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CAB Reviews

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Stabilisation Agriculture has been defined as a focus on enhancing the ecological and social resilience of agricultural communities to withstand and respond to adverse conditions in countries affected by disasters, ranging from climate events to conflict and complex emergencies. However, in this...

Author(s)
Adam-Bradford, A.; Elkahlout, G.; Byrne, R.; Wright, J.; Rahman, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 042, pp 1-10

This review provides an assessment of the evolution of hydrological modelling for Eastern Africa. We outline the historical development and perspectives considered as this region, like many regions around the world, sees increasing attention on how water resources can be sustainably developed. We...

Author(s)
Senkondo, W.; Tumbo, M.; Lyon, S. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 028, pp 1-26

Vitamin E is a group of eight, lipid-soluble molecules known as tocochromanols, featuring a conserved head group and an aliphatic side chain. They are produced by plants and some cyanobacteria, and act as free-radical scavengers in mammals to prevent lipid oxidation. The different isomers of...

Author(s)
Farré, G.; Zorrilla, U.; Zhu, C. F.; Christou, P.; Capell, T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 030, pp 1-10

The biomass of forest vegetation expands in all EU countries. This review analyses the long-term development of forest vegetation and, thereby, the sequestration of carbon in forest biomass in the EU, country by country. The sequestration estimates and their uncertainties are assessed focusing on...

Author(s)
Kauppi, P.; Rautiainen, A.; Lehtonen, A.; Saikku, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 041, pp 1-14

Land degradation is continuing to occur in many different environmental conditions. This is because land use choice in a particular area always goes beyond the capability and suitability of that area for such type of land use. Traditionally, land use choice depends very much on the criteria used,...

Author(s)
Baja, S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 015, pp 1-15

Land use change has become increasingly acknowledged as an important issue in terms of understanding the processes of global change. Hence, land use decision-making by smallholder communities in developing countries become a vital part of the broader comprehension of environmental and social change ...

Author(s)
Mertz, O.; Reenberg, A.; Bruun, T. B.; Birch-Thomsen, T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 043, pp 11 pp.

The system of rice Intensification (SRI) developed in Madagascar has been controversial in some agronomic circles, in part because there have been no large-scale, long-term evaluations of the impact of the alternative methods recommended. This review reports on on-farm comparative evaluations...

Author(s)
Sato, S.; Uphoff, N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 054, pp 12 pp.

Forest services are benefits generated for society by the existence of certain forest types and their attributes. The particular mix of services, and their amount and quality, depend on the condition of the forest resource. Water and nitrogen processes are determined to a great extent by forest...

Author(s)
Gadow, K. von; Kurttila, M.; Leskinen, P.; Leskinen, L.; Nuutinen, T.; Pukkala, T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 038, pp 15 pp.

Small-scale fisheries in developing countries are often considered to be of particular importance to poorer groups, with fishing often characterised in the literature as an 'activity of last resort'. Despite this assertion, there are few quantitative studies that compare the role of these fisheries ...

Author(s)
Garaway, C.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Aquatic Resources, Culture and Development, 2005, 1, 2, pp 131-144

In contrast with the previous view, which placed the State as a central element for economic development and progressive social changes, the current literature on development now advocates the role of civil society and community participation and tends to assume that decentralization has generic...

Author(s)
Béné, C.; Neiland, A. E.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Aquatic Resources, Culture and Development, 2004, 1, 1, pp 35-49

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