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Keywords: hasta, adolescencia, comienzo, edad, adulta, primera, desde, tiempos, crisis, evitar, vih, oportunidades
Number of Pages: 68
Today, around the world, there are 5 million young men and women living with HIV. Opportunity in Crisis: Preventing HIV from early adolescence to young adulthood examines the state of the HIV epidemic among young people, highlighting the challenges they face and presenting solutions informed by evidence of what works with different age groups and in different epidemic settings. The report outlines key steps towards building a continuum of HIV prevention that can help keep children HIV-free as they develop into young adults.
Keywords: statistical, exploration, cutting, mutilation, genital, female
Number of Pages: 58
This publication analyses available statistics on female genital mutilation/cutting, with the aim of improving understanding of related issues in the wider context of gender equality and social change. The study centres on women aged 15-49 and their daughters, presenting estimates and examining differentials in prevalence, and highlighting patterns within the data that can strategically inform programmatic efforts. It will serve as a companion piece to the November 2005 UNICEF Innocenti Digest on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting.
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: figures, region, east, irrigation
Number of Pages: 296
The AQUASTAT programme has been initiated with the view of presenting a comprehensive picture of water resources and irrigation in developing countries. This report presents the results of a survey of the Near East Region taken in 1995 and 1996. The survey relied mostly on country-based statistics and information contained in sector studies and master plans. A general summary presents a regional analysis of water resources and irrigation in the Near East Region, and 29 profiles describe the situation in each country in more detail.
Keywords: incentives, leadership, structure, government, performance
Number of Pages: 100
In 2003, the National Commission on the Public Service, chaired by Paul Volcker, issued a report detailing the serious problems within the federal government today and presenting a series of recommendations calling for changes in its organization, leadership, and operations. In this book, RAND experts in public policy and management suggest practical ways to implement the recommendations and define a research agenda for the future. This volume comprises thirteen essays that address the primary problem areas identified by the Volcker Commission, along with the text of the commission report itse
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: region, statistics, glance, aid, development
Number of Pages: 156
Development Aid at a Glance is a dynamic and comprehensive publication from the OECD focused on the various aspects of foreign aid. For each continent, it provides 40 tables and graphs covering subjects such as trends in aid by donors and recipients and distribution of aid by sector, accompanied by short texts presenting the main aspects of development aid for each region. It also focuses on efforts in the domains of education, health and water, which relate closely to the Millennium Development Goals. For each table, the book provides a dynamic link (StatLink) which directs the user to a
Author: Michael E. Haas
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: special, operations, cold, war, force, air, warriors, united, states, apollo
Number of Pages: 382
Presenting a fascinating insider's view of U.S.A.F. special operations, this volume brings to life the critical contributions these forces have made to the exercise of air & space power. Focusing in particular on the period between the Korean War & the Indochina wars of 1950-1979, the accounts of numerous missions are profusely illustrated with photos & maps. Includes a discussion of AF operations in Europe during WWII, as well as profiles of Air Commandos who performed above & beyond the call of duty. Reflects on the need for financial & political support for restoration of the forces. Biblio
Author: Harold L. Volkmer
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: small, farms, commission, national, report, usda, time
Number of Pages: 122
Presents the results of a study to examine the status of small farms in the U.S. & to determine a course of action for USDA to recognize, respect & respond to their needs through changes in policies, practices, & programmatic approaches. These needs include: conservation assistance or risk management, business planning for a farmers market or farmer-owned cop, & market development for new crops or products. In addition to examining the characteristics of a small farm & presenting guiding principles for Federal farm policy, the report discusses in detail eight specific policy goals & recommenda