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The State of Food and Agriculture 2019: Moving Forward on Food Loss and Waste Reduction
Price: Free! Words: 64,870. Language: Simple English. Published: October 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The need to reduce food loss and waste is firmly embedded in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Food loss and waste reduction is considered important for improving food security and nutrition, promoting environmental sustainability and lowering production costs. However, efforts to reduce food loss and waste will only be effective if informed by a solid understanding of the problem.
Cyberspace and the Era of Persistent Confrontation
Price: Free! Words: 34,320. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
This non-fiction book examines cyberspace as a military domain and as a means for the great powers to contest politically, short of actual violence. It is a collection of essays by the author, James Van de Velde, Ph.D., an Associate Professor at the National Intelligence University and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown and Johns Hopkins Universities.
Положение дел в области продовольственной безопасности и питания в мире 2019
Price: Free! Words: 72,210. Language: Russian. Published: October 11, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
В выпуске доклада за этот год представлены данные, подтверждающие, что абсолютное число голодающих продолжает медленно расти.
When Less Was More: Memories of a Sustainable Lifestyle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,110. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
In this collection of oral histories collected by college students from elders in their own family circles, people from all over the world described lives that were more in harmony with nature in a time before mass production and mass consumption. The youth learned that it is not possessions that determine the good life, but community and relationships.
365 Level Steps: Masonic Meditations for Every Day of the Year
Series: Masonic Meditations. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,940. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Freemasonry & Secret Societies, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Inspirational
365 daily meditations for Freemasons offering a full year of inspiration, contemplation and insight.
Agriculture et systemes alimentaires sensibles à la nutrition en pratique: Options d’interventions
Price: Free! Words: 26,680. Language: French. Published: September 30, 2019 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Organisé autour du système alimentaire, ce guide agriculture et systèmes alimentaires sensibles à la nutrition en pratique propose une liste de 20 interventions ayant le potentiel d’améliorer la nutrition, organisée autour des 4 fonctions des systèmes alimentaires et de problématiques transversales
Conservative: Knowing What to Keep
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,360. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
America is on the road to tyranny and socialism, and only a national return to transcendent values and proven traditions will bring us back to freedom and prosperity.
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 77,140. Language: French. Published: September 23, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Le sujet de ce livre est l'analyse politique de la biographie du prophète, en tant que conflit politique entre deux adversaires quelconques, et ce pour connaître les facteurs politiques qui ont présidé à l'évolution de ce conflit.
Diary of US Prisoner, 1-20
You set the price! Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
I wrote this diary while I was in prison. It sat for years until a snooping friend found them and convinced me to publish online. They've had a once over and await your thoughts. I think you'll know by the first sentence if you want to keep reading. I ask that you give me that much. Click the ebook, read the opening line, and decide if you want to journey with me.
Freedom to Belong: From Mozambique to Australia; My journey of blending cultures
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2019 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration & Emigration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This poignant memoir explores the emotional and personal aspects of becoming an African immigrant settling in Australia. It is a journey driven by questions about identity and sense of belonging. Dr Licumba’s message is clear. Belonging is not just about place but what is in our hearts that gives us the ‘freedom to belong’.
Billion Dollar Dimebag: An Insider's Account of America's Legalish Cannabis Industry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Public relations, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Experience the Green Rush through the eyes of Jackson D. Tilley—the sober twenty-something who climbed the ladder at a small vape company while it grew into the nation’s leading cannabis distributor.
Faith, Gratitude, and Consensus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,000. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This book explores faith, gratitude, and consensus. Faith is described in terms of how we trust enough to share with others. Gratitude is described as an optional emotional state, preferable to the alternatives. Consensus is described as the best form of decision making currently within our reach.
Uncle Sam Makes a Poor Baby Daddy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2019 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Peer pressure, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
A WAKE UP CALL FOR THE BLACK AMERICANS, AN ANSWER TO VIOLENCE REDUCTION … LET’S GO! Uncle Sam Makes a Poor Baby Daddy exposes the tragic misdeeds of the U.S. Government — fifty-plus years of destruction of black families across the country. Jane C. Talley shares her years working in a welfare system, pulling back the curtain to reveal a methodical diminishment of the black male in society.
Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture and Food Systems in Practice: Options for Intervention
Price: Free! Words: 20,150. Language: Simple English. Published: August 19, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication provides a list of food system-based intervention options to improve nutrition and a set concrete entry points for maximizing the impact of each intervention.
1,2,3, Representation by Enid Lakeman
Price: Free! Words: 23,770. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
Enid Lakeman, author of the standard text, How Democracies Vote, was a world authority on electoral systems. Moreover, her exertions, in evidence-based reasonable persuasion, were legendary, for spreading the people power of transferable voting. Where she had electoral reform campaigning and letters to the Press, now the internet for this sample of the Lakeman liberation of voting method.
Taking Action for a Better Tomorrow
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 67,890. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
In our world today there are monumental and exponential changes occurring. These changes are happening not just in the local, international, and global arenas, but even within ourselves. Looking at ourselves, our governments, our societies, humanity, and the world in general, many questions and concerns may come to mind.
Coordinating Military Response to Disasters - Defense Support of Civil Authorities, History for Haiti Earthquake, Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, Use of Tailored Brigade Forces and Training
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,220. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Emergency Management, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The attacks by terrorist on September 11, 2001, prompted the Department of Defense (DoD) to formulate a new set of capabilities support to civilian authorities during natural disasters and emergencies.
La Libertad de expresión en Honduras: una utopía
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 44,340. Language: Spanish. Published: July 31, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
La Libertad de expresión: una utopía, es un libro del escritor Santos Gálvez Martínez (Conviviendo en redes sociales: manual de manejo responsable), que aborda el tema del derecho fundamental con el propósito de hacer conciencia sobre la importancia de la libertad de expresión y el derecho a la información, para el desarrollo económico, social y para la democracia.
Armed Deterrence: Countering Soft Target Attacks - Open Carry Firearms Policy for ROTC Detachments for Protection From Mass Shootings, Active Shooters and Self-Radicalized Lone-Wolf Terrorist Attacks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
The continued rise of self-radicalized lone-wolf terrorist attacks and mass shootings by mentally unstable individuals presents significant security challenges for military personnel serving outside of DoD facilities and at geographically separated units that offer no security.
Digital Technologies in Agriculture and Rural Areas: Status Report
Price: Free! Words: 56,920. Language: Simple English. Published: July 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This report aims to identify the different scenarios where the process of digital transformation is taking place in agriculture.