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Cover for The package holiday and the rise of the tour operator.

This chapter discusses the rise of tour operators and the development of the standardized package holiday in what is seen as a highly competitive and dynamic marketplace. This leads on to consideration of demand and global developments, which gave rise to new opportunities and encouraged...

Author(s)
Holland, J.; Leslie, D.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648231)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biodiversity loss: we need to move from uniformity to diversity.

Today's food and farming systems have succeeded in supplying large volumes of foods to global markets but are generating negative outcomes on multiple fronts: wide-spread degradation of land, water and ecosystems; high greenhouse gas emissions; biodiversity losses; persistent hunger and...

Author(s)
Frison, E. A.; Jacobs, N.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for '¿Todos a Galápagos?' Overtourism in wilderness areas of the Global South.

This chapter approaches overtourism as a means to analyse the impacts and limits of late capitalistic tourism development in and around the wilderness protected areas of the Galápagos Islands. Qualitative content analysis points towards three emergent themes: (i) rapid diversification of the...

Author(s)
Pecot, M.; Ricaurte-Quijano, C.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism diversification in the development of French ski resorts.

This chapter addresses the developments in tourism governance, along with the characteristics and processes that define tourism governance. In particular, it aims (i) to understand, in the French Alps context, how the organization of tourism destinations will evolve, due to both the diversification ...

Author(s)
Achin, C.; George, E.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community livelihoods and ecosystem integrity in makere forest reserve, western Tanzania.

Wealth creation and poverty alleviation processes in the forest-bounded areas entail the use of such forests to a greater extent. Studies elsewhere show that there is often a tendency to use such forests until they are depleted before technology comes in to improve livelihoods. In this chapter, we...

Author(s)
Yanda, P. Z.; Mabhuye, E. B.; Mwajombe, A. R.; Johnson, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for The Indian agricultural scenario.

This chapter describes the Indian agricultural scenario, specifically examining the productivity convergence across states, diversification, land holdings, natural resource management (including water, soil and biodiversity), the country's livestock population and fish resources, farm energy and...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A holistic approach for achieving impact through CSR.

Food and nutritional security of projected population of 9.7 billion globally and 1.7 billion in India by 2050 is the major challenge of the 21st century. Alongside the challenge is to improve farmers' income and upgrade agriculture as a business to make it attractive to the youth and generate...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Girish Chander; Garg, K. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding capacity building for sustainable tourism in the Niger Delta, Nigeria.

This chapter opens with a review of the interdisciplinary literature on capacity building and argues that such significant subject matter is necessary for the transformation of Nigeria's coastal Niger Delta region. In particular, the chapter provides alternative options for economic diversification ...

Author(s)
Amadi, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Strategies for enhancing oilseed production.

This chapter first examines the oilseed production scenario in India across different time periods as well as the demand, import and export scenario. Various issues concerning oilseeds are then discussed, including trade-related policy initiatives, the need for institutional linkages, the...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Increasing water-use efficiency.

This chapter discusses the emerging challenges of declining water resources and climate change in crop agriculture as well as the crop management options available to increase water productivity, i.e. through increasing water-use efficiency or through crop improvement. Also discussed are farm...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter

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