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Cover for Integrated pest management collaborative research support program (USAID-IPM CRSP): highlights of its global experience.

This chapter covers the following aspects of the Integrated Pest Management Collaborative Research Support Program (IPM CRSP): background, organizational and operational structure, mode of collaboration, participatory rural appraisal process, annual work plan development and its implementation,...

Author(s)
Gebrekidan, B.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
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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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Cover for African food crisis - the relevance of Asian experiences.

The current African food crisis is described, and is related to the Asian experience to analyse the different factors that influenced the success of the green revolution in Asian nations as Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Indonesia, Philippines, India and Bangladesh. The lessons learned in the Asian...

Author(s)
Djurfeldt, G.; Holmén, H.; Jirström, M.; Larsson, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Green Revolution and regional inequality: implications of Asian experience for Africa.

The first part of this chapter presents a comparison of the performance of food production between Asia and Africa, as well as a hypothesis that can explain the contrasting difference in food production performance between the two regions. The chapter then gives a characterization of the Asian rice ...

Author(s)
Otsuka, K.; Yamano, T.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999982)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Forests and society: sustainability and life cycles of forests in human landscapes.

This book, which contains 8 chapters, provides a framework for the general public, forest managers and policy makers to understand what factors need to be included when working towards using and protecting the world's forests so that they can be sustained. Topics covered include: historical...

Author(s)
Vogt, K. A.; Honea, J.; Vogt, D. J.; Andreu, M.; Edmonds, R.; Sigurdardóttir, R.; Patel-Weynand, T.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930981)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The model forest experience in using broad-based partnerships for sustainable forest management.

This paper illustrates the work of a number of model forest partnerships in different regions: Grizzly Bear Research Project in Canada; Participatory Governance and Poverty Alleviation in Cameroon; Conflict Resolution in Chile; Watershed Management Planning in the Philippines; Creation of the First ...

Author(s)
Besseau, P.; Alvarado, W.; Calumbay, R.; Daloos, P.; Imperial, R.; Jones, L.; Jum, C.; Mooney, C.; Svensson, J.; Telitsyn, G. P.; Wagan, L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The influence of religion on global and local conflict in tourism: case studies in Muslim countries.

The aim of the work presented in this chapter is to single out the factors that cause social and cultural dysfunctions in tourism in selected Islamic countries/territories (Tunisia, Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Kenya, and Palawan (Philippines)). The studies put emphasis on those social and...

Author(s)
Dłużewska, A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934255)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Intensification of shifting cultivation.

This chapter discusses the various ways the system of shifting cultivation has been modified to make it a more intensive system of agriculture. Attempts to modify shifting cultivation include the integration of trees into farmlands to form agroforestry systems, enrichment of fallow vegetation with...

Author(s)
Aweto, A. O.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640433)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Filoviruses.

Certain filoviruses, most prominently Ebola virus and Marburg virus, cause rare and typically limited lethal disease in humans. Almost every human filovirus disease outbreak - including the Ebola virus epidemic in Western Africa that began in 2013 and by 2016 had over 28,500 suspected cases - can...

Author(s)
Bradfute, S. B.; Jahrling, P. B.; Kuhn, J. H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter

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