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On the central role of small farms in African rural development strategies.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Larson, D. F. & Muraoka, R. & Otsuka, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Improving the productivity of smallholder farms in Sub- Saharan Africa offers the best chance to reduce poverty among this generation of rural poor, b...

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Is the blue justice concept a human rights agenda?

Published online: 05 Jun 2020

Authors: Isaacs, M.

Content type: Bulletin

What is Blue Justice? This concept is situated in social justice for small-scale fisheries (SSFs) - a narrative popular with civil society movements a...

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Global forest resources assessment 2015: how are the world's forests changing?

Published online: 23 Nov 2016

Content type: Miscellaneous

The contributions of forests to the well-being of humankind are far-reaching. Forests provide vital wood supplies, help to combat rural poverty, and e...

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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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Mainstreaming adaptation benefits for Bangladesh's freshwater ecosystems.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Reid, H. & Ali, M. L. & Islam, M. M. & Hicks, C.

Content type: Bulletin

The unplanned climate change adaptation benefits of a programme focused on Bangladesh's freshwater ecosystems is making a case for this kind of initia...

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Adaptation policies and synergies with REDD+ in Democratic Republic of Congo: context, challenges and perspectives.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Kengoum, F.

Content type: Bulletin

The countries in the Congo Basin are poor and vulnerable and, as such, suffer from the negative effects of climate change. Fighting this phenomenon ha...

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Linking social protection and water security to empower women and girls.

Published online: 04 Apr 2020

Authors: Lowe, C. & Ludi, E. & Seve, M. D. le & Tsui, J.

Content type: Bulletin

Water insecurity is a significant, heavily gendered, and growing driver of poverty, vulnerability and risk. This paper explores the linkages between t...

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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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Land degradation in South Africa: justice and climate change in tension.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: Mani, S. & Osborne, C. P. & Cleaver, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Land degradation is a global problem impacting biodiversity and livelihoods, with profound effects on resource-based livelihoods. As such, it impedes ...

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Climate change in the Congo Basin: information and knowledge exchanged between actors.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Tchatchou, B. & Chia, E. L. & Kankeu, R. S. & Terán, A. S. P. & Tiani, A. M. & Sonwa, D. J. & Kengoum, F. & Locatelli, B. & Mekou, Y. B. & Munoh, A. & Kenfack, C.

Content type: Bulletin

This document presents an inventory of information and knowledge on climate change passed between players in four countries of the Congo Basin, namely...

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