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Cover for Looking ahead.

This chapter looks at the impact and economic costs of the COVID-19 lockdown to tourism, as well as the future of air travel, attractions and tourism to developing countries after the lockdown.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated rabies control.

This chapter discusses the history of rabies, the shift from a "One Medicine" to social-ecological systems (HSES) and their involvement in sustainable, cost-effective elimination of rabies in domestic animals.

Author(s)
Léchenne, M.; Miranda, M. E.; Mauti, S.; Mbilo, C.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feed manufacturing.

There are two main systems used for feed manufacturing. Both use the same individual processes, and the only difference is the sequence in which they are arranged. The pre-milling system is more commonly used in modern feed mills because of economic reasons (e.g. energy cost, investment). In this...

Author(s)
Acedo-Rico, J.; Méndez, J.; Santomá, G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Buffer stocks - technical and legal aspects.

This chapter probes into the practical plausibility of grain buffer stocks. It first asks whether buffer stocks are effective in helping to stabilize prices on national markets in the real world, and then discusses the issue of the financial cost of buffer stocks and whether they are financially...

Author(s)
McClintock, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consequences and risk management.

This chapter proceeds by revisiting the notion of risk in a plant trade context. There are consequences for individuals, industry, regions, countries, and sometimes ecosystems associated with every risk management decision. Ideally, the risks associated with trade and with pests would be managed...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pest-free concepts.

This chapter covers the concept of pest freedom as it applies to consignments and areas. A pest-free area is a least trade restrictive measure for managing risk to an acceptable level. Both importing and exporting country national plant protection organizations (NPPOs) stand to benefit from...

Author(s)
Griffin, R. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Farm animal welfare: origins, and interplay with economics and policy.

In this chapter we look at the origins of animal welfare as a societal concern and the interplay between the concept of animal welfare, economics and policy. We firstly propose adjustments to the 'standard view' of the development of animal welfare concerns (which we refer to as the...

Author(s)
Lawrence, A.; Vigors, B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal welfare and farm economics: an analysis of costs and benefits.

Livestock farming uses resources such as land, labour, capital and animals to produce goods and services with a use value to people. Simultaneously, it also produces goods and services that have non-use values to humans. Profit maximization is a fundamental goal in farm-level economic analysis of...

Author(s)
Niemi, J. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparative cost-benefit analysis of mobile and sedentary pastoral production systems in selected villages in Northern Tanzania.

Despite a growing body of evidence that highlights the economic, social and environmental benefits of mobile pastoralism, few governments are ready to tolerate mobility and many policy makers promote knowingly or inadvertently the policies of sedentarization. This production system seems not to be...

Author(s)
Yamat, L. E.; Mung'ong'o, C. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Treatment of emotional distress and disorders - pharmacologic methods.

A brief discussion on the indications, contraindications, dosing protocols, costs, and other issues for all medications that may benefit a patient's psychological well-being was presented.

Author(s)
Crowell-Davis, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter

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