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Cover for Revitalizing the Indian agricultural education system.

This chapter looks at the Indian agricultural education system, the changing needs of agricultural education, and some issues constraining the growth of agricultural universities. A number of recommendations are presented to improve the national agricultural education scenario and deliver the...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Intellectual property in the biotechnology sector: the importance of 'star scientists' in the entrepreneurship and universities environment.

This chapter focuses on the analysis of different theories, such as entrepreneurship, growth and economic development and intellectual property as a tool for protecting the creativity of firms and universities, followed by the task of 'star scientists'. The results of patents and scientific...

Author(s)
Bas, T. G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Enabling academic One Health environments.

This chapter provides an overview on the evolution of the One Health Programme in Canada, highlighting the growth of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. Reflections on specific aspects of both the enabling academic environment and barriers to...

Author(s)
Buntain, B.; Allen-Scott, L.; North, M.; Rock, M.; Hatfield, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643410)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Agricultural markets in a transitioning economy: an Albanian case study.

This book focuses on the major challenges and opportunities facing agriculture sectors in the wake of the transition from a planned to a market economy and potential entry to the European Union. Using Albania as a case study, it examines the shift from a centrally planned economy to free markets,...

Author(s)
Chan-Halbrendt, C.; Fantle-Lepczyk, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641003)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Ecotourism and conservation in the Americas.

This book with 9 parts contains 16 chapters on ecoutourism and conservation in the Americas. The book aims to fulfill its mission, and to offer professionals in conservation and ecotourism organizations, non-governmental organizations and government offices, particularly in the USA and Latin...

Author(s)
Stronza, A.; Durham, W. H.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934002)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards a global strategy for the conservation and use of crop wild relatives.

Since the participants in the PGR Forum project and the organizers of the First International Conference on Crop Wild Relative Conservation and Use felt that it would be valuable to propose a strategy that would bring together the different agencies of government, non-governmental organizations...

Author(s)
Heywood, V. H.; Kell, S. P.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urban aquaculture in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

If considered an independent city, Brooklyn would rank as the fourth largest in the United States. A case is made for Brooklyn, New York (US) as being an excellent site and a good template for urban aquaculture development. It typifies the characteristics needed for successful aquaculture, as well...

Author(s)
Schreibman, M. P.; Zarnoch, C. B.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998299)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Universities, technology transfer and industrial R&D.

Some of the most important innovations to emerge in recent years - which have transformed whole industries, particularly in the areas of biotechnology (transforming medicine and agriculture) and information technology (transforming computing and communications) - were the result of research...

Author(s)
Graff, G.; Heiman, A.; Zilberman, D.; Castillo, F.; Parker, D.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996189)
Type
Book chapter

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