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Cover for The development of tourism higher education in China.

This chapter explores the relationship between higher education and tourism and development. It briefly traces the historical development of tourism higher education in China and identifies contemporary opportunities and challenges before going on to consider potential future trends that, in...

Author(s)
Qiu HanQin; Chen DongZhi [Chen, D. Z. D.]
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Technology management in tourism.

This chapter initially presents an overview of technological evolution, followed by a discussion of specific technologies and innovations with a direct impact on tourism. There is also a section on 'smart tourism', and some experiences with technology solutions for tourism are discussed.

Author(s)
Moutinho, L.; Vargas-Sánchez, A.; Moral-Moral, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Challenges and issues: a look ahead.

This chapter considers the current environment for tour operators and raises the challenges and issues that they may face in the coming years, including competition, transport trends, developments in ICTs, and consumer concerns and protection. In the process, questions for further debate are raised.

Author(s)
Holland, J.; Leslie, D.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648231)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Digital technologies for agricultural and rural development in the global south.

The aim of this book is to share research and practice on current trends in digital technology for agricultural and rural development in the Global South: specifically to bring together the perspectives of academic researchers from diverse disciplines with those of practitioners with experience in...

Author(s)
Duncombe, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introducing a technology stewardship model to encourage ICT adoption in agricultural communities of practice: reflections on a Canada/Sri Lanka partnership project.

This chapter puts forward 'technology stewardship' as an approach for training and supporting individuals and teams who engage their agricultural communities to encourage and support innovative practices with low-cost, widely available digital technologies. The chapter draws upon theoretical ideas...

Author(s)
Gow, G. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adoption of ICT products and services among rice farmers in the Northern Province of Sierra Leone.

This chapter investigates the way rice farmers in the north-eastern territory of Sierra Leone access different kinds of information across the agricultural season through a multiplicity of channels, including but not limited to mobile phones. Furthermore, it seeks to identify the main demographic...

Author(s)
Sala, S.; Porro, A.; Lubatti, A.; Bocchi, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effect of ICTs on agricultural distribution channels in Mexico.

This chapter applies the concepts of transaction cost economics and social embeddedness to examine the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in distribution channels for agricultural produce in Mexico. Two producers were selected for case studies: a cluster of banana growers...

Author(s)
Lastra-Gil, L. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Towards alternate theories of change for M4ARD.

This chapter explores alternative theories of change for mobile technologies for agriculture and rural development. It critically examines two theories of change (the 'market efficiency' and 'knowledge dissemination' theories) and highlights some of the challenges they have faced in practice. In...

Author(s)
Kendall, L.; Dearden, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding the impacts of Mobile technology on smallholder agriculture.

This chapter presents the case of how information and communication technologies (ICTs), particularly mobile phones, impact agricultural development by facilitating step-wise changes in smallholder farmers' information and agriculture practices in rural Ghana. The study shows how mobile phones...

Author(s)
Karanasios, S.; Slavova, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Farmerline: a for-profit agtech company with a social Mission.

This chapter presents an overview of Farmerline, a for-profit agtech company in Ghana that is facilitating change through the application of information and communication technology (ICT). The enterprise was founded after Mobile Web Ghana's Apps Competition in 2011, organized by the World Wide Web...

Author(s)
Senyo, W.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter

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