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The scale is the relationship between the representation of an object on a plan or map, and its size in reality.

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January 2023
Global

There is a large and growing literature on the potential use of policy instruments for stimulating the adoption of Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) practices amongst smallholders.

January 2023

There is a scarcity of published literature about farmers’ level of knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding improved forage varieties in East Africa, particularly among the populations where development projects have been and continue to be implemented. This study was carried out to address this knowledge gap and strengthen future scaling activities.

January 2023
Global

The International Group of Seven (G7) Presidency (Germany) used an analysis of payments for ecosystem services and innovative finance to develop the CompensAction Initiative to incentivize small-scale farmers to produce ecosystem services.

January 2023
Nigeria

The potential for profitable groundwater irrigated area development in Nigeria is 5.04 million hectares (ha), almost all of it located in the country’s central and northern states. To develop this vast area, granular water budgets, financial service provision and support to grow sustainability of production will be needed.

January 2023
Global

While water-energy-food (WEF) Nexus is one of the most important, and widely investigated, environmental topics of our time, previous stock taking efforts possess notable limitations, namely (i) their focus is restricted to research articles, and (ii) there is less focus on nexus permutations that begin with energy and food.

January 2023
India

Across South Asia, millions of small-scale farmers are confronted with a range of urgent challenges. These include poverty, malnutrition, environmental deterioration, and the growing impacts of climate change and unpredictability (Ericksen et al., 2011).

January 2023
United States of America

Climate change is hitting hardest some of those already most vulnerable, Rapidly exacerbating inequalities, including gender inequality, Climate action is urgently needed – at scale, and with a gender lens, Growing interest in the potential of social protection, Social protection programs reach billions of resource-poor people globally, Existing vast literature suggests substantial potential

January 2023
Malaysia

To understand the aquatic feed sector in Zambia, Kenya and Nigeria and to inform subsequent impact
assessments of the Norad-Fasa project, the monitoring, evaluation, learning and impact assessment (MELIA)
unit at WorldFish, together with implementing partners, organized 2-day workshops across the three

January 2023
Myanmar

Small-scale aquaculture systems can contribute significantly to food and nutritional security, poverty alleviation, and rural development, especially in developing countries. However, the intensification of aquaculture systems often has negative environmental outcomes. The adoption of diversification practices (e.g.

January 2023
Bahrain

In multifunctional landscapes, expanding economic activities jeopardise the integrity of biodiverse ecosystems, generating conservation-development trade-offs that require multi-stakeholder dialogue and tools to negotiate conflicting objectives.