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Exploring the concept of water tenure
Price: Free! Words: 33,560. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Natural Resources, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This paper seeks to provide answers to the following questions: (a) What is water tenure? (b) Does water tenure really exist or is water simply too different from other natural resources policies and practices? (d) Is there scope for further work on the possible development of guidelines on water tenure?
Produire plus avec moins en pratique: le maïs, le riz, le blé: Guide pour une production céréalière durable
Price: Free! Words: 58,820. Language: French. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
On trouvera dans le présent guide une application concrète du modèle Produire plus avec moins de la FAO pour une intensification durable de la production des cultures fondamentales en matière de sécurité alimentaire, à savoir le maïs, le riz et le blé.
Ahorrar para crecer en la práctica: maíz, arroz, trigo: Guía para la producción sostenible de cereales
Price: Free! Words: 58,080. Language: Spanish. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En la presente guía se describe la aplicación práctica del modelo de la FAO de intensificación sostenible de la producción agrícola “Ahorrar para crecer” en los cultivos fundamentales para la seguridad alimentaria mundial, esto es, el maíz, el arroz y el trigo.
Getting Pretty Good at Barely Getting By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
The author, while sharing parts of his personal story about the struggle of living on a less-than-poverty-level income, reveals the strategies he still uses that keep him from going hungry and being homeless. The book goes beyond the traditional advice about coupon-clipping and buying things on sale. It offers realistic and timely money-saving tips the reader can start using immediately.
Within Our Reach: A National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities - 2016 Report of the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities, Special Populations, Support
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Children's Studies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
This report discusses the Commission’s findings and presents both a comprehensive national strategy for fundamental reform and recommendations specific to populations in need of special attention, including children currently known to child protective services agencies and at high risk for fatality, American Indian/Alaska Native children, and African American children.
European Volunteer Service (EVS) Turkey Volunteer Adventures Abroad Part II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,720. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
A diary of a volunteer in another country on (EVS) European Volunteering Service project in art's. Included in it are toughts, events, ecounters and outlook upon the different culture of citizens living in Antalya, Turkey. As added bonus there are photos for better insight.
Triadi - La minaccia occulta della criminalità cinese nel Mondo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: Italian. Published: March 22, 2016 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In questo libro vengono descritte le triadi cinesi attive in tutti i settori criminali e con ramificazioni in tutto il Mondo, compresa l'Italia.
Ley Sharía para No-Musulmanes
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: Spanish. Published: March 19, 2016 by CSPI International. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies, Nonfiction » Law » Islamic law
El Islam es un sistema político con su propio cuerpo de leyes denominada Sharía. La ley Sharía está basada en principios totalmente diferentes a nuestras leyes. Gran parte de estas leyes se refiere al no-musulmán. ¿Qué significa la ley Sharía para los ciudadanos de este Estado? ¿Cómo nos afecta?
Forty years of community-based forestry: A review of its extent and effectiveness
Price: Free! Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication is FAO’s first comprehensive look at the impact of community-based forestry since previous reviews in 1991 and 2001. It considers both collaborative regimes (forestry practised on land with formal communal tenure requiring collective action) and smallholder forestry (on land that is generally privately owned).
Développer des chaînes de valeur alimentaires durables - Principes directeurs
Price: Free! Words: 29,590. Language: French. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Destinée aux décideurs politiques, aux concepteurs de projets et aux acteurs de terrain, la présente publication jette les bases théoriques d’une nouvelle série de manuels de la FAO consacrée au développement de chaînes de valeur alimentaires durables.
Desarrollo de cadenas de valor alimentarias sostenibles
Price: Free! Words: 29,590. Language: Spanish. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Esta publicación, destinada a responsables de la formulación de políticas, encargados de diseñar proyectos y profesionales sobre el terreno, proporciona las bases conceptuales de un nuevo conjunto de manuales de la FAO sobre el desarrollo de cadenas de valor alimentarias sostenibles.
Enhancing the potential of family farming for poverty reduction and food security through gender-sensitive rural advisory services
Price: Free! Words: 22,530. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
Rural advisory services (RAS) can play an important role in addressing gender inequalities. This paper is based on an examination of a broad selection of existing literature on gender-sensitive RAS. It looks at gender-differentiated barriers in access to RAS and challenges of effectively targeting women family farmers when delivering these services.
Fishing operations. 3. Best practices to improve safety at sea in the fisheries sector
Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
These guidelines have been produced to support implementation of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries with regard to safety at sea in the fisheries sector. Their purpose is to enable relevant authorities to develop and implement strategies aimed at improved safety, health and conditions of service at sea in capture fisheries and aquaculture operations.
Directory of Filipinists in Australia and Bibliography
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,550. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories, Nonfiction » Social Science » Regional studies
This publication lists the names, qualifications and interests of Filipinists in Australia and former residents who have made significant contributions to Philippine studies in Australia, Dissertations on the Philippines undertaken at Australian and other Universities, and an extensive bibliography of both published and unpublished material on the Philippines by those listed above.
LOOKING BACK........
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,730. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is the story of one strong woman’s struggle to prevent her country being taken over by communists during the cold war and the great tragedy which befell her a few years after, when her only son was murdered. Today, looking back she shockingly concludes that he was murdered by the police and offers evidence. Her narrative exposes readers to her descent into the pits of hell and her triumphs.
66 In Conversation with India
Price: Free! Words: 42,420. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This book contains sneak peeks into the lives of everyday people, persons like you or me; folk we may meet during the course of our daily lives. Some of the stories may appeal to you, some may not, but each story speaks for itself and for the real life person it represents. Perhaps you will be inspired, perhaps repelled; perhaps you will imaginatively step into another's shoes, if for a moment.
A Tenth of Puzzling Words 2012
Price: Free! Words: 33,620. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016 by ThyArt Network LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This is like comparing sipping a shot of bud lite to swigging down a 12 ounce can of Bacardi 151. While one not used to this content may get a slight buzz, it will definitely provide a taste of much valuable information. Agenda 21, Carbon tax, Fluorine, Derivatives, Reverse Mortgage, Pink Slime, Mandatory vaccines, Student Loans, Capital interest, Eugenics. etc.. This is a research workbook.
World Program of the Census of Agriculture 2020, Volume I: Programme, concepts and definitions
Price: Free! Words: 86,470. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
The census of agriculture is one of the key pillars of a national statistical system, and in many developing countries it is often the only means of producing statistical information on the structure and other relevant aspects of the agriculture sector. It is the only data collection instrument that produces statistical information on farms at the lowest geographical level.
Handbook for monitoring and evaluation of child labour in agriculture
Price: Free! Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Children's Studies
The Handbook offers guidance and tools for assessing the impacts of agricultural and food security programmes and projects on child labour in family-based agriculture.
Safeguarding land tenure rights in the context of agricultural investment
Price: Free! Words: 30,350. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Law » Land Use
A technical guide on safeguarding land tenure rights in line with the Voluntary Guidelines for the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security, for government authorities involved in the promotion, approval and monitoring of agricultural investments.