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Author: UNICEF.
Publisher: UNICEF
Keywords: statistical, exploration, cutting, mutilation, genital, female
Number of Pages: 58
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 9280639412
ISBN-13: 9789280639414

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.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: figures, region, east, irrigation
Number of Pages: 296
Published: 1997
ISBN-10: 9251039690
ISBN-13: 9789251039694

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.

Publisher: RAND
Keywords: incentives, leadership, structure, government, performance
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 0833036629
ISBN-13: 9780833036629

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

Author: Unicef
Publisher: UNICEF
Keywords: hasta, adolescencia, comienzo, edad, adulta, primera, desde, tiempos, crisis, evitar, vih, oportunidades
Number of Pages: 68
Published: 2011-06-01
ISBN-10: 9280645889
ISBN-13: 9789280645880

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.

Author: Harold L. Volkmer
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: small, farms, commission, national, report, usda, time
Number of Pages: 122
Published: 1998-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788175769
ISBN-13: 9780788175763

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

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: region, statistics, glance, aid, development
Number of Pages: 156
Published: 2008-12-18
ISBN-10: 9264059660
ISBN-13: 9789264059665

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: John B. Hattendorf
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: improvement, essays, history, naval, doing
Number of Pages: 178
Published: 1997-08
ISBN-10: 0788147048
ISBN-13: 9780788147043

Examines the practice of writing about naval history by presenting a collection of papers aimed at linking the subject to general history while improving methods for specialized study. The papers are arranged by general topic: Bureaucracy & Technology, Domestic Politics, Comparative History, General Naval History, & Reflections; & include contributions by: Volker Berghahn, James Goldrick, Paul G. Halpern, John B. Hattendorf, Robert Jervis, Paul M. Kennedy, N.A.M. Rodger, David A. Rosenberg, Dennis E. Showalter, Mark R. Shulman, Jon Tetsuro Sumida, William R. Thompson, & Robert S. Wood.
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