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Thursday
30/08/2018
Producing localized commodity frontiers at the end of cheap nature: an analysis of eco‐scalar carbon fixes and their consequences
There is no single ‘great’ commodity frontier whose exploitation under current socio‐technical conditions could fuel capital accumulation at the global scale. ....
Thursday
30/08/2018
The ‘new’ African customary land tenure. Characteristic, features and policy implications of a new paradigm
Most of the land in sub-Saharan Africa is governed under various forms of customary tenure. ....
Thursday
30/08/2018
Farmer-led irrigation development and investment strategies for food security, growth and employment in Africa
Following a three year research programme, the SAFI research project gathered a group of researchers, policy-makers and irrigation spe ....
Thursday
30/08/2018
Would the people of Chhattisgarh prefer cash transfers instead of foodgrain?
The overwhelming and consistent preference for grain over cash is striking, especially since this preference was expressed by both men and women, irrespective of class, age, or com ....
Tuesday
28/08/2018
Women’s empowerment mitigates the negative effects of low production diversity on maternal and child nutrition in Nepal
We use household survey data from Nepal to investigate relationships between women’s empowerment in agriculture and production diversity on maternal and child dietary diversi ....
Wednesday
22/08/2018
Household dairy production and child growth: evidence from Bangladesh
Research from richer countries finds that dairy consumption has strong positive associations with linear growth in children, but surprisingly little evidence exists for developing ....
Tuesday
14/08/2018
Key considerations: the context of North Kivu province, DRC
This brief summarises key considerations about the context of North Kivu province in relation to the outbreak of Ebola in the DRC, August 2018. ....
Tuesday
14/08/2018
Fragile environment, seasonality and undernutrition in Bangladesh
Undernutrition among mothers and children remains one of the main public health challenges of the 21st century, particularly in low and middle-income countries. ....
Thursday
09/08/2018
Bangladesh confronts climate change: keeping our heads above water
When 500,000 Bangladeshis fled to huge concrete cyclone shelters to escape Cyclone Roanu in May 2016, it has hardly reported. ....
Thursday
09/08/2018
Can group farms outperform individual family farms? Empirical insights from India
Is there an alternative model to small family farming that could provide sustainable livelihoods to millions of resource-constrained and often non-viable smallholders in developing ....