Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 80 results

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...

Read more

Using an ecological understanding of farmland to reconcile nature conservation requirements, EU agriculture policy and world trade agreements.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Bignal, E. M.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

The reasons behind the recent trend in the EU for environmental objectives to be incorporated into agriculture policy are reviewed. Environmental paym...

Read more

Feasible carbon-trade model for low-carbon density ecosystem.

Published online: 30 Jun 2022

Authors: Zhang XueYan & Ma Xin

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

China has set a carbon neutrality target for 2060; carbon sinks are vital tools to meet this target. China is leading the effort in greening the world...

Read more

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...

Read more

Coordinated species importation policies are needed to reduce serious invasions globally: the case of alien bumblebees in South America.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Aizen, M. A. & Smith-Ramírez, C. & Morales, C. L. & Vieli, L. & Sáez, A. & Barahona-Segovia, R. M. & Arbetman, M. P. & Montalva, J. & Garibaldi, L. A. & Inouye, D. W. & Harder, L. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The global trade of species promotes diverse human activities but also facilitates the introduction of potentially invasive species into new environme...

Read more

Power, profits and policy: a reality check on the Prunus africana bark trade.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Cunningham, A. B. & Tientcheu, M. L. A. & Anoncho, V. F. & Nkuinkeu, R. & Sunderland, T.

Content type: Bulletin

After 42 years of international trade in wild harvested medicinal bark from Africa and Madagascar, the example of Prunus africana holds several lesson...

Read more

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...

Read more

Biodiversity conservation in dynamic landscapes: trade-offs between number, connectivity and turnover of habitat patches.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Johst, K. & Drechsler, M. & Teeffelen, A. J. A. van & Hartig, F. & Vos, C. C. & Wissel, S. & Wätzold, F. & Opdam, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many species are adapted to landscapes with characteristic dynamics generated by ongoing habitat destruction and creation. Climate change and human la...

Read more

The role of ecosystems and their management in regulating climate, and soil, water and air quality.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Smith, P. & Ashmore, M. R. & Black, H. I. J. & Burgess, P. J. & Evans, C. D. & Quine, T. A. & Thomson, A. M. & Hicks, K. & Orr, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystems have a critical role in regulating climate, and soil, water and air quality, but management to change an ecosystem process in support of on...

Read more

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...

Read more