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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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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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Past and present management influences the seed bank and seed rain in a rural landscape mosaic.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Auffret, A. G. & Cousins, S. A. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed bank and seed rain represent dispersal in time and space. They can be important sources of diversity in the rural landscape, where fragmented hab...

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Gender differences in climate change risk, food security and adaptation: a study of rural households' reliance on agriculture and natural resources to sustain livelihoods.

Published online: 02 Nov 2016

Authors: Tibesigwa, B. & Visser, M. & Hunter, L. & Collinson, M. & Twine, W.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate and weather variability in sub-Saharan Africa disproportionately leave female-headed households food insecure. However, the extent and reasons...

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Livestock and their management are key to the future of Africa's wildlife.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Western, D. & Tyrrell, P. & Brehony, P. & Russell, S. & Western, G. & Kamanga, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Protected areas fall far short of securing the space needed to sustain biodiversity and ecosystem function at a global scale and in the face of climat...

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A spatially explicit assessment of the vulnerability of the agricultural sector to climate change in the Union of the Comoros.

Published online: 09 Aug 2017

Authors: Bourgoin, C. & Parker, L. & Martínez-Valle, A. & Mwongera, C. & Läderach, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Located between Mozambique and Madagascar, the Union of the Comoros is one of the most poor countries of the world. Its very high dependence on the ag...

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Annual Report: International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), 2017.

Published online: 16 Jan 2019

Published by: International Center for Biosaline Agriculture

Content type: Annual report

The International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) is a unique applied agricultural research centre in the world that is focused on marginal ar...

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Crop pollination management needs flower-visitor monitoring and target values.

Published online: 21 Jan 2021

Authors: Garibaldi, L. A. & Sáez, A. & Aizen, M. A. & Fijen, T. & Bartomeus, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite the crucial importance of biotic pollination for many crops, land managers rarely monitor the levels of crop pollination needed to guide farmi...

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A field guide to ecosystem classification and identification for southeast British Columbia.

Published online: 19 Dec 2018

Authors: MacKillop, D. & Ehman, A. & Iverson, K. & McKenzie, E.

Content type: Bulletin

This field guide presents site classification and identification information for ecosystems of the East Kootenay in the Kootenay-Boundary Region of Br...

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Towards effective area-specific agricultural nature management in Noord-Brabant. Collective guideline within the framework of the ANLb2016 plan.

Published online: 23 Nov 2016

Authors: Schotman, A. G. M. & Ottburg, F. G. W. A. & Poelmans, W. J. C. & Corporaal, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The Dutch guidelines for nature management in rural areas (ANLb2016) distinguishes for the province Noord-Brabant 6 habitat types. These habitat types...

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