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Cover for In focus 2: tourism in Africa: is overtourism evident?

Examples are presented of popular destinations and sites in Africa, particularly in Kenya, where tourism is discernibly affecting quality of life and environmental sustainability. The solution to sustainable tourism in Africa is explored.

Author(s)
Kepher-Gona, J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Framework for economic impact assessment of production standards and empirical evidence.

This chapter outlines a framework for the impact assessment of production standards including an outline of potential impact pathways. Its main example is Kenyan horticulture and the private process standard GlobalGAP, but it also draws on other standards. The chapter links changes potentially...

Author(s)
Mithöfer, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indirect and external costs of pesticide use in the vegetable sub-sector in Kenya.

This chapter discusses the externalities of pesticide use in vegetable production in Kenya. Through secondary data analysis, individual farmer interviews, pesticide residue analysis, expert interviews and workshops, the health and environmental costs of farmerś pesticide use are estimated. The...

Author(s)
Macharia, I.; Mithöfer, D.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing sustainable events: using Kenya as a case study.

The meetings, incentive, conventions and exhibitions industry has long been recognized as a sector that provides both a high delegate spend and a high yield (McCabe et al., 2000; Lawrence and McCabe, 2001). Kenya is now being recognized worldwide for its facilities and for the professionalism of...

Author(s)
Okech, R. N.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935245)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hiking and bushwalking.

This chapter describes the structure of the hiking-and-bushwalking adventure sector and presents case studies from Ecuador, Nepal, Australia, Kenya, New Zealand and the USA. For each of the six case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Off-road safaris.

This chapter describes the structure of the off-road-safari adventure sector and presents case studies from China, Australia, Kenya, and Namibia. For each of the five case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community, experience, environment,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental risk assessment of genetically modified organisms. Volume 1: A case study of Bt maize in Kenya.

Many international fora have identified the need for comprehensive, transparent, scientific methods for the pre-release testing and post-release monitoring of transgenic plants to ensure their environmental safety and sustainable use. There is also wide recognition that the regulatory and...

Author(s)
Hilbeck, A,; Andow, D. A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998619)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism in marine protected areas.

This chapter focuses on how to manage tourism and recreation in coastal and marine reserves. Coastal and marine environments provide special challenges to tourism and recreation planners. These problems are outlined, followed by examples of how these challenges have been addressed in Tanzania,...

Author(s)
Halpenny, E. A.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995892)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wilderness.

The present use of wilderness for ecotourism in the developing and developed world, the potential of wilderness to support ecotourism, and future management and conservation issues are discussed. Impacts of ecotourism are noted in the context of wilderness. Case studies of wilderness in the...

Author(s)
Hammitt, W. E.; Symmonds, M. C.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993683)
Type
Book chapter

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