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We study the effect of teacher subject knowledge on student achievement in mathematics and reading by using a data set from six sub-Saharan African countries. By using an estimation based on within…

7 June 2022 | Book Chapter | Vietnam

Abstract Forest resources have continued to play a significant role in the livelihood system of rural communities and the ongoing fight against climate change. Consequently, several efforts have been…

18 January 2022 | Book Chapter | Nigeria

Mangroves help in building coastal resilience as effective natural safeguards against cyclones. The state of Odisha is the most cyclone prone region in the east coast of India and was endowed with…

20 September 2022 | Book Chapter | India

As cities in Nepal grow fast in an unplanned manner, low-lying areas face the risk of flooding and waterlogging exacerbated by the impact of climate change events such as excessive rainfall. The…

20 September 2022 | Book Chapter | India

The chapter by Shoibal Chakravarty and E. Somonathan focuses on coal, which accounts for a whopping 64% of India’s CO2 emissions in 2021. Since coal combustion also releases other deadly pollutants…

11 October 2021 | Book Chapter | India

Abstract Increasing demand for tropical hardwood and logging bans for natural teak forests have led to expanding teak plantations. Forest growth factors, briefly summarized in this chapter, may guide…

7 October 2021 | Book Chapter | Colombia

Coral reefs in Nha Trang City have been threatened by human activities such as use of dynamite, illegal harvesting, shipping, and pollution from the nearby port development project. How much…

3 July 2021 | Book Chapter | Vietnam

Although there is growing recognition that that extreme weather events pose significant challenges to Central American agriculture, little is known about what factors influence farmers' implementation...

16 March 2022 | Book Chapter | Central America