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Cover for Tourism planning and development in Latin America.

This book attempts to overcome past research negligence by focusing exclusively on tourism development, planning and impacts in a wide range of Latin American countries. It aims to widen the documentation and understanding of tourism in the sub-region in the English literature. The book has ten...

Author(s)
Monterrubio, C.; Andriotis, K.; Stylidis, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book
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Cover for Biological control in Latin America and the Caribbean: its rich history and bright future.

This book contains 32 chapters focusing on the biological control of many invasive pests, diseases and weeds and ensuring a healthy and sustainable food supply in various countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. The rich history of biological control in the region is documented and steps for...

Author(s)
Lenteren, J. C. van; Bueno, V. H. P.; Luna, M. G.; Colmenarez, Y. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book
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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 Crisis and conflict in agriculture.

This volume sets out to explore the dialectic relating agriculture, crisis and conflict, and attempts to expand the knowledge on these interactions. Part 1 of the volume (chapters 1-6) discusses thematic issues and methodological approaches to understanding the intersection of agriculture, crisis...

Author(s)
Zurayk, R.; Woertz, E.; Bahn, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
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 Productivity growth in agriculture: an international perspective.

This volume is written primarily for agricultural economists doing research on productivity. It includes discussions of the theoretical underpinnings of productivity measurement as well as the many practical considerations that go into translating this theory into actual measures of aggregated...

Author(s)
Fuglie, K. O.; Wang, S. L.; Ball, V. E.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939212)
Type
Book
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Cover for Climate change and global health.

This book describes the direct and indirect global impacts of climate change. It includes 30 chapters divided into 7 parts. Part I (Introduction) includes 2 chapters describing anthropocene and the impact of climate change on global health. Part II includes 4 chapters focusing on the primary health ...

Author(s)
Butler, C. D.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book
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Cover for Bread, beer and the seeds of change: Agriculture's imprint on world history.

This book examines grain production and processing in various early agricultural societies as well as the technological advances in Western societies. The book is organized into three parts. The first part (chapters 2-6) examines background information and discusses the basics of cropping and food...

Author(s)
Sinclair, T. R.; Sinclair, C. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937058)
Type
Book
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Cover for Indigenous fruit trees in the tropics: domestication, utilization and commercialization.

This book comprises 5 parts and 21 chapters discussing the domestication of indigenous fruit trees in Africa, Oceania, Latin America and Asia; and describes the biophysical and socio-economic aspects of Miombo fruit trees.

Author(s)
Akinnifesi, F. K.; Leakey, R. R. B.; Ajaui, O. C.; Sileshi, G.; Tchoundjeu, Z.; Matakala, P.; Kwesiga, F. R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931100)
Type
Book
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Cover for The economics of animal health and production.

This book gives a theoretical and practical basis for assessing the livestock systems and animal disease control for farm, private enterprise and government policy through the provision of data collection and analysis methods and examples of their application in decision making. This book draws on...

Author(s)
Rushton, J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931940)
Type
Book

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