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Cover for Strengthening conservation agriculture education in Africa.

This chapter brings together recent developments and ongoing efforts in Conservation Agriculture (CA) education in Africa. It covers areas related to online education and training including CA Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), CA-based education and training capacity, CA curriculum development...

Author(s)
Clark, C.; Kassam, A.; Mkomwa, S.; Kuria, P.; Mutai, W.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245745)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for New forms of pilgrimage: World Youth Day Rio 2013.

Focusing on the phenomenon of the World Youth Days, this chapter brings to the fore the new relationships between tourism and the sacred, especially when we consider that in this case religion takes over tourism, not the other way round, and how this fact changes pilgrimages and pilgrims by moving...

Author(s)
Gonzalez, L. T. V.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Youth, ways of production, and community.

The concept of creative tourism, which is increasingly established in the world tourism scene, is inspired by the sharing of production modes, projecting the visitor to the role of active participant. It focuses on an element that allows local residents and visitors to share space, time, and...

Author(s)
Almeida, F.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243536)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Entrepreneurship and the role of universities in generating youth employment in Africa.

This chapter explores the role of Africa's universities in facilitating the proliferation and success of entrepreneurship as a development strategy. In particular, the discussion is intended to articulate how Africa's universities can support the generation of much-needed employment opportunities...

Author(s)
Egeru, A.; Mensah, S.; Abihona, S.; Soulimani, A. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246544)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transformative technical and vocational training in tertiary agricultural education in Africa.

This chapter deals with the role of technical and vocation training in African tertiary agricultural education, pointing out the vital contribution of agricultural technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions in preparing youth both for employment and for further studies. The ...

Author(s)
Sarfo, A.; Mutepfa, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246544)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Young British tourists' tourism-related information sources.

This chapter is the work of Ilma Aulia Zaim and studies a specific market segment, young British tourists aged 18-35, and how these pursue tourism-related information sources that eventually affect their travel decision-making prior to visiting a destination. The study offers significant insight...

Author(s)
Zaim, I. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248753)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for My overloved town: the challenges of growing up in a small coastal tourist destination (Byron Bay, Australia).

Drawing on research conducted in the eastern Australian tourist destination of Byron Bay, New South Wales, this chapter explores how young people cope with the pressures of tourism activity in their community. Findings revealed a range of key issues for young people, including negotiating belonging ...

Author(s)
Canosa, A.; Graham, A.; Wilson, E.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reorienting Indian agriculture: challenges and opportunities.

This book covers various aspects of Indian agriculture. It consists of 32 chapters that are presented in 12 parts with the following headings: agricultural scenario; revolutions in agriculture; reorienting agricultural research for innovation; improving productivity and production; harnessing...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book
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Cover for Reorienting agricultural research for development for sustainable agriculture.

This chapter focuses on the need for a paradigm shift in agricultural research for development in India. The need to strengthen collaboration and partnerships, link research with extension, empower women for inclusive growth, and retain youth in agriculture are discussed.

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Linking research with extension for accelerated agricultural growth.

Following an overview of the challenges and opportunities facing agriculture in Asia, this chapter discusses the need to strengthen collaboration and partnerships between research and extension to accelerate agricultural growth. The Indian extension system is presented as an example. Outscaling...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter

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