Research from Central and East Africa shows that, despite facing engrained gender barriers, women are important participants in the economic activity surrounding artisanal and small-scale mining, and some are forging new economic pathways.
Journal articlesMALARIA FORECASTING TECHNIQUES CLIMATE SENSITIVE DISEASES EPIDEMIOLOGY MATHEMATICAL MODELS ECOSYSTEMS DISEASE VECTORS
Development and validation of climate and ecosystem-based early malaria epidemic prediction models in East Africa
Process-based models were constructed for computing the risk of malaria epidemic using temperature and rainfall data. The model has a lead-time of two to four months between detection of the epidemic signal and evolution of the epidemic.Published dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 05:00
Journal articlesGender WETLANDS RICE Food security CULTIVATION SYSTEMS PLANT VARIETIES BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY Biodiversity Gender PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH CROP YIELD
Participatory identification of farmer acceptable improved rice varieties for rain-fed 683 lowland ecologies in Uganda
Rain-fed lowland rice production in Uganda is associated with field expansion rather than intensification. Consequently, farmers are encroaching on vulnerable ecologies, especially the wetlands.Published dateWednesday, January 2, 2013 - 05:00
Journal articlesWETLANDS RURAL ECONOMY Food security INVESTMENT RETURNS AGRONOMY ECOSYSTEMS ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION WATER RESOURCES ECONOMIC EVALUATION
Wetland resources play a vital role in contributing to food security in Uganda.Published dateWednesday, January 2, 2013 - 05:00
This project will provide empirical evidence on the constraints and opportunities for women's economic empowerment in artisanal and small scale mining (ASM), and on the impact of regulatory reforms.
Research in ActionMALARIA Gender