Publications

January 12, 2022

Ecological shocks and non-cognitive skills: Evidence from Kenya

Abstract Non-cognitive skills such as locus of control (LOC) and self-efficacy have been theoretically shown to influence behavioural and economic decision-making. While this effect has been […]
January 10, 2022

An argument for place-based agricultural policies exemplified in Zambezi region, Namibia

This article outlines the importance of place-based policies derived from knowledge on local realities. Through an analysis of maize policies and their impact on the Zambezi […]
January 4, 2022

Estimating woody biomass aboveground in disturbance-prone ecosystems

Almost one-third of global drylands are open forests and savannas, which are typically shaped by frequent natural disturbances such as wildfire and herbivory. Studies on ecosystem […]
January 3, 2022

Pokot pastoralism

Environmental Change and Soci-Economic Transformation in North-West Kenya. In East Africa and beyond, pastoral groups find themselves and their livelihoods under increasing threat when dealing with […]