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Balancing international public goods and accountability: exploring the impact of IFPRI's policy research on science, technology, and innovation.

Published online: 07 Sep 2016

Authors: Lynam, J. K.

Content type: Bulletin

Science, technology, and innovation (STI) policy research can be defined as "research to understand the financial, regulatory, institutional, and orga...

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An introduction to policy in Scotland.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

The BES Scottish Policy Group is a group of British Ecological Society (BES) members promoting the use of ecological knowledge in Scotland. The aim is...

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Integrating adaptation and mitigation in climate change and land-use policies in Peru.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Pramova, E. & Gregorio, M. di & Locatelli, B.

Content type: Bulletin

The interactions between climate change adaptation and mitigation are particularly evident in agriculture, forestry and other land-use-based activitie...

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Integrating adaptation and mitigation in climate change and land-use policies in Peru.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Pramova, E. & Gregorio, M. di & Locatelli, B.

Content type: Bulletin

The interactions between mitigation and adaptation to climate change are particularly evident in agriculture, forestry and other activities based on l...

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Improving the food policy process: lessons from capacity strengthening of parliamentarians in Ghana.

Published online: 22 Apr 2015

Authors: Chhokar, J. S. & Babu, S. C. & Kolavalli, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Evidence-based policymaking has been a critical aspect of development strategy for more than 20 years in developing countries. Yet the assumption that...

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Reframing the evidence base for policy-relevance to increase impact: a case study on forest fragmentation in the oil palm sector.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Lucey, J. M. & Palmer, G. & Yeong, K. L. & Edwards, D. P. & Senior, M. J. M. & Scriven, S. A. & Reynolds, G. & Hill, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is necessary to improve knowledge exchange between scientists and decision-makers so that scientific evidence can be readily accessed to inform pol...

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Choosing prevention or cure when mitigating biodiversity loss: trade-offs under 'no net loss' policies.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Bull, J. W. & Milner-Gulland, E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity cannot always be conserved. Economic development activities can result in biodiversity losses, but also increase human well-being, so tra...

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Perspectives on Iran's environmental policy process issues and constraints.

Published online: 11 Apr 2019

Authors: Aghmashhadi, A. H. & Babu, S. C. & Daroodi, M. & Zahedi, S. & Kazemi, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Due to the increase in environmental problems in Iran at the national and regional levels, it is crucial to establish sound and sustainable environmen...

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The need for a consistent fire policy for Cerrado conservation.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Durigan, G. & Ratter, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Cerrado is a fire-dependent savanna requiring a clear and urgent fire management policy. The extensive misuse of fire for deforestation or pasture...

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What are the barriers to adopting carbon farming practices?

Published online: 04 Mar 2015

Authors: Kragt, M. E. & Blackmore, L. & Capon, T. & Robinson, C. J. & Torabi, N. & Wilson, K. A.

Content type: Bulletin

In many environmental and conservation policy contexts, gaps are observed between policy objectives and implementation outcomes. Carbon farming polici...

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