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1. The capitalization effect and its consequence of agricultural support policies - based on the evidence of 800 villages in China.

The theoretical and empirical results of the capitalization effect of agricultural support policies on land rental price remain inconclusive. Based on the survey of Chinese Household Income Projects in 2007 and 2008, this paper adopts the panel data of 800 villages in 11 provinces in China to...

Author(s) : Lin WenSheng; Chen RongYuan

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.30

2. Providing hope: influences of volunteer tourism on program youth.

Global South youth are considered members of a host community and are receivers of volunteer tourism development programs. However, their perceptions have rarely been included in volunteer tourism studies. Influences of volunteer tourism on youth lives tends to be from the "gap year" or young adult ...

Author(s) : Olsen, L. M.; Andereck, K.; Vogt, C.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Sustainable Tourism 2021 Vol.29 No.8 pp.1403-1421 ref.89

3. How are climate actions evaluated? A review of United Nations food security evaluations.

Established in Article 14 of the Paris Agreement, countries must evaluate progress toward climate adaptation, mitigation, and financial goals via the 2023 global stocktake. Yet, the extent of climate integration into evaluation in response to the rapidly approaching stocktake mandate remains...

Author(s) : Lam, S.; Dodd, W.; Berrang-Ford, L.; Ford, J.; Skinner, K.; Papadopoulos, A.; Harper, S. L.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.28

4. Food security and welfare changes under COVID-19 in sub-Saharan Africa: impacts and responses in Kenya.

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all Sub-Saharan economies through a multitude of impact channels. The study determines the medium-term macroeconomic outcomes of the pandemic on the Kenyan economy and links the results with a detailed food security and nutrition microsimulation module. It thus...

Author(s) : Nechifor, V.; Ramos, M. P.; Ferrari, E.; Laichena, J.; Kihiu, E.; Omanyo, D.; Musamali, R.; Kiriga, B.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.28 ref.30

5. Anthropologists, development and tourism networks: encounters and shadows of a colonial past.

This chapter situates and describes some of the problems that emerge when sociologists/social anthropologists from developed societies become involved in 'development' work in developing countries. The chapter is in three distinct sections: a brief overview of the debates about anthropologists'...

Author(s) : Harrison, D.

Book chapter : Tourism, tradition and culture: a reflection on their role in development 2021 pp.283-294 ref.42

6. Impact of improved agricultural technology use on household income in eastern Ethiopia: empirical evidence from a propensity score matching estimation.

This article investigates the impact of improved agricultural technology use on farm household income in eastern Ethiopia. Primary data for the study were obtained from a random sample of 248 rural households, 119 of which are improved technology users and the rest are non-users. The research...

Author(s) : Wordofa, M. G.; Hassen, J. Y.; Endris, G. S.; Aweke, C. S.; Moges, D. K.; Rorisa, D. T.

Publisher : Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, India

Journal article : Journal of Land and Rural Studies 2021 Vol.9 No.2 pp.276-290 ref.9

7. Implementing aquaculture technology and innovation platforms in Asia.

This paper reports on the results of a guided reflection on the establishment of three multi-stakeholder national aquaculture technology and innovation platforms in Bangladesh, Vietnam and Thailand. Those involved in setting up these national platforms were led through a stepwise reflection on how...

Author(s) : Bush, S. R.; Pauwelussen, A.; Badia, P.; Kruk, S.; Little, D.; Le The Luong; Newton, R.; Dinh The Nhan; Rahman, M. M.; Sorgeloos, P.; Sung YeongYik

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Aquaculture 2021 Vol.530 ref.many

8. Capitalization of health promotion initiatives within French sports clubs.

The settings-based approach to health promotion within sports clubs is a growing field of research. Evidence of health promotion intervention effectiveness in scientific literature is scarce, and little is known about their implementation mechanisms. The present study explores how promising health...

Author(s) : Hoye, A. van; Johnson, S.; Lemonnier, F.; Rostan, F.; Crochet, L.; Tezier, B.; Vuillemin, A.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021 Vol.18 No.3 ref.44

9. Civil-military relations: a review of major guidelines and their relevance during public health emergencies.

The operational and policy complexity of civil-military relations (CMR) during public health emergencies, especially those involving militaries from outside the state concerned, is addressed in several guiding international documents. Generally, these documents reflect humanitarian perspectives and ...

