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Cover for Organic food systems meeting the needs of Southern Africa.

This book reports on long-term comparative organic farming systems' research trials carried out over the last 5 years in the Southern Cape of South Africa, as well as research into the successes and failures of the organic sector and the technical tools required for sustainable development in South ...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book
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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
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Cover for Heritage tourism destinations: preservation, communication and development.

This book on heritage tourism utilizes a three-part structure. Part I (chapters 1-3) deals with the conservation and revitalization of heritage destinations, as well as the role local communities have in supporting an attraction. Part II (chapters 4-6) discusses the development of heritage tourism...

Author(s)
Alvarez, M. D.; Go, F. M.; Yüksel, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646770)
Type
Book
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Cover for Health promotion: global principles and practice.

This book, composed of 6 chapters, aims to set out some of the key principles and ideas or, in more academic terms, to explore the discourse surrounding health promotion in the 21st century. It attempts not only to explore what health promotion is, but also to ask some uncomfortable questions about ...

Author(s)
Dixey, R.; Cross, R.; Foster, S.; Lowcock, D.; O'Neil, I.; South, J.; Warwick-Booth, L.; White, J.; Woodall, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939724)
Type
Book
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Cover for Restoring community connections to the land: building resilience through community-based rangeland management in China and Mongolia.

This book contains 12 chapters providing information on case studies that describe the change, loss, re-emergence and resilience of seven herder communities located in distinct socio-ecological settings ranging from the Gobi Desert of Mongolia to the Tibetan Plateau regions of China's Sichuan and...

Author(s)
Fernández-Giménez, M. E.; Wang, X.; Baival, B.; Klein, J. A.; Reid, R. S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938949)
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 Food security in Africa and Asia: strategies for small-scale agricultural development.

This book builds on the premise that food security in low-income countries may be achieved through sustained effort by the local small-scale and subsistence farming communities, with the active support from local, national and international agencies. It states that any such effort will endure only...

Author(s)
Bakker, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938413)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Ecotourism: principles and practices.

This volume examines the principles and practices of ecotourism from an analytical rather than a normative perspective, i.e. it attempts to summarize, analyse and present the various links between tourism and environment as they actually operate in the real world, rather than how they might ideally ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourist destination governance: practice, theory and issues.

This book examines the political order and the issues, processes and approaches in applying governance insights to tourist destinations. The book consists of 16 chapters presented in three parts. Part I introduces the reader to the issues and considerations of tourist destination governance. The...

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Richins, H.; Agrusa, J.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book

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