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Shelter from the storm? Household-level impacts of, and responses to, the 2015 floods in Malawi.

Published online: 24 Jan 2018

Authors: McCarthy, N. & Kilic, T. & Fuente, A. de la & Brubaker, J.

Content type: Bulletin

As extreme weather events intensify due to climate change, it becomes ever more critical to understand how vulnerable households are to these events a...

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Adaptation to environmental change among fishing-dependent households in Cambodia.

Published online: 19 Sep 2018

Authors: Schwartz, N. B. & Gätke, P. & Baran, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In the context of environmental change, the adaptive capacity of 50 fishing-dependent households in four villages in Cambodia has been examined. It is...

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Climate-change vulnerability in rural Zambia: the impact of an El Niño-induced shock on income and productivity.

Published online: 03 Apr 2019

Authors: Alfani, F. & Arslan, A. & McCarthy, N. & Cavatassi, R. & Sitko, N.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines the impacts of the El Niño during the 2015/2016 season on maize productivity and income in rural Zambia. The analysis aims at iden...

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Agricultural input subsidies and productivity: the case of Paraguayan farmers.

Published online: 25 Oct 2017

Authors: Lopez, C. A. & Salazar, L. & Salvo, C. P. de

Content type: Bulletin

It is a well-known fact that a great majority of countries implement agricultural input subsidies as a tool to boost agricultural productivity and out...

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Trade-offs in sustainable agricultural intensification: the farmers' perspective.

Published online: 09 Jul 2020

Authors: Adolph, B.

Content type: Bulletin

Smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa face a constant challenge: to choose between many, often competing, social, economic and environmental objec...

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Determinants of adoption and impacts of sustainable land management and climate smart agricultural practices (SLM-CSA): panel data evidence from the Ethiopian highlands.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Beyene, A. D. & Alemu Mekonnen & Kassie, M. & Falco, S. di & Mintewab Bezabih Ayele

Content type: Bulletin

This paper analyzes the factors affecting adoption of sustainable land management and climate smart agricultural (SLM-CSA) practices (in particular tr...

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CCAFS baseline study at household level in Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Diagnostic phase of the study: "Contribution of tree diversity to livelihoods for climate change adaptation and mitigation".

Published online: 21 Aug 2019

Authors: Hidalgo, E. J. L. & Rapidel, B. & Somarriba, E. & Ordoñez, J. C.

Content type: Bulletin

The combinations of trees, crops and animals in agroforestry systems are supposed to play a positive role in adapting to climate change at the farm, h...

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Gendered analysis of stakeholder perceptions of climate change, and the barriers to its adaptation in Mopti region in Mali.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Diiro, G. & Petri, M. & Zemadim, B. & Sinare, B. & Dicko, M. & Traore, D. & Tabo, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The current study presents the farmer and community perceptions of the causes and effects of climate change, the barriers to adoption of the resilient...

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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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Transition to smallholder agriculture in Central Asia.

Published online: 17 Jan 2018

Authors: Lerman, Z. & Sedik, D.

Content type: Bulletin

The article reviews the development and the present status of smallholder farming in Central Asia's former Soviet republics - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, ...

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