Books tagged: sustainable development

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Water Accounting for Water Governance and Sustainable Development: White Paper
Price: Free! Words: 14,010. Language: Simple English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
There is growing interest in water accounting, why it is needed, what benefits it brings, and equally important, how it can be put into practice. Water accounting is about quantifying water resources and uses of water, much like financial accounts provide information on income and expenditure.
Общество, экономика и устойчивое развитие: междисциплинарные исследования
Price: Free! Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Production & operations management
Сборник предназначен для научных и педагогических работников, преподавателей, аспирантов, магистрантов и студентов с целью использования в научной работе и учебной деятельности.
All's Well: Where Thou Art Earth and Why
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,900. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
A freewheeling rollick through the history and future of our species, All’s Well. Where Thou Art Earth and Why blends philosophy, metaphysics and ethics into an original and lyrical meditation on refining our place in the universe.
Focus on Environment
Price: Free! Words: 55,290. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book is the Proceedings of the ‘National Seminar on Sustainable Environment and Health 2016’ & ‘World Environment Day-2016 (WED-2016)’ events held on the campus of AIMST University, Kedah, Malaysia. ISBN: 978-967-14475-0-5 (Print version); eISBN: 978-967-14475-1-2 (e-Book version) Editors Subhash Bhore & K. M
Flora and Fauna of the AIMST University
Price: Free! Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Biological Diversity, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
A Book to promote awareness about the importance of conserving Biodiversity and the Environment in line with ‘World Environment Day’ (WED) and the ‘International Day for Biological Diversity’ (IDB).
Achieving Zero Hunger: The Critical Role of Investments in Social Protection and Agriculture. Second edition
Price: Free! Words: 12,490. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
This paper provides estimates of investment costs, both public and private, required to eliminate chronic dietary energy deficits, or to achieve zero hunger by 2030. The study adopts a reference baseline scenario, reflecting a “business as usual” situation, to estimate the additional investment requirements.
Radical Response: Free Market Solutions to Global Crises
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Free enterprise
How do we feed 50% more people by 2050 with an expectation for that food to be grown by millions of small farmers who themselves live in poverty? The answer is not in a single product or even a system, but in an ecosystem that brings together public and private, governmental and non-governmental agencies around the world. The solution already exists. We only need to put the pieces in order.
State of Food Insecurity in the CARICOM Caribbean: Meeting the 2015 hunger targets: Taking stock of uneven progress
Price: Free! Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
This report presents the overview of food and nutrition security from the standpoint of what FAO classifies as the four pillars of food security, in the context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG).
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.