Searching with a thematic focus on Agriculture and food

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    LTS International

    LTS International is a consultancy and project management firm that supports sustainable development worldwide, working on facets of climate change, forestry, water resources, ecosystems, landscape
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    Maximising niche markets: South African abalone

    Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2016
    Agricultural abalone, commonly known as perlemoen in South Africa, is a sea snail in the mollusc family which generally includes clams, scallops, sea slugs, octopuses and squid.
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    The future of mechanized schemes and agricultural investment in the South Kordofan State / Nuba Mountains

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2016
    This paper tackles the issue of the future of mechanized schemes and investment in the agricultural sector in the South Kordofan State/Nuba Mountains. The main objective of this study is to assess the viability of investment in mechanized scheme areas in South Kordofan, such as Habila, which witnessed the intervention of mechanized farming in the 1960s.
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    Climate analogues suggest limited potential for intensification of production on current croplands under climate change

    Nature Communications, 2016
    Climate change could pose a major challenge to efforts towards strongly increase food production over the coming decades. However, model simulations of future climate-impacts on crop yields differ substantially in the magnitude and even direction of the projected change.
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    Nature Communications

    Nature Communications is an open access journal that publishes high-quality research from all areas of the natural sciences, biology, physics, chemistry, earth sciences.
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    Climate change, vulnerability, food security and human health in rural Pakistan: a gender perspective

    Munich Personal RePEc Archive, 2015
    Pakistan is among the most vulnerable countries in the South Asian region given still overwhelming dependence of its population on agriculture which in turn mainly depends on the Indus Basin River System. The intensity and frequency of extreme climate events have increased in Pakistan during the recent decades.
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    Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (JICZM)

    The JICZM - Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (RGCI – Revista de Gestão Costeira Integrada) is a peer-reviewed international journal that publishes articles dealing with all th
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    Agriculture, nutrition and the green revolution in Bangladesh

    Science Direct, 2016
    This paper explores agriculture and nutrition linkages in Bangladesh, a country that achieved rapid growth in rice productivity at a relatively late stage in Asia's Green Revolution, as well as unheralded progress against undernutrition.
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    Climate change and food security in India

    Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2016
    Climate change has added to the enormity of India's food-security challenges. While the relationship between climate change and food security is complex, most studies focus on one dimension of food security, i.e., food availability.