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Responses to weather and climate : a cross-section analysis of rural incomes.

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Noack, F. & Wunder, S. & Angelsen, A. & Börner, J.

Content type: Bulletin

How much do poor rural households rely on environmental extraction from natural ecosystems? And how does climate variability impact their livelihoods?...

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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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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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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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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-differentiated impacts of climate variability in Ethiopia: a micro-simulation approach.

Published online: 22 Mar 2017

Authors: Wossen, T.

Content type: Bulletin

In this paper, we examine the gender-specific effects of climate variability using household level data from rural Ethiopia. In particular, this paper...

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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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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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Determinants of successful collective management of forest resources: evidence from Kenyan community forest associations.

Published online: 11 Apr 2018

Authors: Okumu, B. & Muchapondwa, E.

Content type: Bulletin

Participation of local communities in management and utilization of forest resources through collective action has become widely accepted as a possibl...

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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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