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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 Approaches to economic analyses and implications for policy issues in South-east Asia: results from three case studies in crop - animal systems.

This chapter discusses the challenges of increasing livestock product supply in environments not traditionally associated with livestock production. To illustrate the approaches to economic analyses, methods used and implications for policy issues, the discussion in this chapter focuses on 3...

Author(s)
Devendra, C.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931940)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Challenges for the next decade of research on below-ground interactions in tropical agroecosystems: client-driven solutions at landscape scale.

Three examples are given to illustrate how a better understanding of below-ground interactions is vital if some of the major integrated natural resource management problems are to be solved. The first case is Lake Victoria, surrounded by Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Two major human interventions are ...

Author(s)
Noordwijk, M. van; Cadisch, G.; Ong, C. K.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996738)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Presenting destinations: marketing host communities.

This chapter deals with both the contentious issues and the opportunities in the marketing of host communities for tourism. It commences with an overview of the diversity of this phenomenon, followed by a brief but broad view of the scope of contemporary marketing. Here, the emphasis is on viewing...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Pearce, P.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996110)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forests and society: sustainability and life cycles of forests in human landscapes.

This book, which contains 8 chapters, provides a framework for the general public, forest managers and policy makers to understand what factors need to be included when working towards using and protecting the world's forests so that they can be sustained. Topics covered include: historical...

Author(s)
Vogt, K. A.; Honea, J.; Vogt, D. J.; Andreu, M.; Edmonds, R.; Sigurdardóttir, R.; Patel-Weynand, T.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930981)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards sustainable development of floating net cage culture for income security in rural Indonesia: a case study of common carp production at Lake Maninjau, Indonesia.

Commercial floating net cage culture is a rapidly growing industry in rural Indonesia. It has become the economic base for income generation in poverty alleviation programmes of the government of West Sumatra province in two villages at Lake Maninjau. The increasing interest in cage development...

Author(s)
Munzir, A.; Heidhues, F.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agricultural intensification, deforestation and the environment: assessing tradeoffs in Sumatra, Indonesia.

The chapter reports on empirical results from study sites on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. The area was chosen to represent the lowland humid tropical forest zone in Asia for the global Alternatives to Slash and Burn project (ASB). The 'ASB matrix' of indicators is applied to a series of crop...

Author(s)
Tomich, T. P.; Noordwijk, M. van; Budidarsono, S.; Gillison, A.; Kusumanto, T.; Murdiyarso, D.; Stolle, F.; Fagi, A. M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994352)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'Whose forest is this, anyway?' Criteria and indicators on access to resources.

This chapter provides a brief history of the social component of the Center for International Forestry Research project, 'Assessing Sustainable Forest Management: Testing Criteria and Indicators', with special reference to the issue of security of inter-generational access to resources (SIAR). We...

Author(s)
Colfer, C. J. P.; Salim, A.; Tiani, A. M.; Tchikangwa, B.; Sardjono, M. A.; Prabhu, R.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993928)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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