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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Consumers and rural tourism in developing economies.

This chapter explores the key concepts of tourist behaviour in the consumption of rural tourism and the factors that influence the demand for and supply of related rural products in developing economies. In so doing, the chapter considers the differing characteristics of developing economies within ...

Author(s)
Saverimuttu, V.; Varua, M. E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Improving animal welfare: a practical approach.

This book, the second edition of Improving Animal Welfare, has 17 chapters and provides updates on the latest research and still retains its practical emphasis. The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) now has recommendations in the Terrestrial Animal Health Code for transport, slaughter,...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644677)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Small-scale fisheries compliance: integrating social justice, legitimacy and deterrence.

This chapter provides an overview of the development of fisheries compliance thinking and the applicability of this theory to the small-scale fisheries sector. A conceptual framework for understanding small-scale fisheries compliance is presented. Emphasis will be placed on the need to understand...

Author(s)
Hauck, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936075)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Goat meat production systems.

Goat production systems have been developed to adapt to the specific needs of the producer but can be grouped into several general categories. Intensive production systems are usually on smaller plots and require daily attention to management practices, while extensive systems have more reliance on ...

Author(s)
McMillin, K. W.; Webb, E. C.; Donkin, E. F.; Pinkerton, F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938499)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Implementing effective animal welfare auditing programmes.

This chapter covers the implementation of effective animal welfare auditing programmes. The 6 critical control points for effective auditing are outlined: percentage of animals rendered insensible with one application of the stunner; percentage of animals rendered insensible before hoisting,...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932152)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards understanding western tourists: empirical studies.

This chapter presents empirical data on Western tourists in developing countries, based on both primary and secondary sources. The primary data (concerning organized round trips) came from some 333 interview records (272 with tourists and 61 with tour managers, tour guides, local travel agents and...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The tourist unravelled.

This chapter presents conceptual conclusions about Western tourists based upon a comparison between the theoretical perspectives discussed in chapter 2 (pp. 10-61) and the empirical data presented in chapter 3 (pp. 62-112). First of all, the lines of thought that are outlined in chapter 2 are...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Animal welfare in developing countries.

Some of the animal welfare problems (seasonal underfeeding, underfeeding because of droughts, overstocking leading to underfeeding from loss of productive plant species, infrequent access to water, insufficient milk for calves because of offtake for domestic consumption, inappropriate methods used...

Author(s)
Gregory, N. G.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932152)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pressures for adjustment in the agricultural sectors of developed countries.

As their economies have developed, the agricultural sectors of developed countries have undergone enormous structural changes. Key driving forces have been the development and adoption of new technology, resulting in higher productivity of the resources employed in agriculture, and changes in...

Author(s)
Blandford, D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930332)
Type
Book chapter

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