All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 166 results

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

Applying climate change information in resource management.

Published online: 06 Jun 2020

Authors: Price, K. & Daust, D.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate change information, with estimates of natural disturbance and projected ecosystem shifts, can support research and inform decision-making for ...

Read more

What drives livelihoods' strategies in rural areas? Evidence from the Tridom Conservation Landscape using Spatial Probit Analysis.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Authors: Poufoun, J. N. & Delacote, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Very few scientific studies have focused on the determinants of households' livelihoods' strategies in the Congo Basin. The aim of this paper is to un...

Read more

The EAFRD within the Common Agricultural Policy after 2020. How do evaluators evaluate the European draft regulations?

Published online: 24 Jan 2019

Authors: Fährmann, B. & Grajewski, R. & Bergschmidt, A. & Fengler, B. & Franz, K. & Pollermann, K. & Raue, P. & Roggendorf, W. & Sander, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The working paper "The EAFRD within the Common Agricultural Policy post 2020" assesses the legislative proposals of the EU Commission on the basis of ...

Read more

Gender differences in climate change perceptions and adaptation strategies: an intra-household analysis from rural Kenya.

Published online: 13 Apr 2016

Authors: Ngigi, M. W. & Mueller, U. & Birner, R.

Content type: Bulletin

It has been widely acknowledged that the effects of climate change are not gender neutral. However, existing studies on adaptation to climate change m...

Read more

Does climate information matter? A proposed monitoring and evaluation framework for participatory assessment of the impact of climate services for male and female farmers.

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Tall, A. & Davis, A. & Agrawal, S.

Content type: Bulletin

This report summarizes a new contextual and gender-responsive monitoring and evaluation framework (M&E) to assess the added value of climate infor...

Read more

Adaptation to environmental change among fishing-dependent households in Cambodia.

Published online: 19 Sep 2018

Authors: Schwartz, N. B. & Gätke, P. & Baran, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In the context of environmental change, the adaptive capacity of 50 fishing-dependent households in four villages in Cambodia has been examined. It is...

Read more

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...

Read more

Social protection to foster sustainable management of natural resources and reduce poverty in fisheries-dependent communities. Report of the FAO Technical Workshop, Rome, Italy, 17-18 November, 2015.

Published online: 23 May 2018

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

Fisheries-dependent communities and in particular small-scale fishers are exposed to different social, political and economic risks and vulnerabilitie...

Read more