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Author: J.L. Maclean, D.C. Dawe, B. Hardy, G.P. Hettel
Publisher: Int. Rice Res. Inst.
Keywords: economic, activity, earth, important, book, almanac, source, rice
Number of Pages: 258
Importance of rice. The rice plant and its ecology. International issues. International rice research and development. Rice around the world. Rice-related databases. Important conversion factors, by country. Rice facts.
Author: Somsak Chullasorn
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: resources, southeast, asia, fish, coastal, important, biological, features, distribution
Number of Pages: 83
The distribution and important biological features of the major coastal fish resources in the region, covering fin-fish, both pelagic and demersal, shrimps and cephalopods, are reviewed.
Author: Lydia Marie Child
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: africans, appeal
Number of Pages: 221
One of the most important abolitionist works, by one of America's most important women writers. Child, outspoken in her condemnation of slavery, pointed out its contradiction with Christian teachings, described the moral and physical degradation it brought upon slaves and owners alike, and not excepting the North from its share of responsibility for the system. "I am fully aware of the unpopularity of the task I have undertaken," she wrote in the introduction, "but though I expect ridicule and censure, it is not in my nature to fear them."
Author: Cynthia A. Bascetta
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: practices, key, successful, programs, activity, physical, obesity, experts, identified, childhood
Number of Pages: 76
In the past 30 years, the number of obese children has increased in the U.S., leading some policy makers to rank childhood obesity (CO) as a critical public health threat. This report: describes the strategies identified by experts as most important to include in programs to prevent or reduce CO; provides ex. of how selected programs (SP) implemented the key strategies identified & the challenges these programs faced; describes the program elements identified as most important to include in programs to prevent or reduce CO, as well as outcome measures identified as important; & provides ex. of
Author: Giovanna Zincone
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: contexts, past, present, actors, dynamics, policymaking, europe, migration
Number of Pages: 453
This important work analyses immigration and immigrant inclusion policies in ten European countries, examining how such policies are formed and subsequently implemented. The study singles out the important role of usually overlooked factors and actors that significantly affect policymaking alongside the formal legal framework. It also identifies similarities and diversities in European immigration policies.
Author: K. L. Cochrane
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: angola, congo, gabon, luanda, november, resources, workshop, small, pelagic, report
Number of Pages: 160
Includes national reports by Angola, Congo, and Gabon on their small pelagic resources and the fisheries utilizing them. Focuses on the three most important small pelagic species in the region, Sardinella aurita, S. maderensis, and Trachurus trecae, as well as on Ethmalosa fimbriata, an important species in Gabon.
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: tourism, growth, innovation
Number of Pages: 151
How is innovation transforming tourism business models? By tackling the subject of innovation, this report touches upon an important dimension of tourism economics rarely examined at the international level. It provides information about the dynamics and characteristics of innovation in tourism, and gives examples of how business models are evolving as a result. It also aims to provide an important contribution to further research and policy work in this area. The report includes a discussion of the conceptual issues regarding innovation in tourism, it illustrates national and industry practic