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The impact of information on returns from farming.

Published online: 06 Jan 2016

Authors: Birthal, P. S. & Shiv Kumar & Negi, D. S. & Devesh Roy

Content type: Bulletin

Using data from a nationally representative survey, conducted by the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) of the Government of India, we examine...

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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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The evolving distribution of payments from commodity, conservation, and Federal crop insurance programs.

Published online: 14 Feb 2018

Authors: McFadden, J. R. & Hoppe, R. A.

Content type: Bulletin

Agricultural policies - through Federal commodity, conservation, and crop insurance programs - aim to mitigate the financial risks faced by farmers an...

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Nutritional functional trait diversity of crops in south-eastern Senegal.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Wood, S. A. & Isaac, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological trait diversity metrics have been used to highlight the impacts of agriculture. Such metrics can also be used to include human nutrition-an...

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What drives livelihoods' strategies in rural areas? Evidence from the Tridom Conservation Landscape using Spatial Probit Analysis.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Authors: Poufoun, J. N. & Delacote, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Very few scientific studies have focused on the determinants of households' livelihoods' strategies in the Congo Basin. The aim of this paper is to un...

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Wild foods from forests: quantities collected across Zambia.

Published online: 23 Nov 2022

Authors: Steel, E. A. & Bwembelo, L. & Mulani, A. & Siamutondo, A. L. M. & Banda, P. & Gumbo, D. & Moombe, K. & Ickowitz, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Forests provide an immense range of benefits to people, many of which are not prioritized by forest policy because they are difficult to quantify. Wil...

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Determinants of successful collective management of forest resources: evidence from Kenyan community forest associations.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Okumu, B. & Muchapondwa, E.

Content type: Bulletin

Participation of local communities in management and utilization of forest resources through collective action has become widely accepted as a possibl...

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Agriculture, gendered time use, and nutritional outcomes a systematic review.

Published online: 11 Nov 2015

Authors: Johnston, D. & Stevano, S. & Malapit, H. & Hull, E. & Suneetha Kadiyala

Content type: Bulletin

Existing reviews on agriculture and nutrition consider limited evidence and focus on impact size, rather than impact pathway. This review overcomes th...

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Co-location, socioeconomic status and perceptions of environmental change in the Indian Sundarbans.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Dasgupta, S. & Guha, B. & Wheeler, D.

Content type: Bulletin

Research on the determinants of collective action in the commons generally focuses on interest-group heterogeneity, implicitly assuming that groups pe...

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Handling the weather: insurance, savings, and credit in West Africa.

Published online: 25 Mar 2015

Authors: Nicola, F. de

Content type: Bulletin

Farmers in developing countries face a wide array of risks. Yet they often lack formal financial instruments to protect against risks. This paper exam...

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