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Cover for Tour operators and key travel regulations (with David Grant).

This chapter addresses key regulations for tour operators based in the EU as well as recent changes in legislation in the Asia-Pacific Region relating to tour operators. The chapter discusses the law as it currently stands with respect to the following six aspects of the EU's Package Travel...

Author(s)
Holland, J.; Leslie, D.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648231)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for We don't pay: 'bus fares' and other gifts in research.

This chapter presents a case study that explores the meaning and value of monetary payments in research among poor populations.

Author(s)
Aellah, G.; Chantler, T.; Geissler, P. W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390042)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for I could be a sex worker: meanings of exclusion and inclusion criteria to participants.

This chapters presents a case study that explores differences on how research participants and study coordinators may view research inclusion criteria, as well as the possble reasons behind these differences in perspectives.

Author(s)
Aellah, G.; Chantler, T.; Geissler, P. W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390042)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adjustment policy for agriculture in developed countries.

This concluding chapter provides an overview of policies used by developed countries to address economic adjustment and the characteristics of those that can be used in the agricultural sector. The first section discusses the efficiency, equity and political economy arguments for adjustment...

Author(s)
Blandford, D.; Hill, B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930332)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The economics of livestock disease insurance: concepts, issues and international case studies.

This book on the economics of livestock disease insurance is organized into three major parts. Following an introduction (chapters 1-2), part II (chapters 3-8) includes a variety of discussions about what is known about how to build a livestock insurance programme. It begins with a look at the...

Author(s)
Koontz, S. R.; Hoag, D. L.; Thilmany, D. D.; Green, J. W.; Grannis, J. L.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990774)
Type
Book
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Cover for Data requirements for domestic livestock insurance.

This chapter examines the size of the potential market for livestock insurance in the USA for cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats, then looks at data on slaughter and mortality. No matter which insurance approach is used, livestock mortality data are essential in determining potential payouts on ...

Author(s)
Green, J. W.; Driscoll, J. L.; Bruch, M. L.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990774)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Public and private schemes indemnifying epidemic livestock losses in the European Union: a review.

This chapter reviews how EU member states finance the direct and consequential losses from livestock epidemics, focusing on state support (national and European) and risk transfer by means of private insurance schemes. First, a review of the compensation scheme per EU member state for direct losses ...

Author(s)
Asseldonk, M. A. P. M. van; Meuwissen, M. P. M.; Huirne, R. B. M.; Wilkens, E.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990774)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The German system of compensating animal keepers in cases of outbreaks of animal diseases.

This chapter discusses the Animal Disease Act in Germany, as updated on 11 April 2001, and the Animal Disease Fund. The act provides compensation for animals that are destroyed or have died from disease. Compensation is based on the market value of the animal. The act does not allow compensation...

Author(s)
Bätza, H. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990774)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The role of USDA-APHIS in livestock disease management within the USA.

This chapter discusses the role the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) plays in mitigating livestock disease risk within the USA. If diseases are found, APHIS responses include depopulation, quarantine or limiting movement. APHIS also indemnifies producers for losses incurred...

Author(s)
Grannis, J. L.; Bruch, M. L.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990774)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Insurability conditions and livestock disease insurance.

The first section of this chapter discusses insurance as a risk management issue. The insurability conditions for livestock disease insurance are then discussed, namely: losses should be determinable and measurable; losses should be accidental and unintentional; there should be sufficient...

Author(s)
Shaik, S.; Barnett, B. J.; Coble, K. H.; Miller, J. C.; Hanson, T.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990774)
Type
Book chapter

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