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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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Policy options for improved integration of domestic timber markets under the voluntary partnership agreement (VPA) regime: lessons from formalization case studies.

Published online: 16 Dec 2015

Authors: Putzel, L. & Cerutti, P. O. & Artati, Y. & Kelly, A.

Content type: Bulletin

This infobrief presents some lessons learned from past or ongoing processes of formalization. They are derived from five case studies and a synthesis ...

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Palm heart harvesting in the Brazilian Atlantic forest: changes in industry structure and the illegal trade.

Published online: 09 Sep 1998

Authors: Galetti, M. & Fernandez, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Until the late 1960s, Euterpe edulis was the most important edible palm species in the Brazilian markets. Since then, overharvesting of natural stands...

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Long-term changes in the trophic level of the Celtic Sea fish community and fish market price distribution.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Pinnegar, J. K. & Jennings, S. & O'Brien, C. M. & Polunin, N. V. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. The intensive exploitation of fish communities often leads to substantial reductions in the abundance of target species, with ramifications for the...

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NatureScot Research Report 1272- Facilitating Local Natural Capital Investment - project report.

Published online: 07 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Hume, A. & Gibson, A. & Fitton, R. & Mansfield, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

NatureScot and its partners are exploring approaches to secure more varied and sustained investment in nature through the Facilitating Local Natural C...

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Facilitating local natural capital investment: literature review.

Published online: 07 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Christie, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The objective of this literature review is to develop a detailed understanding of natural capital investment initiatives in the UK and overseas and id...

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Is there a market for multi-peril crop insurance in developing countries moving beyond subsidies? Evidence from India.

Published online: 19 Jun 2019

Authors: Ghosh, R. K. & Shweta Gupta & Vartika Singh & Ward, P. S.

Content type: Bulletin

Researchers and policymakers have long understood the benefits of crop insurance but have been consistently disappointed by the poor performance of th...

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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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Economic impacts of the safety net provisions in the Agriculture Risk Coverage Improvement and Innovation Act (S. 2749) on AFPC's representative crop farms.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Outlaw, J. L. & Raulston, J. M. & Bryant, H. L. & Knapek, G. M. & Richardson, J. W.

Content type: Bulletin

This report analyzes the economic impacts of the safety net provisions in the Agriculture Risk Coverage Improvement and Innovation (ARC-II) Act (S. 27...

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Are ecosystem services complementary or competitive? An econometric analysis of cost functions from private forests in Vietnam.

Published online: 01 Mar 2017

Authors: Lambini, C. K. & Trung Thanh Nguyen & Abildtrup, J. & Van Dien Pham & Tenhunen, J. & Garcia, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Forest ecosystem services (FES) provisioning and management in Vietnam is highly rated in the Vietnamese's environmental agenda. The main rationale of...

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