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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.
L’action de la FAO face au changement climatique: Conférence des Nations Unies sur le changement climatique 2015
Price: Free! Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Cette brochure présente les messages clés de la FAO sur le changement climatique et la sécurité alimentaire. Elle comprend une synthèse des exemples les plus récents de l'appui de la FAO aux pays pour faire face aux impacts du changement climatique. Elle rassemble également les connaissances les plus pertinentes sur le changement climatique.
FAO's Work on Climate Change United Nations Climate Change Conference 2015
Price: Free! Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This booklet presents the key messages of FAO on climate change and food security. It includes a synthesis of the most recent support provided by FAO to countries to face the impacts of climate change and the most relevant knowledge on climate change including tools and methodologies FAO can offer to countries to report on their greenhouse gas emissions coming from the agricul
Marx and Weber: Differing Visions of a Future Society
You set the price! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Marx and Weber: Differing Visions of a Future Society - an academic paper and analysis.
Making Equality Work
Price: Free! Words: 67,250. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate governance
A unique "How-to" as well as "Why" book by three diversity specialists, "Making Equality Work" combines background facts and theory about the history and nature of equality and diversity in Britain with the detailed description of how the authors set out successfully to raise the measurable levels of equality outcomes for the National Health Service. The lessons apply in any corporate setting.
The Second Report on the State of the World’s Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Assessments
Price: Free! Words: 216,310. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Drawing on 129 country reports, this report presents an analysis of the state of livestock diversity, the influence of livestock-sector trends on the management of animal genetic resources, the state of capacity to manage animal genetic resources, including legal and policy frameworks, and the state of the art in tools and methods for characterization, valuation, use, development and conservation.
Save and Grow in practice: maize, rice, wheat: A guide to sustainable cereal production
Price: Free! Words: 47,200. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This new book looks at the application of “Save and Grow” practices and technologies to production of the world’s key food security crops. Eco-friendly farming systems are helping smallholder producers to boost cereal yields, improve their incomes and livelihoods, conserve natural resources, reduce negative impacts on the environment, and build resilience to climate change.
Niewolnictwo a List do Filemona
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: Polish. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Krótki tekst popularyzatorski, pokazujący kontekst niewolnictwa w świecie przełomu er. Pretekstem do napisania tego tekstu jest List do Filemona z Nowego Testamentu.
The Universal Perspective of Humankind on Earth
Price: Free! Words: 32,930. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2016 by Clay Road Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Hailing from the Sombrero Galaxy, Yomon is a Universal Traveler and observer who has observed human culture for approximately 100 Earth years. Responding to humankind's message sent in the Voyager 1 space probe and hails from the SETI Institute, "The Universal Perspective" is Yomon's plea for humankind to achieve peace so that it can join the rest of the Universal community.
Mądrość w księgach mądrościowych a mądrość dzisiaj
Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: Polish. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Bardzo krótki tekst popularyzatorski, którego zadaniem jest podkreślenie różnicy między pojmowaniem znaczenia słowa "mądrość" na starożytnym Wschodzie i pojmowaniem tego samego słowa dzisiaj.
Garbage Garbage
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Statistics
The biggest man-made object in the world is not the Pyramids, or one of the high buildings in Asia. No Sir, it is an American Garbage dump called Fresh Kills. It received garbage from New York for 50 years, but is today sealed up. It received 29.000 ton of garbage per day, was 225 feet high and covered 22.000 acres.
Identical Treatment in the Machine of the Law, The Quest for Transgender Civil Rights
Price: Free! Words: 38,490. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
For an easy way to understand transgenderism and explain it to others read this book. Also, read this book's over 50 speeches that are loaded with ideas and arguments when lobbying for transgender civil rights. For a full discussion of transgenderism see this author's other book "Transgender Complete, A Virtual Handbook" also sold at most eBook retailers.
Directives d'application volontaire à l'appui de l'intégration de la diversité génétique dans les plans nationaux d'adaptation au changement climatique
Price: Free! Words: 13,340. Language: French. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Les Directives ont pour objectifs de favoriser l’utilisation des ressources génétiques pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture à l’appui de l’adaptation au changement climatique et de soutenir leur in- corporation dans les plans nationaux d’adaptation au changement climatique.