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A peer-reviewed publication is a subcategory under Journal Articles & Books, in the sense that it is an article with a more scientific approach. In general, the following description of a peer-reviewed publication is used: "Articles are written by experts and are reviewed by several other experts in the field before the article is published in the journal in order to insure the article's quality" (Source: Angelo State University).

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Peer-reviewed publication
June 2020
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

La crise de la Covid-19 est venue confirmer l’importance pour les Etats de disposer d’outils d’aide réactifs en cas de choc (économique, climatique, sanitaire) pour appuyer leur population.Garantir la sécurité alimentaire des ménages, réduire la pauvreté et la vulnérabilité et soutenir le développement agricole demandent de mettre en place des mécanismes souples et mutualisables.

 A comparative assessment of land management approaches in Bhutan
Peer-reviewed publication
July 2017
Bhutan

Arable land in Bhutan is under serious threats of land degradation. Proper land management approach is needed to control soil erosion problems. This study is an attempt to characterize and document the conventional and the community-based land management approaches, applied in Chukha and Dagana districts, respectively.

Changes in Property Rights and Management of High-Elevation Rangelands in Bhutan: Implications for S
Peer-reviewed publication
August 2017
Bhutan

Property rights and management regimes for high-elevation rangelands in Bhutan have evolved over centuries in response to environmental, cultural, and political imperatives. The 2007 Land Act of Bhutan aims to redress historical inequities in property rights by redistributing grazing leases to local livestock owners in a process known as rangeland nationalization.

Assessing the effectiveness of a protected area network: a case study of Bhutan
Peer-reviewed publication
March 2018
Bhutan

An assessment of management effectiveness was carried out for all the protected areas in the Kingdom of Bhutan. During 2014-2016 the Royal Government of Bhutan developed a custom-made tool for assessing management effectiveness: the Bhutan Management Effectiveness Tracking Tool Plus (Bhutan METT +).

Climate change and potential impacts on agriculture in Bhutan: a discussion of pertinent issues
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2018
Bhutan

Background: The Himalayan country of Bhutan is typically an agrarian country with about 57% of the people depending on agriculture. However, farming has been constrained by the mountainous topography and rapid changes in environmental variabilities. With climate change, agricultural production and food security is likely to face one of the biggest challenges of the twenty-first century.

Food security and the functioning of wheat markets in Eurasia
Peer-reviewed publication
May 2019
Central Asia
Tajikistan

We investigated wheat price relationships between the import-dependent countries in Central Asia and the South Caucasus and the Black Sea wheat exporters to assess wheat market efficiency. This is crucial for ensuring availability and access to wheat and for reducing food insecurity.

Peer-reviewed publication
April 2021
South Africa
Brazil
Philippines

The battle for land reform is a persistent and intensifying dimension of politics and social life in the Global South where people are struggling to escape the claws of colonialism and capitalism. Here, the violent history of being stripped of the land and forced to sell labor power has left a legacy of enormous destruction both to the land and to society.

Cambodia’s Unofficial Regime of Extraction: Illicit Logging in the Shadow of Transnational Governanc
Peer-reviewed publication
May 2015
Cambodia

Cambodia has recently demonstrated one of the highest rates of deforestation in the world. While scholars have long explored the drivers of tropical forest loss, the case of Cambodia offers particular insights into the role of the state where transnational governance and regional integration are increasingly the norm.

High-Resolution Global Maps of 21st-Century Forest Cover Change
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2013
Global

Quantification of global forest change has been lacking despite the recognized importance of forest ecosystem services. In this study, Earth observation satellite data were used to map global forest loss (2.3 million square kilometers) and gain (0.8 million square kilometers) from 2000 to 2012 at a spatial resolution of 30 meters.

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