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Cover for Fair Trade and organic agriculture: a winning combination?

This book pursues a twofold aim: (i) to assess the welfare impacts of either an organic or a Fair Trade certification system, or of both systems in combination, on smallholders in developing countries; and (ii) to examine the willingness of consumers in the developed world to pay for such certified ...

Author(s)
Parvathi, P.; Grote, U.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book
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Cover for Global climate change and coastal tourism: recognizing problems, managing solutions and future expectations.

This book aims to update the last volume, Disappearing Destinations (2011), and presents new cases that discuss current threats and consequences of climate change predictions on coastal tourism destinations. In this context, predicted changes and implications for management and policy at such...

Author(s)
Jones, A.; Phillips, M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book
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Cover for Sustainable bamboo development.

This book with four chapters aims to analyse and summarize the experiences of successful and failed cases in China and other countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America and, based on the analysis and summaries, provide some key views and suggestions on how to develop the bamboo sector in a...

Author(s)
Zhaohua, Z; Wei, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394019)
Type
Book
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Cover for Capacity building for sustainable development.

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of how to build capacity in tackling many sustainable development problems in Africa. The book's approach is both theoretical and applied. It offers methods of operationalizing sustainable development and sustainability theories and explores capacity...

Author(s)
James, V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book
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Cover for Conservation agriculture for Africa: building resilient farming systems in a changing climate.

This book provides an updated assessment of trends in the adaptation and adoption of conservation agriculture (CA) in different countries of Africa. It provides information on the contribution of CA systems to building resilience in a changing climate while increasing productivity, profitability...

Author(s)
Kassam, A. H.; Mkomwa, S.; Friedrich, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645681)
Type
Book
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Cover for Decentralized governance of adaptation to climate change in Africa.

This book comprises 13 chapters divided into four sections. The first section explores the cross-sectorial aspects of climate change governance, with a focus on the disconnect between the central and subnational levels of governance and on how climate change has become a contested policy arena....

Author(s)
Friis-Hansen, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for The business of plant breeding: market-led approaches to new variety design in Africa.

This book is the result of a study on demand-led plant variety design for changing markets in Africa, the purpose of which is to identify and share best practices in demand-led plant breeding from private and public sector breeding programmes worldwide. The intended audiences are professionals in...

Author(s)
Persley, G. J.; Anthony, V. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393814)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Global health research in an unequal world: ethics case studies from Africa.

This book is a collection of fictionalised case studies of everyday ethical dilemmas and challenges, encountered in the process of conducting global health research in places where the effects of global, political and economic inequality are particularly evident. It is a training tool to fill the...

Author(s)
Aellah, G.; Chantler, T.; Geissler, P. W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390042)
Type
Book
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Cover for Mountain tourism: experiences, communities, environments and sustainable futures.

This book aims to broaden the discussion on the diversity of perspectives, interactions and roles of mountain tourism, through an interdisciplinary and management context. The book contains five thematic areas, each with an overview and relevant case studies. These themes include: (i) the creation...

Author(s)
Richins, H.; Hull, J. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Rwanda's land tenure reform: non-existent to best practice.

This book is a detailed real account of all the key phases of the land tenure reform (LTR) programme in Rwanda and the critical factors that defined the outcomes and requirements for sustaining the process. In addition, the book provides an account of the impact of the programme, its challenges and ...

Author(s)
Ngoga, T. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241037)
Type
Book

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