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Lessons learned for improving policies affecting forest conservation and climate change adaptation in Uganda's water tower communities.

Published online: 03 May 2017

Authors: Russell, A. J. M. & Banana, A. & Ongugo, P.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper establishes the lessons learned to improve policies affecting forest conservation and climate change adaptation in water tower communities ...

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Lessons learned for improving policies affecting forest conservation and climate change adaptation in Kenya's water tower communities.

Published online: 03 May 2017

Authors: Russell, A. J. M. & Ongugo, P. & Banana, A.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper establishes the lessons learned to improve policies affecting forest conservation and climate change adaptation in water tower communities ...

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The impacts of decentralisation reforms on sustainable forest management in central Uganda.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Namaalwa, J. J. & Byakagaba, P. & Waiswa, D. & Buyinza, M.

Content type: Bulletin article

The goal of decentralisation of forest sector governance under the Local Government Act in Uganda was to shift responsibility for forest management to...

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Determinants of successful collective management of forest resources: evidence from Kenyan community forest associations.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Okumu, B. & Muchapondwa, E.

Content type: Bulletin

Participation of local communities in management and utilization of forest resources through collective action has become widely accepted as a possibl...

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Forest and land-use governance in a decentralized Indonesia: a legal and policy review.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Ardiansyah, F. & Marthen, A. A. & Amalia, N.

Content type: Bulletin

This report reviews the statutory distribution of powers and responsibilities across levels and sectors in forestry in Indonesia. It outlines the lega...

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The impact of information on returns from farming.

Published online: 06 Jan 2016

Authors: Birthal, P. S. & Shiv Kumar & Negi, D. S. & Devesh Roy

Content type: Bulletin

Using data from a nationally representative survey, conducted by the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) of the Government of India, we examine...

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Influencing adaptation policy: the role of policy entrepreneurs in securing ownership and climate action in South Asia.

Published online: 06 Mar 2019

Authors: Tanner, T. & Rizwan-uz-Zaman & Acharya, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper combines perspectives and theories on policy influencing from the literature with empirical examples from the Action on Climate Today (ACT)...

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Can supply chain initiatives reduce deforestation? A comparative analysis of cases from Brazil and Indonesia.

Published online: 15 Apr 2015

Authors: Meijer, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Deforestation and forest degradation account for 12-15% of global greenhouse gas emissions. The largest driver of deforestation is the conversion of l...

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Weeds on the web: conflicting management advice about an invasive non-native plant.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Robinson, B. S. & Inger, R. & Crowley, S. L. & Gaston, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive non-native plants (INNPs) can have serious and widespread negative ecological and socio-economic impacts. It is therefore important they are ...

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Risk management of outbreaks of livestock diseases.

Published online: 11 Nov 2015

Authors: Inamura, M. & Rushton, J. & Antón, J.

Content type: Bulletin

Livestock diseases can severely harm animal and human health, and have adverse economic impacts on producer incomes, markets, trade, and consumers. Th...

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