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Cover for Approaches to economic analyses and implications for policy issues in South-east Asia: results from three case studies in crop - animal systems.

This chapter discusses the challenges of increasing livestock product supply in environments not traditionally associated with livestock production. To illustrate the approaches to economic analyses, methods used and implications for policy issues, the discussion in this chapter focuses on 3...

Author(s)
Devendra, C.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931940)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Living in hope: tourism and poverty alleviation in Flores?

This chapter presents findings from a longitudinal (1989-2005) ethnographic study on Ngadha, Flores, Indonesia. It analyses why, despite impressive natural and cultural resources, tourism has done very little to alleviate poverty in the area. The evidence suggests that cultural reasons, local...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934255)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Events in Indonesia: exploring the limits to formal tourism trends forecasting methods in complex crisis situations.

This chapter is concerned with various events (crises; disasters; and changes in the structure of government, social organization or economic structure) that have the potential to disrupt established tourism flows, resulting in subsequent tourist activity that is very different from the trends...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; Laws, E.; Faulkner, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crisis in Bali: lessons in tourism recovery.

This chapter presents a theoretical perspective on tourism and crisis management and then discusses Bali's experience with a terrorism-induced tourism crisis, as well as the communication management, security concerns, and marketing and recovery initiatives that followed. Although not all...

Author(s)
Gurtner, Y. K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Road construction and population effects on forest conversion in rubber villages in Sumatra, Indonesia.

This chapter examines the effects of agricultural population and road construction on forest conversion to rubber, based on household surveys conducted in four rural rubber villages in Sumatra, Indonesia. The study villages, Pulau, Bunga, Air Ulu and Sungai Indah, are located in the west central...

Author(s)
Miyamoto, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consuming images: young female Japanese tourists in Bali, Indonesia.

This chapter argues that tourist images and experiences are not shaped just by the producer but also by tourists who, as active agents, interpret and negotiate with producers. What the chapter intends to examine is this arena of negotiation. In particular, it looks at the ways in which Bali images...

Author(s)
Toyota, M.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851996783)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Areawide pest management for non-rice food crops in South-east Asia.

This chapter contains a compendium of pest management practices for food crops other than rice, mainly vegetable crops (soyabeans, cabbage, shallots/onions, chillies, aubergine, beans, and tomato), in South-east Asia, specifically Indonesia. Field research and demonstration projects for most of...

Author(s)
Hammig, M. D.; Shepard, B. M.; Carner, G. R.; Dilts, R.; Rauf, A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933722)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Surfing.

This chapter describes the structure of the surfing adventure sector and presents case studies from Maldive Islands, Samoa, Fiji and Indonesia. For each of the five case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community, experience, environment, safety...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for South-east Asia: forest and mountain ecotourism, hilltribes and island nations.

This chapter reviews indigenous ecotourism ventures located on tribal lands and protected areas of South East Asia. Indigenous ecotourism projects in the mainland Mekong countries of Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and southwest China (Yunnan and Sichuan Provinces) are reviewed. Other indigenous...

Author(s)
Zeppel, H. D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931247)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for The African food crisis: lessons from the Asian Green Revolution.

A comparative study between Asian agricultural development during the Green Revolution in food production and the current problematic agricultural situation in sub-Saharan Africa is presented. Case studies of eight African (viz. Ghana, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Uganda and Zambia)...

Author(s)
Djurfeldt, G.; Holmén, H.; Jirström, M.; Larsson, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999982)
Type
Book

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