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Year: 2018
Since at least the 1980s, many farmers in northwest India have switched to mechanized combine harvesting to boost efficiency
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The process for reasonably evaluating the potential impacts of circular agriculture on the environment has become a key issue in the sustainable development of circular agriculture
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Cotton is the second largest crop of Pakistan in terms of area after wheat and is being suffered by multiple shocks over the time due to conventional agricultural management practices, climate change, and market failures
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Year: 2018
Oasis landscape change and its pattern dynamics are considered one of the vital research areas on global land use and landscape change in arid regions
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Reducing the application of agricultural chemicals is a key point in promoting the construction of an ecological civilization and the green development of the agricultural sector
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Year: 2018
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Renewable energy (RE) production promotes the efficient and sustainable utilization of natural resources at the local level
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Year: 2018
The carbon emissions and agricultural nonpoint source pollution constraints were incorporated into the input-output index system, and the epsilon-based measure (EBM) super efficiency model and global Malmquist-Luenberger (GML) index were used to measure the cultivated land use efficiency and changes in the total factor productivity (TFP) of cultivated land use in the main grain-producing areas in China from 1993-2016
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Year: 2018
This study measures the damages that surface ozone pollution causes within the Chinese agricultural sector under 2014 conditions
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Year: 2018
The article aims to provide an overview of China's agricultural development and its sustainability by focusing on the agriculture-environmental nexus
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Year: 2018
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Since the 1990s, the rapid urbanization of China has been fueled by the massive movement of workers from the countryside to cities
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Year: 2018
Green agriculture can improve biodiversity, increase farmers' income, reduce agricultural non-point source pollution, solve food safety issues, and will be an important way to promote sustainable development in China
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Year: 2018
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Year: 2018
The requisition-compensation balance of farmlands (RCBF) is a strict Chinese policy that aims to ensure food security
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Year: 2018
Development of ICT tools and techniques globally have intervened on various sectors that determined the growth of human life and its use has significant effect on national development by increasing the productivity in the agriculture sector as well
Year: 2018
Private investments in groundwater have emerged as the main pathway through which smallholder farmers in India access irrigation
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Year: 2018
Bhutan’s stated vision is to go 100% organic by 2020
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Year: 2018
Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) has the potential to help farmers implement both adaptation and mitigation practices
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Year: 2018
A growing number of governments, donor agencies, and development organizations are committed to supporting nutrition-sensitive agriculture (NSA) to achieve their development goals
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Year: 2018
The purpose of the paper was to review selected agricultural water management technologies positioned as climate smart agriculture (CSA), in South Asia
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Year: 2018
Changes in climate, associated hazards, local adaptations in agriculture, and socioeconomic factors affecting adaptation were investigated using data from a large survey of 2310 households (HHs) in the Koshi River Basin (KRB), Nepal
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Year: 2017
This paper examines the impact of community based fish culture in seasonal floodplains on fish production, consumption, income, and food security of the participating households in Bangladesh
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Year: 2017
This working paper summarizes the situational analysis of upstream, mid-stream and downstream areas of Teesta subbasin of greater Brahmaputra basin
Year: 2017
The Government of Nepal has given high importance to ensuring food security for all its citizens, and recognizes food sovereignty as a basic human right
Year: 2017
The Agriculture Information Portal (AIP) provides a gateway to geo-information data and application tools
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Year: 2017
Climate change has been a proven fact with increase in temperature and rainfall variability
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Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) under its Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience (HI-AWARE) Research project conducted a stakeholder consultation workshop in Gilgit on 10 November, 2016 at Karakorum International University (KIU)
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Year: 2017
Traditional knowledge (TK) is very important for sustainable development
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Year: 2017
Crop productivity is directly dependent on soil fertility
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Year: 2017
The Ganga (Ganges) is a transboundary river with headwaters in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region (Figure 1)
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Year: 2017
In many countries, drought is the natural hazard that causes the greatest agronomic impacts
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Year: 2017
Potential trade-offs between providing sufficient food for a growing human population in the future and sustaining ecosystems and their services are driven by various biophysical and socio-economic parameters at different scales
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Year: 2017
The major challenges of improving food security and biodiversity conservation are intricately linked
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Year: 2017
Climate change is set to be particularly disruptive in poor agricultural communities
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Year: 2017
Agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions globally
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Year: 2017
The main objective of the workshop was to provide an overview of the HI-AWARE project to the people of the area and to inform them about PARC's plans there
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Year: 2017
There is increasing awareness of the importance of gender in natural resource management
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Year: 2017
There is an ongoing debate on what constitutes sustainable intensification of agriculture (SIA)
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Year: 2017
Addressing climate change impacts on agriculture is special challenge
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Year: 2017
The promotion of climate-smart agriculture in different parts of the world requires a clear understanding of its relative suitability, costs and benefits, and the environmental implications of various technological interventions in a local context under current and future climates
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Year: 2017
Agricultural research for development has made important contributions to poverty reduction and food security over the last 40 years
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Year: 2017
One of the climate change scenarios that have been developed for the Netherlands predicts hotter and drier summers and a substantial drop in river discharge
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Year: 2016
Climate change and human activity have resulted in increasing change of vegetation growth globally
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Year: 2016
There is a large number of peer-reviewed publications reporting that a changing climate is one of the biggest challenges humanity will have during the 21st century
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Year: 2016
Using biophysical and social analysis methods, this paper evaluated agricultural practices under changing climate in the Koshi Basin and assessed adaptation options
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Year: 2016
This study attempts to understand local people’s perceptions of climate change, its impacts on agriculture and household food security, and local adaptation strategies in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan (HKH) region, using data from 8083 households (HHs) from four river sub-basins (SBs), i
