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Cover for Beyond politics, knowledge bridge in Indus Basin.

The 'Informing Change in the Indus Basin' is a DFID funded project under the South Asia Water Governance Programme. Throughout the project, the International Water Management Institute and its partners have been engaged with media across the Basin, to expose journalists to key research, and explore ...

Author(s)
Nicol, A.; Nair, N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The multiple views on the values and identity of the pilgrimage to Santiago.

This chapter offers an analysis about the motivations, values and identities of pilgrims walking to Santiago de Compostela. It also analyses the agents that manage the different routes to Santiago, such as international agencies, public administration, the Church and the Associations of the Friends ...

Author(s)
Santos, X. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing the sacred: a governance perspective for religious tourism destinations.

This chapter focuses on the main concepts and models of destination governance. Then, it explores the role of destination governance in the management of religious tourism destinations.

Author(s)
Piva, E.; Cerutti, S.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Influence of government policies on sustainable tourism development in Malawi.

Focusing on the case of Malawi, this chapter assesses the role of government tourism policy that is consistent for sustainable tourism development. Suggestions are drawn for the creation of better tourism policy that is more effective to contribute to sustainable tourism development, particularly...

Author(s)
Mweiwa, V. R.; Chilembwe, J. M.; Mankhomwa, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing the environment in religious tourism destinations: a conceptual model.

The purpose of this chapter is to do a comparative analysis of the environmental issues in six religious tourism destinations and then use this analysis as a basis to propose a conceptual model for explaining environmental management in religious tourism destinations. All the destinations selected...

Author(s)
Shinde, K. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rangeland ecology.

Rangelands research in arid and semi-arid sub-Saharan Africa has been reinvigorated by renewed government and donor interest in pastoral livelihoods. The challenges facing productive rangelands remain competition over resources, which has been exacerbated by armed conflict; overuse of some...

Author(s)
Ericksen, P.; Hiernaux, P.; Ayantunde, A.; Thornton, P. K.; Sircely, J.; Robinson, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Europe's autonomous regions, dependencies and overseas territories.

This chapter highlights conditions associated with three related types of polities located in Europe: autonomous regions, crown dependencies and overseas territories. Autonomous regions have a unique relationship with the state. They are self-governing over internal matters, with the state-level...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biodiversity loss: we need to move from uniformity to diversity.

Today's food and farming systems have succeeded in supplying large volumes of foods to global markets but are generating negative outcomes on multiple fronts: wide-spread degradation of land, water and ecosystems; high greenhouse gas emissions; biodiversity losses; persistent hunger and...

Author(s)
Frison, E. A.; Jacobs, N.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for '¿Todos a Galápagos?' Overtourism in wilderness areas of the Global South.

This chapter approaches overtourism as a means to analyse the impacts and limits of late capitalistic tourism development in and around the wilderness protected areas of the Galápagos Islands. Qualitative content analysis points towards three emergent themes: (i) rapid diversification of the...

Author(s)
Pecot, M.; Ricaurte-Quijano, C.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Governance and leadership in agri-food systems and nutrition.

This chapter first reviews the relationship between governance systems and processes (at various levels) and the nutrition sensitivity of agri-food systems, before reviewing the role of leadership in orienting such systems toward nutrition goals.

Author(s)
Gillespie, S.; Nisbett, N.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter

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