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Early History of a Midwestern Fire Department, Vol I
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Early History of a Midwestern Fire Department, rooted in volunterism, grounded in tradition and matured by over a hundred and fifty years of blood sweat and tears. A story of hard work, heart break, and heroism told from the department's perspective.
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?
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.
Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
This paper offers lessons for making infrastructure disaster-resilient based mainly on the experience of countries in Asia and the Pacific. It also shares practices associated with the multifaceted dimensions of resilience by drawing on publications from international organizations.
Learning Lessons: Urban Water Supply Sector
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Water Supply, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
How can lessons from evaluations of past projects augment ongoing efforts to mitigate risks in the urban water supply sector?
Radical Response Free Market Solutions to Global Crises
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 49,130. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Free enterprise, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Radical Response confronts the problem of human survival through a bold new perspective. Authors Richard Lackey and Thom Garlock carefully survey the landscape of disaster relief, agriculture, aid and philanthropy, weigh the pros and cons of traditional approaches, and take stock of new technologies that are available to us for the first time in our history.
Climate Change and Food Systems: Global assessments and implications for food security and trade
Price: Free! Words: 138,220. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This book collects the findings of a group of scientists and economists who have taken stock of climate change impacts on food and agriculture at global and regional levels over the past two decades.
Climate Change and Food Systems: Global assessments and implications for food security and trade
Price: Free! Words: 138,220. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This book collects the findings of a group of scientists and economists who have taken stock of climate change impacts on food and agriculture at global and regional levels over the past two decades.