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Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Sheryl
Reyes
Aya
Miyazaki
Evonne
Yiu
The advent of modern technology in agriculture has increased the efficiency of our food production but also poses pressures on the sustainability of our planet. The Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has been developed to safeguard traditional agricultural...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Albert
Somanje
Geetha
Mohan
Julia
Lopes
Adelina
Mensah
Christopher
Gordon
Urban-rural linkages are an integral part of fostering development in both urban and rural communities. However, the focus on development tends to have an urban bias toward Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) with an increase in urbanization. Ghana is one of the fastest urbanizing countries in SSA. This paper sought to identify the challenges of urban-rural...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Food Security
Author:
Marcin
Jarzebski
Abubakari
Ahmed
Yaw
Boafo
Boubacar
Balde
Linda
Chinangwa
Graham
von Maltitz
Alexandros
Gasparatos
A number of industrial crops have been promoted in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to meet a range of policy objectives including economic growth, rural development, agricultural modernization and energy security. The food security impacts of industrial crop production have received extensive policy attention and have been widely discussed in the academic...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
Author:
Raffaela
Kozar
Elson
Galang
Alvie
Alip
Jyoti
Sedhain
Suneetha
Subramanian
The loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services in landscapes and seascapes creates complex sustainability challenges in climate, biodiversity and food that span local to global levels. Collaborative networks such as The International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) link scales through knowledge frameworks and implementation of...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Climate Change & Environmental Sustainability
Author:
Shalini
Dhyani
Paras
Pujari
Anil Kumar
Gupta
The last century has been largely characterised by (among many other things) increasing urbanisation, with cities across the world (including India) expanding in both number and size. Infrastructure growth, expansion of cities and consumption pattern of urban inhabitants are significant having enormous impact on ecosystems and natural resources...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Scientific Data
Author:
Juan Carlos
Laso Bayas
Myroslava
Lesiv
Francois
Waldner
Anne
Schucknecht
Martina
Duerauer
Linda
See
Steffen
Fritz
Dilek
Fraisl
Inian
Moorthy
Ian
McCallum
Christoph
Perger
Olha
Danylo
Pierre
Defourny
Javier
Gallego
Sven
Gilliams
Ibrar
ul Hassan Akhtar
Swarup Jyoti
Baishya
Mrinal
Baruah
Khangsembou
Bungnamei
Alfredo
Campos
Trishna
Changkakati
Anna
Cipriani
Khrishna
Das
Keemee
Das
Inamani
Das
Kyle Frankel
Davis
Purabi
Hazarika
Ziga
Malek
Monia Elisa
Molinari
Kripal
Panging
Chandra Kant
Pawe
Ana
Perez-Hoyos
Parag
Kumar Sahariah
Dhrubajyoti
Sahariah
Anup
Saikia
Meghna
Saikia
Peter
Schlesinger
Elena
Seidacaru
Kuleswar
Singha
John W
Wilson
The paper provides details on a global reference data set on cropland locations, collected through a crowdsourcing campaign using the Geo-Wiki crowdsourcing tool.
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Environmental Protection
Author:
Farzad
Taheripour
Thomas W.
Hertel
Badri
Narayanan
Sebnem
Sahin
Anil
Markandya
This paper modifies and uses an advanced computable general equilibrium model coupled with biophysical data on land and water resources by agro-ecological zone at the river basin level to examine the economy-wide consequences of improvements in water use efficiency (WUE) in irrigation in South Asia. This is the first time the benefits of such...
Peer-reviewed Article
In palawija
Various forms of sustainable agriculture have been promoted in the Asia and Pacific region, with organic agriculture constituting the single most important form. There is a commonality in the way sustainable agriculture has been defined, but often these definitions miss nuances such as its relation to climate change. Several sustainable agriculture...