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Abstract The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 7 emphasizes the need for economies around the world to double their efforts in energy efficiency improvements. This is because improvements in…

13 August 2020 | Peer Reviewed |

A number of studies show that payments for ecosystem services (PES) programs contribute to reducing deforestation, but few have measured the impact on ecosystem service provision or compared economic…

28 June 2020 | Peer Reviewed |

Global experience of employment generation in timber plantations shows contrasting outcomes including in terms of rural development, but there are also commonalities such as poor working conditions…

28 June 2020 | Research Brief | Ethiopia

Despite the growing body of evidence showing benefits and values of recreational ecosystem services, in sub-Saharan Africa, such evidence is extremely limited. This is problematic, and may perhaps…

17 July 2020 | Peer Reviewed | South Africa, Tanzania

The objective of this paper is to investigate the effect of taxes and government expenditures on economic growth in Jordan using a time series data for the period 1970-2017.Gross Domestic Product (GDP…

28 June 2020 | Peer Reviewed |

Preservation of historical buildings and sites is vital to uphold and conserve a nation’s history and heritage. The importance of preservation works on historical buildings and sites in Malaysia…

28 June 2020 | Peer Reviewed |

Understanding how the conservation of nature can lead to improvement in human conditions is a research area with significant growth and attention. Progress towards effective conservation requires…

28 June 2020 | Peer Reviewed |

One-in-four women in Nigeria has experienced some type of spousal violence in her life. The present study uses relative occupational positions of women as a proxy for bargaining power and examines…

28 June 2020 | Peer Reviewed | Nigeria

We study the impact of Ecuador’s national forest conservation incentives program on reported land conflicts. Data come from a survey of >900 households located within 49 indigenous and Afro-Ecuadorian…

28 June 2020 | Peer Reviewed |

Malaysia has pledged to reduce carbon emissions by 45% in year 2030 and to attain a completely carbon neutral status by year 2050. For those purposes, substantial measures and policies have been…

28 June 2020 | Peer Reviewed |