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Cover for Rural tourism development in Egypt: contemporary insights.

Within the context of debates about differing models for rural development in Egypt, including collective, participatory, and bottom-up approaches, this chapter introduces the notion of 'strategic smart tourism investment', which is theorized in relation to the concepts of destination non-imitable...

Author(s)
Mekawy, M. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Role of women in development.

This chapter discusses the impacts of the gender empowerment activities of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh on women's land ownership and economic condition, household food security, fuel security, access to health care, water and sanitation, and education of girls.

Author(s)
Begum, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable diets: the public health perspective.

Sustainable diets are a prerequisite for public health directly through their impact on nutrition and indirectly through their impact on the environment. Dietary patterns have implications for the use of finite resources, biodiversity and the production of waste including greenhouse gas emissions....

Author(s)
Lawrence, M.; Baker, P.; Wingrove, K.; Lindberg, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agroecology and nutrition: transformative possibilities and challenges.

Agroecology is a holistic approach to agriculture, which takes into account the ecological, social, political and economic dimensions of producing food in order to build sustainable and resilient food systems that ensure food security and nutrition. It is thus an approach that resonates closely...

Author(s)
Kerr, R. B.; Rahmanian, M.; Owoputi, I.; Batello, C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Diversifying rice-centric agriculture and diets: the Bangladesh experience.

This chapter reviews recent policy developments in agriculture and nutrition in Bangladesh,and then draws upon household-level data to examine trends related to agricultural production, food consumption and nutrition, and women's empowerment. Using this evidence, the chapter presents a...

Author(s)
Ahmed, A. U.; Ghostlaw, J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Empowerment and human resource management in tourism.

This chapter analyses the strategic role of employee empowerment in enhancing quality and competitiveness within the tourism industry. Starting with a discussion that reviews some current definitions of empowerment, it intends to arrive at a practical understanding of what empowerment means within...

Author(s)
Kokkranikal, J.; Wilson, J.; Cronje, P.; Radhakrishnan, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
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 Gender equality and tourism: beyond empowerment.

Drawing on the theme of gender equality in tourism, this book aims to identify the main obstacles to women's advancement in the tourism industry, and to discover and share successful strategies to overcome them, drawing on case studies from all over the world. Interlaced between the 12 chapters of...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introduction: gender equality and tourism - beyond empowerment.

This chapter explains why gender equality and women's empowerment are a concern in tourism. It introduces the reader to the development and empowerment literature, before moving on to review studies of tourism and empowerment. Finally, some considerations that would seem critical in understanding...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism as empowerment: women artisan's experiences in central Mexico.

This chapter seeks to contribute to the debate on tourism as empowerment, through the exploration of the life stories of two urban women who work as producers and vendors of handicraft pottery catering to domestic and international visitors in the 'Magical Town' of Metepec, in central Mexico. The...

Author(s)
Vizcaino Suárez, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter

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