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  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Hannah Wittman; Michael Jahi Chappell; David J. Abson; Rachel Bezner Kerr; Jennifer Blesh; Jan Hanspach; Ivette Perfecto; Joern Fischer;
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    Publisher: Springer Nature
    Project: NSF | IRFP: Agroecology in Prac... (1064807), EC | SESYP (614278), SSHRC , NSF | National Socio-Environmen... (1052875)

    The major challenges of improving food security and biodiversity conservation are intricately linked. To date, the intersection of food security and biodiversity conservation has been viewed primarily through an agricultural “production lens”—for example, via the land s...

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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2010
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Vinay R. Kamat; Daniel Nyato;
    Publisher: BioMed Central
    Project: SSHRC

    Background. New malaria treatment guidelines in Tanzania have led to the large-scale deployment of artemether-lumefantrine (Coartem®), popularly known as ALu or dawa mseto. Very little is known about how people in malaria endemic areas interpret policy makers' decision ...

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  • publication . Article . 2009
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Gwendolynne Young; Humberto Zavala; Johanna Wandel; Barry Smit; Sonia Salas; Elizabeth Jimenez; Melitta Fiebig; Roxana Espinoza; Harry Diaz; Jorge Cepeda;
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    Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
    Project: SSHRC

    Livelihoods in drylands are already challenged by the demands of climate variability, and climate change is expected to have further implications for water resource availability in these regions. This paper characterizes the vulnerability of an irrigation-dependent agri...

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  • publication . Article . 2014
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Sylvia Gierlinger;
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    Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
    Project: SSHRC , FWF | Vienna`s Urban Waterscape... (P 25796)

    Taking an urban metabolism perspective, this article investigates food and feed consumption as well as flows of nitrogen in the city of Vienna during the industrial transformation. It addresses the question of the amount of agricultural products consumed in the city and...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Guangyu Wang; Shari Mang; Haisheng Cai; Shirong Liu; Zhiqiang Zhang; Liguo Wang; John L. Innes;
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    Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
    Project: SSHRC

    Watershed management is an ever-evolving practice involving the management of land, water, biota, and other resources in a defined area for ecological, social, and economic purposes. In this paper, we explore the following questions: How has watershed management evolved...

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  • publication . Article . 2014
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Jennifer Clapp;
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    Publisher: Springer Nature
    Project: SSHRC

    This paper examines the relationship between the development of the dominant industrial food system and its associated global economic drivers and the environmental sustainability of agricultural landscapes. It makes the case that the growth of the global industrial foo...

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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Afton Halloran; Nanna Roos; Jørgen Eilenberg; Alessandro Kim Cerutti; Sander Bruun;
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    Publisher: Springer Nature
    Project: SSHRC

    International audience; AbstractCompared to their vertebrate counterparts in traditional husbandry, insects are extremely efficient at converting organic matter into animal protein and dietary energy. For this reason, insects for food and feed show great potential as an...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
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    Authors:
    Hom Gartaula; Kirit Patel; Derek Johnson; Rachana Devkota; Kamal Khadka; Pashupati Chaudhary;
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    Publisher: Springer Nature
    Project: SSHRC

    This paper argues that existing food security and food sovereignty approaches are inadequate to fully understand contradictory human development, nutrition, and productivity trends in Nepalese small-scale agriculture. In an attempt to bridge this gap, we developed a new...

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