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Table 1 Top ten active authors in publishing zero hunger-related literature (2015–2019)

From: A bibliometric analysis of the scientific production related to “zero hunger” as a sustainable development goal: trends of the pacific alliance towards 2030

Rank Author Affiliation Frequency % (N = 2215) H index* Times cited*
1 Rahut, Dil Bahadur Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo, Mexico City, Mexico (2014–2020) 27 1.22 17 117
2 Erenstein, Olaf Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo, Mexico City, Mexico (2015–2020) 26 1.17 24 2191
3a Govaerts, Bram Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo, Mexico City, Mexico (2005–2021) 13 0.59 34 4128
3b Läderach, Peter Roman Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Cali, Colombia (2010–2020)
International Center for Tropical Agriculture CIAT, Hanoi, Viet Nam (2017–2020)
13 0.59 23 1876
3c Shamah-Levy, Teresa Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública de México, Cuernavaca, Mexico (2000–2020) 13 0.59 33 10,466
6a Challinor, Andrew J Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Cali, Colombia (2013–2019)
University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom (2008–2020)
12 0.54 46 8633
6b Hellin, Jon Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo, Mexico City, Mexico (2006–2019)
International Rice Research Institute, Makati, Philippines (2018–2020)
12 0.54 25 2078
8a Mottaleb, Khondoker Abdul Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo, Mexico City, Mexico (2016–2020)
International Rice Research Institute, Makati, Philippines (2012–2015)
11 0.50 15 413
8b Stirling, Clare Maeve Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo, Mexico City, Mexico (2014–2020)
International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center CIMMYT, London, United Kingdom (2014–2017)
World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi, Kenya (2019–2020)
11 0.50 23 1176
10a Bravo-Ureta, Boris E Universidad de Talca, Talca, Chile (1995–2019)
University of Connecticut, Storrs, United States (1991–2020)
10 0.50 21 1537
10b Ramirez-Villegas, Julian Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Cali, Colombia (2009–2020)
University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom (2012–2020)
CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Cali, Colombia (2013–2020)
10 0.50 25 2406
10c Sonder, Kai Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo, Mexico City, Mexico (2012–2020) 10 0.50 16 874
10d Vázquez-Rowe, Ian Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Lima, Peru (2014–2021)
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2010–2018)
Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg 2013–2015)
10 0.50 28 2246
  1. In ranking, two or more equally active authors were given similar ranks and one position in the rank was skipped
  2. *According to author Scopus profile