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The role of livestock portfolios and group-based approaches for building resilience in the face of accelerating climate change: an asset-based panel data analysis from rural Kenya.

Published online: 04 Nov 2015

Authors: Ngigi, M. W. & Müller, U. & Birner, R.

Content type: Bulletin

This study examines the impact of multiple shocks on assets by employing two waves of a panel data set of 360 rural households in three agro-ecologica...

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Recent changes in the rural environment in China.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Han, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The great changes in Chinese agriculture during the past 10 years have been accompanied by significant deterioration of the rural environment. Among t...

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Mainstreaming climate change adaptation into development planning.

Published online: 28 Mar 2018

Authors: Singh, N. P. & Arathy Ashok & Pavithra, S. & Balaji, S. J. & Bhawna Anand & Khan, M. A.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper attempts to mainstream climate change adaptation planning into on-going agricultural development programmes in India. A primary survey cond...

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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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Gender-differentiated impacts of climate variability in Ethiopia: a micro-simulation approach.

Published online: 22 Mar 2017

Authors: Wossen, T.

Content type: Bulletin

In this paper, we examine the gender-specific effects of climate variability using household level data from rural Ethiopia. In particular, this paper...

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Can local communities afford full control over wildlife conservation? The case of CAMPFIRE in Zimbabwe.

Published online: 17 Apr 2019

Authors: Ntuli, H. & Muchapondwa, E. & Okumu, B.

Content type: Bulletin

Wildlife is widely becoming an important vehicle for rural development in most third-world countries across the globe. Policymakers are usually not in...

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The varying income effects of weather variation: initial insights from rural Vietnam.

Published online: 07 Sep 2016

Authors: Narloch, U.

Content type: Bulletin

To estimate the impact of weather on rural income changes over time, this study combines data from the panel subsample of the latest Vietnam Household...

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Expanding the contribution of early warning to climate-resilient agricultural development in Africa.

Published online: 17 Jun 2015

Authors: Coffey, K. & Haile, M. & Halperin, M. & Wamukoya, G. & Hansen, J. & Kinyangi, J. & Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye

Content type: Bulletin

Extreme climate events can undermine agricultural and rural development progress in Africa. In an era of more frequent and more extreme weather events...

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Environmental reserve quotas in Brazil's new forest legislation: an ex ante appraisal.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: May, P. H. & Bernasconi, P. & Wunder, S. & Lubowski, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The Brazilian Forest Code (FC) requires all private rural properties to maintain a fixed proportion of their area in natural vegetation as a legal res...

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Work of Defra: health and harmony inquiry: a response from the British Ecological Society to the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs select committee.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the response of the British Ecological Society to the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs select committee wherei...

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