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Cover for Organic research contributes to sector development and good organic policy: the Danish, Swiss, American and African case studies.

Research in ten countries (in Africa, America and Europe) has shown that organic research promotes evidence-based policy development. A seven countries study by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) (2008) on how governments can assist organic sectors, provided guidelines...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Beyul</i>: Sherpa perspectives on landscapes characteristics and tourism development in Khumbu (Everest), Nepal.

This chapter examines local residents' perspectives of Nepal's Khumbu (Mt Everest) region and the role of tourism in shaping residents' perspectives of this sacred landscape. This region is believed to be a sacred beyul, or a hidden valley that acts as a refuge, by local Buddhist Sherpas, and has...

Author(s)
Nepal, S. K.; Mu Yang; La PoHsin
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer self-concept in food and drink.

This book chapter defines and describes self-concept, describes the theories which explain or relate to self-concept, describes the influences of self-concept on the purchase and consumption of food and drink, and explains the approaches that are employed by agribusinesses in dealing with issues...

Author(s)
Ngugi, I. K.; O'Sullivan, H.; Osman, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392879)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Perception in food and drink.

This book chapter defines and describes the concept of perception, describes the theories which relate to perceptions, including perceptual process and gestalt principles, describes the influences of perceptions and senses on the purchase and consumption of food and drink, and explains the...

Author(s)
Ngugi, I. K.; O'Sullivan, H.; Osman, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392879)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Enhancing productivity of foodgrains.

This chapter first looks at the consumption and demand pattern as well as current production trends for food grains in India. The implications of climate change and the scaling of conservation agriculture are also discussed. Specific strategies are then suggested to increase production and...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Guide performance: co-created experiences for tourist immersion.

This chapter concerns the co-creation of experience during the consumption stage of the tourist trip. It deals with face-to-face meetings where the guides perform their activities. The specific objectives of this chapter are first to explore the guides' basic roles and then their performances in...

Author(s)
Mossberg, L.; Hanefors, M.; Hansen, A. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Prices and value in co-produced hospitality and tourism experiences.

This chapter explores the role of pricing when the consumed product is co-produced in the context of tourism and hospitality experiences. The discussion covers three phases of tourism consumption/transaction: advanced booking, production/service and payment, which all have implications on pricing...

Author(s)
Yu XiaoJuan; Schwartz, Z.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Authenticity as a value co-creator of tourism experiences.

This chapter addresses a particular view of authenticity as a co-creator of value in cultural tourism experiences. The chapter outlines the findings from an empirical investigation of tourists consuming cultural and natural heritage sites in the island of Mauritius. By using the views and...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Co-creation of experience value: a tourist behaviour approach.

This chapter first describes what is and what constitutes a memorable experience and addresses afterwards the issue of how to engage tourists to collaborate in the co-creation of such experiences. The chapter considers involvement in tourist experiences as a mediator and moderator variable in value ...

Author(s)
Andrades, L.; Dimanche, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dynamic drivers of tourist experiences.

This chapter attempts to compose a conceptual framework that demonstrates the drivers influencing the creation of tourist experiences. In constructing this tourist experience model, three streams are offered. The first stream is to trace the past research of consumption experience in general and...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Prebensen, N. K.; Uysal, M. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter

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