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Cover for Lao tourism and poverty alleviation: community-based tourism and the private sector [co-authored with <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Stephen schipani</i>].

Many less developed countries, supported by international organizations and aid agencies, continue to promote tourism as a tool for development and poverty alleviation. This chapter focuses on one country, the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR), where such policies are prominent, to examine how ...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pro-poor tourism: a critique.

This chapter argues that the perception of pro-poor tourism (PPT) as a distinct (and small scale) variant of tourism involves conceptual and substantive problems. There is, indeed, a place for such tourism but it is not and will never be the alternative to mass tourism, which will continue as the...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The sustainability of TEFL tourism.

This chapter provides an overview of sustainability considerations that should be taken into account by operators and academics in TEFL tourism (i.e., tourism that involves teaching English as a foreign language). The chapter discusses: TEFL as a tool for development; TEFL tourism as a tool for...

Author(s)
Stainton, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393227)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism resources and sustainability.

This chapter focuses on the sustainable management of tourism resources and highlights various sustainability tools. The concepts of sustainable tourism, ecotourism, community-based tourism, pro-poor tourism, and alternative tourism are discussed.

Author(s)
Gibson, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agriculture for achieving sustainable development goals.

This chapter examines India's adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how it plans to meet those targets. Recent government initiatives, particularly in the agricultural sector, are highlighted. Also discussed are the indicators for achieving the SDGs, the need for new technologies ...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Fifty years of the green revolution and beyond.

This chapter reviews the history of the Green Revolution and discusses several lessons learnt regarding the challenges in implementing the Green Revolution technologies and the incomplete reduction of poverty and food insecurity. Indian agricultural research and development beyond the Green...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Journeys of emancipation: disrupting poverty in Nepal.

This chapter provides an overview of the entrepreneurial roles in tourism played by women forming grassroots organizations within the developing economy of rural and remote Nepal. Their stories demonstrate their desire for emancipation from socially constructed power roles, through the disruption...

Author(s)
Hillman, W.; Radel, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Capacity building for rural development in Nigeria: the case of rural road networks.

This chapter analyses the impact of rural road networks on: (i) employment or labour absorption; and (ii) household income or output in rural areas of Nigeria. It also articulates a framework for capacity building for sustainable rural development in Nigeria. In this framework, the main strategies...

Author(s)
Titilola, S. T.; James, V. U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The contribution of smallholder irrigated urban agriculture towards household food security in Harare, Zimbabwe.

This chapter examines the contribution of an urban irrigated agriculture project towards household food security and poverty alleviation in Harare City, Zimbabwe. It also considers the types of crops grown, crop productivity and challenges faced by the urban farmers. Findings from this case study...

Author(s)
Mujere, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647326)
Type
Book chapter

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