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The impacts of climate change on cropland allocation, crop production, output prices and social welfare in Israel: a structural econometric framework.

Published online: 11 Apr 2019

Authors: Kan, I. & Reznik, A. & Kimhi, A. & Kaminski, J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper combines a structural estimation of vegetative-agriculture supply, based on a farmland-allocation model, with a market-level partial equili...

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Assessing the production impacts of a large-scale conversion to organic farming in England and Wales.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Smith, L. & Jones, P. & Williams, A. & Kirk, G.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper explores the implications for food production and land use of a 100% conversion to organic farming in England and Wales. The analysis uses ...

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Combining methods to estimate ecosystem integrity and ecosystem service potentials and flows for crop production in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

Published online: 21 May 2020

Authors: Zelený, J. & Bicking, S. & Kinh Bac Dang & Müller, F.

Content type: Bulletin

Human well-being is highly dependent on nature, especially with respect to food provision. This study has been developed in the ecosystem service fram...

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Feeding the world in a changing climate: an adaptation roadmap for agriculture.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Loboguerrero, A. M. & Birch, J. & Thornton, P. & Meza, L. & Sunga, I. & Bui Ba Bong & Rabbinge, R. & Reddy, M. & Dinesh, D. & Korner, J. & Martinez-Baron, D. & Millan, A. & Hansen, J. & Huyer, S. & Campbell, B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The impacts of a warming world are affecting food production in every corner of the globe. From shifting rainfall patterns and growing seasons, to mor...

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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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Women's empowerment and crop diversification in Bangladesh: a possible pathway to climate change adaptation and better nutrition.

Published online: 23 Oct 2019

Authors: Pinto, A. de & Seymour, G. & Bryan, E. & Bhandari, P.

Content type: Bulletin

The existing literature shows that climate change will likely affect several of the dimensions that determine people's food security status in Banglad...

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Evaluating the economic benefits and costs of antimicrobial use in food-producing animals.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Ryan, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Antimicrobial drugs are used in food animal production for several purposes: to treat a disease outbreak, to prevent disease, and to enhance feed effi...

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Economic and not ecological variables shape the sparing-sharing trade-off in a mixed cropping landscape.

Published online: 20 May 2022

Authors: Segre, H. & Carmel, Y. & Shwartz, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The framework of land sparing versus land sharing provides a useful analytical tool to address the crop-production/biodiversity trade-off. Despite mul...

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Less visible but yet vital for human health: nutrient-dense indigenous vegetables and their need for urgent promotion in balanced diets.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Keatinge, J. D. H. & Holmer, R. J. & Ebert, A. W. & Hughes, J. A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper describes the importance of indigenous vegetables in traditional food systems with a particular focus on Southeast Asia. Many indigenous ve...

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The size and composition of sheld-geese populations and their food consumption on different vegetation types in the Falkland Islands.

Published online: 19 Mar 1986

Authors: Summers, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Densities of upland geese and ruddy-headed geese were determined for a variety of 'natural' pastures in the Falkland Islands. Herbage consumption by g...

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