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Author: Penning de Vries, Frits
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: african, agriculture, successes, community, spots, demonstrate, bright
Number of Pages: 118
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 9290906189
ISBN-13: 9789290906186
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Author: Noble A. , Bossio D. , Penning de Vries F. W. T. ,
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: development, ‘bright, spots’, drivers, impacts, agricultural, sustainability, analysis, intensifying
Number of Pages: 45
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 9290906383
ISBN-13: 9789290906384
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Author: Noble, Andrew, ul Hassan, Mehmood, Kazbekov, Jusip
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: ingredients, sustaining, developments, transition, economies, union, soviet, former, key, livelihoods, reversing, uzbekistan, spots, land, water, improving, degradation, bright
Number of Pages: 45
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 9290905905
ISBN-13: 9789290905905

Following the dissolution of the former Soviet Union and the collapse of existing trade arrangements, the newly independent states of Central Asia were left with the task of developing their own independent market economies. The region has undergone tremendous economic and social changes including significant agricultural reform mainly targeted at privatizing large collective farms that were established during the Soviet era. These reforms include the establishment of smaller private and cooperative farms in order to improve the efficiency and equity of existing production systems. Within Uzbe
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Author: Margaret Arnold
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: studies, case, spots, disaster, natural
Number of Pages: 204
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 0821363328
ISBN-13: 9780821363324

These case studies complement the earlier groundbreaking work of 'Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysi's published in April 2005. Three case studies address specific hazards: landslides, storm surges and drought. An additional, three case studies address regional multi-hazard situations in Sri Lanka, the Tana River basin in Kenya, and the city of Caracas, Venezuela.
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Author: Jeromin Zettelmeyer
Publisher: International Monetary Fund
Keywords: linkages, americas, regional, intra, analyzing, external, driving
Number of Pages: 179
Published: 2008-10-09
ISBN-10: 1589067886
ISBN-13: 9781589067882

In a global economy beset by concerns over a growth recession, financial volatility, and rising inflation, countries in the Western Hemisphere have been among the few bright spots in recent years. This has not come as a surprise to those following the significant progress achieved by many countries in recent years, both in macroeconomic management and on the structural and institutional front. Hence, there can be little doubt, as this book argues, that economic and financial linkages between Latin America, the United States, and other important regions of the world economy have undergone profo
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Author: Shaun K. Roache
Publisher: International Monetary Fund
Keywords: linkages, americas, epub, regional, intra, analyzing, external, driving
Number of Pages: 167
Published: 2008-10-09
ISBN-10: 1452743258
ISBN-13: 9781452743257

In a global economy beset by concerns over a growth recession, financial volatility, and rising inflation, countries in the Western Hemisphere have been among the few bright spots in recent years. This has not come as a surprise to those following the significant progress achieved by many countries in recent years, both in macroeconomic management and on the structural and institutional front. Hence, there can be little doubt, as this book argues, that economic and financial linkages between Latin America, the United States, and other important regions of the world economy have undergone profo
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Author: Sonny Spots
Publisher: Slipstream Stories
Keywords: source, return, stories, slipstream
Number of Pages: 148
Published: 2007-06-01
ISBN-10: 0615147860
ISBN-13: 9780615147864

Do you ever wonder if a catalyst that would completely change the course of your life lies right around the corner? What if it opened the doors to one adventure of discovery after another?Slipstream Stories, Return to the Source, is a collection of eleven interconnected stories told with text and photographs originating in Venice Beach, California and continuing by air, sea, bus, motorbike and foot to the source of India's Holy Ganges River and beyond.Preview at: www.slipstreamstories.comHighest Road - BootsnAll Top Ten Travel Stories, September 2006Bambu House - InsideOut Travel MagazineBlack
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