Books tagged: rural development

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The State of Food and Agriculture 2016 (SOFA): Climate change, agriculture and food security
Price: Free! Words: 58,350. Language: French. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The 2016 SOFA report presents evidence on today and tomorrow’s impact of climate change on agriculture and food systems. The report assesses the options to make agriculture and food systems resilient to climate change impacts, while minimizing environmental impacts. It shows that making agriculture and food systems sustainable is both economically and technically feasible.
Socio-Economic profiling and livelihood mapping of Rishabhdeo Block, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Price: Free! Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology
The real India resides in its villages. Rural development is important for nation’s development and achievement of principles of socio-economic- political equity. Rural development implies raising the standard of living of rural masses. In the era of rising economic inequalities, regional disparities, conflicts and nation wide discontentment regarding what has been done in the name of development
Farmer Field School: Guidance Document Planning for Quality Programmes
Price: Free! Words: 26,450. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This FFS Guidance Document focuses on the process and critical decisions that are necessary when starting a new FFS programme, and guides the reader through the essential steps required to establish a solid basis for such programmes, in tune with the specific local conditions.
My Summer in Havana: Coffee, Tobacco & Capitalism in Rural Cuba 1959-1985
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,830. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
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In 1985, I spent two months in Havana researching the last traces of private sector agriculture. Life behind the sugar cane curtain was not what I had imagined. My research produced startling results. The journal I kept and the research I conducted are fused in this book. Was the metal canister I found a listening device? Are canned Vienna sausages a luxury? Read "My Summer in Havana" to find out!
Sustainable Rural Development
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 68,200. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Environmental economics
The book aims to study the Natural Resources, Agriculture, Human Development, Health and Energy for Sustainable Development and to evaluate the various determinants of sustainable rural development.
Attaining Health Outcomes through Synergies of Rural Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Water and sanitation issues claims lives through diseases and associated illnesses. About 3.6 million people die each year from water-related diseases. This synthesis draws key lessons from evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development Bank-financed rural water supply and sanitation projects.
Railroad Worker Profiles Wake County North Carolina 1880-1917
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
Participatory Irrigation Management
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
In development, participation is defined as a process through which stakeholders influence and share control of development initiatives and of decisions and resources that affect them. This brief strives to answer the question: how can participation contribute to the sustainable management of irrigation and drainage systems for agriculture?
Growing Rural Business: An Innovative Approach To Development
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 39,770. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
Growing Rural Business examines innovative development concepts that have proven to be successful across North America, Eurpoe and Australia. Author Robert Lee brings a background of incredible success, having spearheaded startup and expansion of more than 140 businesses, from micro- to million-dollar ventures across rural North America.