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Thursday
31/12/2015
Outdoor mosquito trap uses human scent as lure
Solar-powered Mosquito Landing Box aims to cut malaria risk outside by enticing the insects into deadly device. ....
Wednesday
30/12/2015
The economics of results-based funding in the energy sector
There is an increasing interest among development agencies and international financial institutions in employing results-based systems when providing support to projects in develop ....
Wednesday
30/12/2015
Subsidies promote use of drought tolerant maize varieties despite variable yield performance under smallholder environments in Malawi
This study used a three-year panel dataset for 350 Malawian farm households to examine the potential for widespread adoption of drought tolerant (DT) maize varieties, a technology ....
Wednesday
30/12/2015
Risk preferences, shocks and technology adoption: responses to drought risk
Climate  risk  represents  an  increasing  threat  to  poor  and  vulnerable  farmers  in  drought-prone areas of Africa ....
Wednesday
30/12/2015
Empowering men and women to participate more effectively in REDD+
Introduction and background. “Gender” refers to the roles, expectations, opportunities and social relations that exist between men and women within any given society. ....
Wednesday
30/12/2015
Income generating activities, alternative livelihoods and REDD+
Introduction and background. Many of the Tanzanian REDD+ pilot projects included components designed to increase non-carbon benefits (co-benefits) by supporting rural livelihoods ....
Wednesday
30/12/2015
Land-use planning and REDD+
Introduction and background. The land sector is unique in climate mitigation as it is the only sector where both emissions and removals of carbon occur (including depletion of car ....
Wednesday
30/12/2015
Sharing monetory benefits from REDD+ at local levels
Introduction and background. REDD+ is intended as a results-based mechanism compensating forest and land-owners, such as communities and individuals, for their efforts to reduce d ....
Wednesday
30/12/2015
Pro-poor approaches to REDD+
Introduction and background. Many studies have shown how poor households depend on forests for both subsistence and cash needs across many parts of the developing world. Poor hous ....
Wednesday
30/12/2015
REDD+ Pilot Projects in Tanzania 2009-2014
Seven NGOs implemented REDD+ pilot projects in Tanzania in 2009 - 2014. The pilots were funded by the Royal Norwegian Embassy to test and develop REDD+ readiness in Tanzania, inclu ....
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