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Cover for Globalization and sustainable development in Africa: the imperatives of capacity building.

This chapter examines the nature and character of globalization and sustainable development and the needs for capacity building in developing (African) countries. The interface between globalization, capacity building and sustainable development is discussed, as well as the key elements of capacity ...

Author(s)
Igbokwe-Ibeto, C. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Digital technologies for agricultural and rural development in the global south.

The aim of this book is to share research and practice on current trends in digital technology for agricultural and rural development in the Global South: specifically to bring together the perspectives of academic researchers from diverse disciplines with those of practitioners with experience in...

Author(s)
Duncombe, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Is marketing intelligence necessary in conflict and transitional region markets?

The chapter discusses marketing intelligence within the context of micro, small, and medium-size entrepreneurs (MSMEs), relative to conducting business in transitional and developing countries. In addition, this chapter covers agri-entrepreneurship in conflict zones, as well as the challenges in...

Author(s)
Sullivan, P.; Ortez, M.; Mission, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Support for farmers.

This chapter focuses on the need to develop new schemes (research, extension and information services) to support subsistence vegetable farmers in developing countries. Participatory research and development, and in particular participatory plant breeding, is also briefly discussed.

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937539)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The EU MycoGlobe project: global integration of mycotoxin and toxigenic fungal research for enhanced food safety.

The MycoGlobe project is a Specific Support Action (SSA) of the European Commission (FOOD-CT-2004-007174) that builds on the outcome of a wide range of European research projects in the area of mycotoxins and toxigenic fungi by supporting, stimulating and facilitating the participation and...

Author(s)
Visconti, A.; Perrone, G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate change in developing countries: results from the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistance Programme.

This book provides a comprehensive information source on The Netherlands Climatic Change Studies Assistance Programme (NCCSAP) and describes the achievements and experiences in the countries involved, i.e., Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Mali, Mongolia, Senegal, Suriname,...

Author(s)
Drunen, M. A. van; Lasage, R.; Dorland, C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930776)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Can biotechnology reach the poor? The adequacy of information and seed delivery.

This chapter examines the expectation that biotechnology can provide significant benefits for smallholder farmers. It uses evidence from current seed systems and variety use in developing countries. In particular, it examines the adequacy of information flow and the performance of seed markets....

Author(s)
Tripp, R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996189)
Type
Book chapter

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