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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.
Mapping the vulnerability of mountain peoples to food insecurity
Price: Free! Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
This publication gives voice to the plight of mountain people and sends a message to policy-makers on the importance of including mountain development in their agendas as well as specific measures and investments that could break the cycle of poverty and hunger of mountain communities and slow outmigration from mountain areas.
Research Project Management: 25 Free Tools
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
From planning tools to time management, document sharing to organizational aids, this guide lists 25 online tools and resources, available at zero cost, to help researchers better manage their research, be more organized and enhance productivity.
Black Tribalism Worldwide Vol 1
Price: Free! Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
A book about how we discriminate as an African, African American, and other groups of black people against each other worldwide.
Sci-Fi Women Interview: The 2015 Collection
Price: Free! Words: 16,750. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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This eBook includes all 2015 monthly features from Natacha Guyot's blog series "Sci-Fi Women Interviews", which celebrates women who create, write, enjoy Science Fiction.
66 In Conversation with India
You set the price! 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.
Guidelines For Developing a National Strategy for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Price: Free! Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
These guidelines shall assist countries to implement the Second GPA in harmony with other relevant national and international commitments. These guidelines shall assist countries to implement the Second GPA in harmony with other relevant national and international commitments.
Directives pour l'élaboration d'une stratégie nationale pour les ressources phytogénétiques pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture
Price: Free! Words: 17,600. Language: French. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
Les Ressources phytogénétiques pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (RPGAA) désignent le matériel génétique d’origine végétale ayant une valeur effective ou potentielle pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture.
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.
Running Out of Time: The Reduction of women's work burden in agricultural production
Price: Free! Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Based on a broad literature review, this publication discusses rural women’s time poverty in agriculture, elaborates on its possible causes and implications and provides insight into the various types of constraints that affect the adoption of solutions for reducing work burden.
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.
Las trompetas han empezado a sonar:
You set the price! Words: 1,890. Language: Spanish. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Europa vive hoy la crisis migratoria
The impact of disasters on agriculture and food security
Price: Free! Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
This study assesses the impact of medium to large scale natural hazards and disasters on the agriculture sector and subsectors in developing countries between 2003 and 2013, focusing on direct physical damage and indirect economic losses. The findings of the study are expected to support national and international efforts to reduce damage and losses caused by disasters.
Høvding Seattles tale
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: Danish. Published: February 24, 2016 by NetSpirit. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
Høvding Seattles smukke tale fra 1854 er igennem tiderne fortolket og udlagt på mange måder. Her har du mulighed for at læse talen i dens to hovedudgaver
Promotion of Fruit and Vegetables for Health Report of the Pacific Regional Workshop on Promotion of Fruit and Vegetables for Health (PROFAVPacific 2014)
Price: Free! Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The island countries of the Pacific generally face challenges in securing year-round adequate supply of fresh fruit and vegetables. It was recognized that NGOs, civil society and especially faith-based organizations can play a key role among stakeholders in increasing awareness and facilitating programmes to improve availability and consumption of fruit and vegetables for health.
Objetivo hambre cero. El papel decisivo de las inversiones en la protección social y la agricultura
Price: Free! Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En el presente informe se ofrecen estimaciones del coste de las inversiones públicas y privadas necesarias para eliminar las deficiencias crónicas de energía alimentaria, o para alcanzar la meta del hambre cero en 2030.
Objectif Faim Zéro. Le rôle crucial des investissements dans la protection sociale et l’agriculture
Price: Free! Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Le présent rapport fournit des estimations relatives aux coûts des investissements, tant publics que privés, qui sont nécessaires pour éliminer les déficits énergétiques alimentaires chroniques et atteindre l’objectif Faim Zéro d’ici à 2030. L’analyse est complétée par l’examen d’autres scénarios susceptibles de contribuer à la réalisation de l’objectif faim zéro à l’horizon 2030.
El Trabajo de la FAO sobre el Cambio Climático: Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre el cambio climático 2015
Price: Free! Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Esta brochure presenta los mensajes clave de la FAO sobre el cambio climático y la seguridad alimentaria. Se incluye un resumen de la ayuda más reciente de la FAO a los países para hacer frente a los impactos del cambio climático.