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Food Outlook: Biannual Report on Global Food Markets. June 2016
Price: Free! Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This issue of Food Outlook includes a special features section,"Pulses: A multi-faceted crop" that presents information and production, consumption and trade statistics on pulses, the contribution of pulses to environmental sustainability and nutritional benefits of pulses.
Perchè fanno la Jihad - I foreign fighters europei e la loro vera minaccia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,260. Language: Italian. Published: June 21, 2016 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Essay » Political
Libro sulla minaccia rappresentata dai combattenti di origine europea che si arruolano nelle fila dell'Isis per combattere in Siria e Iraq, ma anche per compiere attentati in Europa, come già accaduto con i fatti di Parigi e Bruxelles.
Science is Ethics as Electics.
Price: Free! Words: 117,500. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
A universe, by definition independent, implies its own freedom. The debate, whether the universe is determined or governed by laws of chance, takes the opposite ends to a range from zero to infinite choice. Science is measurement, whose logic is an increasing power of choice to give the most accurate information. Knowledge and freedom depend on each other. They are the dynamic of progress.
La guerra silenziosa - La crisi dell'Europa e la rinascita mediterranea che ci salverà
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,750. Language: Italian. Published: June 15, 2016 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Libro sulla crisi che sta colpendo sopratutto i Paesi dell'Europa mediterranea a vantaggio di quelli nordeuropei e il modo per uscire dalla dittatura dell'Euro. Con intervista all'economista Antonio Maria Rinaldi
Historical Overview of Racism in the Military - Colonial Period, American Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, Indian Campaigns, Spanish-American, World War I and II, Korean, Vietnam, Contemporary
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » History » Military
This overview is designed to assist the reader in acknowledging and understanding the historical context of overt racist and discriminatory policies and practices in our military and how these dynamics and policies were perpetuated within the Armed Services.
How the Catholic Church Became Naughty…And Where the Real Hindrance to Reform Lies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,340. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict, Nonfiction » Social Science » Christian studies
Pope Francis called his cardinals and bishops vane and power-hungry. For 17 centuries they have been handing on the Vatican mindset of clerical arrogance and a self-estimation of superiority over everyone and everything. The author points out how outsiders, how only a priesthood that includes celibate, married, male and female priests will bring about reform of the Catholic Church.
Farmer Field School: Guidance Document Planning for Quality Programmes
Price: Free! Words: 26,450. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This FFS Guidance Document focuses on the process and critical decisions that are necessary when starting a new FFS programme, and guides the reader through the essential steps required to establish a solid basis for such programmes, in tune with the specific local conditions.
Inclusive Business Models: Guidelines for improving linkages between producer groups and buyers of agricultural produce
Price: Free! Words: 43,430. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Aimed at designers of agricultural value chain projects, rural development projects and enterprise development projects, together with grassroots NGOs that implement smallholder commercialization projects, these guidelines have been developed to facilitate the design and implementation of interventions that strengthen business models linking smallholders to value chains.
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.