understanding Youth Migration in Southern Ethiopia. Education Sciences 9(2): 77 (1-15).

Cochrane, L. (2018) Food Security in Ethiopia: Review of Research, 2005-2016. Ethiopian Journal of Applied Sciences and Technology 9: 1-11. [Amharic]

Cochrane, L. and Bekele, Y. (2018) Contextualizing Narratives of Economic Growth and Navigating Problematic Data: Economic Trends in Ethiopia (1999-2017). Economies 6:64. [Amharic]

Cochrane, L. and Cundill, G. (2018) Enabling Collaborative Synthesis in Multi-Partner Programmes. Development in Practice 28(7): 922-931.

Cundill, G., Harvey, B., Tebboth, M., Cochrane, L., Currie-Alder, B., Vincent, K., Lawn, J., Nicolls, R. J., Scodanibbio, L., Prakash, A., New, M., Wester, P., Leone, M., Morchain, D., Ludi, E., DeMaria-Kinney, J., Khan, A. S. and Landry, M. (2018) Large-Scale Transdisciplinary Collaboration for Adaptation Research: Challenges and Insights. Global Challenges 3(4): 1700132.   

Cochrane, L, Boulanger, R. F., Sheikheldin, G. H. and Song, G. (2018) The Case for Local Ethics Oversight in International Development Research. Canadian Journal of Bioethics 1: 8-16.

Cochrane, L. and Cafer, A. (2018) Does Diversification Enhance Community Resilience? A Critical Perspective. Resilience 6(2): 129-143.

Cochrane, L. and Nigussie, Z. (2018) The State of Knowledge on Food Security in Ethiopia: Knowledge Production and Publication Accessibility. Journal of Rural and Community Development 13(3): 152-166.   

Cochrane, L. and Rao, N. (2018) Is the Push for Gender Sensitive Research Advancing the SDG Agenda of Leaving No One Behind? Forum for Development Studies.

Zerihun N., Tsunekawa, A., Nigussie H., Enyew A., Cochrane, L. and Floquet, A. and Abele, S. (2018) Applying Ostom’s Institutional Analysis and Development to Soil and Water Conservation in Ethiopia. Land Use Policy 71: 1-10.

Cochrane, L. and Gecho, Y. (2018) Data on the Demographics, Education, Health and Infrastructure: Wolaita Zone, Ethiopia. Data in Brief 21: 2095-2102. 

Jones, L., Harvey, C., Cochrane, L., Cantin, B., Conway, D., Cornforth, R. J., De Souza, K. and Kirbyshire, A. (2018) Designing the Next Generation of Climate Adaptation Research for Development. Regional Environmental Change 18: 297-304.

Cochrane, L. and Yeshtila W. B. (2018) Average Crop Yield (2002-2017) in Ethiopia: Trends at National, Regional and Zonal Levels. Data in Brief 16: 1025-1033.

Cochrane, L and Thornton, A. (2018) The Geography of Development Studies: Leaving No One Behind. Forum for Development Studies 45: 167-175. [Amharic] [Arabic]

Cochrane, L. and Teferi A. A. (2017) Knowledge Gaps and Opportunities for Future Research on Ethiopian Food Security and Agriculture. Ethiopian Journal of Applied Sciences and Technology 8(2): 33-41.

Cochrane, L. (2017) Worldviews Apart: Agricultural Extension and Ethiopian Smallholder Farmers. Journal of Rural Social Sciences 32: 98-118.

Cochrane, L. (2017) Stages of Food Security: A Co-produced Mixed Methods Methodology. Progress in Development Studies 17(4): 291-306. [Arabic]

Cochrane, L. and Amery, H. (2017) Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and the Global Land Grab. Arab World Geographer 20(1): 17-41. [Arabic]

Cochrane, L. and Chellan, W. (2017) "The Group Areas Act affects us all": Apartheid and Socio-Religious Change in the Cape Town Muslims Community, South Africa. Oral History Forum. 

Cochrane, L., Cundill, G., Ludi, E., New, M., Nicholls, R. J., Wester, P., Cantin, B., Murali, K. S., Leone, M., Kituyi, E. and Landry, M.-E. (2017) A Reflection on Collaborative Adaptation Research in Africa and Asia. Regional Environmental Change 17(5): 1553-1561. 

