Agricultural Development Economics
 

Changing environments

Year of publication
Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa must undergo significant productivity improvements to meet the combined challenges of population growth and climate change. [...]
   

Qualitative research of the economic impacts of cash transfer programmes in sub-Saharan Africa

A research guide for the From Protection to Production project
Oxford Policy Management [ 2013 ]
This Qualitative Research Guide describes in detail the sequencing and timing of the research process to be implemented in each [...]
   
This brief provides emerging evidence from the implementation of the Climate-Smart Agriculture project in Zambia. The analysis clearly indicates that [...]
   
This brief provides emerging evidence from the implementation of the Climate-Smart Agriculture project in Malawi. We analyze factors governing farmers’ [...]
   

Adoption and intensity of adoption of conservation farming practices in Zambia

ESA Working Pater 13-01
Aslihan Arslan, Nancy McCarthy, Leslie Lipper, Solomon Asfaw and Andrea Cattaneo [ 2013 ]
This paper analyses the determinants of farmer adoption of conservation farming practices using panel data from two rounds of the [...]
   
Investment in agriculture is widely recognized as crucial for economic growth, poverty reduction and improved food and nutrition security. Although [...]
   
The document was prepared as a technical input for the Hanoi Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change, to [...]
   
Climate change is projected to change production conditions for agricultural producers globally. In the developing world, most of the projected [...]
   

Payments for environmental services

What role in sustainable agricultural development?
Leslie Lipper and Bernardete Neves [ 2011 ]
PES is but one of many different instruments that can complement and stimulate an enabling policy environment for sustainable agricultural [...]
   

Climate change mitigation finance for smallholder agriculture

A guide book to harvesting soil carbon sequestration benefits
Leslie Lipper, Bernardete Neves, Andreas Wilkes, Timm Tennigkeit, Pierre Gerber, Ben Henderson, Giacomo Branca and Wendy Mann [ 2011 ]
Building on FAO policy advice and incorporating lessons from ongoing agricultural carbon finance projects of FAO and other organizations, this [...]
   
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