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Cover for Analysing non-legal barriers to land ownership by women.

This chapter explores barriers to women's land ownership. It investigates the potential factors behind why women's rights to own land are often ignored despite laws permitting women to own and inherit land. Measures of gender equality are correlated, as presented in the World Economic Forum Global...

Author(s)
Marks, K.; Phillips, R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247664)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transforming legal status of customary land rights: what this means for women and men in rural Africa.

This chapter provides an overview of land tenure reform, which should, in theory, prove a potent trigger towards equitable land relations between men and women in the customary land sector. This has been progressively underway in Africa since the 1990s. Broadly, a common objective is to release...

Author(s)
Wily, L. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247664)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effectiveness of elephant welfare regulations in India.

This chapter describes the current situation of elephants used in tourism in Kerala and Rajasthan in India and the effectiveness of existing welfare regulations.

Author(s)
Sumanth Bindumadhav; Alokparna Sengupta; Shilpa Mahbubani
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Elephant tourism conservation and the need for a new strategy: Thai stakeholder attitudes.

This chapter presents the results of interviews with people involved in the elephant camp business in Thailand regarding how elephant camps can be better managed and what makes for success. Interview questions included: How have elephant camp managers responded to the changes in animal welfare...

Author(s)
Ashton, A. S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Elephant tourism, the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ABTA Animal Welfare Guidelines</i>.

This chapter describes the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) welfare guidelines for the nutrition, environment, physical health and behaviour of captive elephants used in the tourism industry.

Author(s)
Jenkinson, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Modernizing human-elephant interactions.

This chapter describes the history and evolution of the human-elephant relationship in terms of regulations, behaviour, health, welfare, attitudes and tourism.

Author(s)
McLean, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Recreational displacement: the case of anglers on the Greenstone River, New Zealand.

This chapter explores the extent of regulation-induced recreational displacement in the Greenstone River, a nationally important trout fishery in New Zealand, where regulations were introduced to manage growing numbers of domestic and international anglers. By comprehensively investigating the...

Author(s)
Hayes, S.; Lovelock, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245714)
Type
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Cover for Gene silencing or gene editing: the pros and cons.

Research into plant genetics often requires the suppression or complete knockout of gene expression to scientifically validate gene function. In addition, the phenotypes obtained from gene suppression can occasionally have commercial value for plant breeders. Until recently, the methodological...

Author(s)
Jones, H. D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248890)
Type
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Cover for International regulations.

The World Trade Organization (WTO)-Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) agreement allows countries to use different standards and different methods of inspection for products. To achieve the targets, international standards need to be developed and the WTO-SPS agreement has assigned responsibilities to ...

Author(s)
Ziaul Haque; Khan, M. R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247367)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The need for recognition of practical animal welfare as a profession.

This introductory chapter describes the contents of the other chapters in this book, including the scientific theories and principles that underpin human behaviour and systemic change to enhance companion, farm, working and wild animal welfare, and the realities in practice, based on the work...

Author(s)
Sommerville, R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247237)
Type
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