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The scientific basis of climate-smart agriculture: a systematic review protocol.

Published online: 16 Mar 2016

Authors: Rosenstock, T. S. & Lamanna, C. & Chesterman, S. & Bell, P. & Arslan, A. & Richards, M. & Rioux, J. & Akinleye, A. O. & Champalle, C. & Cheng Zhou & Corner-Dolloff, C. & Dohn, J. & English, W. & Eyrich, A. S. & Girvetz, E. H. & Kerr, A. & Lizarazo, M. & Madalinska, A. & McFatridge, S. & Morris, K. S. & Namoi, N. & Poultouchidou, N. & Silva, M. R. da & Rayess, S. & Rioux, J. & Ström, H. (et al)

Content type: Bulletin

Background: 'Climate-smart agriculture' (CSA)-agriculture and food systems that sustainably increase food production, improve resilience (or adaptive ...

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Agricultural adaptation and institutional responses to climate change vulnerability in Ethiopia.

Published online: 22 Apr 2015

Authors: Woldeamlak Bewket & Radeny, M. & Mungai, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate change is a major development challenge to Ethiopia. Climate change is expected to adversely affect all economic sectors, eco-regions, and soc...

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Planning for aquaculture diversification: the importance of climate change and other drivers. FAO Technical Workshop, Rome, Italy, 23-25 June, 2016.

Published online: 23 May 2018

Authors: Harvey, B. & Soto, D. & Carolsfeld, J. & Beveridge, M. & Bartley, D. M.

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

Aquaculture is the world's most diverse farming system in terms of number of species, methods and the environments where the farms are located. Member...

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Rwanda climate services for agriculture: evaluation of farmers' awareness, use and impacts.

Published online: 03 Jun 2020

Authors: Birachi, E. & Kagabo, D. M. & Hansen, J. & Mutua, M. & Mbugua, M. & Chiputwa, B. & Rose, A. & Dawit Solomon

Content type: Bulletin

Climate services are important in helping smallholder farmers manage climate-related risks and adapt to climate change, especially for rainfed agricul...

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Strengthening social inclusion within oil palm contract farming in the Brazilian Amazon.

Published online: 16 May 2018

Authors: Brandão, F. & Schoneveld, G. & Pacheco, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Drawing on key informant interviews and surveys with participants and non-participants of oil palm contract farming schemes in Brazil's largest oil pa...

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Workshop on Climate Proofing Aquaculture in sub-Saharan Africa: Review of Policies and Production Systems for Climate Change Resilience, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 9-10 June 2016.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

Regionally across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), aquaculture is a rapidly growing industry with its practices and operations increasingly more commercializ...

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Impacts of an aggressive riparian invader on community structure and ecosystem functioning in stream food webs.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Hladyz, S. & Åbjörnsson, K. & Giller, P. S. & Woodward, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bioassessment in running waters has focused primarily on the impacts of organic pollution on community structure. Other stressors (e.g. invasive speci...

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Food production vs. biodiversity: comparing organic and conventional agriculture.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Gabriel, D. & Sait, S. M. & Kunin, W. E. & Benton, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A substantial proportion of the global land surface is used for agricultural production. Agricultural land serves multiple societal purposes; it provi...

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Experimental evidence of multiple ecosystem services and disservices provided by ecological intensification in Mediterranean agro-ecosystems.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Segre, H. & Segoli, M. & Carmel, Y. & Shwartz, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensifying agricultural production in sustainable ways is pivotal to increasing food production while reducing environmental impacts. Ecological int...

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Ecological, biophysical and production effects of incorporating rest into grazing regimes: a global meta-analysis.

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: McDonald, S. E. & Lawrence, R. & Kendall, L. & Rader, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing can have considerable ecological impacts when managed inappropriately, however livestock production is a significant contributor to global foo...

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