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Year: 2016
There is an ongoing debate on what constitutes sustainable intensification of agriculture (SIA)
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Year: 2016
Achieving and maintaining global food security is challenged by changes in population, income, and climate, among other drivers
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Year: 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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Year: 2016
Climate change and human activity have resulted in increasing change of vegetation growth globally
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Year: 2016
Eco-efficiency is a tool for sustainability analysis that indicates how to carry out economic activities effectively
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Year: 2016
Forests and trees support sustainable agriculture
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To reduce the human influence on natural resources and to identify an appropriate land use, it is essential to carry out scientific land evaluations
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Year: 2016
Climate changes imposed differential impacts on Bangladesh in the form of sea level rise, extreme events, and variability, which has enormous economic, environmental and social cost
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Year: 2016
Potential trade-offs between providing sufficient food for a growing human population in the future and sustaining ecosystems and their services are driven by various biophysical and socio-economic parameters at different scales
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Year: 2016
Summary Ownership of assets is important for poverty reduction, and women’s control of assets is associated with positive development outcomes at the household and individual levels
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Year: 2016
For many countries in the world, especially developing countries, the agricultural sector contributes low income to the country
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Year: 2016
We propose a simple, spatially invariant and probabilistic year-round Empirical Standardized Soil Moisture Index (ESSMI) that is designed to classify soil moisture anomalies from harmonized multi-satellite surface data into categories of agricultural drought intensity
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Year: 2016
In Europe, like in many temperate lowlands worldwide, forest has a long history of fragmentation and land use change
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Year: 2015
Policy makers in India need to pay careful attention to the potential impacts of climate change on food production
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Year: 2015
There are few economic studies that have estimated the impact of climate variables on agriculture by identifying their impacts on irrigation sources, even though irrigation serves as a critical adaptation strategy for farmers' in water-deficit countries such as India
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Year: 2015
There are few economic studies that have estimated the impact of climate variables on agriculture by identifying their impacts on irrigation sources, even though irrigation serves as a critical adaptation strategy for farmers' in water-deficit countries such as India
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Year: 2015
There are few economic studies that have estimated the impact of climate variables on agriculture by identifying their impacts on irrigation sources, even though irrigation serves as a critical adaptation strategy for farmers' in water-deficit countries such as India
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Year: 2015
The Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD), Government of Nepal and the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) join hands together to develop the Agriculture Atlas of Nepal
Year: 2015
The nature and causes of food and livelihood security in mountain areas are quite different to those in the plains
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Year: 2015
This study attempts to estimate credit fungibility (CF) and analyses its factors, using the primary data of 208 smallholders from Punjab province of Pakistan
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Year: 2015
Conservation agriculture (CA) is considered as a suitable technique for soil erosion control, productivity enhancement, and improved economic benefits
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Year: 2015
Human population growth in the developing world drives land-use changes, impacting food security
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Year: 2015
Water is considered as the most critical resource for sustainable agricultural development worldwide
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Year: 2015
Complex and inter-related factors explain the excessive use of fertilizer observed in many intensive farming systems in China, and hence act as barriers to development of a comprehensive policy and intervention framework for mitigation of diffuse water pollution from agriculture (DWPA)
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Year: 2015
In an effort to mitigate anthropogenic effects on the global climate system, industrialised countries are required to quantify and report, for various economic sectors, the annual emissions of greenhouse gases from their several sources and the absorption of the same in different sinks
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Year: 2015
Livestock holders experience increased food insecurity because of climate change
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Year: 2015
This paper analyzes the food security situation in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region (availability, access, utilization, and stability) and new challenges, emerging from climate and socioeconomic change
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Year: 2015
Developing countries face a difficult challenge in meeting the growing demands for food, water, and energy, which is further compounded by climate change
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Year: 2015
Feeding the world is not only a complex technical matter, but also a demanding governance issue
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Year: 2015
Climatologists have a unique role in providing various stakeholders and public data users with weather and climate information
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Year: 2015
Analyzing the early warning of food security, this paper sets the self-sufficiency rate as the principal indicator in a standpoint of supplement
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Year: 2015
This article addresses the imperative of food security in India in the context of persistent prevalence of malnutrition despite several years of rapid growth
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Year: 2015
Consensus is growing that agriculture is vulnerable to climate change and adaptation responses are necessary to minimize impacts
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Year: 2014
In Nepal, as in many developing countries, concerns are increasing about the negative impact of climate change on agricultural yields and food security
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Year: 2014
This study examines factors that determine the adoption and continued production of Jatropha in plantations in North East India
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Year: 2014
This study explores the three-way linkage between weather variability, agricultural performance and internal migration in India
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Year: 2014
This paper studies how changes in climatic variables such as temperature and rainfall impact migration through agriculture
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Year: 2014
Reducing hunger and malnutrition and improving food security have come to the forefront of global political agenda
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Year: 2014
This paper reviews some of the existing food security indicators, discussing the validity of the underlying concept and the expected reliability of measures under reasonably feasible conditions
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Year: 2014
Conservation agriculture (CA) systems composed of intercropping and strip tillage practices were evaluated on marginalized maize-based farming system in hill region of Nepal
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Year: 2014
Summary Using a nationally representative survey from Bangladesh, we examine the relationship between women’s empowerment in agriculture, measured using the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index, and per capita calorie availability, dietary diversity, and adult body mass index (BMI)
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Year: 2014
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Year: 2014
This study uses a spatial bio-economic modelling framework to estimate the impact of the 2012 weather extreme in the USA on food security in the developing world
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