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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.
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.
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.
El estado de los mercados de productos básicos agrícolas 2015-16 (SOCO) Comercio y seguridad alimentaria: lograr un mayor equilibrio entre las prioridades nacionales y el bien colectivo
Price: Free! Words: 38,900. Language: Spanish. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commerce, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
El objetivo de la presente edición de El estado de los mercados de productos básicos agrícolas es de reducir la actual polarización de las opiniones sobre los efectos del comercio agrícola en la seguridad alimentaria y la manera en que este debería gobernarse para conseguir que una mayor apertura al comercio beneficie a todos los países.
The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2015–16 (SOCO). Trade and food security: achieving a better balance between national priorities and the collective good
Price: Free! Words: 30,520. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commerce, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This edition of The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets aims to reduce the current polarization of views on the impacts of agricultural trade on food security and on the manner in which agricultural trade should be governed to ensure that increased trade openness is beneficial to all countries.
La situation des marchés des produits agricoles 2015-16 (SOCO): Commerce et sécurité alimentaire: trouver un meilleur équilibre entre les priorités nationales et le bien commun
Price: Free! Words: 37,570. Language: French. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commerce, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
L’objectif de cette édition de La situation des marchés des produits agricoles est d’atténuer la polarisation actuelle des points de vue sur les impacts qu’a le commerce des produits agricoles sur la sécurité alimentaire, et sur la manière dont le commerce agricole devrait être régi de sorte qu’une ouverture accrue aux échanges profite à tous les pays.
Black, White and Gray: A New Look at Racism Over the Last 50 years
You set the price! Words: 48,790. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
The time has come to discuss racism in a manner that seeks to eliminate it, rather than to just determine who is at fault for perpetuating it. This book will likely anger those on both sides of the debate, since it calls out, in quite specific terms, what each side of Black/White racism is doing to hurt, as well as help, the cause. No group remains untouched, for the fault lies everywhere. No grou
Computing without Compromise: Love Letters to Open Source
Price: Free! Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Operating systems, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Light reading about the joys of being a computer nerd in the age of open source technology from podcaster and technology educator "Klaatu", of Hacker Public Radio and GNU World Order.
Essays in Group-Cognitive Science
Price: Free! Words: 72,570. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
Essays in Group-Cognitive Science includes introductions to Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) research, methodology and findings. It documents the innovative approach of the Virtual Math Teams Project from 2002-2015. The project's influential methods of interaction analysis have not been described and motivated in such detail before.
Cartas De Amor A Mi Novia
Price: Free! Words: 29,520. Language: Spanish. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Profecias de Jesucristo a su novia - la iglesia verdadera. Consistiendo de verdadera santos. Tambien los que quieren ser santos. Con la ayuda de Dios - SI SE PUEDE.
Положение дел в связи с отсутствием продовольственной безопасности в мире 2015
Price: Free! Words: 26,110. Language: Russian. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Ежегодный доклад «Положение дел в связи с отсутствием продовольственной безопасности в мире» за этот год содержит критическую оценку прогресса, достигнутого в деле достижения установленных на международном уровне целей в области развития, сформулированных в Декларации тысячелетия (ЦРТ 1) и в ходе Всемирного продовольственного саммита.
The Power Game Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 47,140. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
What is this crazy game called life all about? For humanity, life is a power game. Volume I aims to come as close as possible to hitting the nail of reality on the head by exploring the timeless elements of the human condition from the perspective of society toward the individual. This authoritative book illuminates why we employ the strategies we do as we all play the power game of our lives.
Положение дел в связи с отсутствием продовольственной безопасности в мире 2015
Price: Free! Words: 26,110. Language: Russian. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Ежегодный доклад «Положение дел в связи с отсутствием продовольственной безопасности в мире» за этот год содержит критическую оценку прогресса, достигнутого в деле достижения установленных на международном уровне целей в области развития, сформулированных в Декларации тысячелетия (ЦРТ 1) и в ходе Всемирного продовольственного саммита.
El Estado de la Inseguridad Alimentaria en el Mundo 2015
Price: Free! Words: 33,270. Language: Spanish. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En la edición de El estado de la inseguridad alimentaria en el mundo de este año se hace balance de los progresos realizados hacia la consecución del primer Objetivo de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM 1) y el objetivo de la Cumbre Mundial sobre la Alimentación.
L'état de l’insécurité alimentaire dans le monde 2015
Price: Free! Words: 32,730. Language: French. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Le rapport 2015 sur L’État de l’insécurité alimentaire dans le monde fait le point des progrès accomplis vers les objectifs de réduction de la faim définis au niveau international – le premier objectif du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD) et l’objectif du Sommet mondial de l’alimentation.
Sistematik Ve Alfabetik Sınıflama Düzenlerinin Bilgiye, Belgeye Konusal Erişim Açısından Karşılaştırılması
Price: Free! Words: 77,400. Language: Turkish. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work, Essay » Literature
Sınıflama sadece eserlerin raflarda konularına göre sistematik olarak düzenlenmesi şeklinde görülemez. Aksi takdirde sınıflama gibi önemli ve çok geniş bir kavramı fazlasıyla dar bir anlamda ele alıyor ve faydalarından cüzi miktarda yararlanıyor olmuş oluruz. Bu da gerçeği, olanı yansıtmaz. Sınıflamanın kısaca, benzer bilgi ve belgeleri bir araya getirme, gruplandırma faaliyeti..
Scientific Method of Elections.
Price: Free! Words: 124,150. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
The sheer difficulty of genuine electoral reform is shown and explained. The defeat of democracy is also a defeat for science. Freedom and knowledge depend on each other. Therein is the remedy. I base voting method on a widely accepted logic of measurement, to be found in the sciences. This is supported by reflections on the philosophy of science.
Serious Statisticians: Funny Statistics
Price: Free! Words: 42,340. Language: British English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Statistics
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All the articles presented in this book are already in the public domain through Face Book posts. These articles do not carry any new theorems of statistics nor give any new additions to the statistical works already available in public domain. These articles are presented in a different perspective for easily understandable language.
The 2015 State of Food Insecurity in the World
Price: Free! Words: 26,500. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The 2015 State of Food Insecurity in the World report assesses global achievements in reaching Millennium Development Goal One (MDG1) and World Food Summit hunger targets. It identifies assessment indicators and factors that influence hunger reduction.