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Abstract Two important risks faced by many smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa are erratic weather patterns and insecure land tenure. It is likely these risks will increasingly interact as…

1 September 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | Tanzania

Abstract This study investigates gender-differentiated determinants of rice farm households’ adaptive measures to salinity intrusion in three rice-producing provinces in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. The…

1 July 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | Vietnam

Abstract Environmentally friendly alternatives are touted as a key component of a transition towards lowering the impact of human activity on the environment. The environmental costs of these…

23 June 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | Central America

Abstract The government of Ethiopia has extensively adopted participatory forest management (PFM) programs. However, there is very little empirical evidence on whether PFM practices in Ethiopia…

23 June 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | Ethiopia

Abstract In this paper, we investigate the impact of electricity on household food consumption and the nutritional status of children under the age of five, with attention to female-headed households…

23 June 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | Ethiopia

Abstract With a unique opportunity of recruiting hundreds of emissions trading system (ETS) participants in a series of lab-in-the-field experiments, we compare a revenue-neutral consignment auction…

23 June 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | China

Abstract Soil erosion is one of the most devastating issues that farmers face in Nigeria and in many rural communities in the Global South. Studies on factors that affect soil conservation may…

18 May 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | Nigeria

Abstract Payment for ecosystem services (PES) programs is proliferating globally but not always with significant impact. Unlike protected areas (PAs), PES compensates suppliers of eco-services…

10 May 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | Colombia

This study shows that access to grid connectivity increases the number of work hours, female employment, household expenditure, and certain educational outcomes.

20 April 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | Uganda

Abstract We study distributional preferences in adolescent peer networks. Using incentivized choices between allocations for themselves and a passive agent, children are classified into efficiency…

30 March 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | Sweden, Global Hub