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Cover for Journeys of discovery in volunteer tourism: international case study perspectives.

This book explores the experiences of the volunteer tourist and the ensuing narratives between host and volunteer as it manifests in diverse and increasingly contested political international contexts. As such, this volume includes case studies conducted in 12 countries across six continents. The...

Author(s)
Lyons, K. D.; Wearing, S.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933807)
Type
Book
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Cover for Crop wild relative conservation and use.

These proceedings contain 49 papers presented in the following sections: (i) crop wild relative conservation; (ii) establishing inventories and conservation priorities; (iii) threat and conservation assessment; (iv) genetic erosion and genetic pollution; (v) in situ conservation; (vi) ex situ...

Author(s)
Maxted, N.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.; Kell, S. P.; Iriondo, J. M.; Dulloo, M. E.; Turok, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
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Cover for Indigenous fruit trees in the tropics: domestication, utilization and commercialization.

This book comprises 5 parts and 21 chapters discussing the domestication of indigenous fruit trees in Africa, Oceania, Latin America and Asia; and describes the biophysical and socio-economic aspects of Miombo fruit trees.

Author(s)
Akinnifesi, F. K.; Leakey, R. R. B.; Ajaui, O. C.; Sileshi, G.; Tchoundjeu, Z.; Matakala, P.; Kwesiga, F. R.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931100)
Type
Book
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Cover for School health, nutrition and education for all levelling the playing field.

This book contains 7 chapters. The following topics are discussed: case for school health and nutrition; challenges for child health and nutrition (infectious diseases and nutritional deficiencies); health, nutrition and access to education; long-term effects of preschool health and nutrition on...

Author(s)
Jukes, M. C. H.; Drake, L. J.; Bundy, D. A. P.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933111)
Type
Book
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Cover for Marine wildlife and tourism management: insights from the natural and social sciences.

This book seeks to underscore the need for scientific approaches to first understanding and then managing tourist interactions with marine wildlife. It draws upon the work of leading natural and social scientists whose work serves the interests of sustainable wildlife-based marine tourism. Thus...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Lück, M.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book
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Cover for Domestic animal behaviour and welfare.

This book contains chapters on the behaviour and welfare of domestic animals, including dogs, cats, rabbits, furbearing animals, fishes, turkeys, ducks, geese and other livestock. The 36 chapters are divided into 6 main sections that discuss concepts and methods of measuring behaviour, organization ...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932879)
Type
Book
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Cover for Integrated watershed management: connecting people to their land and water.

This book provides background information and presents factors to be considered and procedures that facilitate organizing and guiding land and water use in concert with one another; it further serves as a reference for planning, monitoring and implementing development efforts and natural resource...

Author(s)
Gregersen, H. M.; Ffolliott, P. F.; Brooks, K. N.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845932817)
Type
Book
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Cover for Biodiversity loss and conservation in fragmented forest landscapes: the forests of montane Mexico and temperate South America.

This book is the result of an international collaborative research effort focusing on the tropical montane forests of Mexico and the temperate rain forests of southern South America. The over-all aim of the research was to investigate the impact of human activity on the key processes influencing...

Author(s)
Newton, A. C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932619)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Community-based water law and water resource management reform in developing countries.

The fifteen chapters of this book analyse the living community-based water laws in Africa, Latin America and Asia and critically examine the interface between community-based water laws, formal water laws and a variety of other key institutional ingredients of on-going water resources management...

Author(s)
Koppen, B. van; Giordano, M.; Butterworth, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933265)
Type
Book
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Cover for Irrigation water pricing: the gap between theory and practice.

This book contains 14 separately authored chapters on the pricing of irrigation water. The chapters are entitled: (1) Water pricing in irrigation: the lifetime of an idea; (2) Water pricing in irrigation: mapping the debate in the light of experience; (3) Why is agricultural water demand...

Author(s)
Molle, F.; Berkoff, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932923)
Type
Book

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