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Cover for A 3-year cohort study to assess the impact of an integrated food- and livelihood-based model on undernutrition in rural western Kenya.

Reducing extreme poverty and hunger is the first Millennium Development Goal (MDG). With undernutrition contributing to one third of all child deaths, improving nutrition is a precondition for accelerating progress towards other MDG targets. While the role of technical interventions such as...

Author(s)
Fanzo, J.; Remans, R.; Pronyk, P. M.; Negin, J.; Wariero, J.; Mutuo, P.; Masira, J.; Diru, W.; Lelerai, E.; Kim, D.; Nemser, B.; Muñiz, M.; Palm, C.; Sanchez, P.; Sachs, S. E.; Sachs, J. D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937140)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A 50-year perspective on persistence and change: lessons from the rural studies communities.

This chapter examines the patterns of change that have occurred in the case studies on the six locales in the USA, the effects of change on community capacity and localized social interaction processes, and the implications of such changes for rural community well-being and rural development...

Author(s)
Krannich, R. S.; Luloff, A. E.
ISBN
2002 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851995212)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A background to the analysis of welfare or quality of life in the human sciences.

Author(s)
Nordenfelt, L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930592)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A behavioural framework for destination recommendation systems design.

A behavioural framework for the development of destination recommendation systems (DRSs) is proposed that takes into account the specific characteristics of travel information search and decision making. Specifically, it outlines several design guidelines for destination recommendation systems that ...

Author(s)
Gretzel, U.; Hwang YeongHyeon; Fesenmaier, D. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990231)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A bio-economic model of integrated crop-livestock farming systems: the case of the Ginchi watershed in Ethiopia.

This paper uses one particular bioeconomic model, first, to explore some questions and hence generate information pertaining to the complex interactions existing in an integrated crop-livestock farming system in Ethiopia. Secondly, it examines various ways in which such a model may be used to...

Author(s)
Okumu, B. N.; Jabbar, M. A.; Colman, D.; Russell, N.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995847)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A bioregion in jeopardy: the strategic challenge of amenity migration in Baguio, the Philippines.

This chapter synthesizes and extends three previous studies of amenity migration in the Baguio bioregion of central Luzon Island, the Philippines. It details the historical evolution of amenity migration and its impacts on the region's unique environment and culture. The chapter focuses on the...

Author(s)
Glorioso, R. S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A blank canvas: the world as it was in the mid-20th century.

This chapter describes the brief history and continuing progress of selection and breed development for desirable traits in livestock.

Author(s)
Alderson, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247114)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A bond scheme for common agricultural policy reform.

This book discusses a proposed bond scheme as part of theCommon Agricultural Policy reform in the EU. It presents a major survey of farmers conducted in Germany, Portugal and the UK to determine their likely reactions to the introduction of a bond scheme or similar partially decoupled payments such ...

Author(s)
Swinbank, A.; Tranter, R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997445)
Type
Book
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Cover for A bond scheme to facilitate CAP reform.

This chapter explores the practicalities and acceptability of a bond scheme as part of Common Agricultural Policy reform in the EU. It begins with a discussion on the need for a decision on the future of direct payments. A six-component implementation of the bond scheme is described. The difference ...

Author(s)
Swinbank, A.; Tangermann, S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A brief appraisal of genus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Potamogeton</i> L. in the Kashmir valley.

This chapter briefly covers the geographical distribution (Asia, South America, North America, Europe, Australia and Africa), growth form and habitat preference, modes of reproduction, and invasion status of Potamogeton spp. in Kashmir Valley, India.

Author(s)
Ganie, A. H.; Reshi, Z. A.; Wafai, B. A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939076)
Type
Book chapter

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