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Women and agricultural productivity: what does the evidence tell us?

Published online: 16 Dec 2015

Authors: Doss, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Should agricultural development programs target women in order to increase productivity? This paper reviews the extensive literature on men's and wome...

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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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The nexus of irrigation-water salinity, agricultural policy and long-run water management: lessons from the case of Israel.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Kan, I. & Slater, Y. & Reznik, A. & Finkelshtain, I.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper incorporates the detrimental agronomic effects of irrigation-water salinity into an empirical economy-wide dynamic hydro-economic model to ...

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Effects of agricultural intensification on plant diversity in Mediterranean dryland cereal fields.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: José-María, L. & Armengot, L. & Blanco-Moreno, J. M. & Bassa, M. & Xavier Sans, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification, at field and landscape scales, has caused a decrease in weed richness and changes in species composition. In order to pr...

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Production behavior analysis of Beijing ecological farm.

Published online: 02 Jan 2020

Authors: Li NingHui & Li LiYuan & Yang DongQun

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This article analyzes the development of ecological farm in Beijing based on the survey of 14 ecological farms. It is shown that most of the farms are...

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Expanding the contribution of early warning to climate-resilient agricultural development in Africa.

Published online: 17 Jun 2015

Authors: Coffey, K. & Haile, M. & Halperin, M. & Wamukoya, G. & Hansen, J. & Kinyangi, J. & Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye

Content type: Bulletin

Extreme climate events can undermine agricultural and rural development progress in Africa. In an era of more frequent and more extreme weather events...

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Comparing compliance behaviour of students and farmers - implications for agricultural policy impact analysis.

Published online: 07 Feb 2019

Authors: Peth, D. & Musshoff, O.

Content type: Bulletin

Increasing popularity of economic experiments for policy impact analysis has led to an ongoing debate about the suitability of students to substitute ...

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Progress report on agricultural nature and landscape management: contribution to the 2018 rural development programme annual report.

Published online: 17 Jul 2020

Authors: Boonstra, F. G. & Nieuwenhuizen, W.

Content type: Bulletin

At the beginning of 2016 there was a first version of the new agricultural nature and landscape management system (ANLb). Since then, hard work has be...

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The benefits of extensive agriculture to birds: the case of the little bustard.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Wolff, A. & Paul, J. P. & Martin, J. L. & Bretagnolle, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The little bustard Tetrax tetrax is among many birds thought to be declining because of agricultural intensification in western Europe. In contrast wi...

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Climate sensitivity of groundwater systems critical for agricultural incomes in South India.

Published online: 09 Nov 2016

Authors: Balasubramanian, R.

Content type: Bulletin

There are few economic studies that have estimated the impact of climate variables on agriculture by identifying their impacts on irrigation sources, ...

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