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Cover for Nutritional indicators to assess the sustainability of the Mediterranean diet.

There is increasing evidence of the multiple effects of diets on public health nutrition, society and environment. Sustainability and food security are closely inter-related. The traditional Mediterranean diet (MD) is recognized as a healthier dietary pattern with a lower environmental impact. As a ...

Author(s)
Donini, L. M.; Dernini, S.; Lairon, D.; Serra-Majem, L.; Amiot-Carlin, M. J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Arsenic tolerance mechanisms in halophytes: the case of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Tamarix gallica</i>.

Toxic compounds in the ecosphere are the consequence of environmental pollution, and have a disruptive influence in the environment. They affect ecosystems, entering food chains and ultimately touching human health. Metal consumption has increased by 300% in the last 50 years and the anthropogenic...

Author(s)
Sghaier, D. B.; Pedro, S.; Duarte, B.; Caçador, I.; Sleimi, N.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Private sector tourism in conservation areas in Africa.

This book deals with private sector tourism in conservation areas in sub-Saharan Africa and the various potential partnership models involving different combinations of stakeholders. The focus of this book is on accommodation, and the finance and operation of lodges in sub-Saharan Africa. The...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book
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Cover for Private sector partnership options.

This chapter provides an overview of options for private sector tourism partnerships in protected areas, with a range of for-profit and not-for-profit business models based on land owned by government, the private sector, communities and others. Institutional arrangements of varying degrees of...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Joint venture lodge ownership partnership options.

This chapter focuses on private-sector tourism partnerships in protected areas that incorporate community representation. These institutions differ considerably from purely community-based tourism (CBT) enterprises. The chapter expands our knowledge on joint venture operations, where community...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Best practices: lessons learned from the case studies.

The 32 case studies in this volume demonstrate the rich array of approaches used to pursue sustainable tourism adopted by the private sector in protected areas across Africa. This chapter aims to synthesise and highlight the best practices achieved and the lessons learned from these case studies,...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The halal tourism: a business model opportunity.

By focusing on Halal tourism, which is rooted in the Islamic culture and religion, this chapter demonstrates that the way to discover the world is changing and ethical tourism is moving forward. The chapter highlights ways to promote ethical and Halal tourism in the context of non-Muslim...

Author(s)
Biancone, P. P.; Secinaro, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Religious practices and performance in Syrian Shi'ite religious tourism.

This chapter examines the function of religious practices in contemporary religious tourism by introducing a performance approach in tourism studies, using Syrian Shi'ite religious tourism as the case study. Specifically, the characteristics of religious practices and the shared common sense among...

Author(s)
Yasuda, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Constructs of foot pilgrimage in Islam: the case of Arbaeen Ziyara.

This chapter addresses the Islamic academic notions pertinent to route-based pilgrimage, particularly involving 'foot pilgrimage', and embraces scholarly deliberations on foot pilgrimage from an Islamic vantage point. The chapter also investigates the reasons behind the lack of studies covering...

Author(s)
Mujtaba, U.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tablighi Jamaat: a multidimensional movement of religious travellers.

Tablighi Jamaat is a voluntary mass movement that preaches Islamic teachings, mainly of the Deobandi school of thought, in the Indian subcontinent. This chapter aims to contribute to the religious tourism literature by discussing the transformative nature and role of Tablighi Jamaat within the...

Author(s)
Abbasi, A. S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter

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