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Cover for Rural tourism development in Egypt: contemporary insights.

Within the context of debates about differing models for rural development in Egypt, including collective, participatory, and bottom-up approaches, this chapter introduces the notion of 'strategic smart tourism investment', which is theorized in relation to the concepts of destination non-imitable...

Author(s)
Mekawy, M. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The use of participatory rural appraisal (PRA) to support organic food systems in Africa.

The theory of participatory action research recommends finding tools for community participation in analysis of the situation and development of community programmes. Two case studies, from KwaZulu-Natal and from Philippi near Cape Town, are examined. Participatory rural appraisal (PRA) techniques...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stakeholder engagement in tourism.

This chapter considers stakeholder engagement as a critical and core activity of strategic management that will ultimately lead to competitive advantage in tourism. The chapter begins by defining stakeholders and outlining social exchange theory and stakeholder theory. It then goes on to discuss...

Author(s)
McCabe, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter recreation trends in the Swedish mountains - challenges and opportunities.

This chapter aims is to review trends in some of the main winter recreation activities in the Swedish mountains in order to discuss associated challenges and opportunities through the lens of such mega trends. To do so, it takes advantage of previous studies of mountain recreation in Sweden and...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Chekalina, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A participation-based approach to planning for leisure, sport and tourism.

This chapter describes a step-by-step approach to planning for leisure, sport and tourism focused on the concept of participation. The particular approach outlined here is the U-Plan system developed at the University of Technology Sydney. The system comprises three core modules: the...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for New technology, ethical tensions and the mediating role of translational research.

This chapter presents two cases that relate to innovations in smallholder contexts, where food insecurity and a changing climate create a context of vulnerability framed by uncertainty and risks. The innovations (genetically modified cassava for smallholder farming in Kenya and remote-sensing...

Author(s)
Valdivia, C.; James, H. S., Jr.; Quiroz, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The European protected areas approach to organizing ecotourism: a study of benchmark protected areas.

This chapter presents a multiple case study analysis to corroborate the role of strategic and participatory approaches for ecotourism development within protected areas. Three protected areas were selected: the Alpi Marittime Regional Park (Italy), the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley area of...

Author(s)
Niccolini, F.; Cavallini, I.; Giannini, M.; Contini, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Globalization and sustainable development in Africa: the imperatives of capacity building.

This chapter examines the nature and character of globalization and sustainable development and the needs for capacity building in developing (African) countries. The interface between globalization, capacity building and sustainable development is discussed, as well as the key elements of capacity ...

Author(s)
Igbokwe-Ibeto, C. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Capacity building for environmental impact analysis in Nigeria.

This chapter reviews the application of environmental impact assessment (EIA) in selected states/regions in Nigeria. It includes good practices and lessons learned and provides an account of individual communities' experiences in the institutionalization and application of EIA as well as an...

Author(s)
Udosen, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Capacity building for rural development in Nigeria: the case of rural road networks.

This chapter analyses the impact of rural road networks on: (i) employment or labour absorption; and (ii) household income or output in rural areas of Nigeria. It also articulates a framework for capacity building for sustainable rural development in Nigeria. In this framework, the main strategies...

Author(s)
Titilola, S. T.; James, V. U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter

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