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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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Delivering climate risk information to farmers at scale: the Intelligent agricultural Systems Advisory Tool (ISAT).

Published online: 28 Mar 2019

Authors: Rao, K. P. C. & Murthy, K. D. & Dhulipala, R. & Bhagyashree, S. D. & Gupta, M. D. & Soudamini Sreepada & Whitbread, A. M.

Content type: Bulletin

One of the strategies for helping smallholder farmers cope with climate variability and change is the provision of climate services that better decisi...

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Potential implications of the use of digital sequence information on genetic resources for the three objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity. A submission from CGIAR to the Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Published online: 10 Oct 2018

Authors: Halewood, M. & Lopez Noriega, I & Ellis, D. & Roa, C. & Rouard, M. & Sackville Hamilton, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The Secretary of the CBD called on relevant organizations and stakeholders "to submit views and relevant information on any potential implications of ...

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Using information and communication technologies to disseminate and exchange agriculture-related climate information in the Indo-Gangetic Plains.

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Balaji, V. & Craufurd, P. Q.

Content type: Bulletin

This report documents and analyses emerging trends in the delivery and exchange of climate information in institutionalized agricultural extension sys...

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Co-design a monitoring system and early seasonal hunger alert related to climate variability in Guatemala.

Published online: 16 Oct 2019

Authors: Müller, A. & Bouroncle, C. & Coto, A. & Gaytán, A. & Girón, E. & Granados, A. & Monzón, M. & Portillo, F. & Etten, J. van

Content type: Bulletin

In Guatemala, seasonal acute food insecurity related to extended dry periods is a recurrent phenomenon. Public response is often too late and ineffect...

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General rules for environmental management to prioritise social ecological systems research based on a value of information approach.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Davis, K. J. & Chadès, I. & Rhodes, J. R. & Bode, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Globally, billions of dollars are invested each year to help understand the dynamics of social ecological systems (SES) in bettering both social and e...

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Strengthening evidence-based forest policy-making: linking forest monitoring with national forest programmes.

Published online: 04 Jan 2017

Authors: Arnold, F. E. & Werf, N. van der & Rametsteiner, E.

Content type: Bulletin

Issues in forest policy-making are subject to differing interpretations, and agreed policies are the result of compromises among many different and so...

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Ask the locals - urban land management driven by local perceptions of cultural benefits.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Jones, L. & Holland, R. A. & Ball, J. & Sykes, T. & Taylor, G. & Ingwall-King, L. & Snaddon, J. L. & Peh, K. S. H.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper summarizes a study which aims to explore new ways to measure cultural benefits in Riverside Park, an urban park in Southampton, UK. As peop...

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Sanctioned quotas vs information provisioning for community wildlife conservation in Zimbabwe: a framed field experiment approach.

Published online: 22 May 2019

Authors: Ntuli, H. & Crépin, A. S. & Schill, C. & Muchapondwa, E.

Content type: Bulletin

We investigate the behavioural responses of resource users to policy interventions like sanctioned quotas and information provisioning. We do so in a ...

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A GIS-supported model for the simulation of the spatial structure of wildland fire, Cass Basin, New Zealand.

Published online: 10 Nov 1999

Authors: Perry, G. L. W. & Sparrow, A. D. & Owens, I. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The behaviour of wildland fire in spatially heterogeneous landscapes was simulated using a model (PYROCART) that integrates the Rothermel fire spread ...

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