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Taking stock: impacts of 40 years of policy research at IFPRI.

Published online: 27 Apr 2016

Authors: Hazell, P. & Slade, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Marking IFPRI's 40th year, this paper draws on external sources of evidence to review the Institute's policy influence and impact to date. The externa...

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The impact of uncertainty on cooperation intent in a conservation conflict.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Pollard, C. R. J. & Redpath, S. & Bussière, L. F. & Keane, A. & Thompson, des B. A. & Young, J. C. & Bunnefeld, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Stakeholder cooperation can be vital in managing conservation conflicts. Laboratory experiments show cooperation is less likely in the presence of unc...

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Understanding the policy landscape for climate change adaptation: a cross-country comparison using the Net-Map method.

Published online: 22 Apr 2015

Authors: Aberman, N. & Birner, R. & Haglund, E. & Ngigi, M. & Ali, S. & Okoba, B. & Koné, D. & Alemu, T.

Content type: Bulletin

In the context of increasing vulnerability to climate change for people dependent on natural resources for their livelihoods, the International Food P...

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How to establish a dialogue between researchers and policy makers to adapt to climate change in Mali: Analysis of challenges, constraints and opportunities.

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Sogoba, B. & Ba, A. & Zougmoré, R. & Samaké, O. B.

Content type: Bulletin

Mali is a Sahelian country practising agroforestry pastoral system whose economy is based primarily on agriculture, however, a tributary of the variab...

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Who gets the information? Gender, power and equity considerations in the design of climate services for farmers.

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Tall, A. & Kristjanson, P. & Chaudhury, M. & McKune, S. & Zougmore, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Central to understanding the usefulness of climate and weather forecasts in support of agricultural decision-making is addressing the issue of who rec...

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Towards environmentally sustainable agriculture in Brazil: challenges and opportunities for applied ecological research.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Ferreira, J. & Pardini, R. & Metzger, J. P. & Fonseca, C. R. & Pompeu, P. S. & Sparovek, G. & Louzada, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Brazil is one of the world's major producers of food and biofuels. Agricultural expansion has driven rapid economic development but has also had major...

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The identification of 100 ecological questions of high policy relevance in the UK.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Sutherland, W. J. & Armstrong-Brown, S. & Armsworth, P. R. & Brereton, T. & Brickland, J. & Campbell, C. D. & Chamberlain, D. E. & Cooke, A. I. & Dulvy, N. K. & Dusic, N. R. & Fitton, M. & Freckleton, R. P. & Godfray, H. C. J. & Grout, N. & Harvey, H. J. & Hedley, C. & Hopkins, J. J. & Kift, N. B. & Kirby, J. & Kunin, W. E. & Macdonald, D. W. & Marker, B. & Naura, M. & Neale, A. R. & Oliver, T. & Osborn, D. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Evidence-based policy requires researchers to provide the answers to ecological questions that are of interest to policy makers. To find out what thos...

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Advice as an instrument for more nature conservation in agriculture: evaluation of the advice offered in the joint project "Red Kite - Land for Life".

Published online: 28 Aug 2020

Authors: Böhner, H. & Schmidt, T. G.

Content type: Bulletin

From 2014 to 2018, within the scope of the "Rotmilan - Land zum Leben" joint project, more than 880 farms were given advice on the implementation of r...

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Strengthening evidence-based forest policy-making: linking forest monitoring with national forest programmes.

Published online: 04 Jan 2017

Authors: Arnold, F. E. & Werf, N. van der & Rametsteiner, E.

Content type: Bulletin

Issues in forest policy-making are subject to differing interpretations, and agreed policies are the result of compromises among many different and so...

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A systems analysis approach to brown planthopper control on rice in Zhejiang Province, China. III. An expert system for making recommendations.

Published online: 09 Feb 1991

Authors: Holt, J. & Cheng, J. A. & Norton, G. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An expert system was constructed to help diagnose problems caused by the delphacid rice pest Nilaparvata lugens in Zhejiang Province, China, and to de...

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