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Artículos de revistas y libros
Marzo 2017
Perú
América central
América del Sur

Peru has the fourth largest area of peatlands in the Tropics. Its most representative land cover on peat is a Mauritia flexuosa dominated palm swamp (thereafter called dense PS), which has been under human pressure over decades due to the high demand for the M. flexuosa fruit often collected by cutting down the entire palm.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Marzo 2017
Etiopía
Kenya
Tanzania
Uganda
África
África oriental

Adapting to climate risks is central to the goal of increasing food security and enhancing resilience of farming systems in East Africa. We examined farmers’ attitudes and assessed determinants of adaptation using data from a random sample of 500 households in Borana, Ethiopia, Nyando, Kenya, Hoima Uganda, and Lushoto, Tanzania.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Enero 2017
Etiopía

The narrative of Ethiopia’s remarkable economic growth path under a developmental state model is that of a strong ruling coalition united behind the vision of the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2016
Laos

Sudden and gradual land use changes can result in different socio-ecological systems, sometimes referred to as regime shifts. The Lao PDR (Laos) has been reported to show early signs of such regime shifts in land systems with potentially major socio-ecological implications.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2016

tA major driver of change in the Mekong River basin relates to hydropower development and the conse-quent changes in landscape and natural resource access regime that it induces. In this paper, we examinehow the livelihoods of resettlers evolve following resettlement, and examine the determinants of thatprocess.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2016
China

Complex changes in carbon sources and sinks caused by rapid urbanization have been observed with extensive changes in the quantity, structure, and spatial pattern of land use types. Based on the modified Carnegie-Ames-Stanford Approach model and on gray relational analysis, we analyzed the influence of land use changes on carbon sinks and emissions in Guangzhou from 2000 to 2012.

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