Author(s) : Boland, S. T.; McInnes, C.; Gordon, S.; Lillywhite, L.

Publisher : BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK

Journal article : BMJ Military Health 2021 Vol.167 No.2 pp.99-106

10. COVID-19, government transfer payments, and investment decisions in farming business: evidence from northern India.

Although the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in about a 24% decline in India's GDP during the April-June 2020 quarter, the nation's agricultural sector, somewhat surprisingly, seems to have done remarkably well. This paper examines whether the public transfer program Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana...

Author(s) : Deepak Varshney; Anjani Kumar; Mishra, A. K.; Shahidur Rashid; Joshi, P. K.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 2021 Vol.43 No.1 pp.248-269 ref.32

11. The impact of the anti-poverty relocation and settlement program on rural households' well-being and ecosystem dependence: evidence from Western China.

To evaluate the effect of China's anti-poverty relocation and settlement program (ARSP) on both human well-being and ecosystem conservation, we divide the relationship between household well-being and ecosystem dependence into four modes and examine the impact of ARSP on these modes by using...

Author(s) : Li Cong; Guo ManMan; Li ShuZhuo; Feldman, M.

Publisher : Routledge, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Society & Natural Resources 2021 Vol.34 No.1 pp.40-59 ref.37

12. Assessing cost-effectiveness with equity of a programme targeting marginalised girls in secondary schools in Tanzania.

Cost-effectiveness studies rarely pay explicit attention to whether resources are used effectively to benefit the most marginalised. By linking a quasi-experimental design with detailed financial information, we analyse the cost-effectiveness of the Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED)'s...

Author(s) : Sabates, R.; Rose, P.; Alcott, B.; Delprato, M.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Development Effectiveness 2021 Vol.13 No.1 pp.28-46 ref.30

13. Rural minimum living standard guarantee (rural Dibao) program boosts children's education outcomes in rural China.

Purpose: To combat poverty in China's rural areas, Chinese government has established an unconditional cash transfer program known as the Rural Minimum Living Standard Guarantee (Rural Dibao) Program. Interestingly, despite the importance of education in breaking cycles of poverty, little is known...

Author(s) : He ZiXuan; Fang XiangMing; Rose, N.; Zheng XiaoDong; Rozelle, S.

Publisher : Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK

Journal article : China Agricultural Economic Review 2021 Vol.13 No.1 pp.54-77

14. Assessment of residents' destination image and their pro-tourism development behavior: perspectives on the China - Pakistan economic corridor.

Purpose: Based on Butlers' Tourism Area Life Cycle (TALC) model and stakeholder theory, this paper aims to propose an integrative model to examine the perceived impacts of cross-border mega-infrastructure development within the China - Pakistan economic corridor (CPEC). It was hypothesized that...

Author(s) : Xu Hong; Nizam-Ud-Din; Nazneen, S.

Publisher : Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK

Journal article : Tourism Review 2021 Vol.76 No.1 pp.184-197

15. Evaluating water- and health-related development projects: a cross-project and micro-based approach.

We present a micro-based approach to evaluate the effect of water- and health-related development projects which complements established evaluation methods. We collect information from 1.8 million individuals from DHS clusters (Demographic and Health Surveys) in 38 developing economies between 1986 ...

Author(s) : Greßer, C.; Stadelmann, D.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Development Studies 2021 Vol.57 No.7 pp.1221-1239 ref.106

16. Navigating tensions associated with smartphone use in outdoor recreation settings.

Smartphones are increasingly appearing in outdoor recreation settings despite controversy surrounding their appropriateness. This study examined the perceptions of eight instructors of an outdoor leadership development program regarding appropriate and inappropriate smartphone use, tensions and...

Author(s) : Shepherd, C. E.; Kilty, T. J.; McCoy, D.; Bolliger, D. U.

Publisher : Sagamore Publishing LLC, Champaign, USA

Journal article : Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership 2021 Vol.13 No.3 ref.44

17. Ethnic villagers' sense of benefit in pro-poor tourism: a case of Taoping Qiang village in Sichuan, China.

Studies empirically examining the sense of benefit in the tourism field were limited. Based on questionnaires and in-depth interviews, this study investigated the ethnics' sense of pro-poor tourism benefit of Taoping Qiang Village in Sichuan province in China. Results indicate that the ethnics'...

