Search results: 53,288 results (approx.)

1. Analysis of financial support instruments for social enterprises in Latvia.

Social enterprises have positive effect on sustainable development, and they have become an important instrument for solving social problems (especially in rural areas), as the national and local governments alone cannot solve all such problems. To foster the development of social entrepreneurship, ...

Author(s) : Licite-Kurbe, L.; Gintere, D.

Publisher : Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Jelgava, Latvia

Journal article : Rural Sustainability Research 2021 Vol.45 pp.76-84 ref.22

2. An analysis of the entrepreneurial institutional ecosystems supporting the development of hybrid organizations: the development of cooperatives in the U.S.

Hybrid institutions share features common to other ideal type organizations, but serve as an important focus of innovation, often combining features of charity, public service, and business. Where they exist, hybrid organizations are abundant, playing crucial roles in the management and governance...

Author(s) : Taylor, K.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2021 Vol.286

3. Shifting governance cooperatively - coordination by public discourses in the German water-food nexus.

In face of the interdependencies between policy areas in the management of common pool resources, studying nexus challenges is insightful for the exploration of new governance strategies. This includes the co-occurrence of and the interaction between different governance modes. We put forward the...

Author(s) : Vogeler, C. S.; Möck, M.; Bandelow, N. C.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2021 Vol.286 ref.49

4. Bringing drugs into light: embedded governance and opium production in Myanmar's shan state.

Instead of criminalizing the opium economy or seeing it as a natural occurrence, opium production must be acknowledged as a basis for political and economic exchanges, which either unites or divides relevant stakeholders. This study employs an analytical framework called embedded governance to...

Author(s) : Lim Jinhee; Kim Taekyoon

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Oxford Development Studies 2021 Vol.49 No.2 pp.105-118 ref.64

5. Beyond global rankings: benchmarking public food procurement.

Public food procurement (PFP) is commonly used by governments to advance social, economic and environmental goals. In many developing countries, it is intended to strengthen rural livelihoods and promote food security and better nutrition among vulnerable populations. This Working Paper presents...

Author(s) : Miranda, A.; Klug, I.

Publisher : United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), New York, USA

Bulletin : Working Paper - International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) 2021 No.190 pp.23 pp. ref.24

6. A new president in the white house: implications for Canadian agricultural trade.

Canadian agricultural trade has experienced several volatile periods over the past 15 years. The Great Recession (2007-2009), the 2015-2016 global trade slowdown, unilateral policy actions by the United States against key trade allies and the multilateral system more generally, and the impacts of...

Author(s) : Grant, J. H.; Boys, K. A.; Xie ChaoPing

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 2021 Vol.69 No.1 pp.45-58 ref.many

7. Impact of ICT adoption and governance interaction on food security in West Africa.

The impact of the interaction of governance and information and communication technologies (ICT) adoption on food security in West Africa is investigated in this study. The study engaged the system generalised method of moments (GMM) approach on a panel data of 15 West African countries. The data...

Author(s) : Anser, M. K.; Osabohien, R.; Olonade, O.; Karakara, A. A.; Olalekan, I. B.; Ashraf, J.; Igbinoba, A.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.40

8. What could be, but never has been: horizons of human rights and racial justice.

The US's authority as chief enforcer of human rights grows increasingly illusory as civil unrest brings the quotidian nature of racialised human rights violations in the US into a frame shared by authoritarian regimes. This reality animates my analysis of how an organisation I call Doctors for...

Author(s) : Munyikwa, M.

Publisher : University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Journal article : Medicine Anthropology Theory 2021 Vol.8 No.1 ref.16

9. A cross sectional survey of international horse-racing authorities on injury data collection and reporting practices for professional jockeys.

Jockey injuries are common in professional horse-racing and can result in life-threatening or career-ending outcomes. Robust injury data are essential to understand the circumstances of injury occurrence and ultimately identify prevention opportunities. This study aimed to identify jockey injury...

Author(s) : O'Connor, S.; Hitchens, P. L.; Bolwell, C.; Annan, R.; McGoldrick, A.; Fortington, L. V.

