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Cover for The sacred in caves and mountains: animist and Christian interfaces in the Philippines.

This chapter describes several sacred caves and mountains in the Philippines and considers the importance of the sense of the sacred in nature, as well as its capacity to bring about ekstasis, to Philippine pilgrimage and tourism.

Author(s)
Labor, H. L. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agri-entrepreneurship enabling program design in conflict regions for youth development: best practices and lessons learned.

This chapter first presents some background discussion on positive youth development, linking to a best practice of utilizing youth entrepreneurship education programmes to change lives for young people in conflict regions. The chapter offers an overview of the issues of out-of-school youth in a...

Author(s)
Liang, K.; Lee, T. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A capabilities approach to designing agri-entrepreneurship training programs for conflict-affected regions: the case of central Mindanao, Philippines.

This chapter presents a conceptual model for devising trainings aimed at improving the livelihoods of the rural poor in conflict-affected regions by enhancing capabilities and mentoring the choice of functions. Specifically, it proposes the development of an agricultural entrepreneurship training...

Author(s)
Pleasant, M. M.; Mamiit, R. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Measuring youth entrepreneurship attributes: the case of an out-of-school youth training program in Mindanao, Philippines.

This chapter focuses on developing a survey that measures entrepreneurship attributes of potential youth entrepreneurs by adapting the extant entrepreneurship theory to the case study context of out-of-school youth (OSY) in Mindanao, Philippines. The adapted survey measures a hybrid set of...

Author(s)
Lai, C.; Chan, C.; Dentoni, D.; Neyra, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Coping strategies for youth entrepreneurs in conflict areas.

This chapter examines the challenges faced by entrepreneurs in conflict regions, and the ways that entrepreneurs cope with those challenges, with a focus on youth entrepreneurs. It presents a case study from Mindanao, Philippines conducted through a qualitative/quantitative survey of youth...

Author(s)
Lee, T. S.; Wilson, K. A.; Chan, C.; Bantilan, J.; Bayona, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Regional collaboration in community-based mountain tourism in world heritage sites: the Ifugao Rice Terraces of the Cordillera Central mountains in the Philippines.

This chapter provides insight into community-based tourism and governance in the Ifugao Rice Terraces, a World Heritage site in the Philippines. Utilizing tourism as a catalyst, the regional community developed a community-based and integrated organization, called Save the Ifugao Terraces Movement. ...

Author(s)
Ananayo, J.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Philippine fungal diversity: benefits and threats to food security.

Fungal diversity plays a vital role in sustaining human life, either benefiting or threatening food security. Benefits that derive from fungi range from food and medicine, to decomposition of organic matter, recycling of nutrients and as plant growth promoters, including biological control of...

Author(s)
Cumagun, C. J. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Private voluntary standards, co-investment and inclusive business.

This chapter assesses the potential of private voluntary standards in horticultural exports for providing incentives to the private sector investing in small-scale growers, to the mutual benefit of growers as well as exporters. The chapter then traces characteristics of such co-investment and its...

Author(s)
Blackmore, E.; MacGregor, J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrating aquaculture in coastal river planning: the case of Dagupan City, Philippines.

In the Philippines, conflicts between fishing, aquaculture, tourism and other uses of the coastal waters are common because they are not clearly integrated into the management of the coastal zone. Resource use allocation then remains a challenging task for decision makers. Development activities...

Author(s)
Andalecio, M. N.; Cruz, P. S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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