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Consultation d’experts sur les indicateurs nutritionnels pour la biodiversité
Price: Free! Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La diversité biologique est la variété de la vie sur la Terre, depuis les micro-organismes les plus simples jusqu’aux écosystèmes complexes tels que les forêts pluviales amazoniennes. La biodiversité est importante pour la nutrition et la santé et peut aider à lutter contre les carences en micronutriments et d’autres formes de malnutrition.
Consulta de expertos sobre indicadores de nutrición para la biodiversidad
Price: Free! Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La diversidad biológica es la variedad de vida que hay en la Tierra, desde los microorganismos más simples hasta los ecosistemas complejos, como la pluviselva del Amazonas. La biodiversidad es importante para la nutrición y la salud y puede ayudar a combatir las deficiencias de micronutrientes y otras formas de malnutrición.
A new deal for school gardens
Price: Free! Words: 8,580. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
School gardens are run for a variety of reasons. Some that are gaining prominence in all parts of the world are the promotion of good diet, nutrition education, and the development of livelihood skills, together with the power to extend this learning beyond the school itself in a variety of ways. This educational focus can be an important long-term contributor to national health and food security.
Ci Prendiamo un Buon Caffè (Zapatista)?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: Italian. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Il North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), firmato il 1 gennaio 1994, è stato presentato come l’ascesa del Messico in un moderno stato del primo mondo. Ma, nello stato meridionale del Chiapas una “rivolta armata dei popoli indigeni ha rubato i riflettori dei media, esponendo le enormi disuguaglianze sociali del Messico e l’esclusione della popolazione indigena del paese dal suo sviluppo.
Food Security in Asia: No Time for Complacency
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
What are the causes and consequences of the recent escalation and volatility of world food prices, and its implications for Asia? If agricultural productivity problems are not addressed, it is quite possible that food security will be a recurrent world and regional concern in the coming decades, potentially jeopardizing Asia’s economic growth.
Agricultural Value Chains for Development
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Agricultural value chains, when the poor and other marginal groups participate in them, hold considerable promise for helping reduce poverty and promoting inclusive growth. Under the right conditions, value chains can move smallholder farmers from subsistence into commercial agriculture. This ebook focuses on crucial lessons for effective value chains based on Asian Development Bank experience.
More Water, Less Meat?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: British English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Pandora Poikilos. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Essay » Sociology
“If the wars of this century were fought over oil, the wars of the next century will be fought over water.” Ismail Serageldin (1995) This ebook will focus on the feasibility of maintaining a vegetarian diet and decreasing meat consumption to preserve the global water supply, while pointing out the key problem areas as to how this situation came about in the first place.
Participatory Irrigation Management
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
In development, participation is defined as a process through which stakeholders influence and share control of development initiatives and of decisions and resources that affect them. This brief strives to answer the question: how can participation contribute to the sustainable management of irrigation and drainage systems for agriculture?
Prueba
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 910. Language: Spanish. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Si si si
The Vegan Cat-Lover
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Animal welfare and animal rights: what’s the difference? Are cats sentient? Is in vitro meat ethical? And what is a vegan, anyway? Read these and other musings on veganism, speciesism and feline friends.