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Cover for Enhancing a destination's marketing and promotion: lessons from Malaysia.

This chapter aims to document the issues and challenges facing Malaysia in promoting itself as a top international tourism destination. It begins with a review of the literature on 'what should be' and continues with presenting the issues and challenges of destination marketing in the context of...

Author(s)
Azilah Kasim; Ling LimCha
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Exploring the future of sustainable tourism.

This chapter aims to (1) outline critical areas that have the potential to drive the future of sustainable tourism; (2) note down key challenges and criticisms as well as suggested measures; and (3) highlight the role of interlinkages and innovations as driving forces of future sustainable tourism. ...

Author(s)
Priyakrushna Mohanty; Rajamanicam, H.; Anukrati Sharma
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for The use of participatory rural appraisal (PRA) to support organic food systems in Africa.

The theory of participatory action research recommends finding tools for community participation in analysis of the situation and development of community programmes. Two case studies, from KwaZulu-Natal and from Philippi near Cape Town, are examined. Participatory rural appraisal (PRA) techniques...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strengthening participation in the organic value chain for small-scale farmers in Southern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

While many food security interventions focus on production-related constraints to food security, fewer focus on the integration of smallholder farmers in the supply chain. In the Agricultural Sustainable Community Investment Project (Agri-SCIP), operating on the south coast of the Kwa-Zulu Natal...

Author(s)
Troosters, W.; Auerbach, R.; Haysom, G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Participatory Guarantee Systems as an organic market entry point for small-scale farmers in South Africa.

A survey into the experiences of small-scale commercial farmers in South Africa as well as the development and effectiveness of Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) as a tool to connect small-scale organic farmers to the market, showed that the PGS in Gauteng worked well because the coordinator...

Author(s)
Mashele, N. J.; Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for The National Organic Agriculture Movement of Uganda.

The growth of the organic agriculture (OA) sector in Uganda started in 1994 as a response to the threat of the Sahara Desert spreading southwards. To enhance the development of the sector, a national OA movement was established in 2001. The National Organic Agriculture Movement of Uganda (NOGAMU)...

Author(s)
Nalunga, J.; Auerbach, R.; Ssekyewa, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Urban agriculture: challenges and opportunities in urban water management and planning.

Africa is urbanizing rapidly, and many unemployed or poor people are trying to produce food in urban and peri-urban areas. Many local authorities see this as high-risk food production, mainly because of the risk of use of contaminated water. However, with good planning, urban gardens can supply...

Author(s)
Wesselow, M.; Kifunda, C.; Auerbach, R.; Siebenhüner, B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Embodying gender and risk: mountain bike tourism in Mexico.

This chapter examines the determinants that affect the engagement of Mexican women in mountain bike tourism (MBT), and uncovers the gendered aspects of risk that act as constraints on women's use of public space, and therefore become a type of violence that restricts them and promotes inequality....

Author(s)
Díaz-Carrión, I. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing char development and settlement: a complex process.

Some of the factors making the Char Development and Settlement Project a complex one are briefly described in this chapter. These include the challenges of climate change and riverbank erosion, project coordination and internalisation, and alignment with various government policies of Bangladesh.

Author(s)
Haider, N.; Jenkins, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing the environment in religious tourism destinations: a conceptual model.

The purpose of this chapter is to do a comparative analysis of the environmental issues in six religious tourism destinations and then use this analysis as a basis to propose a conceptual model for explaining environmental management in religious tourism destinations. All the destinations selected...

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

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