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Measuring the effectiveness of protected area networks in reducing deforestation
Global efforts to reduce tropical deforestation rely heavily on the establishment of protected areas. Measuring the effectiveness of these areas is difficult because the amount of deforestation thatExpand
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Protected areas reduced poverty in Costa Rica and Thailand
As global efforts to protect ecosystems expand, the socioeconomic impact of protected areas on neighboring human communities continues to be a source of intense debate. The debate persists becauseExpand
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Park Location Affects Forest Protection: Land Characteristics Cause Differences in Park Impacts across Costa Rica
Abstract To support conservation planning, we ask whether a park's impact on deforestation rates varies with observable land characteristics that planners could use to prioritize sites. UsingExpand
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The linkages between agriculture and malaria: Issues for policy, research, and capacity strengthening
"Malaria afflicts many people in the developing world, and due to its direct and indirect costs it has widespread impacts on growth and development. The global impact of malaria on human health,Expand
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Consulting the stakeholders on pro-poor market segmentation of maize seed in Africa
Market segmentation, while popular in the pharmaceutical industry, is rarely used in agricultural technology dissemination, where beneficiary targeting is preferred. Market segmentation, while easyExpand
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A review of the economic impact of malaria in agricultural development
This paper surveys the linkages between malaria and agriculture, focusing on the economic impacts of the disease. We adopt Negin's (2005) conceptual framework to examine the potential impacts ofExpand
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The Effects of Protected Area Systems on Ecosystem Restoration: A Quasi-Experimental Design to Estimate the Impact of Costa Rica's Protected Area System on Forest Regrowth
Global efforts to protect forest biodiversity and ecosystem services rely heavily on protected areas. Although these areas primarily aim to prevent losses from deforestation and degradation, they canExpand
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Interactions Between Health and Farm-Labor Productivity
In the 21st century, agriculture remains fundamental to economic growth, poverty alleviation, improvement in rural livelihood, and environmental sustainability (World Bank 2007). Three-quarters ofExpand
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