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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.
Food Composition Data - Production, Management and Use
Price: Free! Words: 90,090. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Studies of the relationship between diet and health have led to increased interest in the range of biologically active constituents present in foods that accompany the nutrients, and data for these constituents are often required, as are data for additives and contaminants. A well-designed data system can accommodate non-nutrient data.
Dietary protein quality evaluation in human nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 23,370. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This report of the FAO Expert Consultation on Protein Quality Evaluation in Human Nutrition considers the effectiveness and concerns about the PDCAAS method for evaluating protein quality concerning the PDCAAS method. A new method of dietary quality evaluation called DIAAS is recommended for application in practice.
Panorama de la Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional 2013
Price: Free! Words: 30,540. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La edición 2013 del Panorama de la Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional de América Latina y el Caribe muestra que durante los últimos años la región mantiene una trayectoria favorable en materia de crecimiento económico y protección social, en un contexto en que las economías de los países industrializados han experimentado crisis y, por lo general bajas tasas de crecimiento.
Facts and fatty acids in human nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 68,330. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in their roles as technical agencies of the United Nations (UN), are charged with providing science-based guidance on food and nutrition to national governments and the international community.
The New World Crisis: Origins of the Second Cold War and World War III: Second Edition
Price: Free! Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This is the second edition of The New World Crisis, a short history of the Second Cold War and, perhaps, the origins of the Third World War. Unlike traditional histories, it is intended to be a living document which I will regularly update to account for new developments and interpretations.
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2014
Price: Free! Words: 26,990. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2014 presents updated estimates of undernourishment and progress towards the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) and World Food Summit (WFS) hunger targets.
Santa madre Russia - Putin e la presenza di Mosca sullo scacchiere internazionale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: Italian. Published: April 14, 2015 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Saggio sull'affermarsi della Federazione russa sullo scenario internazionale e le sue strategie per controbilanciare gli sforzi di Stati Uniti e NATO per tenerla sotto scacco.
World Livestock 2013 - Changing disease landscapes
Price: Free! Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Changing disease landscapes offers a comprehensive approach for the promotion of global health and gives greater emphasis on agro-ecological resilience, protection of biodiversity and efficient use of natural resources to ensure safer food supply chains.
Edible insects
Price: Free! Words: 90,600. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication grew from a small effort in 2003 in the FAO Forestry Department to document the role of insects in traditional livelihood practices in Central Africa and to assess the impact of harvesting insects in their natural habitats on the sustainability of forests.
The State of Food and Agriculture 2013
Price: Free! Words: 48,730. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The State of Food and Agriculture 2013: Food systems for better nutrition argues that improving nutrition and reducing these costs must begin with food and agriculture.
Genebank Standards for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Price: Free! Words: 48,140. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The Genebank Standards for Plant Genetic Resources for FAO lay down the procedures for conserving plant genetic resources.These voluntary Standards set the benchmark for current scientific and technical best practices, and support the key international policy instruments for the conservation and use of plant genetic resources.
Save and grow: Cassava
Price: Free! Words: 39,950. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
How FAO's Save and Grow model of agriculture can help make intensive cassava farming more productive, profitable and sustainable.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 6 - April 2015
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 160,940. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Harvard Law Review, Apr. 2015, includes the annual Developments in the Law survey of a particular area of legal concern; the topic is Policing. Other contents: "Consent Procedures and American Federalism," Bridget Fahey; "Anticipatory Remedies for Takings," Thomas Merrill; "How a 'Lawless' China Made Modern America," Carol G.S. Tan; plus several Recent Cases commentaries, and Recent Publications.
The Alien: a Letter to Future Self
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Dreams, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
The heartbreaks, aspirations, grief, hopes and dreams of an earthbound (illegal) alien.
Milk and dairy products in human nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 146,190. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Food Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication is unique in drawing together information on nutrition, and dairy-industry development, providing a rich source of useful material on the role of dairy products in human nutrition and the way that investment in dairy-industry development has changed.
Women in the Making: Feminism Versus the Maker Culture
Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Women in business
A brief talk regarding the Maker Movement and its particularities, and how women can actively participate in this scenario. Several case studies are located in Canada, providing a quick overview of some aspects of the Canadian Maker Community in regards to the feminist movement and hacker spaces.
Hope In Small Doses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,600. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This funny, feisty, erudite and inspirational book offers a version of hope for our times, one that thrives not on certainty but on possibility.
The Gospel of Inclusion
Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Exploring Our Divine Family Tree - Who is included in God’s plan? Is it only the people like me? Is it only the people like you? What if we really are part of one divine family? What would that mean? How would we have to change? WARNING! Reading this book may lead you to (1) consider the possibility that we’re all God’s children and (2) do something about that. Proceed at your own risk!
كلمات أعظم من الحب
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: Arabic. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Marriage & Family, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
الحب، تغيير بسبب الأوقات؟ الحب جميل، ولكن كم منا في التعبير عن الحب، وقد شهدت الحب تغيير الأشخاص الذين يحصلون عليه. استكشاف الأجزاء الأساسية من الحب على أساس يومي للناس أن عقد قلوبنا والاهتمام هو المعني الحقيقي لهذا الكتاب. لا أحد من أي وقت مضى أن تكون تعبت من صنع الحب. ومع ذلك، يمكن، وسوف ينمو تعبت من ممارسة الجنس مع شركاء هم يعرفون ليس في خططهم المستقبلية. الحب في أنقى شكل من الأشكال، يمكن أن ي