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  • publication . Book . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Gunewardena, Nandini;
    Publisher: Graduate Institute Publications

    Introduction This paper focuses on a case study of the social and economic transformations that occurred in the lives of rural women following the introduction of commercial scale sugarcane production on the island nation of Sri Lanka, a relative newcomer to large-scale...

  • publication . Book . 2020
    Open Access English
    Publisher: IRD Éditions

    Whether we are looking at the administrative coverage of the Kingdom or at infrastructure provision, a vital factor in the construction of this country has been the state’s need to incorporate border areas and establish the authority of the central power. From the end o...

  • publication . Book . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Nyhan, Julianne;
    Publisher: Open Book Publishers

    Introduction The project of publishing guidelines and advocacy documents for the evaluation of digital scholarship in the humanities has gained particular momentum since c. 2002. This ‘turn’ is unlikely to have been spontaneous, and thus various questions follow: which ...

  • publication . Book . 2020
    Open Access English
    Publisher: IRD Éditions

    The North-East (Phak Isan) and the South (Phak Tai) are two of Thailand’s three very distinctive peripheral regions. The North-East is syno- nymous with the Khorat plateau, a remarkable natural unit of almost 170,000 km2 bordered to the north and the east by the Mekong,...

  • publication . Book . 2020
    Open Access English
    Publisher: IRD Éditions

    Agriculture was the main driving force behind the economy until the 1960s. The high levels of growth recorded during the next decades were due to the success of other economic sectors, and the performance of agriculture and its role in the industrialization process have...

  • publication . Book . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Culas, Christian;
    Publisher: Institut de recherche sur l’Asie du Sud-Est contemporaine

    Introduction The main objective of this paper is to describe and to understand the various relationships between villagers and local authorities through different tourism development projects in rural areas. These links, relationships, tensions, conflicts and various ne...

  • publication . Book . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Edmond, Jennifer;
    Publisher: Open Book Publishers

    This volume began, in many ways, with an image. A leaf floats downward from a tree and lands on the surface of a river below, from where it is carried away on eddies and ripples, to a new place far from its origin. There it may itself cause the formation of further rill...

  • publication . Book . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Binh, Nguyen Thi Thanh;
    Publisher: Institut de recherche sur l’Asie du Sud-Est contemporaine

    Recent studies made on local government and authority in Vietnam have pointed out that local cadres play an important role in everyday life politics in rural areas. They are implementing most of the central government’s laws, programmes and policies, while being represe...

  • publication . Book . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Shin, Yunne-Jai;
    Publisher: IRD Éditions

    The Mediterranean Sea is one of the biggest reservoirs of biodiversity in the world. Millions of people directly or indirectly depend on the ecosystem services it provides, in particular the provisioning of fisheries resources. Rather than a hot-spot of biodiversity, th...

  • This third publication of ‘Cahiers du CEFAS’ –previously named ‘Cahiers du CFEY’- results from a partnership with the Yemeni Genetic Resources Center (YGRC) and consists of 19 articles selected from the seminar The place of ancient agricultural practices and techniques ...

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