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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 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 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 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 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 Biological control in vegetable <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassica</i> pest management in tropical Asia: where do we currently stand?

Author(s)
Srinivasan, R.; Lin, M. Y.; Hien, N. T. T.; Hai, V. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Biological control using predators and Parasitoids in Vietnam: from successful participatory approaches to potential challenges.

Author(s)
Costa, A.; Dao, H. T.; Tran, D. H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Guide to the naturalized and invasive plants of Southeast Asia.

Despite the significant impacts of alien plant species (IAS), there has not been a concerted effort to tackle the problem across the region. This can mainly be ascribed to a lack of policy, little awareness and limited capacity at a national and regional level. The UN Environment-Global Environment ...

Author(s)
Witt, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392107)
Type
Book
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Cover for Shifting cultivation in Vietnam: impacts of various policy reforms.

Based on literature reviews, recent surveys and interviews with local farmers and provincial officials in Vietnam's northwest region between April and June 2012, this chapter provides an overview of shifting cultivation practices in Vietnam, the key policy interventions and their impacts on...

Author(s)
Catacutan, D.; Nguyen Thi Hoa; Do Trong Hoan; Simelton, E.; Hoang Thi Lua
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Misinterpreting the uplands of Vietnam: how government policies and maps lead to a misunderstanding of swidden and its associated livelihood systems.

This chapter examines the negative views of swidden/fallow cultivation systems across Southeast Asia and in Vietnam. As well as having a negative view of swidden/fallow as a farming system, the Vietnamese government does not recognize it as a land-use system, so it is not recognized on official...

Author(s)
Leisz, S. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter

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