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Cover for Role of women in development.

This chapter discusses the impacts of the gender empowerment activities of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh on women's land ownership and economic condition, household food security, fuel security, access to health care, water and sanitation, and education of girls.

Author(s)
Begum, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agroecosystems' resilience and social-ecological vulnerability index to climate change in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.

The concept of resilience has gained momentum during the current climate change era. Resilience is said to be the measure of the amount of change the system can undergo while still retaining the same controls on function and structure. Taking into account the effects of changing climate, the term...

Author(s)
Shirima, K. C.; Mung'ong'o, C. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Who are you?: employment issues and North-South relationships.

This chapter presents a case study designed for readers to reflect upon unspoken assumptions and challenges in relation to personal economic circumstances and professional roles, when Northern African scientists and students work in Southern African medical research sites. The chapter includes an...

Author(s)
Aellah, G.; Chantler, T.; Geissler, P. W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390042)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic potential of conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) for tribal farmers in the hill region of Nepal.

This chapter (1) assesses the socio-economic status and existing agriculture systems of Nepalese tribal farmers; (2) estimates and compares the crop yields, cost of production, labour requirements, and profitability of conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) for these farmers; and (3)...

Author(s)
Paudel, B.; Chan, C.; Pradhan, A.; Reed, B. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What are the factors that dictate the choice of coping strategies for extreme climate events? The case of farmers in the Nile basin of Ethiopia.

This chapter argues that it is the differences in households' socioeconomic and environmental characteristics that affect the choice of coping strategies rather than the type of extreme event. In other words, a household employs what is at its disposal to cope with an extreme climate event, whether ...

Author(s)
Deressa, T. T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642895)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Epidemiology of pandemic influenza A(H1N1)pdm09.

This chapter describes the epidemiology of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 pandemic considering time, place and person characteristics (age, sex, serology/immunity, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, clinical attack rates and basic reproduction number). The related hospitalization and mortality, critical care ...

Author(s)
McMenamin, J.; Van-Tam, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938567)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Demand for maternity care: beliefs, behaviour and social access.

Demand side interventions are necessary to increase use of maternity services. Factors that affect demand include knowledge of danger signs in pregnancy and childbirth; financial, geographical and social access to health care; quality of care and the gendered norms and values around maternal...

Author(s)
Mumtaz, Z.; Levay, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937454)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Equal access for all? Regulative mechanisms, inequality and tourism mobility.

This chapter focuses on those who are relatively immobile because of the economic and other structural and regulative mechanisms, such as class, race, gender and religion, which affect the economic and social capital of individuals in society and therefore their life chances, with respect to...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Millennium Development Goals.

The MDGs are a contract between the developed and the developing world to improve the quality of life in developing countries, laying out the responsibilities of both groups of countries in working towards achieving these goals. Developed countries are expected to provide 0.7% of GNP in official...

Author(s)
McCaw-Binns, A.; Hussein, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937454)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Intervention in waterborne disease.

Waterborne disease resulting from contaminated drinking and recreational waters is preventable. Since 2000 there has been a significant reduction in cryptosporidiosis in the first half of the year in England and Wales, but not in the second. This probably resulted from implementation of new...

Author(s)
Nichols, G.; Lake, I. R.; Chalmers, R. M.; Bentham, G.; Harrison, F. C. D.; Hunter, P. R.; Kovats, S.; Grundy, C.; Anthony, S.; Lyons, H.; Agnew, M.; Proctor, C.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933913)
Type
Book chapter

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