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Cover for Social sustainability: what does it say to tourism employment?

This chapter discusses the context of tourism employment, the practice of sustainable human resource management (HRM), and the application of sustainable HRM in tourism. It is suggested that the successful implementation of sustainable HRM begins at the organizational level, while also recognizing...

Author(s)
Baum, T.; Mooney, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Future directions.

The purpose of this final chapter is to explore some of the key challenges facing farm animal production in general, and animal breeding and genetics in particular, and to discuss how livestock breeders might respond to ensure wide societal and animal benefits.

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effect of economic factors on the welfare of livestock and poultry.

This chapter describes how standards implemented by major meat buyers can be used to improve welfare, how different marketing systems can either improve welfare or make it worse, how to use incentive payments to improve welfare, the negative effects of biological overload of an animal on its...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Branding of Spanish civil war sites to promote sustainable rural tourism.

This chapter analyses the use of branding of Spanish Civil War sites to promote sustainable rural tourism from a Triple Bottom Line perspective, i.e. economic, social and environmental sustainability. A review is first presented on dark tourism and its potential contribution to the sustainability...

Author(s)
Alabau-Montoya, J.; Ruiz-Molina, M. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious tourism and environmental conservation in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, World Heritage Site, Nepal.

Lumbini is an important pilgrimage site and a tourist attraction in Nepal. This chapter discusses how the Lumbini Master Plan (LMP) integrated the surrounding environment in the site development and the challenges that site managers have faced in implementing this vision and balancing its social,...

Author(s)
Lafortune-Bernard, A.; Suwal, R. N.; Weise, K.; Coningham, R. A. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable diets: linking nutrition and food systems.

This book takes a transdisciplinary approach and considers multisectoral actions, integrating health, agriculture, environment, economy, and socio-cultural issues, to comprehensively explore the topic of sustainable diets. Consideration is given to the multi-dimensional nature of diets and food...

Author(s)
Burlingame, B.; Dernini, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book
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Cover for Sustainable diets: a bundle of problems (not one) in search of answers.

This chapter reflects on the status of policy debate about sustainable diets. That the scientific case for shifting the population's diet into a more sustainable direction is now as certain as science can be. The effect of food on ecosystems, health, the economy and society has turned what could be ...

Author(s)
Lang, T.; Mason, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agroecology and nutrition: transformative possibilities and challenges.

Agroecology is a holistic approach to agriculture, which takes into account the ecological, social, political and economic dimensions of producing food in order to build sustainable and resilient food systems that ensure food security and nutrition. It is thus an approach that resonates closely...

Author(s)
Kerr, R. B.; Rahmanian, M.; Owoputi, I.; Batello, C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Can cities from the global South be the drivers of sustainable food systems?

Urbanization has been associated with significant transformations in our society, with paramount influence in agriculture and the world food industry, and subsequently in consumers' diets. Arguably, the current food consumption trend is non-sustainable given the non-regenerative, and rather...

Author(s)
Fonseca, J. M.; Battersby, J.; Hualda, L. A. T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer-level food waste prevention and reduction towards sustainable diets.

Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development is a global commitment that includes a set of 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) and 169 targets. Food systems are at the heart of this agenda. SDG 12 seeks to 'ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns'. The third target under this goal,...

Author(s)
Gaiani, S.; Rolle, R.; Bucatariu, C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter

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