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Cover for Modern day slavery and orphanage tourism.

The contributions to this volume make an attempt to grapple with the intricacies, complexities and ambiguities inherent in orphanage tourism and the extent to which this might accord with some semblance of modern slavery practices. The first part of the book sets the scene, examining this issue...

Author(s)
Cheer, J. M.; Mathews, L.; van Doore, K. E.; Flanagan, K
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781 78924 079 5)
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 Digital technologies for agricultural and rural development in the global south.

The aim of this book is to share research and practice on current trends in digital technology for agricultural and rural development in the Global South: specifically to bring together the perspectives of academic researchers from diverse disciplines with those of practitioners with experience in...

Author(s)
Duncombe, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book
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Cover for Rural tourism and enterprise: management, marketing and sustainability.

In order to explore key issues, practices and approaches in marketing and management across the breadth of the rural tourism sector, this book considers issues around political intervention, public interest and local sustainability, and discusses key issues affecting rural enterprises in both...

Author(s)
Oriade, A.; Robinson, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book
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Cover for Enabling agri-entrepreneurship and innovation: empirical evidence and solutions for conflict regions and transitioning economies.

This book provides information on agri-entrepreneurship from various authors' work in conflict areas (particularly Mindanao in the Philippines), transitional economies and poor countries. The book begins with a comparison of general entrepreneurs with agri-entrepreneurs. The next chapters discuss...

Author(s)
Chan, C.; Sipes, B.; Lee, T. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book
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Cover for Building agricultural extension capacity in post-conflict settings.

This book is intended to: (i) explore the role and potential of agricultural extension in post-conflict countries; (ii) investigate the experience and issues involved with rebuilding extension systems in post-conflict settings; (iii) examine the impact of different extension policy approaches and...

Author(s)
McNamara, P. E.; Moore, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390592)
Type
Book
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Cover for Global urban agriculture.

The objective of this volume is to bring together research that focuses on productive cultivation in urban spaces from around the world and to place these empirics in a theoretical context to provide cohesion. Despite the seeming convergence in practice, the literatures on urban agriculture in the...

Author(s)
WinklerPrins, A. M. G. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647326)
Type
Book
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Cover for Gender and rural globalization: international perspectives on gender and rural development.

This book explores how rural gender relations are changing in a globalizing world. It integrates experiences across the globe through the discussion of four key themes in rural gender research: agriculture, international development, gender identities and mobility. The first section (chapters 2-6)...

Author(s)
Bock, B. B.; Shortall, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book
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Cover for Indigenous knowledge: enhancing its contribution to natural resources management.

This volume seeks to advance understanding of indigenous knowledge (IK) in the context of natural resource management. The book links theory and practice in providing an overview of the conceptual issues surrounding IK enquiries in the context of their contributions to sustainable agriculture and...

Author(s)
Sillitoe, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book
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Cover for Climate change and agricultural water management in Developing Countries.

This book provides experiences from studies on agricultural water management under climate change as references for agriculture and irrigation planners, decision makers, researchers and students. Chapters 2 and 3 provide an overview of global assessment of climate change impacts and water...

Author(s)
Hoanh, C. T.; Johnston, R.; Smakhtin, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book

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