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Cover for A one health perspective for integrated human and animal sanitation, nutrient recycling and climate change.

In this chapter, the authors present their experiences in developing a conceptual framework for integrated health and environmental assessment, combining health status, physical, socio-economic and cultural environments to improve health and minimize environmental impact. Highlights focused on how...

Author(s)
Hung Nguyen-Viet; Cissé, G.; Phuc Pham-Duc; Vi Nguyen; Tanner, M.; Odermatt, P.; Tu Vu-Van; Hoang Van Minh; Zurbrügg, C.; Schelling, E.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History and management in East and South-east Asia.

In East and South-east Asia, parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) has invaded many countries, including Vietnam in 1922, Southern China in 1926, Japan in 1972, Taiwan in 1988, Korea in 1993, a new second introduction has been identified in Northern China (Shandong Province) in 2004, and it...

Author(s)
Shi BoYang; Tang SaiChun; Nguyen Thi Lan Thi; Kunjithapatham Dhileepan
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case Study Vietnam: Climate change vulnerability assessment of coastal tourism in Cu Lao Cham Island.

This chapter assesses the vulnerability of coastal tourism to climate change in Cu Lao Cham Island, Vietnam. It identifies 'beach-storm' and 'snorkelling-coral bleaching' as the two most important activity-hazard subsystems of concern. A number of adaptation solutions are suggested to mitigate...

Author(s)
Truong, V. D.; Anh Le
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case Study Vietnam: Climate change impacts on UNESCO World Heritage - the case of Hoi An Ancient Town.

This chapter presents a case study that analyses the impacts of climate change on the tourism industry in Hoi An, then discusses the effectiveness in response to the change taken by various sectors. The case study established that the heritage city has been affected in three ways: directly from...

Author(s)
Bui, H. T.; Tuan Anh Le
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agrarian transition, adaptation and contained conflict in Cambodia and Vietnam since the 1990s.

This chapter adopts an historical perspective starting from pre-colonial times to detail how agricultural stagnation and abusive practices by public authorities have contributed to the generation of peasants' revolts, rebellions, and ultimately revolutions in Cambodia and Vietnam. The first section ...

Author(s)
Gironde, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Report on a Chinese consultancy for the bamboo company in Vietnam.

This report is from a consultancy undertaken by a team of experts from China for The Bamboo Company in Vietnam. The report consists of the experts' suggestions for The Bamboo Company in Vietnam and introductions to bamboo processing experiences in China. Further, the report provides suggestions on...

Author(s)
Zhaohua, Z; Wei, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394019)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The French colonial administration versus swidden cultivation: from political discourse to coercive policies in French Indochina.

This chapter describes the process that led to the emergence of a deprecatory discourse against swidden cultivation in French Indochina; a discourse that eventually led to the drafting of French colonial policies and regulations to fight swidden cultivation. Neither the prohibitions and penalties,...

Author(s)
Guérin, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vietnam's 'renovation' policies: impacts on upland communities and sustainable forest management.

This chapter examines the impacts of the Vietnamese government's 'renovation' policies (known as 'doi moi') on upland people's livelihoods and forest management. It is revealed that the doi moi process in upland regions is not meeting the government's objectives in improving local livelihoods and...

Author(s)
Tran Thi Thu Ha; Pham Van Dien
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policies, migration and coffee cultivation in Vietnam's central highlands: a case study in Dak Lak province.

This chapter examines the growth of coffee cultivation in Dak Lak province, the economic efficiency and profitability of this crop, and the reasons for the uncontrolled growth of coffee cultivation. Also examined are the side effects of increased coffee production in Dak Lak, including immigration, ...

Author(s)
Truong Hong
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Your land is needed': the fundamental reason behind the sedentarization of shifting cultivators.

Deforestion is one of the most commonly heard official reasons behind policies for the sedentarization of shifting cultivators in Southeast Asia. But this chapter points out that attempts to correlate the map of deforestation and that of traditional swidden agriculture have not been conclusive. On...

Author(s)
Koninck, R. de; Pham Thanh Hai
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter

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