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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 Sustainable tourism and information technology.

This chapter identifies some of the information technologies for environmental, socio-cultural and economic sustainability in tourism, and the issues surrounding their implementation in the quest for sustainability. The first section focuses on the use of IT to improve environmental resource...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crisis and conflict in agriculture.

This volume sets out to explore the dialectic relating agriculture, crisis and conflict, and attempts to expand the knowledge on these interactions. Part 1 of the volume (chapters 1-6) discusses thematic issues and methodological approaches to understanding the intersection of agriculture, crisis...

Author(s)
Zurayk, R.; Woertz, E.; Bahn, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book
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Cover for Socio-economic benefits of the LTR programme.

This chapter is devoted to a consideration of the socio-economic benefits of Rwanda's Land Tenure Reform Programme. Sections discuss the benefits in terms of land tenure security, access to formal credit for investment, land ownership and cadastral database, natural resource management, support for ...

Author(s)
Ngoga, T. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The bioeconomy and sustainable development.

This chapter looks at how the bioeconomy can contribute to global sustainability objectives, including issues related to natural resources and sustainable development. It starts by discussing the overall concept of sustainability as applied to the bioeconomy. It then examines each of the...

Author(s)
Viaggi, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392756)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A model for developing evidence-based health tourism: the case of 'alpine health region Salzburg, Austria'.

This chapter discusses how an approach to evidence-based health tourism product development can be used to effectively position tourism destinations. It puts forward an integrated conceptual model of natural resource-based health tourism product development based on examples of good practice that,...

Author(s)
Steckenbauer, G. C.; Tischler, S.; Hartl, A.; Pichler, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Revitalizing rural communities in Costa Rica through sustainable tourism.

The purpose of this chapter is to present Costa Rica as a model of sustainable tourism development that successfully supports the wellbeing of remote rural communities. The shifts in awareness that led Costa Rica to value and conserve its natural resources are thus discussed, as well as the...

Author(s)
Heyne, L. A.; Camacho, J. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Building the capacities of developing countries to protect the environment.

This chapter attempts to show how development is changing Africa's landscape, and highlights the problems associated with the extraction of raw materials. Most importantly, it is shown that there is a heavy dependency on sustainable development paradigms from developed nations without careful input ...

Author(s)
James, V. U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Operationalizing concepts of sustainable development in Africa.

This chapter focuses on sustainable development concepts and practices and how to operationalize sustainable development efforts in Africa. It addresses the question of what aspects of Africa's resources need to be sustained, and draws lessons from the Brundtland Report.

Author(s)
James, V. U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Extending conservation agriculture benefits through innovation platforms.

The focus of this chapter is on institutions, through the analysis of agricultural innovation platforms (AIP) as a valuable entry point in conservation agriculture for natural resource management (NRM) at farm level. The rationale is that AIP is a viable approach to multifunctional smallholder...

Author(s)
Misiko, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645681)
Type
Book chapter

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