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Is there a market for multi-peril crop insurance in developing countries moving beyond subsidies? Evidence from India.

Published online: 19 Jun 2019

Authors: Ghosh, R. K. & Shweta Gupta & Vartika Singh & Ward, P. S.

Content type: Bulletin

Researchers and policymakers have long understood the benefits of crop insurance but have been consistently disappointed by the poor performance of th...

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Behavioural insights for improved uptake of agricultural sustainability assessment tools.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: MacLeod, C. J. & Brandt, A. J. & Collins, K. & Moller, H. & Manhire, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Changing human behaviour to enhance agricultural sustainability outcomes is an ongoing challenge that urgently needs addressing. It requires identifyi...

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Local ecological knowledge and education drive farmers' contrasting perceptions of scavengers and their function in Nepal.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Aishwarya Bhattacharjee & Sadadev, B. M. & Karmacharya, D. K. & Rishi Baral & Pérez-García, J. M. & Giménez Casalduero, A. & Sánchez-Zapata, J. A. & Anadón, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

There is a long-standing relationship between humans and vertebrate scavengers, as scavengers' contributions take on regulating (e.g. nutrient recycli...

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Deriving Australian citizens' willingness to pay for carbon farming benefits: a choice experiment study.

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Landstra, Y. & Kragt, M. E.

Content type: Bulletin

The Australian Government is facing the considerable challenges to cut back greenhouse gas emissions to five percent under 2000 levels by the year 202...

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Potential implications of the use of digital sequence information on genetic resources for the three objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity. A submission from CGIAR to the Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Published online: 10 Oct 2018

Authors: Halewood, M. & Lopez Noriega, I & Ellis, D. & Roa, C. & Rouard, M. & Sackville Hamilton, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The Secretary of the CBD called on relevant organizations and stakeholders "to submit views and relevant information on any potential implications of ...

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Reduction of agricultural nitrogen inputs into waters: the effectiveness of the Hessian WFD advisory service.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Techen, A. K.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In addition to other nitrogen sources, nitrogen emissions from agriculture pollute waters and other environmental media, both in Germany and in other ...

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Landscape-scale conservation: collaborative agri-environment schemes could benefit both biodiversity and ecosystem services, but will farmers be willing to participate?

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: McKenzie, A. J. & Emery, S. B. & Franks, J. R. & Whittingham, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The primary aim of many agri-environment schemes (AES) is to enhance biodiversity; however, the results of AES designed for this purpose have, to date...

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Multifunctional shade-tree management in tropical agroforestry landscapes - a review.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Tscharntke, T. & Clough, Y. & Bhagwat, S. A. & Damayanti Buchori & Faust, H. & Hertel, D. & Hölscher, D. & Juhrbandt, J. & Kessler, M. & Perfecto, I. & Scherber, C. & Schroth, G. & Veldkamp, E. & Wanger, T. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification reduces ecological resilience of land-use systems, whereas paradoxically, environmental change and climate extremes requi...

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Combining multi-scale socio-ecological approaches to understand the susceptibility of subsistence farmers to elephant crop raiding on the edge of a protected area.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Guerbois, C. & Chapanda, E. & Fritz, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Coexistence between subsistence farmers and elephants leads to problems for conservation and food security, especially on the edge of protected areas....

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Farmers' perspectives on payments for watershed services in Uganda.

Published online: 24 Jan 2019

Authors: Geussens, K. & Broeck, G. van den & Vanderhaegen, K. & Verbist, B. & Maertens, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Payments for watershed services (PWS) is a market based policy tool that is increasingly being recommended for effective and sustainable management of...

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