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Social protection in the face of climate change: principles and financing mechanisms.

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Carter, M. R. & Janzen, S. A.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate risk is an important driver of long-term poverty dynamics, especially in rural regions. This paper builds a dynamic, multi-generation househol...

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Community forestry can help reduce deforestation and poverty in tropical countries, but not always both.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Santika, T. & Wilson, K. A. & Budiharta, S. & Kusworo, A. & Meijaard, E. & Law, E. A. & Friedman, R. & Hutabarat, J. A. & Indrawan, T. P. & St. John, F. A. V. & Struebig, M. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper provides information on the impacts of community forestry policies on poverty alleviation and forest conservation outcomes. In the six year...

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Social protection to foster sustainable management of natural resources and reduce poverty in fisheries-dependent communities. Report of the FAO Technical Workshop, Rome, Italy, 17-18 November, 2015.

Published online: 23 May 2018

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

Fisheries-dependent communities and in particular small-scale fishers are exposed to different social, political and economic risks and vulnerabilitie...

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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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How can ecosystem services support equitable and sustainable fisheries?

Published online: 10 Jul 2019

Published by: Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation

Content type: Miscellaneous

This brief outlines findings from Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) projects that make a distinct contribution to the ecosystem approa...

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Community forestry can help reduce deforestation and poverty in tropical countries, but not always both.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Santika, T. & Wilson, K. A. & Budiharta, S. & Kusworo, A. & Meijaard, E. & Law, E. A. & Friedman, R. & Hutabarat, J. A. & Indrawan, T. P. & St. John, F. A. V. & Struebig, M. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper highlight the impacts of community forestry policies on poverty alleviation and forest conservation outcomes. Benefits to forests and peopl...

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On the structural transformation of rural Africa.

Published online: 15 Mar 2017

Authors: Barrett, C. B. & Christiaensen, L. & Sheahan, M. & Shimeles, A.

Content type: Bulletin

From 2000 to 2014, per capita gross domestic product in Sub-Saharan Africa increased by almost 35 percent in real terms, doubling in some countries. S...

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Challenging common myths in protected area management.

Published online: 10 Jul 2019

Published by: Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper indicates that some of the widespread assumptions relating to the relationship between protected areas (PAs) and human wellbeing are not ba...

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Ignoring the role forests play in local livelihood strategies can undermine restoration success.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Whittaker, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Under the Bonn Challenge, the government of Malawi committed to reforest over 30% of the country by 2030, but at least in the south, few trees planted...

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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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