Author(s) : Chen HongLin; Huang GuoQing; Li ZhiYong

Publisher : Routledge, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Journal of China Tourism Research 2021 Vol.17 No.2 pp.291-308 ref.79

18. Inclusive settlement of young asylum seekers in a rural region: the role of informal support and mentoring.

In the last ten years, the settlement and integration of refugee families and asylum seekers have represented some of the main challenges faced by European territories. People in need of international protection can face challenges in being settled and integrated into rural areas where it is often...

Author(s) : Alarcón, X.; Casademont, X.; Lendzhova, V.; Erdoğan, E.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.9 ref.54

19. Economic sustainability of touristic offer funded by public initiatives in Spanish rural areas.

At the end of the 20th century, tourism was positioned as an activity capable of diversifying and reactivating the economies of European rural areas, which were experiencing problems of aging and population loss. One of the public initiatives that most promoted the development of tourism was the...

Author(s) : Moriche, Á. E.; Masot, A. N.; Aliseda, J. M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.9 ref.68

20. Agriculture for sustainable development: a SWOT-AHP assessment of Ghana's planting for food and jobs initiative.

The exponential increase in the population of Ghana and the need to meet the population's food security needs while creating job opportunities have necessitated the implementation of the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) initiative by the Government of Ghana (GoG). Using the strengths, weaknesses,...

Author(s) : Ali, E. B.; Agyekum, E. B.; Adadi, P.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.2 ref.118

21. Technical and scale efficiency of beneficiary and non-beneficiary farmers of the National School Feeding Program in the Sertões of the State of Ceará.

The use of public policies targeting the rural population, as is the case of the National School Feeding Program (PNAE), fosters the local development. In this context, the paper proposes to measure the scores of technical efficiency and of scale of farmers who take part and of those who don't take ...

Author(s) : Sousa, E. P. de; Oliveira, R. B. de; Ferreira, F. D. G.

Publisher : Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil

Journal article : Custos e @gronegócio 2021 Vol.17 No.1 pp.351-375 ref.44

22. Identification of farmers problems for development intervention programme: a case study facilitated by the political head of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD), North West province.

The study intended to identify the problems of the farmers and prioritise them for extension intervention. The study was facilitated by the political head of the department within a hundred days of the resumption of duty. Meetings were facilitated through district offices of both the department and ...

Author(s) : Matiwane, M. B.; Matiwane, V.

Publisher : South African Society of Agricultural Extension (SASAE), Pretoria, South Africa

Journal article : South African Journal of Agricultural Extension 2021 Vol.49 No.1 pp.1-12 ref.16

23. Assessing the impacts of rural development plan measures on the sustainability of agricultural holdings using a PMP model.

Rural Development Plan (RDP) measures support farmers in improving the sustainability of their agricultural holdings. The implementation of these policies has economic, social, and environmental impacts, which are monitored either ex-ante, ongoing, or ex-post, as required from the European...

Author(s) : Moulogianni, C.; Bournaris, T.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Land 2021 Vol.10 No.5 ref.59

24. Implementation of the LEADER approach in Serbia: experiences and results.

"Leader approach" and local public-private and civil territorial partnerships, in form of "Local action groups" aim toward the development of rural areas by using local initiatives, activities, potentials and needs (so-called "bottom up" approach) and by preparing and implementing local development ...

Author(s) : Paraušić, V.; Šarić, B. B.

Publisher : Institute of Agricultural Economics, Belgrade, Serbia

Conference paper : International scientific conference, Sustainable agriculture and rural development, Belgrade, Serbia, 17-18 December 2020. Thematic proceedings 2021 pp.345-352 ref.16

25. Socioeconomic factors: effect on the commercialization of female farmers participating in a development program.

The development of entrepreneurship is one of the keys to rural poverty reduction in South Africa and the world at large. There is increasing deep concern about the worsening food security situation in several nations of the world. The onus is on the development of programs where not only men can...

Author(s) : Jonathan, I. E.; Idowu, O. O.

Publisher : College of Business, Tennessee State University, Nashville, USA

Journal article : Journal of Developing Areas 2021 Vol.55 No.1