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Riparian buffers in tropical agriculture: scientific support, effectiveness and directions for policy.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Luke, S. H. & Slade, E. M. & Gray, C. L. & Annammala, K. V. & Drewer, J. & Williamson, J. & Agama, A. L. & Ationg, M. & Mitchell, S. L. & Vairappan, C. S. & Struebig, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a weak evidence base supporting the effective management of riparian ecosystems within tropical agriculture. Policies to protect riparian buf...

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The context of deforestation and degradation of forests in Bolivia: Drivers, agents and institutions.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Müller, R. & Pacheco, P. & Montero, J. C.

Content type: Bulletin

This document provides a thorough analysis of the drivers of deforestation and proposes a number of specific policy recommendations for forests of Bol...

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Review of climate service needs and opportunities in Rwanda.

Published online: 07 Sep 2016

Authors: Nyasimi, M. & Radeny, M. & Hansen, J. W.

Content type: Bulletin

The Rwanda Climate Services for Agriculture project, funded by USAID, aims to benefit nearly one million farmers by 2019, and transform Rwanda's rural...

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Sustainable agriculture and nutritional security: emerging policy options with production choices.

Published online: 28 Nov 2019

Authors: Anand, P. K. & Krishna Kumar & Shruti Khanna

Content type: Bulletin

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with SDGs at its core, has focus much beyond the current generation and lays the foundation to protect hop...

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Production behavior analysis of Beijing ecological farm.

Published online: 02 Jan 2020

Authors: Li NingHui & Li LiYuan & Yang DongQun

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This article analyzes the development of ecological farm in Beijing based on the survey of 14 ecological farms. It is shown that most of the farms are...

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Assessing the production impacts of a large-scale conversion to organic farming in England and Wales.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Smith, L. & Jones, P. & Williams, A. & Kirk, G.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper explores the implications for food production and land use of a 100% conversion to organic farming in England and Wales. The analysis uses ...

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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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Drought characteristics and management in North Africa and the Near East.

Published online: 26 Jun 2019

Authors: Bazza, M. & Kay, M. & Knutson, C.

Content type: Bulletin

This report assesses the occurrence and impacts of drought, the current policies underlying drought management as well as the mitigation measures and ...

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Site-specific nutrient management: implementation guidance for policymakers and investors.

Published online: 13 Dec 2018

Authors: Richards, M. B. & Butterbach-Bahl, K. & Jat, M. L. & Lipinski, B. & Ortiz-Monasterio, I. & Sapkota, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This brief discusses site-specific nutrient management (SSNM), which provides guidance relevant to the context of farmers' fields. SSNM maintains or e...

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Measurement and reporting of climate-smart agriculture: technical guidance for a country-centric process.

Published online: 16 Oct 2019

Authors: Nowak, A. C. & Wilkes, A. & Rosenstock, T. S.

Content type: Bulletin

Given the extent of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) initiatives at project, national, regional and global levels, there is increasing interest in trac...

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