Agricultural Development Economics
 

Changing environments

Year of publication
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 [...]
   
FAO’s Climate Impact Team has been developing an integrated toolbox to assess the impact of climate change on agriculture. The [...]
   
This paper examines some of the key technical, institutional, policy and financial responses required to achieve climate-smart agriculture which sustainably [...]
   

New tools for old problems: can payments for watershed services support sustainable agricultural development in Africa?

Giacomo Branca, Leslie Lipper, Bernardete Neves, Dosteus Lopa, Iddi Mwanyoka [ 2009 ]
Agriculture affects both the quantity and quality of water available for other uses, and under current production systems the impact [...]
   

Sowing the seeds of social relations: The role of social capital in crop diversity

Paul Winters, Romina Cavatassi, Leslie Lipper [ 2006 ]
This paper explores the relationship between social capital and crop diversity. The study is conducted in an area of Ethiopia [...]
   
Agroforestry projects have the potential to help mitigate global warming by acting as sinks for greenhouse gasses. However, participation in [...]
   
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