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Enabling regulatory frameworks for contract farming.

Published online: 31 Oct 2018

Authors: Viinikainen, T. & Caro, C. B.

Content type: Bulletin

FAO's previous contribution to the development of contract farming saw the publication in 2015 of the UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD Legal Guide on Contract Farmin...

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The fate of land in expiring Conservation Reserve Program contracts, 2013-16.

Published online: 02 Apr 2020

Authors: Bigelow, D. & Claassen, R. & Hellerstein, D. & Breneman, V. & Williams, R. & You ChengXia

Content type: Bulletin

Voluntary retirement of cropland under the USDA's Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) provides numerous benefits related to soil erosion, water quality...

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Community managed forest groups and preferences for REDD+ contract attributes: a choice experiment survey of communities in Nepal.

Published online: 19 Aug 2015

Authors: Dissanayake, S. T. M. & Jha, P. & Adhikari, B. & Bista, R. & Bluffstone, R. & Luintel, H. & Martinsson, P. & Paudel, N. S. & Somanathan, E. & Toman, M.

Content type: Bulletin

A significant portion of the world's forests that are eligible for Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, known as REDD+, paymen...

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Strengthening social inclusion within oil palm contract farming in the Brazilian Amazon.

Published online: 16 May 2018

Authors: Brandão, F. & Schoneveld, G. & Pacheco, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Drawing on key informant interviews and surveys with participants and non-participants of oil palm contract farming schemes in Brazil's largest oil pa...

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Remnant woodland biodiversity gains under 10 years of revealed-price incentive payments.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: Bond, A. J. & O'Connor, P. J. & Cavagnaro, T. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Evaluation of conservation incentive programme outcomes is needed to direct future investment, however, monitoring of large-scale programmes is relati...

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Fortieth session of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM), St. Julian's, Malta, 30 May - 3 June 2016.

Published online: 05 Sep 2018

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

The fortieth session of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean as well as the tenth session of the Compliance Committee and the sevent...

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Is forest insurance a relevant vector to induce adaptation efforts to climate change?

Published online: 20 Jul 2016

Authors: Brunette, M. & Couture, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Context: one of the challenges of forest adaptation to climate change is to encourage private forest owners to implement adaptation strategies. Aims: ...

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Further greening, broadening: towards an effective contribution of the European agricultural and nature management policy on green issues.

Published online: 17 Jan 2018

Authors: Doorn, A. van & Westerink, J. & Nieuwenhuizen, W. & Melman, D. & Schrijver, R. & Breman, B.

Content type: Bulletin

This report explores in what way greening and enhancing sustainability of agriculture could be best supported within the CAP: by greening of direct pa...

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Farmers' perspectives on payments for watershed services in Uganda.

Published online: 24 Jan 2019

Authors: Geussens, K. & Broeck, G. van den & Vanderhaegen, K. & Verbist, B. & Maertens, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Payments for watershed services (PWS) is a market based policy tool that is increasingly being recommended for effective and sustainable management of...

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Evaluating the impact of a biological control agent Carmenta mimosa on the woody wetland weed Mimosa pigra in Australia.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Paynter, Q.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Evaluation of the success of biological control agents is essential to improve the efficiency and safety of future programmes. This study assessed the...

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