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Cover for Capacity building and economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa.

This chapter examines how countries in sub-Saharan Africa seek to enhance their human, institutional, technology and infrastructure capacity to enable them establish a vibrant sustainable economy and enjoy a more vigorous entrepreneurship. It is argued that educational and infrastructure capacity...

Author(s)
Dibie, R.; Edoho, F. M.; Dibie, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Swidden agriculture under threat: the case of Ratanakiri, northeast Cambodia: opportunities and constraints from the national policy environment.

This chapter examines the processes of rapid land-use change impacting on swidden systems in Ratanakiri province. Building on this, it also outlines the possibilities and some of the changes needed for swidden agriculture to survive as a viable land use in this region. The discussion begins with an ...

Author(s)
Ironside, J.; Paterson, G.; Thomas, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evolving swidden farming patterns in the Lao PDR: when policy reverses historically mobile ways of life to impose permanently settled livelihoods.

This chapter describes how swidden farmers in Laos bore the brunt of the implementation of a rural-development model that aimed to stabilize agriculture by grouping and permanently resettling itinerant farmers. The chapter discusses: (i) the rural development policies and programmes from 1975 to...

Author(s)
Chazée, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food consumption pattern and nutritional security among rural households in India: impact of cross-cutting rural employment policies.

This chapter presents the impacts of rural employment policies on food consumption patterns and nutritional security among rural households in India. It uses household unit data on dietary patterns and employment collected at the national level. Implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural...

Author(s)
Praduman Kumar; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Theoretical perspectives on tourism planning and development.

This chapter addresses tourism's role in community development, specifically how planning and policies are addressed in the literature, considering community participation in these processes, as well as the social, economic, and environmental aspects of a destination.

Author(s)
Phillips, R.; Deepak Chhabra
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647227)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Government policy for agriculture and rural areas.

This chapter deals with the problems agriculture and the rural economy faces and the policies used to tackle them. It starts from a general review of why governments wish to interfere with the running of the economy, and discusses the four basic stages of the policy process. The chapter then moves...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644752)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effects of EU integration on a transitioning economy.

This chapter examines Albanian agricultural and rural development policy in the context of the EU integration process. It discusses: the strategic framework for agriculture and rural development; the implementation of national agricultural and rural development support schemes; and the alignment...

Author(s)
Schaefer, B.; Cela, R.; Marku, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641003)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Overview of agricultural, rural and structural policies.

This chapter explains the principles and mechanisms of the Serbian agricultural market and rural development policies, and discusses recent reforms. By doing so this chapter provides insights into the consistency of the Serbian with the EU agricultural, rural and structural policies. The chapter...

Author(s)
Berkum, S. van; Bogdanov, N.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641454)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Expected consequences for Serbia and the EU of Serbia accessing the EU.

This chapter draws on the previous chapters of the report in order to derive the likely consequences for Serbia's agricultural and agri-food sectors should it become an EU member in five to seven years. Three groups of issues are explored in this chapter. The first set of issues relates to Serbia's ...

Author(s)
Berkum, S. van; Bogdanov, N.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641454)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrating nutrition into agricultural and rural development policies: the Brazilian experience of building an innovative food and nutrition security approach.

Established in 2006, Brazil's National System of Food and Nutrition Security is made up of representatives of civil society organizations and different governmental sectors. Innovative programmes have emerged as a consequence of this institutional framework. Effective connections made at programme...

Author(s)
Burlandy, L.; Rocha, C.; Maluf, R.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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