Publisher : Elsevier, New York, USA

Journal article : Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 2021 Vol.104 ref.28

10. Towards a sustainable NGO intervention on child protection: taking indigenous knowledge seriously.

The development and well-being of children are important to governments. In Ghana and elsewhere in Africa, policies directing children's welfare are mostly influenced by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Despite enormous energy devoted to generating policies and...

Author(s) : Yeboah, S. A.; Daniel, M.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Development in Practice 2021 Vol.31 No.2 pp.174-184 ref.27

11. Media and water, is the glass half full?

This paper deals with writing a story about water, e.g. the River Nile. It suggests that, to find a story, an interesting one, with a new angle, journalists need to be resourceful and attend relevant events related to water. They should then closely follow up news and analyses, especially in local...

Author(s) : Abdelmohsen, R.

Book chapter : Water conflicts and cooperation: a media handbook 2021 pp.34-37

12. Whose side are we on? Balancing economic interests with social concerns through a service-thinking approach.

Research question: The aim of this study is to conceptualize sports markets in a way which enables us to (1) explore how the economic and social aspects of markets might be (re)aligned; (2) discuss practical solutions for how this might be achieved; and (3) identify what the implications are for...

Author(s) : Cockayne, D.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : European Sport Management Quarterly 2021 Vol.21 No.1 pp.1-19 ref.60

13. Board roles in scottish football: an integrative stewardship-resource dependency theory.

Research question: This study investigates how boards of directors perceive their roles in Scottish football clubs. With previous studies focusing on amateur and non-profit sport organisations (primarily in Canada, Australia and New Zealand), this research answers the call for more research into...

Author(s) : McLeod, J.; Shilbury, D.; Ferkins, L.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : European Sport Management Quarterly 2021 Vol.21 No.1 pp.39-57 ref.55

14. The impact of financial and non-financial work incentives on the safety behavior of heavy truck drivers.

The goal of the research is to determine how compensation affects the safety behavior of truck drivers and consequently the frequency of traffic accidents. For this purpose, a survey was conducted on a sample of 220 truck drivers in international road transport in the EU, where the results of the...

Author(s) : Škerlič, S.; Erčulj, V.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021 Vol.18 No.5 ref.53

15. Policy factors influencing the establishment of state outdoor recreation offices.

The first state-based office of outdoor recreation was established in 2013, and other states took notice. Within six years, thirteen additional states had established outdoor recreation offices - six of which were established in 2019. By applying concepts explored through policy innovation and...

Author(s) : Seifer, J. B.

Publisher : Elsevier, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism 2021 Vol.33 ref.32

16. Testing the efficacy of existing USDA Rhizobium germplasm collection accessions as inoculants for guar.

Legume inoculants are products that introduce legume-specific rhizobia bacteria to the soil and promote the process of biological nitrogen fixation. Guar (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba L. Taub.), also known as clusterbean, is a legume produced in semi-arid regions around the world, primarily for...

Author(s) : MacMillan, J.; Adams, C. B.; Trostle, C.; Rajan, N.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2021 Vol.161

17. Tourism policy planning in Bangladesh: perspective and propositions.

This chapter critically discusses tourism policy planning from a comprehensive viewpoint in the Bangladesh context by presenting research having a particular focus on tourism policy planning, instruments, organizational involvement and implementation. Incorporating the respondent views, this...

Author(s) : Hassan, A.

Book chapter : Tourism planning and development in South Asia 2021 pp.99-116 ref.46

18. Toward citizen dialogue-led environmental governance: an exploratory case study in post-Fukushima Japan.

This paper reports on an exploratory case study to help facilitate a culture of dialogue in Japan. There is an emphasis on proposing methods for polyphonic dialogue among citizens, and between citizens and experts, to effectively manage the environment. This paper argues that a culture of dialogue...

Author(s) : Nakamura, H.; Ueno, F.; Higashihara, H.; Hayashi, M.; Sugita, S.; Fukui, H.

Publisher : Springer, New York, USA

Journal article : Environmental Management 2021 Vol.67 No.5 pp.868-885 ref.many

19. The global watchdogs: toward international animal rights law?

This article examines the different avenues to protect animals globally under (a zoological perspective on) international law. A first approach is to use existing organizations, which are limited in scope but through which it is easier to find common ground. The second approach is to use a global...

