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Cover for The sacred in caves and mountains: animist and Christian interfaces in the Philippines.

This chapter describes several sacred caves and mountains in the Philippines and considers the importance of the sense of the sacred in nature, as well as its capacity to bring about ekstasis, to Philippine pilgrimage and tourism.

Author(s)
Labor, H. L. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From a complex to degraded system: laws, customs, market forces and legal pluralism in the Cordillera, northern Philippines.

This chapter focuses on the alarming rate of forest destruction in the Cordillera region of Luzon, in northern Philippines, involving two national parks and protected areas. It argues that much of the degradation and unsustainable management affecting the national parks has been brought about by a...

Author(s)
Prill-Brett, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Figments of fire and forest: shifting cultivation policy in the Philippines and Indonesia.

This chapter first presents two images portraying daily life on the forest frontier in two different countries (Philippines and Indonesia). The stories reveal rapidly changing land-use patterns, social networks and livelihood strategies. They tell of two people confronted with complex and...

Author(s)
Ploeg, J. van der; Persoon, G. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Guide to the naturalized and invasive plants of Southeast Asia.

Despite the significant impacts of alien plant species (IAS), there has not been a concerted effort to tackle the problem across the region. This can mainly be ascribed to a lack of policy, little awareness and limited capacity at a national and regional level. The UN Environment-Global Environment ...

Author(s)
Witt, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392107)
Type
Book
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Cover for Is marketing intelligence necessary in conflict and transitional region markets?

The chapter discusses marketing intelligence within the context of micro, small, and medium-size entrepreneurs (MSMEs), relative to conducting business in transitional and developing countries. In addition, this chapter covers agri-entrepreneurship in conflict zones, as well as the challenges in...

Author(s)
Sullivan, P.; Ortez, M.; Mission, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Coping strategies for youth entrepreneurs in conflict areas.

This chapter examines the challenges faced by entrepreneurs in conflict regions, and the ways that entrepreneurs cope with those challenges, with a focus on youth entrepreneurs. It presents a case study from Mindanao, Philippines conducted through a qualitative/quantitative survey of youth...

Author(s)
Lee, T. S.; Wilson, K. A.; Chan, C.; Bantilan, J.; Bayona, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Measuring youth entrepreneurship attributes: the case of an out-of-school youth training program in Mindanao, Philippines.

This chapter focuses on developing a survey that measures entrepreneurship attributes of potential youth entrepreneurs by adapting the extant entrepreneurship theory to the case study context of out-of-school youth (OSY) in Mindanao, Philippines. The adapted survey measures a hybrid set of...

Author(s)
Lai, C.; Chan, C.; Dentoni, D.; Neyra, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A capabilities approach to designing agri-entrepreneurship training programs for conflict-affected regions: the case of central Mindanao, Philippines.

This chapter presents a conceptual model for devising trainings aimed at improving the livelihoods of the rural poor in conflict-affected regions by enhancing capabilities and mentoring the choice of functions. Specifically, it proposes the development of an agricultural entrepreneurship training...

Author(s)
Pleasant, M. M.; Mamiit, R. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agri-entrepreneurship enabling program design in conflict regions for youth development: best practices and lessons learned.

This chapter first presents some background discussion on positive youth development, linking to a best practice of utilizing youth entrepreneurship education programmes to change lives for young people in conflict regions. The chapter offers an overview of the issues of out-of-school youth in a...

Author(s)
Liang, K.; Lee, T. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Enabling agri-entrepreneurship and innovation: empirical evidence and solutions for conflict regions and transitioning economies.

This book provides information on agri-entrepreneurship from various authors' work in conflict areas (particularly Mindanao in the Philippines), transitional economies and poor countries. The book begins with a comparison of general entrepreneurs with agri-entrepreneurs. The next chapters discuss...

Author(s)
Chan, C.; Sipes, B.; Lee, T. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book

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