Cochrane, L. and Thornton, A. (2017) A Socio-Cultural Analysis of Smallholder Borrowing and Debt in Southern Ethiopia. Journal of Rural Studies 49:69-77. [Amharic]

Cochrane, L., Corbett, J., Evans, M., and Gill, M. (2017) Searching for Social Justice in Crowdsourced Mapping. Cartography and Geographic Information Science 44(6): 507-520. 

Corbett, J., Cochrane, L. and Gill, M. (2016) Powering Up: Revisiting Participatory GIS and Empowerment. The Cartographic Journal 53(4): 335-340. 

Cochrane, L. and Tamiru, Y. (2016) Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program: Politics, Power and Practice. Journal of International Development 28(5): 649-665.

Cochrane, L. and O’Regan, D. (2016) Legal Harvest and Illegal Trade: Trends, Challenges and Options in Khat Production in Ethiopia. International Journal of Drug Policy 30: 27-34. [Amharic]

Cochrane, L. and Thornton, A. (2016) Charity Rankings: Delivering Development or De-humanizing Aid? Journal of International Development 28: 57-73.

Cochrane, L. and Skjerdal, T. (2015) Reading the Narratives: Resettlement, Investment and Development in Ethiopia. Forum for Development Studies 42(3): 467-487.

Cochrane, L. and Chellan, W. (2015) “We Were Extremely Poor But We Were Pious”: Exploring the Interrelationships between Religious Adherence and Economic Status in the Muslim World. Global Humanities 2: 112-128.

Taddesse, D., Jamieson, D. and Cochrane, L. (2015) Strengthening Public Health Supply Chains in Ethiopia: PEPFAR Supported Expansion of Access and Availability. Development in Practice 25(7): 1043-1056.

Cochrane, L., Adams, M. and Kunhibava, S. (2015) The Impact of Speculation on Global Food Accessibility and Food Security. Arab Law Quarterly 29(1): 76-91.

Cochrane, L. (2014) Agricultural Intensification in Ethiopia: Review of Recent Research. African Journal of Agricultural Research 9(31): 2377-2390.

Cochrane, L. and Costolanski, P. (2013) Climate Change: Vulnerability and Adaptability in an Urban Context: A Case Study of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology 5(6): 192-204.

Cochrane, L. and Nawab, S. (2012) Islam and Development Practice: HIV and AIDS in South Africa. Development in Practice. Vol. 22(5-6): 875-882.

Harris, C. and Cochrane, L. (2009) Survey of HIV and AIDS Knowledge in Internally Displaced Persons Camps in Northern Uganda. International NGO Journal. Vol. 4(5): 190-202.


Book Chapters

Corbett, J., Cochrane, L. and Zeid, Y. (2021) Participatory Digital Mapping (Chapter 39). In Handbook of Participatory Research edited by D. Burns, J. Howard and S. Ospina. Sage Publications: London.

Andrews, N. and Cochrane, L. (2021) International Political Economy and the Land Rush in Africa: Trends, Scale, Narratives and Contestations (Chapter 1). In The Transnational Land Rush in Africa: A Decade After the Spike. Edited by L. Cochrane and N. Andrews. Palgrave: New York.

Dejene, M. and Cochrane, L. (2021) The Power of Policy and Entrenching Inequalities in Ethiopia: Reframing Agency in the Global Land Rush (Chapter 9). In The Transnational Land Rush in Africa: A Decade After the Spike. Edited by L. Cochrane and N. Andrews. Palgrave: New York.

Cochrane, L., Anku, J. H. and Andrews, N. (2021) Beyond the Land Rush? Reflections on Broader Interactions and the Future of IPE of Africa (Chapter 11). In The Land Rush in Africa: A Decade After the Spike. Edited by L. Cochrane and N. Andrews. Palgrave: New York.

Corbett, J. and Cochrane, L. (2020) Geospatial Web, Participatory. In: Kobayashi, A. (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, 2nd edition. vol. 6, Elsevier, pp. 131–136.    

Cochrane, L. and Vercillo, S. (2019) Youth Perspectives on Migration, Poverty and the Precarious Future of Farming in Rural Ethiopia (277-296). In Global Perspectives of Gendered Youth Migration, edited by G. Bonifacio. Policy Press.

Dejene, M. and Cochrane, L. (2019) Challenges of Institutional Capacity for Implementing Formal Social Protection in Ethiopia (p. 53-74). In L. Cochrane (Ed) Ethiopia: Social and Political Issues. Nova: New York.

Corbett, J. and Cochrane, L. (2019) Engaging with the Participatory Geoweb: Experiential Learning from Practice (560-577). In Crowdsourcing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. IGI Global. (republished)

Cochrane, L. and Corbett, J. (2018) Participatory Mapping. In Handbook of Communication for Development and Social Change, edited by J. Servaes. Springer.

