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The Limitations of Household Surveys: Methodological Considerations in the Selection of the Unit of Analysis
Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
One of the most widely used methods of socioeconomic data collection employed by international development and environmental conservation organizations is household surveys. However, the household is a highly diverse entity. This book addresses the variability and complexity of households, questioning their adequacy as a unit of statistical analysis in survey research.
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.
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.
Settlement Patterns and Ecosystem Pressures in the Peruvian Rainforest: Understanding the Impacts of Indigenous Peoples on Biodiversity
Price: Free! Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
To what extent do regional socioeconomic processes influence the level of ecosystem pressure being exerted by indigenous groups? In Manu National Park, increments in environmental pressures have been associated with an increased disruption of the indigenous livelihoods, created mostly by the intensification of regional socioeconomic activities and changes in settlement patterns.
The Way to Work, the Living Plant: Better Farming Series, no. 1
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This handbook is designed for intermediate level agricultural education and training.
Innate Resistance to Sexual Abuse
You set the price! Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sexual abuse & harassment
The hypothesis that sexual abuse among humans is innate persists. Anthropological studies indicate that it is culture that accounts for the presence or absence of rape. Close examination of hunter-gatherer cultures have found very strong resistance to all forms of domination. There is greater evidence to support the hypothesis that resistance to sexual abuse is innate.
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.
An Adaptive Family Values Conscience
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
The family as an institution has existed for the entire duration of human civilization, and in all but a few unfortunate exceptional cases, has served to support and enrich the lives of humans in countless generations. This book is dedicated to ideas of how we can adaptively apply the ideals of family values to modern society.
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.
Las Directrices voluntarias para lograr la sostenibilidad de la pesca en pequeña escala en el contexto de la seguridad alimentaria y la erradicación de la pobreza
Price: Free! Words: 13,130. Language: Spanish. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Las presentes Directrices voluntarias para lograr la sostenibilidad de la pesca en pequeña escala en el contexto de la seguridad alimentaria y la erradicación de la pobreza se han elaborado como complemento del Código de Conducta de la FAO para la Pesca Responsable (en adelante, el Código) de 1995.
Directives d’application volontaire visant à assurer la durabilité de la pêche artisanale dans le contexte de la sécurité alimentaire et de l'éradication de la pauvreté
Price: Free! Words: 13,380. Language: French. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Les présentes Directives volontaires visant à assurer la durabilité de la pêche artisanale dans le contexte de la sécurité alimentaire et de l’éradication de la pauvreté ont été rédigées comme complément au Code de conduite de la FAO pour une pêche responsable de 1995 (le Code).
Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication
Price: Free! Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines) represent the first ever international instrument dedicated to small-scale fisheries. They represent a global consensus on principles and guidance for small-scale fisheries governance and development.
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?
Policy Analysis Paper: Policy Mainstreaming of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services With a Focus on Pollination
Price: Free! Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
FAO developed a protocol to identify and assess pollination deficits in crops – resulting in a global meta-analysis, with data from eleven countries. Results emerging from this endeavour give strong indication that pollination deficits may exist in a wide variety of farming systems across the world.
Strengthening Coherence between Agriculture and Social Protection to Combat Poverty and Hunger in Africa: Framework for Analysis and Action
Price: Free! Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
By drawing from concrete country experiences, the Framework will help to clarify the benefits of strengthening coherence between agriculture and social protection, and to identify the options available for achieving this through policy and programming.
Strengthening Coherence between Agriculture and Social Protection to Combat Poverty and Hunger in Africa Diagnostic Tool
Price: Free! Words: 18,040. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This Diagnostic Tool can assist you in: identifying and mapping the scope and nature of linkages between agriculture and social protection interventions in their countries, including supportive and constraining factors; and understanding people’s experiences and perceptions of linkages between agricultural and social protection programmes.
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.
Project Feed Your Farmers
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
this is a very important topic to me and that is why i have made it free. the concept is here in front of you and i think it can solve many problems. many will find it stupid but "stupid" is a very important word. Stupid is equal to infinitive. :) anyways just see this and everyone is invited to criticize and all are most welcome to help in implementing it.
USAF Attacked: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Exposé of media plots to sabotage and undermine nuclear deterrence of USAF. 'Fail Safe', 'Dr. Strangelove', chemtrails conspiracy highlighted. Suggestions why the USAF comes under particular attack by internationalists, Whore Babylon clique.