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The Impact of Public Policies on Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon
Between 2000 and 2012, 2.3m sq. kilometers of tree cover, equivalent to 6.4 times the size of Germany, were lost globally due to land cover change. Forest loss often comes with significant social and environmental costs. ...
Managing risk under climate change in Kenya: Multiple shocks, poverty, gender, and potential for group-based approaches
Climate change and related shocks are major challenges facing agricultural performance, poverty reduction efforts, and economic growth in developing economies. Managing risks is vital because climate change and shocks lead ...
The impact of large-scale land-acquisition in East Africa on poverty reduction and the rural economy: Studies in Ethiopia and Uganda
There is an increasing interest of acquiring farmland abroad, especially following the food price crisis in 2007/08. East Africa is a hotspot of activities, and given the high prevalence of poor people in the area, impacts ...