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Collateral benefits of targeted supplementary feeding on demography and growth rate of a threatened population.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Fenn, S. R. & Bignal, E. M. & Trask, A. E. & McCracken, D. I. & Monaghan, P. & Reid, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective evidence-based conservation requires full quantification of the impacts of targeted management interventions on focal populations. Such impa...

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Increased root herbivory under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations is reversed by silicon-based plant defences.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Frew, A. & Allsopp, P. G. & Gherlenda, A. N. & Johnson, S. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predicted increases in atmospheric concentrations of CO2 may alter the susceptibility of many plants to insect herbivores due to changes in plant nutr...

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Background paper on gender implications of the GAP and KJWA: AGNES pre-SBs 50 strategy meeting on agriculture and food security.

Published online: 16 Oct 2019

Authors: Masiko, W. K. & Huyer, S. & Mungai, C.

Content type: Bulletin

In Africa, women play an important role in food production, both paid and unpaid, and use of natural resources, while also serving as key figures in c...

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Annual report - CGIAR Research Program on Maize, 2016.

Published online: 20 Jun 2018

Content type: Annual report

This annual report summarizes the activities and achievements made by the CGIAR Research Programme on Maize (MAIZE) during 2016. During this year, MAI...

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Policy coherence for agricultural transformation in African least developed countries (LDCs): aligning agriculture and trade policymaking processes.

Published online: 27 Feb 2019

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization & European Centre for of Development Policy Management

Content type: Miscellaneous

Agricultural transformation is crucial for the economic development prospects of Africa's least developed countries (LDCs), and for improving their do...

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Bottom-up effects on top-down regulation of a floating aquatic plant by two weevil species: the context-specific nature of biological control.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Center, T. D. & Dray, F. A., Jr. & Mattison, E. D. & Tipping, P. W. & Rayamajhi, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant nutrition (bottom-up effects) impacts a plant's ability to withstand herbivory (top-down effects) and influences phytophagous insect fecundity. ...

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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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10 Best bet innovations for adaptation in agriculture: a supplement to the UNFCCC NAP technical guidelines.

Published online: 06 Dec 2017

Authors: Dinesh, D. & Campbell, B. M. & Bonilla-Findji, O. & Richards, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Faced with the triple challenges of achieving food security, adapting to the impacts of climate change, and reducing emissions, agriculture has been p...

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FAO workshop launching the Blue Growth Initiative and implementing an ecosystem approach to aquaculture in Kenya, Mombasa, Kenya, 27-31 July 2015.

Published online: 21 Sep 2016

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

The Blue Growth Initiative (BGI) is an FAO flagship initiative that aims at supporting more productive, responsible and sustainable fisheries and aqua...

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The role of the private sector in food system resilience: lessons from Cambodia.

Published online: 01 Aug 2018

Authors: Akriti Rana & Babu, S. C.

Content type: Bulletin

A food system approach to attaining Sustainable Development Goals related to poverty eradication, hunger elimination, and health and nutrition is gain...

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