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Cover for Water conflicts and cooperation: a media handbook.

This handbook is for journalists, researchers and policy makers who are interested in working in science communication for water, peace and cooperation, and who are searching for ideas and inspiration. It features descriptions on, and reflections of, the activities (including action research,...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book
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Cover for Science communication skills for water coverage. Case study: IHE-SciDev training.

In May 2017, a workshop was held in Cairo, Egypt, to explore ways in which researchers doing research on topics related to the Nile Basin can work with journalists, aiming for better communication of science through media. The workshop hosted 40 participants, including communication specialists,...

Author(s)
Wendo, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Auditing and assessing the welfare of livestock and poultry during pre-slaughter handling and stunning.

Animal-based measures are an effective method for both auditing and monitoring handling and stunning of livestock and poultry in commercial abattoirs. The following variables should be measured. For livestock, the percentage of animals is assessed on five measures: (i) effective stunning with one...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The developing organic sector in Southern and Eastern Africa: what have we learned about sustainable development?

This chapter introduces food systems and organic farming, outlines the development of organic farming in Southern Africa, and grapples with the idea of sustainable development; drawing on earlier work of the author entitled Sustainable Development: Developing What to Sustain Whom? a conceptual...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Organic Academy of IFOAM-Organics International: training multipliers in the developing world.

The Organic Academy of IFOAM-Organics International is 6 years old. It has trained over 600 stakeholders from more than 70 countries in the organic sector, and has conducted its training on four out of five continents. Its main approach is to base its curriculum on the key principles and values of...

Author(s)
Hauptfleisch, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Experiential training of farmers and university diploma students in KwaZulu-Natal and the Southern Cape.

This practitioner reflection reports on 30 years of training agroecological farmers in various African contexts. It argues that good theory should be drawn out of good practice, to help farmers to adapt to climate change while producing nourishing food sustainably. Currently, training is often...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing workers in hospitality operations.

This chapter examines the key role played by the people who work in the hospitality industry. It presents a literature review that highlights the three themes that frame this chapter: People, Production and Place. A fourth, Promotion, is introduced. The People theme addresses challenges encountered ...

Author(s)
Pryce, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242034)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Personal resilience in the hospitality experience.

This chapter explores the concept of personal resilience, the relevance of employees' personal resilience to the delivery of hospitality experience, and the strategic decisions required to successfully manage personal resilience currently and in the future. Drawing on theories of personal...

Author(s)
Hilton, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242034)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adventure tourism.

This chapter defines adventure tourism, introduces new and novel adventure tourism developments, and looks at the evolution of adventure tourism over the past 40 years. It also discusses issues currently facing the adventure industry, including training and skills, new technology, sustainability,...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for One health leadership and team building training.

In this chapter, The authors presented five case studies on OH leadership and team building programmes and approaches and then compare them to determine what competencies they are emphasizing as critical in their cultural and operational context. Case studies were selected to represent OH...

Author(s)
Pelican, K.; Blair, B.; Adisasmito, W.; Allen, I.; Amir, V.; Bazeyo, W.; Errecaborde, K.; Huong Le Thi; Mahero, M.; Wanzala, S.; Bender, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter

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