Cochrane, L. (2017) Seeing Like an Anthropologist: Anthropology in Practice. In Cultural Anthropology: An Open Access Textbook, edited by N. Brown, L. Gonzalez, T. McIlwraith, P. Stein and J. Thompson. Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges. [Amharic] [Arabic]

Cochrane, L. and Negash, G. (2017) Developing Policy in Contested Space: Khat in Ethiopia. In The Multiple Faces of Khat, edited by A. Kefale and Z. Mohammed. Forum for Social Studies: Addis Ababa.

Cochrane, L. and Thornton, A. (2017) Charity Rankers: Who is Defining Effectiveness? (p 108-113). In Smart Risks: How Small Grants are Helping to Solve Some of the World’s Biggest Problems, edited by J. Lentfer and T. Cothran. Practical Action Publishing: Warwickshire.

Corbett, J. and Cochrane, L. (2017) Engaging with the Participatory Geoweb: Exploring the Dynamics of VGI. In Volunteered Geographic Information and the Future of Geospatial Data edited by C. Campelo, M. Bertolotto and P. Corcoran. IGI Global.

Cochrane, L. (2016) Land Grabbing. In Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics, 2nd Edition, edited by P. Thompson and D. Kaplan. Springer Press. [Arabic]

Cochrane, L. and Gecho, Y. (2016) The Dynamics of Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity in Southern Ethiopia (p. 139-149). In Responses to Disasters and Climate Change: Understanding Vulnerability and Fostering Resilience, edited by M. Companion and M. Chaiken. CRC Press: Boca Raton.

Cochrane, L. and Nawab, S. (2013) Islam and Development Practice: HIV and AIDS in South Africa (Chapter 19, p. 254-261). In Religion, Religious Organizations and Development: Scrutinizing religion perceptions and organizations, Edited by Carole Rakodi. Routledge Press.

Cochrane, L. (2012) Regulating Corporate Land Purchases Will Reduce Food Insecurity (Chapter 12, p. 99-112). In Food Insecurity (At Issue Series) edited by Louise Gerdes. Greenhaven Press.


Reports & Working Papers (selection)

Cochrane, L. and Musa, A. M. (2020) The Informal Institutions of Somaliland: History, Role & Future - Ahmed M. Musa. NokokoPod 21: 1-12.

Cochrane, L. and Abdi. A. A. (2020) Decolonizing Higher Education and Curricula - Ali A. Abdi. NokokoPod 20: 1-16.

Cochrane, L. and Lebert, J. (2020) Human Rights Violations in the Supply and Trade of Metals and Minerals Used in Our Daily Lives, and Lessons Working to Transform the Natural Resource Sector - Joanne Lebert. NokokoPod(5): 1-24.

Cochrane, L. and Kimari, W. (2020) An Urbanizing Africa, and its Potential Urban Futures - Dr. Wangui Kimari. NokokoPod(4): 1-19.

Cochrane, L. and Ziervogel, G. (2020) The Cape Town Drought: Lessons from the City that Nearly Ran Out of Water - Gina Ziervogel. NokokoPod(3): 1-16.

Cochrane, L. and Fatty, A. (2020) A Gambian Perspective on The Gambia v. Myanmar Case on the Crimes of Genocide at the ICJ - Abdoulie Fatty. NokokoPod(2): 1-22.

Cochrane, L. and Oyawale, A. (2020) The Conflict in Northeast Nigeria - Akin Oyawale. NokokoPod(1): 1-15.

Cochrane, L., Roberts, E., Boyd, D. R. and Niang, I. (2019) Addressing Loss and Damage Resulting from Climate Change via the Warsaw International Mechanism Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. NokokoPod(13): 1-15.

Cochrane, L., Medie, P. A. and Kang, A. J. (2019) South-North Differences in Academia and Publishing - Peace Medie and Alice Kang. NokokoPod(12): 1-15.

Cochrane, L. and Hamouchene, H. (2019) The Uprising in Algeria - Origins, Current Situation and Future - Hamza Hamouchene. NokokoPod(11): 1-24.

Cochrane, L. and Sawlani, S. (2019) Books! Readers, Authors, Publishers and Festivals in Africa - Samira Sawlani. NokokoPod 2019(10): 1-16.

