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Pastoralism in Africa's drylands: reducing risks, addressing vulnerability and enhancing resilience.

Published online: 27 Feb 2019

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Authors: Osman, A. M. K. & Olesambu, E. & Balfroid, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The paper analyses factors that undermine the pastoral livelihoods resilience and the implications of these factors for the viability of pastoralism. ...

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A multi-dimensional assessment of ecosystems and ecosystem services at Udayapur, Nepal.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Published by: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

Content type: Bulletin

'Ecosystem Services', defined as 'the benefits people obtain from ecosystems' is an evolving concept that connects ecosystem with human wellbeing thro...

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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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Guidelines for equitable and sustainable non-timber forest product management.

Published online: 16 Jan 2019

Authors: Jalonen, R. & Lamers, H. & Elias, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Forests worldwide are under tremendous pressure - and so are the 1.6 billion forest dwellers who depend on these for their livelihoods. Forest and tre...

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The harvest of wildlife for bushmeat and traditional medicine in East, South and Southeast Asia: current knowledge base, challenges, opportunities and areas for future research.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Lee TienMing & Sigouin, A. & Pinedo-Vasquez, M. & Nasi, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Bushmeat has always provided a source of nutrition and traditional medicine for local people throughout Asia; this important resource is becoming incr...

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Action research on ecosystems and ecosystem services management in Udayapur, Nepal: a documentation of process and learning.

Published online: 11 Jul 2018

Authors: Khanal, R. C. & Nakul Chettri & Kamal Aryal & Sushmita Poudel & Pratikshya Kandel & Shah, G. M. & Farid Ahmad

Content type: Bulletin

Healthy ecosystems are intrinsically linked to our well-being and our quality of life. But native ecosystems are being impacted every day by both our ...

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Local livelihoods in the context of deforestation and forest degradation: a study of three regions in Madagascar.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Plugge, D. & Rabefahiry, T. & Ramamonjisoa, B. & Köhl, M.

Content type: Bulletin article

The high value of Madagascar's flora and fauna that can be found in the remnants of primary and secondary forests requires sustainable forest manageme...

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Nature-reliant, low-income households face the highest rates of woody-plant encroachment in South Africa.

Published online: 09 Aug 2022

Authors: White, J. D. M. & Stevens, N. & Fisher, J. T. & Archibald, S. & Reynolds, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Woody-plant encroachment is an under-recognized consequence of land degradation. This phenomenon is common in rangeland ecosystems, where woody plants...

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What drives livelihoods' strategies in rural areas? Evidence from the Tridom Conservation Landscape using Spatial Probit Analysis.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Authors: Poufoun, J. N. & Delacote, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Very few scientific studies have focused on the determinants of households' livelihoods' strategies in the Congo Basin. The aim of this paper is to un...

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REDD+ impacts: evidence from Nepal.

Published online: 09 Nov 2016

Authors: Sharma, B. P. & Pattanayak, S. & Nepal, M. & Shyamsundar, P. & Karky, B. S.

Content type: Bulletin

Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD and REDD+) is an international mechanism for mitigating climate change impacts. The...

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