D-Index & Metrics Best Publications

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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Environmental Sciences D-index 32 Citations 5,348 81 World Ranking 5412 National Ranking 17

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Ecology
  • Agriculture
  • China

Livelihood, Natural resource economics, Poverty, Agroforestry and Economic growth are his primary areas of study. His Livelihood research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Natural resource, Environmental resource management, Rural settlement, Socioeconomic status and Woodland. His Natural resource economics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Cost–benefit analysis and Economic system.

His Poverty study which covers Resource that intersects with Livelihood security. His research integrates issues of Forestry, Sustainability and Food resources in his study of Agroforestry. His Sustainability research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Millennium Development Goals, Agriculture, Green Revolution and Domestication.

His most cited work include:

  • The importance of non-timber forest products in rural livelihood security and as safety nets: a review of evidence from South Africa (470 citations)
  • The importance of dry woodlands and forests in rural livelihoods and poverty alleviation in South Africa (347 citations)
  • The Role of Land-Based Strategies in Rural Livelihoods: The Contribution of Arable Production, Animal Husbandry and Natural Resource Harvesting in Communal Areas in South Africa (222 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary scientific interests are in Livelihood, Agroforestry, Poverty, Natural resource and Environmental planning. His studies deal with areas such as Economic growth, Natural resource economics, Socioeconomics and Environmental resource management as well as Livelihood. His work carried out in the field of Agroforestry brings together such families of science as Sclerocarya birrea, Domestication, Woodland and Arable land.

His Poverty research integrates issues from Development economics, Food security and Ecosystem services. His study in Natural resource is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Ecosystem management and Public administration. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Climate change adaptation and Land use.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Livelihood (46.28%)
  • Agroforestry (25.62%)
  • Poverty (24.79%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Environmental planning (15.70%)
  • Livelihood (46.28%)
  • Agriculture (9.92%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His scientific interests lie mostly in Environmental planning, Livelihood, Agriculture, Sustainability and Climate change. Sheona Shackleton interconnects Rural people and Rural village in the investigation of issues within Livelihood. His Agriculture research includes themes of Natural resource economics, Development economics and Ecosystem services.

The Ecosystem services study combines topics in areas such as Introduced species, Agroforestry, Human settlement and Invasive species. His research in Sustainability intersects with topics in Natural resource, Stewardship and Environmental stewardship. His research in Rural development focuses on subjects like Food security, which are connected to Poverty.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Towards Place-Based Research to Support Social–Ecological Stewardship (14 citations)
  • Exploring Long-Term Livelihood and Landscape Change in Two Semi-Arid Sites in Southern Africa: Drivers and Consequences for Social–Ecological Vulnerability (13 citations)
  • Local knowledge regarding ecosystem services and disservices from invasive alien plants in the arid Kalahari, South Africa (13 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Agriculture
  • Ecology
  • China

His primary areas of investigation include Livelihood, Agriculture, Environmental planning, Ecosystem services and Pro poor. His studies in Livelihood integrate themes in fields like Agrarian society and Development economics. His Agriculture research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Arid and Natural capital.

Sheona Shackleton combines subjects such as Social change, Cape, Municipal planning and Climate change with his study of Environmental planning. Sheona Shackleton has included themes like Natural resource economics and Social protection in his Ecosystem services study. Sheona Shackleton frequently studies issues relating to Climate change adaptation and Pro poor.

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Best Publications

The importance of non-timber forest products in rural livelihood security and as safety nets: a review of evidence from South Africa

Charlie M. Shackleton;Sheona Shackleton.
South African Journal of Science (2004)

760 Citations

The importance of dry woodlands and forests in rural livelihoods and poverty alleviation in South Africa

Charlie M. Shackleton;Sheona E. Shackleton;Erik Buiten;Neil Bird.
Forest Policy and Economics (2007)

542 Citations

Devolution and community-based natural resource management: creating space for local people to participate and benefit?

S. Shackleton;Bruce M. Campbell;Eva K. Wollenberg;D. Edmunds.
Natural Resources Perspectives (ODI) (2002)

519 Citations

The Role of Land-Based Strategies in Rural Livelihoods: The Contribution of Arable Production, Animal Husbandry and Natural Resource Harvesting in Communal Areas in South Africa

Charlie M Shackleton;Sheona E Shackleton;Ben Cousins.
Development Southern Africa (2001)

337 Citations

Agroforestry Tree Products (AFTPs): Targeting Poverty Reduction and Enhanced Livelihoods

Roger R.B. Leakey;Zacharie Tchoundjeu;Kathrin Schreckenberg;Sheona E. Shackleton.
International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability (2005)

275 Citations

Household wealth status and natural resource use in the Kat River valley, South Africa

Charlie M. Shackleton;Sheona E. Shackleton.
Ecological Economics (2006)

250 Citations

Markets Drive the Specialization Strategies of Forest Peoples

Manuel Ruiz-Pérez;Brian Belcher;Ramadhani Achdiawan;Miguel Alexiades.
Ecology and Society (2004)

241 Citations

Links between the local trade in natural products, livelihoods and poverty alleviation in a semi-arid region of South Africa

Sheona Shackleton;Bruce Campbell;Heila Lotz-Sisitka;Charlie Shackleton.
World Development (2008)

231 Citations

From Subsistence to Safety Nets and Cash Income: Exploring the Diverse Values of Non-timber Forest Products for Livelihoods and Poverty Alleviation

Sheona Shackleton;Sheona Shackleton;Claudio O. Delang;Arild Angelsen;Arild Angelsen.
Non-timber forest products in the global context (2011)

206 Citations

Use patterns and value of savanna resources in three rural villages in South Africa

S. E. Shackleton;C. M. Shackleton;T. R. Netshiluvhi;B. S. Geach.
Economic Botany (2002)

204 Citations

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