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Cover for Tourism as a development option: perspectives from the World Bank.

This chapter reflects primarily on the supply-side issues and on the reality of successfully harnessing tourism and achieving desired impacts in developing countries. Specifically, drawing on the experiences of the past three decades as well as a cohort of over 80 World Bank Group tourism-related...

Author(s)
Mann, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Economics and policy research at ILRI, 1975-2018.

This chapter looks at the livestock policy and economics research at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and its predecessor, the International Livestock Centre for Africa (ILCA), which have focused on the following problems: (i) the historical problem of supply response; (ii)...

Author(s)
Jabbar, M.; Staal, S.; McIntire, J.; Ehui, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Preparing the ground for land tenure reform in Rwanda.

The chapter describes the key exercises that were undertaken as part of preparing the ground for the land tenure reform programme. First, a detailed explanation of why Rwanda introduced the land tenure reform programme from a social, political and economic perspective is provided. Second, it traces ...

Author(s)
Ngoga, T. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruise ship tourism.

This book provides an overview of the cruise industry covering a broad range of topics and issues. It has been written for a broad audience including students pursuing university and training programmes, tourism industry professionals, planners and managers in the cruise industry, and finally...

Author(s)
Dowling, R.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The world of cruising.

This chapter introduces the cruise tourism industry by covering a range of topics including its worldwide growth, challenges, people (employees and passengers), destinations and impacts. It concludes with an overview of the planning and management required for sustainable cruising.

Author(s)
Dowling, R.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economic evaluation.

This chapter reviews two economic evaluation methods: cost-benefit analysis and economic impact analysis. Both can be seen as aids to decision making at the planning stage in the fields of leisure, sport and tourism or as part of the evaluation of projects when they are completed and in operation.

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Policies, migration and coffee cultivation in Vietnam's central highlands: a case study in Dak Lak province.

This chapter examines the growth of coffee cultivation in Dak Lak province, the economic efficiency and profitability of this crop, and the reasons for the uncontrolled growth of coffee cultivation. Also examined are the side effects of increased coffee production in Dak Lak, including immigration, ...

Author(s)
Truong Hong
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism-led amenity migration in a mountain community: quality of life implications for Fernie, British Columbia.

Utilizing a 'tourism-led amenity migration framework', this chapter employs a case study of second-home migrants in the small mountain town of Fernie, British Columbia. The chapter provides insight into the quality-of-life aspects and implications for planning and development within amenity-rich...

Author(s)
Williams, P. W.; Gill, A. M.; Zukiwsky, J. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impact assessment of value chain on millet foods.

The positive impact of a millet foods value chain will not only provide opportunities for higher income generation to stakeholders (i.e. farmers, primary processors and food processing entrepreneurs/companies) but will also ensure nutritional security for consumers. This chapter accounts for both...

Author(s)
Dayakar Rao, B.; Malleshi, N. G.; Annor, G. A.; Patil, J. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648309)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impacts of cruising.

This chapter identifies the social, environmental and economic impacts expected when cruise ships visit a port. It also addresses the range of environmental management and visitor management issues that relate to the ships and their passengers, and suggests how ports and cruise lines can reduce...

Author(s)
Manning, E. W.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938451)
Type
Book chapter

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