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Cover for Adventure Tourism and Outdoor Activities Management: a 21st century toolkit.

This book was conceived as a reader for many aspects of adventure tourism management. Part I (chapters 1-11) deals with definitions of adventure tourism, the globalization of adventure tourism, adventure tourism research, the customer profile, product development, management issues, risk and safety ...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The role of cooperation in enhancing innovation in nature-based tourism services.

Nature-based tourism is a rapidly growing industry sector providing new sources of livelihood for rural areas to diversify the traditional economies. Although innovativeness is an important element in the competitiveness of companies, the level of innovations in nature tourism and recreation...

Author(s)
Matilainen, A.; Weiss, G.; Sarvašová, Z.; Feliciano, D.; Nastase, C.; Prede, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936891)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Innovation in the wood bio-energy sector in Europe.

This chapter aims to analyse sources of innovations for bio-energy at the firm level and to assess which policies have supported or impeded company innovations and business development. Our analyses are based on 14 firm-level cases from eight European countries. The case study data were collected...

Author(s)
Nybakk, E.; Niskanen, A.; Bajric, F.; Duduman, G.; Feliciano, D.; Jablonski, K.; Lunnan, A.; Sadauskiene, L.; Slee, B.; Teder, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936891)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The contribution of Leader+ to the implementation of innovative forest-related projects.

A key criterion of the EU's Leader approach is the demand for innovative actions to promote rural development. Given that the main objective of the COST Action E51 was the development of knowledge that enables integration of innovation and development policies for a more effective and sustainable...

Author(s)
Feliciano, D.; Slee, B.; Weiss, G.; Matilainen, A.; Rimmler, T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936891)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Determinants of sustainable agri-food chain relationships in Europe.

The role of inter-organizational relationships in European meat and cereals chains is analysed. Using survey data from 1442 farmers, processors and retailers in six countries (Germany, UK, Spain, Poland, Ireland, and Finland), the empirical relevance of several factors potentially influencing the...

Author(s)
Fischer, C.; Hartmann, M.; Reynolds, N.; Leat, P.; Revoredo-Giha, C.; Henchion, M.; Gracia, A.; Albisu, L. M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936426)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How to support firm competitiveness in timber industries? Clusters as policy means in four European countries.

The cluster approach has been used as a guiding framework for policy action, which, by definition, nurtures the existing strengths and growth potential of functionally interrelated and geographically co-located groups of specialized firms cross-sectorally linked by technologies, markets or value...

Author(s)
Rimmler, T.; Coppock, R.; Oberwimmer, R.; Pirc, A.; Posavec, S.; Weiss, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936891)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Role of policies and national programmes on innovations in timber-frame construction.

The market share of timber-frame construction has increased in many European countries after the revision of national building regulations and implementation of national development programmes as well as marketing efforts of the forest industry. Our research within COST E51 has looked at the timber ...

Author(s)
Nord, T.; Tykkä, S.; McCluskey, D.; Bajric, F.; Bouriaud, L.; Hugosson, M.; Nyrud, A. Q.; Ollonqvist, P.; Roos, A.; Ukrainski, K.; Bysheim, K.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936891)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Factors explaining opposition to GMOs in France and the rest of Europe.

This paper provides comparative data from a number of countries and documents the trends towards more suspicion and concerns regarding GM foods in many countries. Suspicion is related to food safety risk and to environmental risk. European consumers are more concerned than US consumers,...

Author(s)
Bonny, S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Local partnerships for rural development: the European experience.

This book is an edited version of the unpublished final report of the PRIDE research project that ran from February 1999 to January 2001 and was concerned with partnerships for rural integrated development in Europe. The research focused on the rural development experience of 6 member states of the ...

Author(s)
Moseley, M. J.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996578)
Type
Book

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