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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: 1,580. 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.
WWI and Its Impact on Women's Lives
Price: Free! Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The Great War would serve as a launching pad that would ultimately catapult women into untraditional roles, once only attainable by men. Written while working on a graduate degree in History, Jobe's WWI and It's Impact on Women's Lives serves as a reminder how far women have come and who they have to thank.
Under The Influence What We Don't Know Does Hurt Us
Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
The Connecting the Dots ... with The Respect Principle Manifesto, Under The Influence What We Don't Know Does Hurt Us, introduces the logic, practicality, and compassion as a primer to those responsible for helping the many people broken by a global culture based on the Disrespect Philosophy to encourage them to introduce the concept in the version written specifically for global literacy.
Japanese Yokai, Urban Legends and More
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
A collection of articles about Japanese legends and ghost stories.
Paul's Epistle to Philemon, A Commentary by Max Klein
Price: Free! Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016 and represented by Tim McLachlan. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / New Testament, Nonfiction » Social Science » Slavery
This commentary is the culmination of decades of doctrinal studies by the author and his mentor. The author draws from this great trove of Biblical understanding to explain many wonderful things regarding God's plan for the believer in a writing style that allows the reader to easily grasp the meaning of Paul's epistle and make the applications with which to advance in his or her spiritual walk.
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.
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: 10,080. 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.