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The Political Ecology of Land Degradation

Elina Andersson, Sara Brogaard, Lennart Olsson
2011 Annual Review Environment and Resources  
In addition, gaps between scientific understandings of land degradation and international policy regimes are problematic.  ...  for tackling nutrient depletion with combined sociotechnological reforms; and a policy void in Africa paves the way for market mechanisms, such as payment for environmental services, that are insufficiently  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We are grateful for the financial support of the research project Land Use Today and Tomorrow (LUsTT) and the Linnaeus Centre LUCID, both funded by the Swedish Research Council Formas.  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev-environ-033110-092827 fatcat:tvgkcul3avbs5oysl3y47selsq

Front Matter

1996 Economic development and cultural change  
With incomplete land, labor, and credit mar- kets, the past build-up of liquid assets can be linked to household land and labor endowments.  ...  The land-labor ratio has a significant, negative sign and the allocation to sweet potatoes increases with higher labor relative to land, suggesting that the crop is more labor intensive.  ... 
doi:10.1086/edcc.44.3.1154461 fatcat:ede5cajrybbrplbi6wruvnps6q

Land to the Tiller: The Sustainability of Family Farms

Anthony M. Fuller, Siyuan Xu, Lee-Ann Sutherland, Fabiano Escher
2021 Sustainability  
The notion of 'land to the tiller' is resonant with historic injustices in Scotland and Brazil, where family-based agriculture is understood as the 'natural' order of agricultural production and actively  ...  As an imaginary term, 'family farming' is useful as a positive, universally valued ideal; as a definable entity on the ground, however, it is difficult to classify and measure for comparative policy and  ...  , both committing to a 'sustainable and solidary rural development project based on family farming' and proposing 'differentiated policies' to the State.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132011452 fatcat:7nc6fc2q4nex5fxlanxjr5ihjq

Chronic Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia: A Select Annotated Bibliography with Special Reference to Remote Rural Areas

Sam Hickey, Karen Moore
2001 Social Science Research Network  
Acknowledgements This bibliography was guided and supported by members of the Remote Rural Areas Project team within the CPRC.  ...  Special thanks to the administrative staff at the School of Public Policy, University of Birmingham -Avril Clark, Audrey Lukwago, Kim Tan, and Zahir Mahmood -for their support in producing this bibliography  ...  Ravallion and Datt used 20 household surveys for rural India for the years 1958-90 to measure the effects of agricultural growth on rural poverty and on the rural labor market and to find out how long  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1754547 fatcat:wf2m2lnqjncbzlu5rqjo5opbra

Front Matter

1996 Economic development and cultural change  
Analytical Framework Theoretical Model This analysis is based on the standard household model with con- strained maximization of a joint utility function.  ...  of labor, or industrial policy and government credit allocation.  ... 
doi:10.1086/edcc.44.4.1154348 fatcat:taliz25f4jblhhm2bh2e4prj24

Models for Assessing Urban Ecosystem Services: Status and Outlooks

Xinyu Ouyang, Xiangyu Luo
2022 Sustainability  
The study concludes with outlooks that a comprehensive social-ecosystem model based on the social-ecological framework is helpful to reveal the relationships and interactions among various urban ecosystem  ...  From modelling techniques to the existing models, it was found that a process-based model is, relatively, a better way to detect the mechanism of urban ecological processes and simulate the future dynamic  ...  Acknowledgments: We greatly appreciate the effective discussion and support by Yang from Shili Wang's Foundation, which enabled our inter-and transdisciplinary collaboration.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14084725 doaj:dfdad51fb51d4115ac0851d78c4271f0 fatcat:tyoa52pdlrdzniokshuh54lexu

The Case of Smallholder Dairying in Eastern Africa

Margaret Ngigi
2005 Social Science Research Network  
A feature of particular significance about the region is that the majority of households are heavily dependent on agriculture as their major source of livelihood.  ...  Agriculture plays a crucial role in the economy of sub-Saharan Africa.  ...  This was based on the argument that the allocation of family labor to dairy production reduces the amount of family labor available to other farm enterprises.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.695481 fatcat:7dr2b7q4ezefvktp3ohwa6uuvu

Biofuels, land grabbing and food security in Africa

Stavros Afionis
2012 Environmental Politics  
Acknowledgements This book is a result of the efforts of many people who have been engaged in African rural and agrarian issues over the last decade or more.  ...  During this time, a number of scholars in Africa and Europe have networked and met to share ideas and experiences of a range of issues -agriculture, land, environ-  ...  First, the state itself has become an active economic agent in allocating land for the private sector (both domestic and multinational agro-industries).  ... 
doi:10.1080/09644016.2011.643384 fatcat:3fwn4smxdrhnbdk5i4engz6jri

