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Cover for Involving the communities and civil society.

This chapter describes how the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh is involving and empowering the char communities in different ways to continue the development of their area. The roles of local government institutions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and field-level...

Author(s)
Haider, N.; Jenkins, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Developing the infrastructure.

This chapter examines the core intervention of the Char Development and Settlement Project in water management infrastructure to reduce the damage to different crops from salinity, flooding and water logging and improve the environment for crop growth. Effective management of water resources is...

Author(s)
Chakraborty, M. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental improvement with trees.

To complement the protection provided by the embankments and other infrastructure, the Char Development and Settlement Project (CDSP) in Bangladesh, in cooperation with the Forest Department, established protective plantations of trees on mud flats, foreshores and embankments using a social...

Author(s)
Islam, M. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Abiotic stress effects on vegetable crops.

This chapter focuses on the effects of high and low temperature, drought and flooding, and salinity on vegetable crops. The stress factors impacting vegetable crops reviewed in this chapter can be grouped into those that can be avoided or moderated by physical structures, such as covers to mitigate ...

Author(s)
Wien, H. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The way ahead: how animal genetic resources may contribute to a sustainable future.

This chapter describes the different challenges faced by livestock farming (including climate change and environmental impact) and the importance of directed animal breeding for preserving the biological diversity and sustainability of animal production under different management systems.

Author(s)
Alderson, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247114)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Farm animal welfare: the future.

Science can help us understand what animals want and economics can provide the understanding of human motivation needed to deliver such wants. In our view, what needs further development in future is for economics and information/communication science and technology to channel awareness into...

Author(s)
Stott, A.; Ahmadi, B. V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecological assessment, inventorying, and mapping in insect conservation.

This chapter focuses on the negative impacts of extreme weather events, failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation, natural disasters, water crises, biodiversity loss and ecosystem collapse and man-made environmental disasters on insect populations. Various factors that need to be...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Surrogacy, bioindication, and monitoring in insect conservation.

This chapter focuses on the value of ecological surrogates in assessments used in conservation planning and implementation by providing information about ecological systems. The importance of bioindicators in insect conservation in indicating the state of insect and other biodiversity, impact of...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Future-proofing the world of insects.

This chapter focuses on the adverse effects of global insect population fragmentation of the historic state, global climate change and many other adversely synergistic impacts on the current and future insect diversity. Some approaches to ensure the future success of insect conservation and their...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change impacts and sustainability: ecosystems of Tanzania.

This book presents the current state of research at the University of Dar es Salaam linking climate change and ecosystems' integrity in the tropics with particular focus on Tanzania. The focus of the book is on the implications of climate change on various aspects of economic endeavour - from...

Author(s)
Yanda, P. Z.; Mung'ong'o, C. G.; Mabhuye, E. B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book

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