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Shelter from the storm? Household-level impacts of, and responses to, the 2015 floods in Malawi.

Published online: 24 Jan 2018

Authors: McCarthy, N. & Kilic, T. & Fuente, A. de la & Brubaker, J.

Content type: Bulletin

As extreme weather events intensify due to climate change, it becomes ever more critical to understand how vulnerable households are to these events a...

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Conservation policies: who responds to price and who responds to prescription?

Published online: 04 May 2016

Authors: Wichman, C. J. & Taylor, L. O. & Haefen, R. H. von

Content type: Bulletin

The efficiency properties of price and nonprice instruments for conservation in environmental policy are well understood. However, there is little evi...

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Gender differences in climate change risk, food security and adaptation: a study of rural households' reliance on agriculture and natural resources to sustain livelihoods.

Published online: 02 Nov 2016

Authors: Tibesigwa, B. & Visser, M. & Hunter, L. & Collinson, M. & Twine, W.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate and weather variability in sub-Saharan Africa disproportionately leave female-headed households food insecure. However, the extent and reasons...

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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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Spatiotemporal determinants of seasonal gleaning.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: Grantham, R. & Álvarez-Romero, J. G. & Mills, D. J. & Rojas, C. & Cumming, G. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

1. Many coastal communities depend on ecosystems for goods and services that contribute to human well-being. As long-standing interactions between peo...

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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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Social protection in the face of climate change: principles and financing mechanisms.

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Carter, M. R. & Janzen, S. A.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate risk is an important driver of long-term poverty dynamics, especially in rural regions. This paper builds a dynamic, multi-generation househol...

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Adaptation to environmental change among fishing-dependent households in Cambodia.

Published online: 19 Sep 2018

Authors: Schwartz, N. B. & Gätke, P. & Baran, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In the context of environmental change, the adaptive capacity of 50 fishing-dependent households in four villages in Cambodia has been examined. It is...

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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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Macroeconomic consequences of the demographic and educational transition in Poland.

Published online: 24 Jan 2018

Authors: Kolasa, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Soon after the start of the transition to market economy in the early 1990s, Poland has experienced both a dramatic decline in the fertility rate and ...

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