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Cover for Managing religious tourism.

This book endeavours to put forward a toolkit that will aid positive outcomes in religious tourism management, drawing on case studies from multiple countries and regions. This book is divided into three main sections. The first deals with the theoretical aspects of managing sacred sites; the...

Author(s)
Griffiths, M.; Wiltshier, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Implications for managed visitor experiences at Muktinath Temple (Chumig Gyatsa) in Nepal: a netnography.

This chapter presents the case of Muktinath Temple in Nepal and the use of user-generated content as a management tool. It aims to (i) see the extent to which the use of TripAdvisor is feasible in gaining an indication of visitors' experiences when visiting a sacred site; (ii) gain insight into the ...

Author(s)
Jong, M. de; Grit, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Branding the Buddha's birthplace: exploring Nepal's potential to become a destination of global Buddhist tourism.

This chapter presents a SWOT analysis of Nepal's potential for Buddhist tourism, and suggests that incorporating Buddhist tourism into the overall nation-branding campaign would not only accentuate the country's genuine heritage but also appeal to a large number of faith-inspired travellers....

Author(s)
Adhikari, D.; Zhang JuYan
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding conservation agriculture adopter's information network to promote innovation and agricultural entrepreneurship: the case of tribal farmers in the Hill Region of Nepal.

The study presented in this chapter was conducted to understand how social networks lead to access to information, thus helping farmers make decisions on adoption of agricultural innovations and entrepreneurial activities (commercial vegetable cultivation, value addition and small enterprises) in...

Author(s)
Paudel, B.; Wilson, K. A.; Chan, C.; Tamang, B. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Conservation agriculture in subsistence farming. Case studies from South Asia and beyond.

This book focuses on the latest research in conservation agriculture (CA), with an emphasis on the applicability of results worldwide. Using South Asia as a case study, it examines the history and current state of CA regionally and globally, and explores the long-term impacts the adoption of CA...

Author(s)
Chan, C.; Fantle-Lepczyk, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Preferences for conservation agriculture in developing countries: a case study on the tribal societies of India and Nepal.

This chapter presents results from India and Nepal on farmer preferences for conservation agriculture (CA) treatments compared to conventional practices. The results indicate that there is high potential for CA in smallholder and subsistence farming regions. Farmers are interested in trying new...

Author(s)
Lai, C.; Chan, C.; Pradhan, A.; Paudel, B.; Reed, B. F.; Halbrendt, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gendered implications of introducing conservation agriculture (CA): a case study in the hill region of Nepal.

The results of this research show that there are a number of important considerations in terms of gender that may affect the feasibility of conservation agriculture (CA) adoption in Chepang villages in Nepal. The implications of integrating sustainable CA practices, such as intercropping and...

Author(s)
Halbrendt, J.; Paudel, B.; Chan, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Potential of conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) for improving sustainable food and nutrition security in the hill region of Nepal.

The results of on-farm trials verified that conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) could be the suitable technology to cope with the challenges of improving food and nutrition security in the hill region of Nepal. Although CAPS did not increase the yields of individual crops, CAPS with...

Author(s)
Paudel, B.; Radovich, T.; Chan, C.; Crow, S.; Halbrendt, J.; Thapa, K.; Tamang, B. B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism or conservation? A controversy in Chitwan National Park, Nepal.

This chapter reflects on whether tourism and conservation in Nepal's Chitwan National Park can exist in mutual harmony. The case study examines conflictual issues between tourism entrepreneurs and conservation activists. It looks into the case of the renewal of a 15-year contract to operate...

Author(s)
Bhandari, K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938130)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impact of introduction of modern varieties on crop diversity.

This chapter reviews the impact of modern varieties on crop diversity through three detailed case studies on rice: (i) cultivar replacement in high-altitude rice in Nepal; (ii) cultivar replacement in upland rice in eastern India; and (iii) client-oriented breeding in low-altitude areas of Nepal....

Author(s)
Witcombe, J. R.; Joshi, K. D.; Virk, D. S.; Sthapit, B. R.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937614)
Type
Book chapter

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