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Cover for New land, new life: a success story of new land resettlement in Bangladesh.

The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna deltas has newly emerged 'char' islands, which are very vulnerable, socially, institutionally and environmentally. This book explains how the governments of Bangladesh and the Netherlands cooperated on a land-based rural development project to give settlers security...

Author(s)
Haider, N.; Jenkins, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Corporate social responsibility: win-win propositions for communities, corporates and agriculture.

This book with 13 chapters presents various efforts across India, made by different corporates in collaboration with ICRISAT. It describes how in each location, cutting across the sectors, both the corporate and a research organization have meticulously designed and executed location- specific...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Raju, K. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book
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Cover for Invasive alien plants: impacts on development and options for management.

This book contains 12 chapters covering a broad range of topics: economic, social and biodiversity impacts of invasive alien plants, rural community perceptions, policy framework responses, prevention and control experiences, and the net result of all of this on livelihoods and development as a...

Author(s)
Ellison, C. A.; Sankaran, K. V.; Murphy, S. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646275)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
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
CABI Book Info
Cover for Regenerating forests and livelihoods in Nepal: a new lease of life. Unfolding the experience of 20 years of poverty alleviation through leasehold forestry in the Himalayas.

This book seeks to capture the leasehold forestry experience, with a special focus on the Leasehold Forestry and Livestock Programme, which has been a critical part of the leasehold forestry experience in Nepal for approximately 20 years. It describes the origins and evolution of the various...

Author(s)
Thierry, B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646312)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Conservation agriculture in subsistence farming. Case studies from South Asia and beyond.

This book focuses on the latest research in conservation agriculture (CA), with an emphasis on the applicability of results worldwide. Using South Asia as a case study, it examines the history and current state of CA regionally and globally, and explores the long-term impacts the adoption of CA...

Author(s)
Chan, C.; Fantle-Lepczyk, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book
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Cover for Poplars and willows: trees for society and the environment.

This book entitled 'Poplars and Willows: Trees for Society and the Environment' contains twelve chapters. The poplars could equally well be willows, since they are clearly of a single, identified taxon (Chapter 2), selected originally from naturally occurring genetic resources (Chapter 3), but...

Author(s)
Isebrands, J. G.; Richardson, J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641089)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tropical deltas and coastal zones: Food production, communities and environment at the land and water interface.

This book with 33 chapters divided into five parts is a compendium of selected papers from the conference that can be broadly categorized as land and water management, fisheries and aquaculture and rice-based agriculture systems. Intensification of aquaculture and rice-based agriculture frequently...

Author(s)
Hoanh, C. T.; Szuster, B.; Kam, S.; Ismail, A.; Noble, A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
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Cover for Building community capacity for tourism development.

This book seeks to improve an understanding of what happens when communities turn to, or are subjected to, tourism as a development strategy; use this knowledge to change the process of tourism planning and development in ways that will lead to improved outcomes for destination residents; address...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934477)
Type
Book
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Cover for Sustainable poverty reduction in less-favoured areas.

The 19 chapters included in this book provide an overview of research conducted within the framework of the collaborative research programme on 'Regional Food Security Policies for Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Economies' (RESPONSE). The programme aimed to identify strategic options...

Author(s)
Ruben, R.; Pender, J.; Kuyvenhoven, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932770)
Type
Book

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