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On the structural transformation of rural Africa.

Published online: 15 Mar 2017

Authors: Barrett, C. B. & Christiaensen, L. & Sheahan, M. & Shimeles, A.

Content type: Bulletin

From 2000 to 2014, per capita gross domestic product in Sub-Saharan Africa increased by almost 35 percent in real terms, doubling in some countries. S...

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Realizing farmers' rights through community-based agricultural biodiversity management.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Authors: Clancy, E. & Vernooy, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Article 9 of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture addresses farmers' rights and recognizes the crucial role th...

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Saving the earth: a sustainable future for soils and water.

Published online: 19 Dec 2018

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report sets out a framework for a new integrated land management policy for England that addresses this alarming issue and protects soils and wat...

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The application of biological research to the development of East Africa. Abstracts of papers presented at the second symposium, Makerere University College, Kampala, Uganda, 11-14 March 1965.

Published online: 06 Jan 1966

Published by: EAST AFRICAN SOCIETY FOR BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

INGRAM, W. R. ; DAVIES, J. C. Recent advances in pest control on cotton in Uganda, p. 406, bibl. 1.
MACDONALD, A. S. Crop improvement and agricultural...

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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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Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana: enhancing impact through demand driven innovations.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Wani, S. P. & Anantha, K. H. & Garg, K. K. & Joshi, P. K. & Girish Sohani & Mishra, P. K. & Palanisami, K.

Content type: Bulletin

India's Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has launched the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) to address India's key agricultural ...

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Organic farming benefits birds most in regions with more intensive agriculture.

Published online: 02 Feb 2021

Authors: Kirk, D. A. & Martin, A. E. & Lindsay, K. E. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming is considered beneficial for biodiversity conservation in agricultural landscapes but the role of agricultural land use intensity ('ag...

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Ecological and socio-economic implications of livestock-keeping systems on extensive grasslands in south-western Germany.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Luick, R.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

Germany is generally characterized by intensive agriculture. There is increasing concern about the situation of extensively used meadows and pastures ...

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Agricultural land-use history and restoration impact soil microbial biodiversity.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Turley, N. E. & Bell-Dereske, L. & Evans, S. E. & Brudvig, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human land uses, such as agriculture, can leave long-lasting legacies as ecosystems recover. As a consequence, active restoration may be necessary to ...

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A cross-taxonomic index for quantifying the health of farmland biodiversity.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Butler, S. J. & Brooks, D. & Feber, R. E. & Storkey, J. & Vickery, J. A. & Norris, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The development of sustainable, multi-functional agricultural systems involves reconciling the needs of agricultural production with the objectives fo...

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