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Cover for The sacred in caves and mountains: animist and Christian interfaces in the Philippines.

This chapter describes several sacred caves and mountains in the Philippines and considers the importance of the sense of the sacred in nature, as well as its capacity to bring about ekstasis, to Philippine pilgrimage and tourism.

Author(s)
Labor, H. L. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From a complex to degraded system: laws, customs, market forces and legal pluralism in the Cordillera, northern Philippines.

This chapter focuses on the alarming rate of forest destruction in the Cordillera region of Luzon, in northern Philippines, involving two national parks and protected areas. It argues that much of the degradation and unsustainable management affecting the national parks has been brought about by a...

Author(s)
Prill-Brett, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Figments of fire and forest: shifting cultivation policy in the Philippines and Indonesia.

This chapter first presents two images portraying daily life on the forest frontier in two different countries (Philippines and Indonesia). The stories reveal rapidly changing land-use patterns, social networks and livelihood strategies. They tell of two people confronted with complex and...

Author(s)
Ploeg, J. van der; Persoon, G. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Is marketing intelligence necessary in conflict and transitional region markets?

The chapter discusses marketing intelligence within the context of micro, small, and medium-size entrepreneurs (MSMEs), relative to conducting business in transitional and developing countries. In addition, this chapter covers agri-entrepreneurship in conflict zones, as well as the challenges in...

Author(s)
Sullivan, P.; Ortez, M.; Mission, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Coping strategies for youth entrepreneurs in conflict areas.

This chapter examines the challenges faced by entrepreneurs in conflict regions, and the ways that entrepreneurs cope with those challenges, with a focus on youth entrepreneurs. It presents a case study from Mindanao, Philippines conducted through a qualitative/quantitative survey of youth...

Author(s)
Lee, T. S.; Wilson, K. A.; Chan, C.; Bantilan, J.; Bayona, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Measuring youth entrepreneurship attributes: the case of an out-of-school youth training program in Mindanao, Philippines.

This chapter focuses on developing a survey that measures entrepreneurship attributes of potential youth entrepreneurs by adapting the extant entrepreneurship theory to the case study context of out-of-school youth (OSY) in Mindanao, Philippines. The adapted survey measures a hybrid set of...

Author(s)
Lai, C.; Chan, C.; Dentoni, D.; Neyra, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A capabilities approach to designing agri-entrepreneurship training programs for conflict-affected regions: the case of central Mindanao, Philippines.

This chapter presents a conceptual model for devising trainings aimed at improving the livelihoods of the rural poor in conflict-affected regions by enhancing capabilities and mentoring the choice of functions. Specifically, it proposes the development of an agricultural entrepreneurship training...

Author(s)
Pleasant, M. M.; Mamiit, R. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agri-entrepreneurship enabling program design in conflict regions for youth development: best practices and lessons learned.

This chapter first presents some background discussion on positive youth development, linking to a best practice of utilizing youth entrepreneurship education programmes to change lives for young people in conflict regions. The chapter offers an overview of the issues of out-of-school youth in a...

Author(s)
Liang, K.; Lee, T. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Filoviruses.

Certain filoviruses, most prominently Ebola virus and Marburg virus, cause rare and typically limited lethal disease in humans. Almost every human filovirus disease outbreak - including the Ebola virus epidemic in Western Africa that began in 2013 and by 2016 had over 28,500 suspected cases - can...

Author(s)
Bradfute, S. B.; Jahrling, P. B.; Kuhn, J. H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hendra and Nipah viruses.

Hendra (HeV) and Nipah (NiV) viruses, in the genus Henipavirus, cause severe, often fatal, disease in people as well as in a broad range of mammalian species. These zoonotic paramyxoviruses are harboured by flying foxes in Australia, the Pacific region and southern and South-east Asia, although...

Author(s)
Clayton, B. A.; Smith, I. L.; Marsh, G. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter

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