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Social protection in the face of climate change: principles and financing mechanisms.

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Carter, M. R. & Janzen, S. A.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate risk is an important driver of long-term poverty dynamics, especially in rural regions. This paper builds a dynamic, multi-generation househol...

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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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Gender differences in climate change perceptions and adaptation strategies: an intra-household analysis from rural Kenya.

Published online: 13 Apr 2016

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

Content type: Bulletin

It has been widely acknowledged that the effects of climate change are not gender neutral. However, existing studies on adaptation to climate change m...

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Water for food security and nutrition: a report by the high level panel of experts on food security and nutrition May 2015.

Published online: 04 Apr 2018

Content type: Miscellaneous

Water is life: it is integral to human food security and nutrition, and it is the lifeblood of ecosystems upon which all humans depend. Safe drinking ...

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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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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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Background paper on gender implications of the GAP and KJWA: AGNES pre-SBs 50 strategy meeting on agriculture and food security.

Published online: 16 Oct 2019

Authors: Masiko, W. K. & Huyer, S. & Mungai, C.

Content type: Bulletin

In Africa, women play an important role in food production, both paid and unpaid, and use of natural resources, while also serving as key figures in c...

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Participatory research methods in environmental science: local and scientific knowledge of a limnological phenomenon in the Pantanal wetland of Brazil.

Published online: 18 Oct 2000

Authors: Calheiros, D. F. & Seidl, A. F. & Ferreira, C. J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Participatory research methodologies incorporating local knowledge are important to the success of ecological research and the sustainable management ...

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Social protection for building the resilience of forest-dependent people: evidence, linkages, practices and potential applications.

Published online: 14 Aug 2019

Authors: Tirivayi, N.

Content type: Bulletin

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Strengthening social inclusion within oil palm contract farming in the Brazilian Amazon.

Published online: 16 May 2018

Authors: Brandão, F. & Schoneveld, G. & Pacheco, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Drawing on key informant interviews and surveys with participants and non-participants of oil palm contract farming schemes in Brazil's largest oil pa...

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