ELD Case Studies

ELD Case Study of Namibia

Title: Bush control generates economic and environmental benefits

Content:

The ELD case study of Namibian highlights the economic and environmental benefits of bush control on national and local level. read more...

The Policy Brief of the report can provide a good overview of the studies conducted and the main results

Publication: August 2017

ELD Case Study of Benin

Title: The economics of conventional and organic cotton production

Content:

The case study from the municipality of Banikoara presents an analysis of the economics of pesticides use and resulting occupational health issues in cotton production. read more...

Publication: August 2017

ELD Central Asia Regional Report 

Title: Broadening land management options for improved economic sustainability across Central Asia: A Synthesis of national studies

Content:

This regional report presents the findings of the research reports from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, following the outline of the ELD approach and provides policy recommendations for sustainable land management for decision-makers on national and regional level. read more...

Publication: November 2016

ELD Case Study of Kazakhstan - Policy Brief (EN) (RU)

Title: More sustainable land management in desert forests can lead to economic and environmental benefits

Content:

This Policy Brief provides a summary on the research conducted in Kazakhstan about the economic and environmental benefits of sustainable land management in desert forests. It is part of the ELD Central Asia Report.

Publication: November 2016

ELD Case Study of Kyrgyzstan - Policy Brief (EN) (RU)

Title: Summer pastures across the Kyrgyz Republic can provide greater economic and environmental benefits through improving pasture yields sustainably

Content:

This paper is a sumamry of the studies conducted in Kyrgyzstan on how summer pastures can provide greater economic and environmental benefits through improving pasture yields sustainably. It is part of the ELD Central Asia Report.

Publication: November 2016

ELD Case Study of Tajikistan - Policy Brief (EN) (RU)

Title: Implementing no-till technology and intensifying gardening productivity creates economic benefits while reducing land degradation

Content:

This is an overview on the research on implementing no-till technology and intensifying gardening productivity for greater economic benefits and reduced land degradation in Tajikistan. It is part of the ELD Central Asia Report.

Publication: November 2016

ELD Case Study of Turkmenistan - Policy Brief (EN) (RU)

Title: Rehabilitating pasturelands and undertaking sustainable land Management in deserts across Turkmenistan brings both economic and environmental benefits

Content:

The Policy Brief for Turkmenistan summarizes the results of the research conducted on rehabilitating pasturelands and sustainable land management in deserts for economic and environmental benefits. It is part of the ELD Central Asia Report.

Publication: November 2016

ELD Case Study of Uzbekistan - Policy Brief (EN) (RU)

Title: Diversifying agricultural production, retaining biomass in the field, and planting strips of forest can lead to economic and environmental benefits

Content:

This paper provides an overview on diversifying agricultural production, retaining biomass in the field and planting strips of forests in Uzbekistan for positive economic and environmental impacts. It is part of the ELD Central Asia Report.

Publication: November 2016

ELD Case Study of Georgia - Policy Brief

Title: Reducing wildfires in Georgia

Content:

This summary of the case study from Georgia provides an overview on the research conducted on implementing and enforcing a law to ban crop residue burning in Dedoplistskaro district, using a cost benefit analysis. read more...

Publication: September 2016

ELD Case Study of Kenya

Title: Costs and benefits of sustainable soil fertility management in Western Kenya

Content:

This research examines the costs and benefits of different sustainable land management practices in Western Kenya providing important new empirical data to identify practices with quick returns on investment, resulting in policy recommendations. read more...

Publication: June 2016

Policy Brief

ELD Case Study of Jordan

Title: An economic valuation of a large-scale rangeland restoration project through the Hima system in Jordan 

Content:

This ELD paper presents an ex-ante cost benefit analysis of large-scale rangeland restoration through the 'Al-Hima' land management system within the Zarqa River Basin in Jordan, building on experience of a pilot initiative by IUCN and the Jordanian Ministry of Agriculture. read more...

Publication: June 2014

Summary

ELD Case Study of Mali (EN) (FR)

Title: An economic valuation of agroforestry and land restoration in the Kelka forest Mali 

Content:

The Mali case study uses an ex-ante cost benefit analysis of large-scale agroforestry and reforestation in the Kelka forest to provide decision makers with information about the value and importance of changing current land use practices towards more sustainable approaches.

Publication: June 2014

Summary

ELD Case Study of Sudan

Title: An economic valuation of sustainable land management through agroforestry in eastern Sudan

Content:

The study conducted in Eastern Sudan investigated the impact of adopting an integrated sustainable land use and forest restoration on land degradation and livelihoods of the farmers in the research area, Gedaref State. read more...

Publication: June 2014

Summary

ELD Case Study of Ethiopia

Title: Soil Degradation and Sustainable Land Management in the Rainfed Agricultural Areas of Ethiopia: An Assessment of the Economic Implications

Content:

The Ethiopian case study provides an assessment of the extent of land degradation, particularly land erosion by water, and the costs and benefits of sustainable land management measures with a focus on areas under rainfed cultivation. read more...

Publication: April 2015

Summary

ELD Case Study of Botswana's Kalahari

Title: ELD Case Study of Botswana's Kalahari - Assessing the socio-economic and environmental dimensions of land degradation

Content:

This report identifies key rangeland ecosystem service in Botswana's Kgalagadi District and assesses the costs and trade-offs associated with them. A Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis is used to rank alternative land use options. read more...

Publication: May 2014

Summary

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