Author(s) : Vriese, K. de; Handtrack, M. E.

Publisher : University of Illinois Press, Urbana, USA

Journal article : Journal of Animal Ethics 2021 Vol.11 No.1 pp.63-83

20. Asking the right questions about secondhand smoke.

Introduction: Despite knowledge about major health effects of secondhand tobacco smoke (SHS) exposure, systematic incorporation of SHS screening and counseling in clinical settings has not occurred. Methods: A three-round modified Delphi Panel of tobacco control experts was convened to build...

Author(s) : Klein, J. D.; Chamberlin, M. E.; Kress, E. A.; Geraci, M. W.; Rosenblatt, S.; Boykan, R.; Jenssen, B.; Rosenblatt, S. M.; Milberger, S.; Adams, W. G.; Goldstein, A. O.; Rigotti, N. A.; Hovell, M. F.; Holm, A. L.; Vandivier, R. W.; Croxton, T. L.; Young, P. L.; Blissard, L.; Jewell, K.; Richardson, L.; Ostrow, J.; Resnick, E. A.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Nicotine & Tobacco Research 2021 Vol.23 No.1 pp.57-62 ref.37

21. Sustainable mobility and the institutional lock-in: the example of rural France.

Sustainable mobility issues in rural areas, compared with urban mobility issues, have so far been poorly covered in the French and European public debate. However, local mobility issues are determining factors in territorial inequalities, regional development and ecological transition. This paper...

Author(s) : Flipo, A.; Sallustio, M.; Ortar, N.; Senil, N.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.4 ref.110

22. Differing priorities explain why some people profit from an alien invader, while others lose out.

This paper describes the impact of the invasive tree, Prosopis juliflora, on the supply of ecosystem services. Prosopis significantly increased the supply of shade, wood production and honey production, but reduced the supply of water availability, tourism potential and biodiversity protection....

Author(s) : Linders, T. E. W.; Schaffner, U.; Alamirew, T.; Allan, E.; Choge, S. K.; Eschen, R.; Shiferaw, H.; Manning, P.

Publisher : British Ecological Society, London, UK

Miscellaneous : Differing priorities explain why some people profit from an alien invader, while others lose out 2021 pp.1 pp.

23. Academy of nutrition and dietetics and national kidney foundation: revised 2020 standards of practice and standards of professional performance for registered dietitian nutritionists (competent, proficient, and expert) in nephrology nutrition.

Nephrology nutrition encompasses therapeutic and preventive nutrition care for individuals through the life cycle and addresses a variety of kidney disorders. Most nephrology nutrition practice focuses on care of individuals with chronic kidney disease, those on dialysis, and recipients of kidney...

Author(s) : Pace, R. C.; Kirk, J.

Publisher : Elsevier, New York, USA

Journal article : Journal of Renal Nutrition 2021 Vol.31 No.2 pp.100-115.e41 ref.60

24. COVID-19 crisis: a new model of tourism governance for a new time.

Purpose: The COVID-19 crisis has had a dramatic impact on the tourism industry, with new challenges that calls for a combination of short- and medium-/long-term perspectives. At the destination level, a factor that has a critical incidence in the recovery path is the type of tourism governance....

Author(s) : Vargas, A.

Publisher : Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK

Journal article : Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes 2021 Vol.12 No.6 pp.691-699

25. Explaining the evaluation model of organizational ethics in ministry of agriculture-jahad with emphasis on rural development in Iran.

As indicated by some studies, organizational ethics has a tangible weakness in government departments of Iran. Some experts, with emphasis on macro levels, highlight the macro-economic, social and cultural variables while others, focusing on intermediate and micro levels, tend to point out the...

Author(s) : Bavil, L. S.; Vedadi, A.; Kashani, F. H.

Publisher : Agricultural Planning, Economics, and Rural Development Research Institute (APERDRI), Tehran, Iran

Journal article : Village and Development 2021 Vol.24 No.1 pp.105-134 ref.46