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Cover for The pilgrim's two economies: Greek convent pilgrimage and economic crisis.

This chapter focuses on pilgrimage to Greek convents (particularly the Convent of the Dormition of the Virgin) in the current period of economic crisis. It discusses the ways in which convents have helped society in different social and economic situations and concentrates on the current crisis,...

Author(s)
Rahkala-Simberg, M. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism crisis and disaster management in the Asia-Pacific.

The aim of this book is to contribute a much deeper understanding of tourism crisis and disaster management with a specific focus on the Asia-Pacific. Chapters contributed by international tourism scholars and practitioners discuss both the theoretical and practical approaches towards successful...

Author(s)
Ritchie, B. W.; Campiranon, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643250)
Type
Book
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Cover for Influence of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) on the Chinese outbound travel market: a case study of the Shanghai regional market.

By learning from the influence of the GFC on the Chinese outbound travel market using a case study of the Shanghai regional market, this chapter notes that tourists from Shanghai have been surprisingly resilient to the GFC. The expenditure intention of potential outbound tourists from Shanghai...

Author(s)
Ma, E.; Zhang Yan; Qu HaiLin
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643250)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and health: from adaptation towards a solution.

This chapter seeks to identify, describe and analyse the solutions to the health effects of climate change that might apply on a broader scale. The association among rising energy costs from fossil fuels, economic crisis and unburnable carbon is described. The climate change mitigation, adaptation...

Author(s)
Butler, C. D.; Stott, R.; Bowen, K.; Haigh, M.; Smith, B.; Braidwood, M.; Bowles, D. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Africa's rice economy before and after the 2008 rice crisis.

This chapter describes trends in rice demand and production across Africa, particularly before and after the rice crisis in 2007 and 2008, and discusses some challenges in boosting the rice sector in the region.

Author(s)
Seck, P. A.; Touré, A. A.; Coulibaly, J. Y.; Diagne, A.; Wopereis, M. C. S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938123)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The food and financial crises in sub-Saharan Africa: origins, impacts and policy implications.

This book focuses on the 2007-2008 food price crisis and the ensuing financial and economic crisis (both globally and in sub-Saharan Africa), illustrating the problems using country case studies that cover their origins, effects on agriculture and rural poverty, and their underlying factors. The 13 ...

Author(s)
Lee, D. R.; Ndulo, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938284)
Type
Book
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Cover for Africa's dual crises: the food and financial crises and their effects in sub-Saharan Africa - introduction and overview.

Both the food price crisis of 2007-2008 and the ensuing financial and economic crisis generated a great deal of instant analysis in the print and electronic media at the time. With the passage of time, economists, policy analysts, financial and commodity market analysts, and other researchers have...

Author(s)
Lee, D. R.; Berazneva, J.; Ndulo, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The global food and financial crises and the poor in Africa.

This chapter examines how the poor in sub-Saharan Africa have been affected by the simultaneous food and financial crises. Subsequent sections of this chapter discuss the scope of the food and financial crises and some of their causes, followed by an examination of the transmission mechanisms of...

Author(s)
Aryeetey, E.; Moyo, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food prices and economic crises: causes and consequences for food security in developing countries.

This chapter reviews the causes and effects of the food price crisis and the global financial and economic crises, particularly as they affected the food security status of the poor. The origins of the crises are shown to be numerous and complex, as were the consequences for the poor, most of whom...

Author(s)
Wiebe, K.; Dawe, D.; Stamoulis, K.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Future challenges for the world food economy and sub-Saharan Africa: major environmental and socioeconomic drivers of change.

This chapter examines the long-term 'drivers' of change in world food systems, specifically, selected factors influencing the food supply and demand balance, current and future, in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It is argued that the exposure of the SSA region to world commodity markets that became...

Author(s)
Msangi, S.; Rosegrant, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938284)
Type
Book chapter

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