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Cover for Fair Trade and organic agriculture: a winning combination?

This book pursues a twofold aim: (i) to assess the welfare impacts of either an organic or a Fair Trade certification system, or of both systems in combination, on smallholders in developing countries; and (ii) to examine the willingness of consumers in the developed world to pay for such certified ...

Author(s)
Parvathi, P.; Grote, U.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rural enterprise business development in the developed world.

This chapter provides an overview of rural business development in the developed world, offering UK, US and European perspectives on the development of rural tourism enterprises, including farm tourism and culinary tourism. The chapter illustrates the importance of public funding to the development ...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Murray, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Community engagement and rural tourism enterprise.

This chapter discusses the role of communities in the development of rural tourism. Through a representative sample of more developed destination case studies in Europe and North America, the key indicators leading to successful community-based rural tourism are explored. These indicators include...

Author(s)
Wiltshier, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Improving animal welfare: a practical approach.

This book, the second edition of Improving Animal Welfare, has 17 chapters and provides updates on the latest research and still retains its practical emphasis. The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) now has recommendations in the Terrestrial Animal Health Code for transport, slaughter,...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644677)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The position of nautical tourism in the European economies.

This chapter examines the positioning of nautical tourism in the economies of Europe, as well as other development characteristics contributing to general economic development. It looks at the classification of the nautical tourism market, and explains sustainable development and the legislative...

Author(s)
Luković, T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642444)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Agri-food chain relationships.

This book is the result of several years of research activity on the topic of how to better link farmers, processors and retailers with each other in order to ensure and improve the supply of food products which meet consumer needs and wants. The book is structured in three parts. Starting with an...

Author(s)
Fischer, C.; Hartmann, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936426)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The EU MycoGlobe project: global integration of mycotoxin and toxigenic fungal research for enhanced food safety.

The MycoGlobe project is a Specific Support Action (SSA) of the European Commission (FOOD-CT-2004-007174) that builds on the outcome of a wide range of European research projects in the area of mycotoxins and toxigenic fungi by supporting, stimulating and facilitating the participation and...

Author(s)
Visconti, A.; Perrone, G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Urban aquaculture.

In light of the increasing demand for fish, the challenge for planners now is to accelerate aquaculture development and to plan for new production, making urban areas not only centres of marketing and distribution, but also of production, particularly using urban wastewater. This book includes...

Author(s)
Costa-Pierce, B.; Desbonnet, A.; Edwards, P.; Baker, D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998299)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mycotoxins: a global problem.

The five most important naturally occurring mycotoxins in human foods and animal feeds are aflatoxin, ochratoxin, deoxynivalenol, zearalenone and fumonisin. Risk assessment is used to manage the risk from mycotoxins to protect human and animal health. Conventional risk assessment has two major...

Author(s)
Marasas, W. F. O.; Gelderblom, W. C. A.; Shephard, G. S.; Vismer, H. F.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The tourist unravelled.

This chapter presents conceptual conclusions about Western tourists based upon a comparison between the theoretical perspectives discussed in chapter 2 (pp. 10-61) and the empirical data presented in chapter 3 (pp. 62-112). First of all, the lines of thought that are outlined in chapter 2 are...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book chapter

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