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Future flood damages unevenly distributed among households.

Published online: 20 Jan 2022

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Gourevitch, J. D. & Diehl, R. M. & Wemple, B. C. & Ricketts, T. H.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study demonstrates that although climate change is likely to result in substantial increases in flood damages, floodplain restoration has the pot...

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What are the links between tree-based farming and dietary quality for rural households? A review of emerging evidence in low- and middle-income countries.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Vansant, E. C. & Mausch, K. & Ickowitz, A. & McMullin, S. & Karanja, A. & Rasmussen, L. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

In most low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), conventional agricultural policy promotes specialized production systems of carbohydrate-rich crops ...

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Nature-reliant, low-income households face the highest rates of woody-plant encroachment in South Africa.

Published online: 09 Aug 2022

Authors: White, J. D. M. & Stevens, N. & Fisher, J. T. & Archibald, S. & Reynolds, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Woody-plant encroachment is an under-recognized consequence of land degradation. This phenomenon is common in rangeland ecosystems, where woody plants...

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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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Combining multi-scale socio-ecological approaches to understand the susceptibility of subsistence farmers to elephant crop raiding on the edge of a protected area.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Guerbois, C. & Chapanda, E. & Fritz, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Coexistence between subsistence farmers and elephants leads to problems for conservation and food security, especially on the edge of protected areas....

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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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Determinants of adoption and impacts of sustainable land management and climate smart agricultural practices (SLM-CSA): panel data evidence from the Ethiopian highlands.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Beyene, A. D. & Alemu Mekonnen & Kassie, M. & Falco, S. di & Mintewab Bezabih Ayele

Content type: Bulletin

This paper analyzes the factors affecting adoption of sustainable land management and climate smart agricultural (SLM-CSA) practices (in particular tr...

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How resilient are farming households, communities, men and women to a changing climate in Africa?

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Pérez, C. & Jones, E. & Kristjanson, P. & Cramer, L. & Thornton, P. & Förch, W. & Barahona, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Social, economic and institutional factors and driving forces enhance or hinder the adaptation capacity of agricultural and pastoral households and co...

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Gender, livestock and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Costa Rica.

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Farnworth, C. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Costa Rica is developing a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) that will provide climate finance for best livestock management practices t...

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CCAFS baseline study at household level in Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Diagnostic phase of the study: "Contribution of tree diversity to livelihoods for climate change adaptation and mitigation".

Published online: 21 Aug 2019

Authors: Hidalgo, E. J. L. & Rapidel, B. & Somarriba, E. & Ordoñez, J. C.

Content type: Bulletin

The combinations of trees, crops and animals in agroforestry systems are supposed to play a positive role in adapting to climate change at the farm, h...

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