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Cover for New forms of pilgrimage: World Youth Day Rio 2013.

Focusing on the phenomenon of the World Youth Days, this chapter brings to the fore the new relationships between tourism and the sacred, especially when we consider that in this case religion takes over tourism, not the other way round, and how this fact changes pilgrimages and pilgrims by moving...

Author(s)
Gonzalez, L. T. V.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for My overloved town: the challenges of growing up in a small coastal tourist destination (Byron Bay, Australia).

Drawing on research conducted in the eastern Australian tourist destination of Byron Bay, New South Wales, this chapter explores how young people cope with the pressures of tourism activity in their community. Findings revealed a range of key issues for young people, including negotiating belonging ...

Author(s)
Canosa, A.; Graham, A.; Wilson, E.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reorienting Indian agriculture: challenges and opportunities.

This book covers various aspects of Indian agriculture. It consists of 32 chapters that are presented in 12 parts with the following headings: agricultural scenario; revolutions in agriculture; reorienting agricultural research for innovation; improving productivity and production; harnessing...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book
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Cover for Reorienting agricultural research for development for sustainable agriculture.

This chapter focuses on the need for a paradigm shift in agricultural research for development in India. The need to strengthen collaboration and partnerships, link research with extension, empower women for inclusive growth, and retain youth in agriculture are discussed.

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Linking research with extension for accelerated agricultural growth.

Following an overview of the challenges and opportunities facing agriculture in Asia, this chapter discusses the need to strengthen collaboration and partnerships between research and extension to accelerate agricultural growth. The Indian extension system is presented as an example. Outscaling...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Empowering farmers through innovative extension systems.

This chapter focuses on the need to reorient the agricultural extension system in India towards a "farmer first" approach, while considering the challenge of involving youth in agriculture, the role of new institutional mechanisms and the use of ICT for knowledge dissemination. A road map for an...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Attracting and retaining youth in agriculture.

This chapter discusses (i) the major challenges in retaining youth in agriculture in developing countries such as India, (ii) the role of youth in agriculture, and (iii) some initiatives to retain youth in agriculture. It is indicated that retaining youth in agriculture requires measures such as...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Policy and planning for particular groups.

This chapter is concerned with social groups and their involvement with leisure, sport and tourism. Four perspectives for viewing the needs and demands of different social groups are discussed: a welfare perspective; a human and citizens' rights perspective; a market perspective; and a diversity...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Enabling agri-entrepreneurship and innovation: empirical evidence and solutions for conflict regions and transitioning economies.

This book provides information on agri-entrepreneurship from various authors' work in conflict areas (particularly Mindanao in the Philippines), transitional economies and poor countries. The book begins with a comparison of general entrepreneurs with agri-entrepreneurs. The next chapters discuss...

Author(s)
Chan, C.; Sipes, B.; Lee, T. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agri-entrepreneurship enabling program design in conflict regions for youth development: best practices and lessons learned.

This chapter first presents some background discussion on positive youth development, linking to a best practice of utilizing youth entrepreneurship education programmes to change lives for young people in conflict regions. The chapter offers an overview of the issues of out-of-school youth in a...

Author(s)
Liang, K.; Lee, T. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter

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