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Cover for Transforming places.

This chapter discusses the difference between place and destination and discusses a number of ways to ensure that tourism places flourish (namely, through regulation, taxation, intervention, and collaboration). The chapter also briefly discusses how tourism can support biomimicry and rewilding.

Author(s)
Smith, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394194)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The One Planet Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme as a multistakeholder platform for a systemic approach.

Food production and consumption has a failing performance in terms of food security, nutrition and health, but also equality, environmental protection and climate change mitigation, posing a serious sustainability challenge as the planet's population grows while consuming beyond planetary...

Author(s)
Solon, M. M.; Mink, P.; Dernini, S.; Bortoletti, M.; Lomax, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Renewing partnerships with non-state actors for sustainable diets through sustainable agriculture.

Any diet that is qualified as a 'sustainable diet' should be nutritionally adequate, affordable, safe, healthy and culturally acceptable. In optimizing natural and human resources, provision of sustainable diets requires strong partnerships among the stakeholders engaged in production, delivery and ...

Author(s)
Ghosh, K.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Decalogue of Gran Canaria for sustainable food and nutrition in the community.

The 'Decalogue for sustainable food and nutrition in the community: Gran Canaria Declaration 2016' aims to improve food sustainability across the globe. Public health, nutrition, consumer, social, marine and environmental sciences and tourism are important topics that have been highlighted in this...

Author(s)
Serra-Majem, L.; Bartrina, J. A.; Ortiz-Andrellucchi, A.; Ruano-Rodriguez, C.; González-Padilla, E.; Dernini, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Collaborating with the enemy? A view from down under on GM research partnerships.

This chapter explores the distribution of funding and approvals for GM crops in Australia in order to determine if private interests dominate public research in agricultural biotechnology and if public interests can be served by collaborations with private organizations. Although a highly detailed...

Author(s)
Ankeny, R. A.; Bray, H. J.; McKinley, K. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Report on a Chinese consultancy for the bamboo company in Vietnam.

This report is from a consultancy undertaken by a team of experts from China for The Bamboo Company in Vietnam. The report consists of the experts' suggestions for The Bamboo Company in Vietnam and introductions to bamboo processing experiences in China. Further, the report provides suggestions on...

Author(s)
Zhaohua, Z; Wei, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394019)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Globalization and sustainable development in Africa: the imperatives of capacity building.

This chapter examines the nature and character of globalization and sustainable development and the needs for capacity building in developing (African) countries. The interface between globalization, capacity building and sustainable development is discussed, as well as the key elements of capacity ...

Author(s)
Igbokwe-Ibeto, C. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Destination management: a network perspective.

This chapter explores, using a case study approach and network analysis, the coordination of tourism activities within a destination and thereby highlight the importance of destination management collaboration practices for tourism destination success. The case study is that of a small island...

Author(s)
McLeod, M.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter

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