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Cover for The impacts and benefits of routes and trails.

This chapter focuses on the impacts and benefits of creating or developing tourism routes and trails. It considers the contribution of tourism to economic growth; the measurement of economic return; the economic impact of routes and trails especially in rural, mountain or remote areas; the social...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Branding of Spanish civil war sites to promote sustainable rural tourism.

This chapter analyses the use of branding of Spanish Civil War sites to promote sustainable rural tourism from a Triple Bottom Line perspective, i.e. economic, social and environmental sustainability. A review is first presented on dark tourism and its potential contribution to the sustainability...

Author(s)
Alabau-Montoya, J.; Ruiz-Molina, M. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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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 The likely impact of the 2015-2018 drought in South Africa: lessons from the 2008 food price crisis and future implications.

Although still controversial, several reviews of research show that organic foods are more nutritious and contain fewer poisons than conventional foods. Poor food choices lead to low dietary diversity, and refined foods have many nutrients removed; low nutrient density and high sugars, salts and...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.; Piek, H.; Battersby, J.; Devereux, S.; Olivier, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Participatory Guarantee Systems as an organic market entry point for small-scale farmers in South Africa.

A survey into the experiences of small-scale commercial farmers in South Africa as well as the development and effectiveness of Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) as a tool to connect small-scale organic farmers to the market, showed that the PGS in Gauteng worked well because the coordinator...

Author(s)
Mashele, N. J.; Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Responses to overtourism in Guanacaste (Costa Rica): a rural water conflict perspective.

This chapter explores overtourism in the rural context of Guanacaste (Costa Rica). The area has experienced intense development of residential tourism, and the chapter focuses on the ensuing ecological conflicts over water between rural communities and residential tourism investments supported by...

Author(s)
CaƱada, E.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Remote sensing and GIS-based technologies for assessing the impact of conflict on agricultural production.

This chapter presents some methodological approaches that utilize GIS and vegetation-related remotely sensed indices as a helpful tool in detecting the effects of conflicts on rural livelihoods and agricultural production in affected regions. Methods to disentangle drought/wet year effects from...

Author(s)
Jaafar, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The 'Arab spring' in North Africa: Egypt and Tunisia.

This chapter deals with rural political economy and farmer resistance to dominant patterns of agricultural modernization. It explores a range of conflicts in Egypt and Tunisia's countryside in the context of broader government-declared agricultural strategy. Some recent forms of small farmer...

Author(s)
Bush, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Continuity from local cult to 'accepted' ritual.

This chapter analyses the cult of the Madonna of Alno in Canzano, a rural town in the province of Teramo, Abruzzo (Italy), through an interpretation inspired by European religious ethnology and the anthropology of Christianity. An historical examination of this local cult reveals the complexity of...

Author(s)
Spitilli, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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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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