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Cover for Natural resource use conflicts in a changing climate: The case of the wetlands of Kilombero and Kilosa districts in Tanzania.

In Tanzania studies on conflicts between subsistence farmers and agropastoralists/pastoralists as well communities versus conservationists have been frequently reported. These include studies on water use conflicts in the Pangan River Basin. Agropastoralists have also been evicted as a result of...

Author(s)
Liwenga, E. T.; Silangwa, F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strategic planning.

This chapter considers the strategic aspects of policy making, as opposed to day-to-day planning and decision making, in the fields of leisure, sport and tourism. This involves consideration of the initial terms of reference (or brief) for the exercise, the time-period to which it relates and its...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy-driven changes in Lisu swiddening: social organization as adaptation to a new economy.

This chapter describes the experience of the Doi Sam Muen Highland Development Project which was successful in reducing swiddening and opium cultivation in a cluster of Lisu villages in Thailand. This success can be attributed to participatory development, particularly participatory land-use...

Author(s)
Gillogly, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Putting upland agriculture on the map: the TABI experience in Laos.

The Agro-Biodiversity Initiative of Lao PDR (TABI) has advanced a multi-step strategy and developed concrete approaches and tools to contribute to more evidence-based, realistic, inclusive and effective resource planning and monitoring of forest and land use in the uplands. It is a long-term...

Author(s)
Heinimann, A.; Flint, C.; Bernhard, R.; Hett, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global forest fragmentation: introduction.

This chapter introduces a book that provides a cutting-edge review of the multidisciplinary sciences related to the study of forest fragmentation. Specifically, it addresses cross-cutting themes from ecological and social sciences perspectives to provide a valuable resource to students, forest...

Author(s)
Kettle, C. J.; Koh, L. P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642031)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The importance of soil quality in the safe practice of urban agriculture in Zimbabwe, Kenya and South Africa.

This chapter explores urban agriculture in Africa, which to date has had relatively little exposure in the academic literature. Further, this chapter focuses on three major cities across the continent: Harare (Zimbabwe), Nairobi (Kenya) and Johannesburg (South Africa). In each case, an overview is...

Author(s)
Chipungu, L.; Magidimisha, H. H.; Hardman, M.; Beesley, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Urbanization and soil nutrient challenges and opportunities: lessons from Malawian cities.

This chapter summarizes research using findings from two Malawian cities (Lilongwe and Blantyre). The overall aim is to assess the potential for urban agriculture in Malawi to improve urban soil quality, crop yields and livelihood opportunities for urban residents. Results of the research showed...

Author(s)
Mkwambisi, D. D.; Dougill, A. J.; Antwi-Agyei, P.; Chabvuta, C. P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental interpretation versus environmental education as an ecotourism conservation strategy.

This chapter argues the distinction between environmental interpretation and education, which matters for conservation. More specifically, the chapter shows that environmental interpretation, rather than environmental education, is the more appropriate strategy for connecting ecotourism with...

Author(s)
Kohl, J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934002)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Santa Fe, a fading dream: 1986 profile and 2005 postscript.

This chapter reviews and assesses some 20 years of amenity migration in the Santa Fe area of New Mexico, USA, focusing on the failure of its policy makers, public planners and influential citizens to both acknowledge this critical change agent and plan for it. This has resulted in significant...

Author(s)
Glorioso, R. S.; Moss, L. A. G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Comparing land-use planning approaches in the coastal Mekong Delta of Vietnam.

This chapter presents the application and comparison of three land use planning (LUP) approaches in the coastal area of the Mekong Delta (MD), Vietnam. The land use of the studied area is diverse, quickly shifting and strongly contrasting. The contrast is not only in terms of resources but also in...

Author(s)
Trung, N. H.; Tri, L. Q.; Mensvoort, M. E. F. van; Bregt, A. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931070)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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