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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 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

Implications for Participatory Forest Management and Payments to Communities for Ecosystem Services Communities living near Kenya’s forests place a monetary value on conservation. Mountain forests are…

12 April 2021 | Research Brief | South Africa

Forest ecosystem services are critical for human well-being as well as the functioning and growth of economies. However, despite the growing demand for these services, they are hardly given due…

7 April 2021 | EfD Discussion Paper | South Africa

ABSTRACT Although subsistence poaching is a large threat to wildlife conservation in Southern Africa, this behavior is seldom researched. Our understanding of individual and community-level factors…

22 February 2021 | Peer Reviewed | South Africa

National park agencies in Africa often lack incentives to maximize revenue, despite the decline in conservation subsidies from the State. We explore the potential of pricing policy to generate funds…

22 January 2021 | Peer Reviewed | South Africa

Abstract The paper employs a mixed-methods approach to document and evaluate drivers of climate change adaptation among smallholder farmers in Zambia. We combine rich household survey data, satellite…

15 December 2020 | EfD Discussion Paper | South Africa

Smallholder farmers often face prohibitive transaction costs in agricultural commodity markets in developing countries. Consequently, they are only partly integrated into these markets. Although…

29 June 2020 | EfD Discussion Paper | South Africa

Agricultural commodity markets in developing countries often operate in a constrained environment of prohibitive transaction costs. Consequently, smallholder farmers are only partly integrated into…

17 June 2020 | Peer Reviewed | South Africa

Although a large number of studies have examined the price spillover in global oil and agricultural commodity markets, very little is known about the volatility of transmission between energy and wine…

13 May 2020 | EfD Discussion Paper | South Africa