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Cover for Production system characterization and development.

The main objective of this chapter is to explain the different goat production systems, and how to identify major constraints and opportunities for achieving better productivity. The options and strategies for planning and implementing goat improvement projects and assessing goat production systems ...

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for In focus 2: tourism in Africa: is overtourism evident?

Examples are presented of popular destinations and sites in Africa, particularly in Kenya, where tourism is discernibly affecting quality of life and environmental sustainability. The solution to sustainable tourism in Africa is explored.

Author(s)
Kepher-Gona, J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Private sector tourism in conservation areas in Africa.

This book deals with private sector tourism in conservation areas in sub-Saharan Africa and the various potential partnership models involving different combinations of stakeholders. The focus of this book is on accommodation, and the finance and operation of lodges in sub-Saharan Africa. The...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book
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Cover for Background.

This chapter provides an overview of key issues relating to sustainable protected area tourism. This incorporates a review of the literature relating to tourism and conservation in Africa, the role of the private sector, and its engagement with stakeholders. Background on the types of economic,...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Best practices: lessons learned from the case studies.

The 32 case studies in this volume demonstrate the rich array of approaches used to pursue sustainable tourism adopted by the private sector in protected areas across Africa. This chapter aims to synthesise and highlight the best practices achieved and the lessons learned from these case studies,...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion.

This chapter presents an overview of the findings from the case studies in this book on the institutional issues, economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts of private-sector tourism operations in conservation areas in Africa. It then offers some broad conclusions highlighting the...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for BERAS - a global network of food systems with examples from Sweden, Haiti, Tanzania and India.

Adopting a food systems approach in practice starts from recognizing that food systems serve the basic human needs of food and drink needed to sustain human life, but also serve wider cultural needs. The food systems approach helps organic food and farming by making interdependencies more apparent, ...

Author(s)
Hertwig, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Factors contributing to adoption or disadoption of organic agriculture in Zambia.

The negative effects of conventional agriculture on the environment in terms of land degradation and pollution have accelerated efforts to develop sustainable agricultural systems. In Zambia the last 20 years or so have seen the promotion of organic farming as a sustainable farming system option,...

Author(s)
Munthali, R.; Auerbach, R.; Mataa, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious pilgrimage routes and trails: sustainable development and management.

Through a combination of theoretical and case-study chapters, this volume focuses on religious routes and trails in terms of their spiritual, cultural and economic meanings, and considers the opportunities and challenges arising from their recent increase in popularity. The book is divided into...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Trono, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book
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Cover for Challenges facing the sustainable development of slave trade routes and trails in Cameroon.

This chapter explores the recent growth of African American diaspora tourism as quasi-religious pilgrimage to the village of Bimbia, Cameroon, which served as a major slave port in the region. Having first discussed the historical development of slavery and slave trade routes in this region, the...

Author(s)
Enongene, V.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter

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