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Cover for Private sector tourism in conservation areas in Africa.

This book deals with private sector tourism in conservation areas in sub-Saharan Africa and the various potential partnership models involving different combinations of stakeholders. The focus of this book is on accommodation, and the finance and operation of lodges in sub-Saharan Africa. The...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Background.

This chapter provides an overview of key issues relating to sustainable protected area tourism. This incorporates a review of the literature relating to tourism and conservation in Africa, the role of the private sector, and its engagement with stakeholders. Background on the types of economic,...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Best practices: lessons learned from the case studies.

The 32 case studies in this volume demonstrate the rich array of approaches used to pursue sustainable tourism adopted by the private sector in protected areas across Africa. This chapter aims to synthesise and highlight the best practices achieved and the lessons learned from these case studies,...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusion.

This chapter presents an overview of the findings from the case studies in this book on the institutional issues, economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts of private-sector tourism operations in conservation areas in Africa. It then offers some broad conclusions highlighting the...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Religious pilgrimage routes and trails: sustainable development and management.

Through a combination of theoretical and case-study chapters, this volume focuses on religious routes and trails in terms of their spiritual, cultural and economic meanings, and considers the opportunities and challenges arising from their recent increase in popularity. The book is divided into...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Trono, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Challenges facing the sustainable development of slave trade routes and trails in Cameroon.

This chapter explores the recent growth of African American diaspora tourism as quasi-religious pilgrimage to the village of Bimbia, Cameroon, which served as a major slave port in the region. Having first discussed the historical development of slavery and slave trade routes in this region, the...

Author(s)
Enongene, V.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Capacity building for environmental impact analysis in Nigeria.

This chapter reviews the application of environmental impact assessment (EIA) in selected states/regions in Nigeria. It includes good practices and lessons learned and provides an account of individual communities' experiences in the institutionalization and application of EIA as well as an...

Author(s)
Udosen, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Subaltern hydro-struggles against unsustainable commercial diamond-mining practices in chiadzwa, Zimbabwe (2009-2013).

This chapter unravels a dimension of the Zimbabwean crisis since the first decade of the 21st century: the struggle of ordinary rural African people against the abuse of water sources by the commercial diamond mining companies in the Chiadzwa area of Zimbabwe. While acknowledging the efforts by the ...

Author(s)
Duri, F. P. T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and coping strategies for sustainable food production among small-scale farmers in Nigeria.

This chapter discusses the meaning of climate change, capacity building, sustainable agricultural development and the implications for sustainable food production. Furthermore, the causes of climate change (both human (anthropogenic) and natural causes) are addressed, along with the impact of...

Author(s)
Ayanda, I. F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Regreening Kibera: how urban agriculture changed the physical and social environment of a large slum in Kenya.

Over the last 10 years, patches of green have started to reappear throughout Kenya's Kibera slum, as community members have started small urban farms or gardens near many of the houses. Most recently, thousands of residents have begun sack gardening. This chapter considers the effects of this...

Author(s)
Gallaher, C. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647326)
Type
Book chapter

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