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Cover for Cocoa, conservation and tourism: Grande Riviere, Trinidad.

This chapter focuses on the village of Grande Riviere, in north-east Trinidad. After a brief summary of its history, and its socio-economic characteristics in the early 1970s, the main focus is the village as it was three decades later, especially tourism and its impact on community life. The...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
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
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for New land, new life: a success story of new land resettlement in Bangladesh.

The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna deltas has newly emerged 'char' islands, which are very vulnerable, socially, institutionally and environmentally. This book explains how the governments of Bangladesh and the Netherlands cooperated on a land-based rural development project to give settlers security...

Author(s)
Haider, N.; Jenkins, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book
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Cover for Income and quality of life.

This chapter discusses the following achievements of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh: increased income and changes in sources of income; increased land ownership and housing; improved water and sanitation; increased asset value; improved food security; and increased...

Author(s)
Sarker, K. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of conservation agriculture on farmers' livelihoods in the face of climate change in Balaka district, Malawi.

Conservation agriculture (CA) has been highly promoted due to its potential to ensure high crop yields even in the face of changes in climatic factors. However, the actual benefits associated with CA are not only focused on food security but are also site specific. This study sought to understand...

Author(s)
Zimba, J. M.; Liwenga, E. T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Locally based responses to impacts of climate change in pastoral landscapes of Northern Tanzania.

The impacts of climate change and variability have manifested themselves throughout the world, but considerable temporal and spatial variations exist across various places and countries. Given the variation in vulnerability, this study was undertaken in pastoral landscapes in northern Tanzania to...

Author(s)
Mabhuye, E. B.; Yanda, P. Z.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Natural resource use conflicts in a changing climate: The case of the wetlands of Kilombero and Kilosa districts in Tanzania.

In Tanzania studies on conflicts between subsistence farmers and agropastoralists/pastoralists as well communities versus conservationists have been frequently reported. These include studies on water use conflicts in the Pangan River Basin. Agropastoralists have also been evicted as a result of...

Author(s)
Liwenga, E. T.; Silangwa, F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of ecosystem services in enhancing climate change resilience of local communities: the case of Ngarambe-Tapika Wildlife Management Area, Rufiji district, Tanzania.

This study examined the role of ecosystem services in enhancing climate change resilience of local communities in Ngarambe-Tapika Wildlife Management Area (WMA). The study aimed to identify forms of ecosystem services that can be gained from conservation of a WMA in relation to climate change...

Author(s)
Katondo, R. J. M.; Nyomora, A. M. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Weather forecasting and communication in the upper Great Ruaha catchment area.

Effective weather forecast dissemination depends on how effective dissemination channels are in informing decision making for improved management of water resources and livelihood activities, which depend on water resources in catchment areas. In this chapter, the effectiveness of the channels for...

Author(s)
Mwajombe, A. R.; Lema, G. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
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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