Cochrane, L. and Brown, C. (2019) The 2019 Elections in Botswana: Context, History and Future - Chris Brown. NokokoPod 2019(9): 1-35.

Cochrane, L. and Afungang, R. N. (2019) The Conflict in Cameroon - Roland Ngwatung Afungang. NokokoPod 2019(8): 1-28.

Cochrane, L. and Lemma, M. D. (2019) Reflections on Open Access from the Global South: Melisew Dejene Lemma. NokokoPod 2019(7): 1-22.

Harvey, B., Cochrane, L., Czunyi, S. and Haung, S. Y. (2019) Learning, Landscape and Opportunities for IDRC Climate Programming. Report for IDRC.

Cochrane, L., Ahmed, E. and Elkazin, T. (2019) Protests in Sudan - International Actors and the Future (Part 2): Elfadil Ahmed and Tag Elkhazin. NokokoPod 2019(6): 1-19.

Cochrane, L., Ahmed, E. and Elkazin, T. (2019) Protests in Sudan - History and Demands (Part 1): Elfadil Ahmed and Tag Elkhazin. NokokoPod 2019(5): 1-24.

Cochrane, L. and Mngodo, E. K. (2019) The Changing Landscape of Freedoms in Tanzania: Esther Karin Mngodo. NokokoPod 2019(4): 1-16.

Cochrane, L. and Kefale, A. (2019) Discussing the 2018/19 Changes in Ethiopia: Asnake Kefale. NokokoPod 2019(3): 1-16.

Cochrane, L. and Mandefro, H. (2019) Discussing the 2018/19 Changes in Ethiopia: Hone Mandefro. NokokoPod 2019(2): 1-25.

Cochrane, L. and Zewde, B. (2019) Discussing the 2018/19 Changes in Ethiopia: Bahru Zewde. NokokoPod 2019(1): 1-16.

Cochrane, L. (2018) Comparative Study of Activities and Modalities for Resilience Building in South Sudan. Cochrane Consulting: Ottawa.

Cochrane, L. and Singh, R. (2017) Climate services for Resilience: The Changing Roles of NGOs in Ethiopia. BRACED Working Paper.

Cochrane, L. and Kemp, G. C. (2017) Enabling Collaboration and Synthesis. InBrief September. International Development Research Centre: Ottawa.

Cochrane, L. and Kemp, G. C. (2017) Enabling Synthesis - Lessons from the First Three Years of CARIAA. Guidance Note. International Development Research Centre: Ottawa.

Harvey, B., Cochrane, L., Van Epp, M., Cranston, P. and Pirani, P. A. (2017) Designing Knowledge Co-production for Climate and Development. CARIAA Working Paper #21. International Development Research Centre: Ottawa.

Beischer, A., Cochrane, L., Corbett, J., Evans, M., Gill, M. and Millard, E. (2015) Mapping Experiences of Injustice: Developing a Crowdsourced Mapping Tool for Documenting Good Practices for Overcoming Social Exclusion. Spatial Knowledge and Information Conference Proceedings, 27 February – 1 March, Banff.

Cochrane, L. (2014) Reform and the Food Sovereignty Movement: Global food security, smallholder intensification and individual agency. Conference Proceedings, Analysis & Investigation of Graduate Research Projects: Proseminar Series 2014 (p. 81-87). The Centre for Sociality, Spatial & Economic Justice Press: Kelowna.

Cochrane, L., Corbett, J. and Keller, P. (2014) Impact of Community-based and Participatory Mapping. Institute for Studies and Innovation in Community-University Engagement, University of Victoria.

Taddesse, D., Hoza, S., Seifu, T. and Cochrane, L. (2014) Building Blocks for Enhancing Personnel Performance: Activities, Best-Practices and Lessons Learned from Ethiopia. Conference Proceedings of the 2nd People that Deliver Global Conference on Human Resources Supply Chain Management. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 7(Suppl 1): 2.

Cochrane, L (2013) Training Report: Warehouse Operations Management SCMS Training. Submitted to the US Agency for International Development by the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS).

Cochrane, L. (2011) Food Security or Food Sovereignty: The Case of Land Grabs. Journal of Humanitarian Assistance: Tufts University, Feinstein International Center.

Cochrane, L. and Otsuki, J. (2009) The National HIV/AIDS Crisis in Ethiopia. Horn of Africa Journal of AIDS 5(1): 5-9.

Cochrane, L. (2007) UNHCR Policy and Practice: Confronting Calls for Change. Journal of Humanitarian Assistance: Tufts University, Feinstein International Center.