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Encouraging state governments to protect and restore forests using ecological fiscal transfers: India's tax revenue distribution reform.

Published online: 28 Feb 2018

Authors: Busch, J. & Anit Mukherjee

Content type: Bulletin

In February 2014, India's 14th Finance Commission added forest cover to the formula that determines the amount of tax revenue the central government d...

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Using subsets of species in biodiversity surveys.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Vellend, M. & Lilley, P. L. & Starzomski, B. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many biodiversity surveys, a small proportion of species require a disproportionate amount of a researcher's time and effort to detect or identify....

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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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Improving the food policy process: lessons from capacity strengthening of parliamentarians in Ghana.

Published online: 22 Apr 2015

Authors: Chhokar, J. S. & Babu, S. C. & Kolavalli, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Evidence-based policymaking has been a critical aspect of development strategy for more than 20 years in developing countries. Yet the assumption that...

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Optimal investment in reservoirs and tail-water recovery for economic returns and groundwater conservation.

Published online: 09 Oct 2019

Authors: Kovacs, K. & Mancini, M.

Content type: Bulletin article

We examine the economic effectiveness of conjunctive water management with on-farm reservoirs and tail-water recovery to address groundwater scarcity ...

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The importance of local knowledge in the identification of factors influencing wildfire occurrence in protected areas of the Colombian Amazon [in Spanish].

Published online: 25 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Tebbutt, C. & Devisscher, T. & Obando-Cabrera, L. & Gutiérrez García, G. A. & Meza Elizalde, M. C. & Armenteras, D. & Oliveras, I.

Content type: Miscellaneous

A shared mind map of the political, economic and social interactions that affect forest fires in Colombia's protected areas was created through the wo...

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Son System: fruit growing integrated with crops and vegetables.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Guimarães, T. G. & Madeira, N. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Considering the availability of idle physical space between the rows of fruit trees and the high financial investment in the establishment and managem...

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Nature Ambition Great Waters and implementation of the Delta Programme: identification of administrative and organizational leads.

Published online: 23 Mar 2016

Authors: Veraart, J. & Fontein, R. J. & Tol-Leenders, D. van

Content type: Bulletin

This report describes the thematic and organizational similarities and differences between the national Delta Programme (DP) and the Nature Ambition f...

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Change in crop management strategies could double the maize yield in Africa.

Published online: 29 Nov 2017

Authors: Rezaei, E. E. & Gaiser, T.

Content type: Bulletin

Change in cropping practices is required to address the food security issues in Africa. Yet, testing of the performance of such changes, in particular...

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Annual Report - CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), 2017.

Published online: 19 Dec 2018

Content type: Annual report

CCAFS made considerable progress on the CCAFS SLO target of 11 million more households with improved practices, with some 6.5 million farmers being be...

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