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Access to markets for small actors in the roots and tubers sector: tailored financial services and climate risk management tools to link small farmers to markets.

Published online: 09 Jan 2020

Authors: Pera, M. & Bavagnoli, M. & Benni, N.

Content type: Bulletin

The present study aims to provide a summary of the most important lessons learned on how to facilitate access to financial services and climate risk m...

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Gender, livestock and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Costa Rica.

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Farnworth, C. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Costa Rica is developing a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) that will provide climate finance for best livestock management practices t...

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Agribusiness models for inclusive growth in Myanmar: diagnosis and ways forward.

Published online: 04 Mar 2015

Authors: Byerlee, D. R. & Kyaw, D. & Thein, U. S. & Kham, L. S.

Content type: Bulletin

The objective of this study is to provide strategic policy priorities for attracting agribusiness investments and managing land resources for inclusiv...

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Annual report - CGIAR research program on roots, tubers and bananas (RTB), 2017.

Published online: 19 Dec 2018

Published by: CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas

Content type: Annual report

Evaluative and impact assessment studies document how the results obtained by RTB, its implementing centers and partners, contribute to the achievemen...

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The governance of global value chains, the state, and small businesses: the case of timber in Myanmar.

Published online: 16 Jan 2020

Authors: Rand, J. & Rodriguez, P. C. & Tarp, F. & Trifkovic, N.

Content type: Bulletin

We use the case of the timber industry in Myanmar to analyse how national regulatory frameworks and international ecological discourses affect forest ...

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Enabling regulatory frameworks for contract farming.

Published online: 31 Oct 2018

Authors: Viinikainen, T. & Caro, C. B.

Content type: Bulletin

FAO's previous contribution to the development of contract farming saw the publication in 2015 of the UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD Legal Guide on Contract Farmin...

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A spatially explicit assessment of the vulnerability of the agricultural sector to climate change in the Union of the Comoros.

Published online: 09 Aug 2017

Authors: Bourgoin, C. & Parker, L. & Martínez-Valle, A. & Mwongera, C. & Läderach, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Located between Mozambique and Madagascar, the Union of the Comoros is one of the most poor countries of the world. Its very high dependence on the ag...

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An assessment of the fungal conservation value of Hardcastle Crags (Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire) using NextGen DNA sequencing of soil samples.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Griffiths, G. W. & Cavalli, O. & Detheridge, A. P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Soil samples were collected from 14 grassland areas (each ca. 900 m2) in the Hardcastle Crags area, near Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire (Hollin Hall, C...

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What does life-cycle assessment of agricultural products need for more meaningful inclusion of biodiversity?

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Teillard, F. & Souza, D. M. de & Thoma, G. & Gerber, P. J. & Finn, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Decision-makers increasingly use life-cycle assessment (LCA) as a tool to measure the environmental sustainability of products. LCA is of particular i...

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Building resilience through climate risk insurance: insights from agricultural research for development.

Published online: 02 Jun 2020

Authors: Kramer, B. & Hellin, J. & Hansen, J. & Rose, A. & Braun, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Scaling insurance to transfer climate risk from the rural poor to financial markets is vital to enhance agricultural risk management in developing cou...

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