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Cover for Call of the wild in Wales.

This chapter is about the lessons Call of the Wild Ltd. has learnt as an adventure travel business, including with respect to price strategy, cash flow, environmental good practice, and risk management.

Author(s)
Soanes, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Farmerline: a for-profit agtech company with a social Mission.

This chapter presents an overview of Farmerline, a for-profit agtech company in Ghana that is facilitating change through the application of information and communication technology (ICT). The enterprise was founded after Mobile Web Ghana's Apps Competition in 2011, organized by the World Wide Web...

Author(s)
Senyo, W.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Corporate sustainability as an opportunity for tourism partnerships: a case study on Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.

This chapter focuses on some of the practices and initiatives incorporating sustainable value into an international hotel chain, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts (FHR). Specifically, the chapter examines the FHR partnerships and programmes that facilitate integrated rural tourism (IRT) and their...

Author(s)
Boluk, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Big data's roles in increasing smallholder farmers' access to finance.

General consumer and business finance companies and microcredit organizations have had limited success in serving the needs of farmers and other economically active low income families. Big data (BD) has dramatically transformed this landscape by changing the way the financial industry operates. A...

Author(s)
Kshetri, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648682)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Corporate social responsibility: win-win propositions for communities, corporates and agriculture.

This book with 13 chapters presents various efforts across India, made by different corporates in collaboration with ICRISAT. It describes how in each location, cutting across the sectors, both the corporate and a research organization have meticulously designed and executed location- specific...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Raju, K. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book
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Cover for Takaful: to explore the market need for Hajj travel insurance.

This chapter focuses on Takaful International, an Islamic insurance company which is based on the concept of mutual cooperation and solidarity, to enable pilgrims travelling to Islamic holy places to do so under Islamic jurisprudence or Sharia guidelines. A comparison is presented between Western...

Author(s)
Rashid, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Last descents.

A case study is presented of Last Descents, a Chinese river-rafting tour company. Large Descents is a small commercial enterprise with a very large conservation goal, namely to protect the relatively few remaining free-flowing rivers in the gorges of western China against continuing exploitation...

Author(s)
Gorge, J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wilderness safaris.

A case study is presented of Wilderness Safaris, which sees itself as a conservation organization as well as an ecotourism company. The company's philosophies and operations are examined. Through its partnerships with community conservancies in Namibia and Botswana and the North Island private...

Author(s)
Cafema, S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for &Beyond.

A case study is presented of the conservation tourism enterprise currently known as &Beyond. The company's philosophy, expressed as 'care of the land, care of the wildlife, and care of the people', is examined for a series of individual lodges and reserves operated by &Beyond in South...

Author(s)
Leopard, P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conventionalization in the Australian organic industry: a case study of the Darling Downs Region.

This chapter summarizes the debate over the "conventionalization" of the organic sector, and applies this to a study of large-scale Australian organic producers of grain and legume products, with reference to the influence of off-farm capital on this sector. A case study is included of a...

Author(s)
Jordan, S.; Shuji, H.; Izawa, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930387)
Type
Book chapter

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