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This study shows that households, where partners make decisions together, adopt more climate-smart strategies, have a higher yield, and have better household outcomes, compared to households with one...

1 March 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | South Africa, Tanzania

When African households suffer from a shock, such as losing a family member or property it affects not only their mental health but also their household income. An expansion of psychiatric care is...

1 March 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | South Africa, Global Hub

Water quality amelioration is one of the key ecosystem services provided by forests in the catchment areas of water supply systems. In this study, we applied random effect models and the least…

2 February 2022 | Peer Reviewed | South Africa

Can behavioural interventions achieve energy savings in non-residential settings where users do not face the financial consequences of their behaviour? Our paper addresses this question by using high…

17 February 2022 | Peer Reviewed | South Africa

Abstract The increasing pressure within developing countries to focus on other national objectives has led to declining fiscal transfers for conservation. This paper assesses the potential for a…

3 January 2022 | Peer Reviewed | South Africa

Abstract Because the main modes of transmission of the COVID-19 virus are respiration and contact, WHO recommends frequent washing of hands with soap under running water for at least 20 s. This…

9 November 2021 | Peer Reviewed | South Africa, Global Hub

Abstract Recreational opportunities and amenities are important human-use services generated by urban open spaces. However, empirical evidence on the magnitude of monetary values of these services is…

9 August 2021 | Peer Reviewed | South Africa, Uganda

Abstract This paper evaluates the impact of Zambia’s Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) reform on the degree of crop diversification and crop rotation. The paper combines a rich two-wave panel of…

8 October 2021 | EfD Discussion Paper | South Africa

Abstract The subjective well-being literature tends to assess the effects of social comparison on public services by downplaying the significance of asymmetric comparison effects. Moreover, the…

30 July 2021 | EfD Discussion Paper | South Africa

Recreational opportunities and amenities are important human-use services generated by urban open spaces. However, empirical evidences on the magnitude of monetary values of these services are hardly…

30 July 2021 | Peer Reviewed | South Africa