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The impact of information on returns from farming.

Published online: 06 Jan 2016

Authors: Birthal, P. S. & Shiv Kumar & Negi, D. S. & Devesh Roy

Content type: Bulletin

Using data from a nationally representative survey, conducted by the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) of the Government of India, we examine...

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Agriculture, gendered time use, and nutritional outcomes a systematic review.

Published online: 11 Nov 2015

Authors: Johnston, D. & Stevano, S. & Malapit, H. & Hull, E. & Suneetha Kadiyala

Content type: Bulletin

Existing reviews on agriculture and nutrition consider limited evidence and focus on impact size, rather than impact pathway. This review overcomes th...

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The evolving distribution of payments from commodity, conservation, and Federal crop insurance programs.

Published online: 14 Feb 2018

Authors: McFadden, J. R. & Hoppe, R. A.

Content type: Bulletin

Agricultural policies - through Federal commodity, conservation, and crop insurance programs - aim to mitigate the financial risks faced by farmers an...

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The role of livestock portfolios and group-based approaches for building resilience in the face of accelerating climate change: an asset-based panel data analysis from rural Kenya.

Published online: 04 Nov 2015

Authors: Ngigi, M. W. & Müller, U. & Birner, R.

Content type: Bulletin

This study examines the impact of multiple shocks on assets by employing two waves of a panel data set of 360 rural households in three agro-ecologica...

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Environmental reliance, climate exposure, and vulnerability: a cross-section analysis of structural and stochastic poverty.

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Angelsen, A. & Dokken, T.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper analyzes environmental reliance, poverty, and climate vulnerability among more than 7,300 households in forest adjacent communities in 24 d...

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Dynamics in agricultural extension services provision in Malawi: insights from two rounds of household and community panel surveys.

Published online: 23 Oct 2019

Authors: Ragasa, C. & Comstock, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The Government of Malawi is in the process of developing its National Agricultural Extension Strategy. Two rounds of national household and community ...

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Nutritional functional trait diversity of crops in south-eastern Senegal.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Wood, S. A. & Isaac, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological trait diversity metrics have been used to highlight the impacts of agriculture. Such metrics can also be used to include human nutrition-an...

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Handling the weather: insurance, savings, and credit in West Africa.

Published online: 25 Mar 2015

Authors: Nicola, F. de

Content type: Bulletin

Farmers in developing countries face a wide array of risks. Yet they often lack formal financial instruments to protect against risks. This paper exam...

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How resilient are farming households, communities, men and women to a changing climate in Africa?

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Pérez, C. & Jones, E. & Kristjanson, P. & Cramer, L. & Thornton, P. & Förch, W. & Barahona, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Social, economic and institutional factors and driving forces enhance or hinder the adaptation capacity of agricultural and pastoral households and co...

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The impact of safety nets on technology adoption: a difference-in-differences analysis.

Published online: 29 Jun 2016

Authors: Alem, Y. & Broussard, N. H.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper contributes to a growing body of empirical literature relating credit constraints and incomplete insurance to investment decisions. We use ...

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