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Climate-change vulnerability in rural Zambia: the impact of an El Niño-induced shock on income and productivity.

Published online: 03 Apr 2019

Authors: Alfani, F. & Arslan, A. & McCarthy, N. & Cavatassi, R. & Sitko, N.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines the impacts of the El Niño during the 2015/2016 season on maize productivity and income in rural Zambia. The analysis aims at iden...

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Understanding climate change adaptation dynamics in central Somaliland.

Published online: 06 Mar 2019

Authors: Crane, T. A. & Marshall, K. & Ahmed, M. A. & Awaleh, I. A. & Wane, A. & Galié, A. & Ahmed, A. M. & Ahmed, H. & Mohamed, B. & Awil, A. & Mohamed, H. & Ali, G.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The results of our research outline a system that is in significant flux recurrent droughts are only partially responsible for this. The interaction b...

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Social protection and disaster risk management in the Philippines: the case of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Bowen, T.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper evaluates how the Philippines utilize social protection systems and programs to help households better manage disaster risk. Exposure and v...

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The meso-level interplay of climate and disaster risk management in Viet Nam.

Published online: 05 Apr 2017

Authors: Le Duc Ngoan & Le Thi Hoa Sen & Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong & Christoplos, I.

Content type: Bulletin

Goals for climate change adaptation and disaster risk management are widely recognised as overlapping, but little is known about the dynamics of this ...

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On the central role of small farms in African rural development strategies.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Larson, D. F. & Muraoka, R. & Otsuka, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Improving the productivity of smallholder farms in Sub- Saharan Africa offers the best chance to reduce poverty among this generation of rural poor, b...

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Agricultural input subsidies and productivity: the case of Paraguayan farmers.

Published online: 25 Oct 2017

Authors: Lopez, C. A. & Salazar, L. & Salvo, C. P. de

Content type: Bulletin

It is a well-known fact that a great majority of countries implement agricultural input subsidies as a tool to boost agricultural productivity and out...

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Smoke in a new era of fire people.

Published online: 07 Mar 2018

Authors: Hessburg, P. & Larkin, S. & Varner, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Smoke from fire can sharply reduce air quality by releasing particulate matter, one of the most dangerous types of air pollution for human health. A t...

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Women and agricultural productivity: what does the evidence tell us?

Published online: 16 Dec 2015

Authors: Doss, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Should agricultural development programs target women in order to increase productivity? This paper reviews the extensive literature on men's and wome...

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Background paper on gender implications of the GAP and KJWA: AGNES pre-SBs 50 strategy meeting on agriculture and food security.

Published online: 16 Oct 2019

Authors: Masiko, W. K. & Huyer, S. & Mungai, C.

Content type: Bulletin

In Africa, women play an important role in food production, both paid and unpaid, and use of natural resources, while also serving as key figures in c...

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Smallholder farmers' perceptions and strategies for adaptation to climate change in Brong Ahafo and Upper West Regions of Ghana.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Abdoulaye, T. & Bamire, A. S. & Akinola, A. A. & Etwire, P. M.

Content type: Bulletin

With data collected from 750 farming households using survey questionnaire and 25 Focus Group Discussions (FGD), this report documents farmers' percep...

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