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Cover for Field guide to the forest trees of Uganda: for identification and conservation.

This book provides an up-to-date list of indigenous tree species known to grow in the tropical forest of Uganda and a guide to their identification in the field. It draws on A Field Guide to Uganda Forest Trees (UFT). Apart from nomenclature, taxonomy and new records, the main substantive changes...

Author(s)
Kalema, J.; Hamilton, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245271)
Type
Book
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Cover for Brucellosis surveillance and control: a case for one health.

This chapter describes a One Health approach to Brucella melitensis, B. abortus and B. suis for epidemiological assessments, surveillance and laboratory capacity, cross-sector economics and practical control options in Central Asia and Sahelian Africa.

Author(s)
Schelling, E.; Kasymbekov, J.; Baljinnyam, Z.; Roth, F.; Dean, A.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Human and animal African trypanosomiasis.

This chapter describes the evolution of a One Health approach - the Stamp Out Sleeping Sickness (SOS) campaign - that has been key to the sustainable control of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense in humans and animals in Uganda.

Author(s)
Welburn, S. C.; Coleman, P.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bovine tuberculosis at the human-livestock-wildlife interface in sub-Saharan Africa.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, risk factors, transmission, the role of wild animals and the One Health approach to control bovine tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa.

Author(s)
Tschopp, R.; Yahyaoui, H.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The relationship of food, tourism, destination branding and marketing.

This chapter uses many examples, especially from South Africa, Malawi and Gambia, in order to highlight the relationship of tourism, food, destination branding and marketing. It explains branding and brands, the relationship between brands and destination, and how food brands are related to tourism ...

Author(s)
Mankhomwa, E.; Chilembwe, J. M.; Mweiwa, V. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Investigating the factors affecting tourism development in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

The objectives of the study presented in this chapter were (i) to understand the growth and development of the tourism industry in Zimbabwe; and (ii) to identify the factors that affect tourism development in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The findings of the study identified three factors, namely (i)...

Author(s)
Jeetesh Kumar; Anshul Garg
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Influence of government policies on sustainable tourism development in Malawi.

Focusing on the case of Malawi, this chapter assesses the role of government tourism policy that is consistent for sustainable tourism development. Suggestions are drawn for the creation of better tourism policy that is more effective to contribute to sustainable tourism development, particularly...

Author(s)
Mweiwa, V. R.; Chilembwe, J. M.; Mankhomwa, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Finding roots: pop culture pilgrimage and the affective geographies of Kunta Kinteh Island.

This chapter examines how the transmedia narrative of Roots: The Saga of an American Family (a novel that was later adapted into two TV mini-series) has become entangled with the very real physical space of Kunta Kinteh Island, a dark tourist site in the Gambia River where millions of enslaved...

Author(s)
Wright, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The developing organic sector in Southern and Eastern Africa: what have we learned about sustainable development?

This chapter introduces food systems and organic farming, outlines the development of organic farming in Southern Africa, and grapples with the idea of sustainable development; drawing on earlier work of the author entitled Sustainable Development: Developing What to Sustain Whom? a conceptual...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The likely impact of the 2015-2018 drought in South Africa: lessons from the 2008 food price crisis and future implications.

Although still controversial, several reviews of research show that organic foods are more nutritious and contain fewer poisons than conventional foods. Poor food choices lead to low dietary diversity, and refined foods have many nutrients removed; low nutrient density and high sugars, salts and...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.; Piek, H.; Battersby, J.; Devereux, S.; Olivier, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter

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