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The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 26,990. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2014 presents updated estimates of undernourishment and progress towards the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) and World Food Summit (WFS) hunger targets.
World Livestock 2013 - Changing disease landscapes
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Price: Free! Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Changing disease landscapes offers a comprehensive approach for the promotion of global health and gives greater emphasis on agro-ecological resilience, protection of biodiversity and efficient use of natural resources to ensure safer food supply chains.
Edible insects
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Price: Free! Words: 90,600. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication grew from a small effort in 2003 in the FAO Forestry Department to document the role of insects in traditional livelihood practices in Central Africa and to assess the impact of harvesting insects in their natural habitats on the sustainability of forests.
The State of Food and Agriculture 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 48,730. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The State of Food and Agriculture 2013: Food systems for better nutrition argues that improving nutrition and reducing these costs must begin with food and agriculture.
Genebank Standards for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
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Price: Free! Words: 48,140. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The Genebank Standards for Plant Genetic Resources for FAO lay down the procedures for conserving plant genetic resources.These voluntary Standards set the benchmark for current scientific and technical best practices, and support the key international policy instruments for the conservation and use of plant genetic resources.
Save and grow: Cassava
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Price: Free! Words: 39,950. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
How FAO's Save and Grow model of agriculture can help make intensive cassava farming more productive, profitable and sustainable.
Milk and dairy products in human nutrition
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Price: Free! Words: 146,190. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Food Science
This publication is unique in drawing together information on nutrition, and dairy-industry development, providing a rich source of useful material on the role of dairy products in human nutrition and the way that investment in dairy-industry development has changed.
Love is Work: Hashtags About Love, Life and Everything in Between
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You set the price! Words: 33,730. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
This book, much like the one before it, is not only a collection of thoughts and musings that have been inspired by my own experiences and observations, but an exploration into the many debates and conversations I've had with others as we try to make sense
Indigenous Peoples and Tropical Biodiversity: Analytical Considerations for Conservation and Development
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Price: Free! Words: 23,170. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015 by Amakella Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Achieving environmental conservation and socioeconomic development is a challenging endeavor, particularly when we do not have the necessary tools to develop a clear understanding of the dynamic relationship between indigenous communities and biodiversity in tropical forests. This book provides elements that are crucial to understanding the changing nature of indigenous environmental behavior.
Everyone's An Asshole Except Kids and Seniors: A Book of Normal Thinking
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Price: Free! Words: 24,110. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
The feel-good quotes flooding our social media walls often confuse rather than inspire, keep us dissatisfied in our relationships and jobs, and make us feel like we’re never good enough. Thankfully, this book is full of logical and factual thoughts that explain how, despite the world continuing to get worse, the problems you may be having in it have little to do with you.
Rise of the Drone
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You set the price! Words: 26,690. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Intelligence is a raffle. All classes produce their quota of genius, competence, mediocrity and the cognitively impaired. The vast majority are in the middle, encompassing competence and mediocrity. This book is about the mediocre but more particularly the mediocre that are born into the upper and middle classes. The problem is that they need somewhere to go.
I Am Vietnamese
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Price: Free! Words: 73,580. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
Think Pho Ga for the Vietnamese soul. This is an edgy collection of 70+ English short stories from Vietnamese people across the world about our struggles with cultural identity, failure, parents, expectations, and life itself. Contributing authors include best-sellers Madeline Truong, Andrew Pham, Andrew Lam, and MasterChef Christine Ha, and many talented amateurs.
How I Became a Conservative
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Price: Free! Words: 28,640. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
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An odyssey through college, New York slums, domestic version of the peace corps, welfare, running a home for mental patients, land-lording, and writing.
Puppets of Faith: Theory of Communal Strife
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Price: Free! Words: 83,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies
How is it that the western-educated, non-conformist, Muslim youth all over, not to speak of the fresh converts that too from the Christian world get attracted to fight for Islam and die for it? This novel exercise that delves into this least explored aspect of Islamic ethos has the potential to expand the horizons of the Muslim mind for universal good.
Pokolenie bez granic
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Price: Free! Words: 33,910. Language: Polish. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Książka, która odmieni Twoje spojrzenie na życie Polaków za granicą! Przeczytaj inspirujące, nieznane historie z życia młodej polskiej emigracji. Dlaczego warto wyjeżdżać z kraju? Dlaczego warto wracać do Polski? Dowiesz się więcej z historii przedstawicieli Pokolenia bez granic.
Antiutopias
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Price: Free! Words: 69,950. Language: Unknown language. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
ANTIUTOPIAS - literatura, cinema e crítica social 1895-1990
Far From Home - Stories of the homeless and the search for the heart's true home
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Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Mention the word 'homeless' and most people imagine an old tramp in a doorway but, young and old, many people whose lives seem secure can experience homelessness. These moving and honest interviews invite awareness that home means more than a roof over our heads; people may become homeless or rootless within their own mind or body, society or family. Sooner or later, we all need to find our way ho
Two Timeless Theories
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Price: Free! Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
This book teaches true strength and apprehension in a world that today has lost its human values. Two timeless theories will explain you exactly why there are problems in the modern world and why they aren't solved. This book teaches using logic how humans evolved to become respectful beings rather than hierarchical primitives. Two timeless theories will teach you strength, happiness and harmony.
Prosperity Freedom and Order
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Price: Free! Words: 56,800. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014 by The Institute of Perceptionism, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
from outside the boundaries of the conventional wisdom, this book gives the reader a unique perspective of the world economy and offers unique solutions for the many recognizable problems of the current system. this book offers the reader an understanding of the fundamental foundation of freedom. on this foundation is constructed a simple morality that can produce a peaceful orderly society.
WHAT IS TRUTH? POWERS THAT WERE, POWERS THAT ARE The shifting history and impact of communications, movements and the media
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Price: Free! Words: 547,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control
The shifting history and impact of communications, movements and the media