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Climate smart farmers' field school: the BICOL, Philippines experience: a success story.

Published online: 14 Feb 2019

Authors: Binoya, C. S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Extreme hydro-climatic conditions, such as droughts, flood and typhoons can adversely affect or even completely interrupt agriculture systems and othe...

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Rwanda climate services for agriculture: evaluation of farmers' awareness, use and impacts.

Published online: 03 Jun 2020

Authors: Birachi, E. & Kagabo, D. M. & Hansen, J. & Mutua, M. & Mbugua, M. & Chiputwa, B. & Rose, A. & Dawit Solomon

Content type: Bulletin

Climate services are important in helping smallholder farmers manage climate-related risks and adapt to climate change, especially for rainfed agricul...

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Land resilience and tail dependence among crop yield distributions.

Published online: 24 Jun 2015

Authors: Du, X. D. & Hennessy, D. A. & Feng, H. L.

Content type: Bulletin

Rate setting procedures for United States crop yield and revenue insurance contracts employ methods that presume correlations to be state invariant. W...

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Cost-efficiency of biodiversity indicators for Mediterranean ecosystems and the effects of socio-economic factors.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Mandelik, Y. & Roll, U. & Fleischer, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity assessments usually rely on indicators as surrogates for direct measures. Although the ecological validity of indicators has been extensi...

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Review of climate screening approaches and tools for agricultural investment: areas for action and opportunities to add value.

Published online: 06 Dec 2017

Authors: Brown, D. R.

Content type: Bulletin

The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) Climate Risk Management Flagship aims to enable the transition tow...

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Allocating community-level payments for ecosystem services: initial experiences from a REDD pilot in Tanzania.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Robinson, E. J. Z. & Albers, H. J. & Lokina, R. B. & Meshack, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Payments for ecosystem services (PES) typically reward landowners for managing their land to provide ecosystem services that would not otherwise be pr...

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Drought risk reduction in agriculture: a review of adaptive strategies in East Africa and the Indo-Gangetic Plain of South Asia.

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Cenacchi, N.

Content type: Bulletin

This report is a component of the Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) - funded project "Impacts of Climate Extr...

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Integrating invasive species policies across ornamental horticulture supply chains to prevent plant invasions.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Hulme, P. E. & Brundu, G. & Carboni, M. & Dehnen-Schmutz, K. & Dullinger, S. & Early, R. & Essl, F. & González-Moreno, P. & Groom, Q. J. & Kueffer, C. & Kühn, I. & Maurel, N. & Novoa, A. & Pergl, J. & Pyšek, P. & Seebens, H. & Tanner, R. & Touza, J. M. & Kleunen, M. van & Verbrugge, L. N. H. & Flory, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ornamental horticulture is the primary pathway for invasive alien plant introductions. We critically appraise published evidence on the effectiveness ...

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Boma fortification is cost-effective at reducing predation of livestock in a high-predation zone in the Western Mara region, Kenya.

Published online: 12 Sep 2018

Authors: Sutton, A. E. & Downey, M. G. & Kamande, E. & Munyao, F. & Rinaldi, M. & Taylor, A. K. & Pimm, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Lions Panthera leo kill livestock in the pastoral steppe of East Africa. The subsequent lethal retaliation by livestock owners has helped reduce lion ...

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Influencing adaptation policy: the role of policy entrepreneurs in securing ownership and climate action in South Asia.

Published online: 06 Mar 2019

Authors: Tanner, T. & Rizwan-uz-Zaman & Acharya, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper combines perspectives and theories on policy influencing from the literature with empirical examples from the Action on Climate Today (ACT)...

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