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Author: Human Sciences Research Council
Publisher: HSRC Press
Keywords: growing, site, report, international, cities, project, environment, camp, canaansland, children, recommendations, improving, squatter
Number of Pages: 96
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0796919070
ISBN-13: 9780796919076

Author: Maggie Black
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: poverty, cost, hidden, growing
Number of Pages: 126
Published: 2008-04-01
ISBN-10: 1428987789
ISBN-13: 9781428987784

The 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child attaches key importance to the familyżs role in nurturing & raising the child. The childżs interests are best served by staying with the family, even in times of war or misfortune, unless the home is abusive. Despite this widely accepted principle, increasing numbers of children are growing up alone. The cause of this epidemic is the acute poverty endured by millions of families in Africa, Asia, Latin Amer. & Central & Eastern Europe -- reinforced by causes such as warfare & the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Contents: What is the scale of the problem?; Exp

Author: OECD Forum for the Future
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: century, society, creative
Number of Pages: 197
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 9264171967
ISBN-13: 9789264171961

How can growing social diversity be harnessed to make for more creative societies in the future? Three powerful forces are simultaneously shaping the social foundations of the future: deep-seated change in underlying economic systems, rapid global integration, and growing social diversity itself. The question is whether the three will combine constructively and lead to social progress or whether another, grimmer scenario lies ahead.Does growing diversity, commendable in itself, mean we are headed for more inequality across the world's populations? Will access to and use of new knowledge and ad

Author: John Wright
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: holders, land, small, cottagers, fruit, growing, profitable
Number of Pages: 146
Published: 2008-12-01
ISBN-10: 1429013311
ISBN-13: 9781429013314

"John Wright's concise, practical guide explores the profitable growing of fruit on a small land area."

Author: Liberty Bailey
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: growing, fruit, principles
Number of Pages: 546
Published: 2008-12-01
ISBN-10: 1429013370
ISBN-13: 9781429013376

"Liberty Hyde Bailey (1858-1954) was an American horticulturist, botanist, and cofounder of the American Society for Horticultural Science. A prolific author, Bailey sets out in this 1898 book the principles for growing fruit in America with detailed descriptions of suitable fruits and instructions on how to cultivate and market them."

Author: Deborah Goldberg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: advertising, pressure, state, supreme, campaigns, court, interest, special, judicial, politics, elections, watershed, money, year, new
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2008-06
ISBN-10: 1437902294
ISBN-13: 9781437902297

This report explains how the year 2000 signaled a dangerous turning point for Americażs courts, documenting the growing, systematic, and unprecedented infusion of big money and special interest pressure into the election of Supreme Court justices across the country. Contents: (I) Skyrocketing Fundraising and Spending in State Supreme Court Races; (II) The Growing Role of Television in Supreme Court Elections; (III) The Growing żData Gapż and the Effort to Document Special Interest Pressure on Our Courts. Charts and tables.

Author: International Irrigation Management Institute
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: cropping, diversified, management, irrigation
Number of Pages: 279
Published: 1987
ISBN-10: 9555790035
ISBN-13: 9789555790031

Improvements in rice growing technologies during the last two decades have resulted in a number of countries, especially in the humid tropical regions of Asia, nearing self-sufficiency in rice production. Consequently, policies are shifting in these countries toward minimizing the under-utilization of land by increasing the cropping intensity of irrigated areas, particularly by growing non-rice crops during the dry season. These workshop papers discuss the advantages of and constraints to crop diversification in different country situations throughout Asia.
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