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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter focuses on the history of pest management and some primary causes of pest outbreaks. The importance of stakeholders in pest management is also discussed in detail.

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Elephant tourism conservation and the need for a new strategy: Thai stakeholder attitudes.

This chapter presents the results of interviews with people involved in the elephant camp business in Thailand regarding how elephant camps can be better managed and what makes for success. Interview questions included: How have elephant camp managers responded to the changes in animal welfare...

Author(s)
Ashton, A. S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The paradox of elephant-friendly tourism.

The welfare and protection of captive Asian elephants are pressing issues for global tourism businesses. Finding a viable solution that will protect the integrity of the destination and business, the welfare of elephants and the livelihoods of mahouts is a priority, but, until now, initiatives have ...

Author(s)
Daniel Turner; Kusters, N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development of an inclusive value chain for peri-urban micro-farmers.

The agricultural sector in South Africa is complex in nature with the historical displacement of its people still impacting on land ownership and farming methods. At the heart of government policy is the redistribution of agricultural land, but this has not been supported with the tools and skills...

Author(s)
Purkis, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Corporate social responsibilities, society and hospitality experiences.

To understand why hospitality businesses are engaging more with corporate social responsibilities (CSRs) to improve the human environment, this chapter begins with an historical review of CSRs and then moves on to discuss how CSRs are understood now. It then examines how stakeholders are further...

Author(s)
Kenyon, A. J.; Hack, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242034)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Risk management opportunities.

This chapter provides information on the opportunities that are presented to a variety of stakeholders by efficient and effective phytosanitary risk management. This chapter also speculates on and anticipates its future, because phytosanitary risk management provides a framework that offers...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest-free concepts.

This chapter covers the concept of pest freedom as it applies to consignments and areas. A pest-free area is a least trade restrictive measure for managing risk to an acceptable level. Both importing and exporting country national plant protection organizations (NPPOs) stand to benefit from...

Author(s)
Griffin, R. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Knowledge management.

Knowledge management is a deliberate and systematic approach to ensure full utilization of an organization's knowledge base, coupled with the potential of individual skills, competencies, thoughts, innovations, and ideas to create a more efficient and effective organization. This chapter explores...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Insect pest management.

This book aims to provide an overview of insect pest management, highlighting the major problem areas and contentious issues and, where possible, attempting to identify promising lines and directions for future research and implementation. The book includes descriptions and explanations of the...

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Religious tourism and the environment.

The purpose of this book is to examine the interrelationships between religion, tourism, and the environment. The 12 chapters included in this volume elaborate on some of the core aspects of a proposed theoretical model of the ecosystem of religious tourism that views 'the environment' of...

Author(s)
Shinde, K. A.; Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book

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