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Tough Road to the Top
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,160. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From humble beginnings in western North Carolina during the Great Depression, through adventures out West in young adulthood, to the challenges and joys of family life in Reidsville, North Carolina, Judge Pierce's endearing stories chronicle a live well-lived against a backdrop of changing times in America.
Federal Innovation: You and New Agriculture
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Research & development
This book is about innovation by the federal government (USDA's Agricultural Research Service). The book is about the success of government in innovation, the reasons it works so well at ARS, and lessons for everyone committed to innovation.
The State of Food and Agriculture 2015 (SOFA): Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty
Price: Free! Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
Despite significant progress in meeting the Millennium Development Goals on poverty and hunger, almost a billion people still live in extreme poverty (less than $1.25 per person per day) and 795 million still suffer from chronic hunger. Much more will have to be done to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals on eradicating poverty and hunger by 2030.
El estado mundial de la agricultura y la alimentación 2015 (SOFA): La protección social y la agricultura: romper el ciclo de la pobreza rural
Price: Free! Words: 67,280. Language: Spanish. Published: October 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
A pesar de los importantes avances realizados en el cumplimiento de los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio sobre la pobreza y el hambre, casi mil millones de personas aún viven en situación de extrema pobreza (menos de 1,25 dólares por persona al día) y 795 millones siguen sufriendo hambre crónica.
Regional Overview of Food Insecurity Europe and Central Asia: Focus on healthy and balanced nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
As a region, Europe and Central Asia has achieved the Millennium Development Goal hunger target of reducing by half the proportion of people affected by hunger. Progress on reducing the incidence of hunger differs from country to country, with the Central Asian countries having the most difficulty.
Региональный обзор ФАО: Европа и Центральная Азия Курс на здоровое и сбалансированное питание
Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: Russian. Published: October 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
Как регион, Европа и Центральная Азия выполнили задачу Целей развития тысячелетия по сокращению вдвое доли людей, страдающих от голода. Конечно, прогресс в снижении случаев голода отличается в разных странах, при этом странам Центральной Азии пришлось приложить больше усилий, чем другим.
Never Say Die - New Adventures from the Country Vet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,660. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Dr. Dave Perrin, Country Vet meets some of the most improbable clients and frustrating cases of his career. His small animal practice thrives as snakes with indigestion, traumatized rabbits, and alcoholic dogs are deposited on his exam table. His large animal patients include horses with mysterious ailments, hogs that beep, heifers from hell, and goats that definitely have his number.
Han't, An Exercise In Synonomy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Is Han't content? Magic will out, and a quake in the matrix draws nigh!
Awakening Community Intelligence: CSA Farms as 21st Century Cornerstones
Series: Soul*Sparks. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Over the last decades many thousands of people around the world have recognized in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) a vehicle for approaching land, food, labor, environment and community in a healthier way. Now, in an era with increasing shadows of environmental catastrophe, it’s time to expand exponentially CSA's vision and reality. This book lays out the vision and sounds a call to action.
Guide pour mesurer la diversité alimentaire au niveau du ménage et de l’individu
Price: Free! Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
e présent guide décrit comment utiliser le questionnaire sur la diversité alimentaire selon qu’il s’applique à un ménage ou à un individu, le calcul du score étant légèrement différent selon le cas. Les données collectées peuvent également être analysées pour fournir des informations sur des groupes d’aliments intéressants.