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Dynamics in agricultural extension services provision in Malawi: insights from two rounds of household and community panel surveys.

Published online: 23 Oct 2019

Authors: Ragasa, C. & Comstock, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The Government of Malawi is in the process of developing its National Agricultural Extension Strategy. Two rounds of national household and community ...

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Can environmental cash transfers reduce deforestation and improve social outcomes?: a regression discontinuity analysis of Mexico's national program (2011-2014).

Published online: 17 Apr 2019

Published by: World Bank Group

Authors: Alix-Garcia, J. M. & Sims, K. R. E. & Orozco-Olvera, V. H. & Costica, L. & Fernandez Medina, J. D. & Romo-Monroy, S. & Pagiola, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Environmental conditional cash transfers, or "payments for ecosystem services" are a centerpiece of global efforts to protect biodiversity, safeguard ...

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Gendered analysis of stakeholder perceptions of climate change, and the barriers to its adaptation in Mopti region in Mali.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Diiro, G. & Petri, M. & Zemadim, B. & Sinare, B. & Dicko, M. & Traore, D. & Tabo, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The current study presents the farmer and community perceptions of the causes and effects of climate change, the barriers to adoption of the resilient...

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The impact of safety nets on technology adoption: a difference-in-differences analysis.

Published online: 29 Jun 2016

Authors: Alem, Y. & Broussard, N. H.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper contributes to a growing body of empirical literature relating credit constraints and incomplete insurance to investment decisions. We use ...

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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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Macroeconomic consequences of the demographic and educational transition in Poland.

Published online: 24 Jan 2018

Authors: Kolasa, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Soon after the start of the transition to market economy in the early 1990s, Poland has experienced both a dramatic decline in the fertility rate and ...

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Community managed forest groups and preferences for REDD+ contract attributes: a choice experiment survey of communities in Nepal.

Published online: 19 Aug 2015

Authors: Dissanayake, S. T. M. & Jha, P. & Adhikari, B. & Bista, R. & Bluffstone, R. & Luintel, H. & Martinsson, P. & Paudel, N. S. & Somanathan, E. & Toman, M.

Content type: Bulletin

A significant portion of the world's forests that are eligible for Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, known as REDD+, paymen...

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Trade-offs in sustainable agricultural intensification: the farmers' perspective.

Published online: 09 Jul 2020

Authors: Adolph, B.

Content type: Bulletin

Smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa face a constant challenge: to choose between many, often competing, social, economic and environmental objec...

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The impacts of climate change on food security and livelihoods in Karamoja.

Published online: 25 Oct 2017

Authors: Chaplin, D. & Byekwaso, F. & Semambo, M. & Mujuni, G. & Bantaze, J. & Nyasimi, M. & Wabyona, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Karamoja's population is highly dependent on subsistence agriculture, which is sensitive to climate conditions, making agriculture one of the most vul...

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Conservation implications of rainforest use patterns: mature forests provide more resources but secondary forests supply more medicine.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Gavin, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical rainforests are a global conservation priority. Robust arguments supporting rainforest conservation can attract funding and shape land-use ma...

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