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Cover for Cruise tourism in a remote small island - high yield and low impact?

This chapter is an examination of cruise tourism in Vanuatu. The main aim is to explicate the extent to which assertions about yield and impact from cruise tourism is demonstrable at the uninhabited Mystery Island and its home base, Aneityum Island. It is indicated that providing answers to the...

Author(s)
Cheer, J. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding conservation agriculture adopter's information network to promote innovation and agricultural entrepreneurship: the case of tribal farmers in the Hill Region of Nepal.

The study presented in this chapter was conducted to understand how social networks lead to access to information, thus helping farmers make decisions on adoption of agricultural innovations and entrepreneurial activities (commercial vegetable cultivation, value addition and small enterprises) in...

Author(s)
Paudel, B.; Wilson, K. A.; Chan, C.; Tamang, B. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Degrees of peripherality in the production and consumption of leisure tourism in Greenland.

The patterns of leisure tourism production and consumption in Greenland fostered by isolation are described and analysed in this chapter. Subsequently, it is proposed that the attendant gradations of spatial and temporal peripherality give rise to four distinct zones of leisure tourist experience....

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.; Lawton, L. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Resilience and tourism in remote locations: Pitcairn Island.

This chapter examines the vulnerability of small island developing states such as the Pitcairn Islands, and how their adaptive capacity to changing circumstances is important in achieving the goal of sustainable livelihood. The chapter discusses Pitcairn's current political and socio-economic...

Author(s)
Amoamo, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Interrogating tourism's relevance: mediating between polarities in Kosovo.

This chapter evaluates the role and relevance of tourism in contemporary Kosovo. It explores some of the concepts offered for, and the reality of, tourism development processes within a context of double peripherality, contested heritage and the commoditisation of nature in this new country whose...

Author(s)
Hall, D.; Brown, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Under one roof: sharing resources in a district hospital.

This chapter presents a case study designed for readers to consider the challenges of conducting health research in resource-limited health facilities, where differences in caregiving between research and routine services can result in dilemmas about equitable access to resources and expertise. The ...

Author(s)
Aellah, G.; Chantler, T.; Geissler, P. W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390042)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Creating tourist experiences in European alpine areas: beyond mass tourism.

This chapter presents a case study of the development of experience-based tourism with a key motivation to build unique tourist experiences for visitors and enhance the competitiveness of rural mountain regions in northern Italy. The case study focuses on the relatively remote region of Trentino in ...

Author(s)
Martini, U.; Buffa, F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing bovine tuberculosis: successes and issues.

This chapter a presents strategies that appear important for successful management of tuberculosis (TB) in cattle, which is largely targeted at countries with a high gross national income (GNI) economy. However, the ability to successfully manage infection in some of these high GNI countries is...

Author(s)
Livingstone, P.; Hancox, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Theoretical perspectives on rural tourism development.

This chapter explores theories relative to rural tourism development. The following theories are discussed to help researchers understand tourism in remote resource peripheries: new regionalism (and its challenges in peripheral areas); network models in rural tourism; and the staples thesis and...

Author(s)
Carson, D. A.; Koster, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647227)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Technology and programmes for sustainable improvement of village poultry production.

Although the commercial poultry sub-sector has reached a dominating position globally during the last three decades, village poultry production is still very important in most developing countries. Village poultry makes up more than 80% of the poultry stocks in many of the countries of Africa, Asia ...

Author(s)
Besbes, B.; Thieme, O.; Rota, A.; Guèye, E. F.; Alders, R. G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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