Biofuels, land grabbing and food security in Africa

Hanson Nyantakyi-Frimpong
2013 African Geographical Review  
Acknowledgements This book is a result of the efforts of many people who have been engaged in African rural and agrarian issues over the last decade or more.  ...  During this time, a number of scholars in Africa and Europe have networked and met to share ideas and experiences of a range of issues -agriculture, land, environ-  ...  First, the state itself has become an active economic agent in allocating land for the private sector (both domestic and multinational agro-industries).  ... 
doi:10.1080/19376812.2012.751891 fatcat:vkird7yauraexnyf4mvuuoji3i

Front Matter

1979 Economic development and cultural change  
joined with the political resources of the peasantry to weaken the hold of the traditional elite, whose political power was based on land and commerce, on the policy process.  ...  of a diversified agro-industry, and the early development of infrastructure and human capital in rural areas.  ... 
doi:10.1086/edcc.28.1.1153264 fatcat:wk6lujcyzfdwze7df6xyxy5aly

National pathways to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): A comparative review of scenario modelling tools

Cameron Allen, Graciela Metternicht, Thomas Wiedmann
2016 Environmental Science and Policy  
The model includes 186 countries and can represent the behaviour of households. IF is not agent-based and does not model micro-agent interaction.  ...  and Trade (IMPACT) model, a global partial equilibrium agriculture model that allows for policy and agricultural productivity investment simulations;  A spatially explicit model of land use choices to  ...  to land cover in a spatially explicit manner.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2016.09.008 fatcat:mgvboylf5bfnpdam5o7wnwgoce

Property Rights and Development: The Contingent Case for Formalization

Michael J. Trebilcock, Paul-Erik Veel
2008 Social Science Research Network  
Finally, the third part examines the process of transition from an informal to a formal property rights regime and argues that the appropriate model for facilitating that transition crucially depends on  ...  and contextdependent approach to the understanding of the relationship between property rights and development.  ...  Alston et al., A Model of Rural Conflict: Violence and Land Reform Policy in Brazil, 4 ENV'T & DEV.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1084571 fatcat:hekt4hb6vjemxcnsi6axteapbu

Integrating Environmental Value Systems: A Proposal for Synthesis [chapter]

Konrad Ott, Karl Christoph Reinmuth
2016 Transitioning to Sustainable Life on Land  
His research focuses on the economics and governance of sustainable land use and nature conservation, within and between agriculture, forestry, builtup land, natural areas, as well as wetlands and inland  ...  He has published extensively in leading journals in the field, such as Land Use Policy, Ecological Economics, Ecology and Society, International Journal of the Commons, Sustainability, and Water, among  ...  The first parts of this chapter are based on my book on innovation and ethics (Ziegler 2020a) . Conflicts of Interest: The author declares no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/books978-3-03897-879-4-3 fatcat:tymk7npgeng6hfozb2tegxnlrm

EXPRESS: Across Time, Across Space and Intersecting in Complex Ways: A Framework for Assessing Impacts of Environmental Disruptions on Nature-Dependent Prosumers

Laurel Steinfield, Srinivas Venugopal, Samuelson Appau, Andres Barrios, Charlene Dadzie, Roland Gau, Diane Holt, Mai Nguyen Thi Tuyet, Clifford Shultz
2020 Journal of Public Policy & Marketing JPPM  
Adopting a transformative consumer research perspective, this article examines the effects of environmental disruptions on the livelihoods of a very vulnerable group: nature dependent prosumers (NDPs).  ...  Building on insights from the CSIM framework, this paper proposes improvements to research, and policy and market-based solutions intended to enhance the well-being of NDPs.  ...  In sum, by combining these three perspectives-eco-system, intersectionality theory, and marketing systems-in the CSIM, we provide a more encompassing view of the effects of environmental disruptions on  ... 
doi:10.1177/0743915620976563 fatcat:gwfbw6lgcfcmvdgr56ovagaj4q

Meat and Fish as Sources of Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase–Producing Escherichia coli, Cambodia

Maya Nadimpalli, Yith Vuthy, Agathe de Lauzanne, Laetitia Fabre, Alexis Criscuolo, Malika Gouali, Bich-Tram Huynh, Thierry Naas, Thong Phe, Laurence Borand, Jan Jacobs, Alexandra Kerléguer (+4 others)
2019 Emerging Infectious Diseases  
Nearly half of isolates from women were phylogenetically related to food-origin isolates; a subset had identical multilocus sequence types, extended-spectrum β-lactamase types, and antimicrobial resistance  ...  We compared extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli isolates from meat and fish, gut-colonized women, and infected patients in Cambodia.  ...  One study of rural livestock-raising households during the structural adjustment period found that in all regions of China except for the Southwest, when the labor allocated to livestock exceeded 40 to  ... 
doi:10.3201/eid2501.180534 pmid:30561323 pmcid:PMC6302604 fatcat:uprjrbvmknedbbgzcmzo55fm4u
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