Author: Unknown
Publisher: International Monetary Fund
Keywords: inclusive, sustainable, development, epub, agenda, environment, monitoring, report, mdgs, global
Number of Pages: 290
Published: 2008-04-08
ISBN-10: 1455287989
ISBN-13: 9781455287987

Global Monitoring Report 2008, the fifth in an annual series, is essential reading for those who wish to follow the global development agenda and debate in 2008. The year marks the midpoint toward the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It is also an important year to work toward a consensus on how the world is going to respond to the challenge of climate change, building on the foundation laid at the Bali climate change conference in December 2007. The report spans this agenda. It provides a comprehensive assessment of progress toward the MDGs and related poli

Author: M. P. C. M. van Schendelen
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: lobbying, art, brussels, machiavelli
Number of Pages: 345
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 9053565736
ISBN-13: 9789053565735

Countless interest groups representing governments and civil societies try to lobby the European Union effectively in pursuit of the desired legislation, subsidies and more. This book describes the everyday practice of lobbying in Brussels, drawing on extensive research and the author's personal experience. The objective of these interest groups is to influence the EU decision-making, of which they see themselves as a stakeholder. To the existing representative bodies such as the Parliament and the Council, they add their practice of lobbying for a desired outcome by making their interests pre

Author: Patricia A. Johnston
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: advertising, photography, steichen, edward, fantasies, real
Number of Pages: 400
Published: 1997
ISBN-10: 0520070208
ISBN-13: 9780520070202

During the 1920s and 1930s, Edward Steichen was the most successful photographer in the advertising industry. Although much has been said about Steichen's fine-art photography, his commercial work--which appeared regularly in Vanity Fair, Vogue, Ladies Home Journal, and almost every other popular magazine published in the United States--has not received the attention it deserves. At a time when photography was just beginning to replace drawings as the favored medium for advertising, Steichen helped transform the producers of such products as Welch's grape juice and Jergens lotion from small fa

Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: bank, experience, world, years, crossroads, lessons, infrastructure
Number of Pages: 168
Published: 2006-10
ISBN-10: 0821366866
ISBN-13: 9780821366868

'Infrastructure at the Crossroads' brings together lessons from the last two decades of World Bank engagement in infrastructure. It analyzes trends in the Bank's infrastructure lending, describes the evolution of the external environment and the Bank's own strategic priorities, and presents lessons about project design and appraisal, poverty focus, private sector participation, environmental and social sustainability, the issue of corruption, and stakeholder communications.

Author: Hesiod
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: hesiod, theogony
Number of Pages: 46
ISBN-10: 1605063258
ISBN-13: 9781605063256

Author: Pedro A. Sánchez
Publisher: IICA Biblioteca Venezuela
Keywords: manejo, caractersticas, trpico, del, suelos
Number of Pages: 650
Published: 1981
ISBN-10: 9290390174
ISBN-13: 9789290390176

El ambiente tropical. Suelos de los tropicos. Propiedades fisicas del suelo. Mineralogia de la arcilla y procesos de intercambio ionico. Materia organica del suelo. Nitrogenio. Acidez del suelo y encalamiento. Fosforo, silicio y azufre. Evalacion de la fertilidad del suelo. Manejo del suelo en areas de agricultura nomada. Manejo del suelo en sistemas de cultivo de arroz. Manejo del suelo en sistemas de cultivos multiples. Manejo del suelo para producion de pasturas tropicales.

Author: D. E. Campbell
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: south, asia, irrigation, smallholder, operation, design
Number of Pages: 140
Published: 1995-08
ISBN-10: 0821329952
ISBN-13: 9780821329955

World Bank Technical Paper No. 256. World Bank lending contributes substantially to financing irrigation investments around the world. Asia has been the chief recipient of such World Bank lending, receiving 70 percent. India alone accounts for 27 p
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