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- Veljanoska, Stefanija
- Ecological economics 2018 v.154 pp. 42-51
- agricultural productivity; climate change; credit; farmers; habitat fragmentation; households; insurance; issues and policy; markets; rain; risk; surveys; Uganda
- ... Climate change continuously affects African farmers that operate in rain-fed environments. Coping with weather risk through credit and insurance markets is almost inexistent as these markets are imperfect in the African economies. Even though land fragmentation is often considered as a barrier to agricultural productivity, this article aims at analyzing whether land fragmentation, as an insurance ...
- Martin-Ortega, Julia; Waylen, Kerry A.
- Ecological economics 2018 v.154 pp. 218-237
- ecosystem services; nongovernmental organizations; professionals; risk; surveys; United Kingdom
- ... Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) are becoming increasingly widespread as they are being promoted by government and non-governmental organisations across the globe. Alongside this, an academic debate has unfolded regarding how PES ought to be conceptualized and defined. Using the first survey of environmental professionals on this topic, we explore their position in this conceptual debate in t ...