Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: conceptual, model, operational, guidance, reform, sector, environmental, assessment, policy, strategic
Number of Pages: 240
Published: 2010-11-11
ISBN-10: 0821385593
ISBN-13: 9780821385593

This book presents the findings and recommendations of the evaluation of the World Bank's Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Pilot Program. It shows that SEA can contribute to improving development policy and sector reform by calling attention to environmental and social priorities, strengthening constituencies, enhancing policy capacities, and improving social accountability. It also provides guidance for undertaking SEA in policy and sector reform. Although it acknowledges the need for tailoring SEA to the context of specific sectors and countries, the book discusses in detail'Č ;and
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Author: Marc Ribaudo
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: environmental, stewardship, investment, private, increase, markets
Number of Pages: 7
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437938779
ISBN-13: 9781437938777

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. U.S. farmers and ranchers produce a wide variety of commodities for food, fuel, and fiber in response to market signals. Farms also contain significant amounts of natural resources that can provide a host of environmental services, including cleaner air and water, flood control, and improved wildlife habitat. This report explores the use of market mechanisms, such as emissions trading and eco-labels, to increase private investment in environmental stewardship. Such investments could complement or even replace public investments i
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Author: Joseph Eddy Fontenrose
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: responses, catalogue, operations, delphic, oracle
Number of Pages: 496
Published: 1978
ISBN-10: 0520033604
ISBN-13: 9780520033603
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Author: Oliver W. Sacks
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: disorder, common, understanding, migraine
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 1985
ISBN-10: 0520051998
ISBN-13: 9780520051997

In recent years the bestselling Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat have received great critical acclaim, but Oliver Sacks's readers may remember that he began his medical career working with migraine patients. In this, the latest edition of "Migraine," he returns to his first book and enriches it with additional case histories, new findings, and practical information on treatment.To define "migraine, " suggests Oliver Sacks, one must embrace the dizzying variety of experiences of its sufferers. For some, the affliction features of a headache of monumental proportions. For ot
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Author: Kristian Blak
Publisher: Nám
Keywords: islands, faroe, music, traditional
Number of Pages: 92
Published: 1997-01-01
ISBN-10: 9991800433
ISBN-13: 9789991800431
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Author: Rachel Carpman
Publisher: College Prowler
Keywords: record, university, wesleyan
Number of Pages: 120
Published: 2011-03-15
ISBN-10: 1427406979
ISBN-13: 9781427406972

College guides written by students for students.Wesleyan University Students Tell It Like It IsThis insider guide to Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, features more than 160 pages of in-depth information, including student reviews, rankings across 20 campus life topics, and insider tips from students on campus. Written by a student at Wesleyan, this guidebook gives you the inside scoop on everything from academics and nightlife to housing and the meal plan. Read both the good and the bad and discover if Wesleyan is right for you.One of nearly 500 College Prowler guides, this Wesleyan guid
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Author: Paul Groenendijk
Publisher: 010 Publishers
Keywords: island, wijnhaven, red
Number of Pages: 170
Published: 2009-06-20
ISBN-10: 9064507007
ISBN-13: 9789064507007

The Red Apple is a stunning new apartment complex on Wijnhaven Island. The slender high-rise section forms a succinct contribution to the Rotterdam skyline. In addition, the building comprises a horizontal wedge-shaped structure, which includes a spacious atrium. The groundfloor contains public amenities situated round an arcade. The name Red Apple is derived from the vivid red colour of the aluminium panels in the façade, but also refers to the historical function of the location as a place where apples used to be transshipped. It is obviously also a reference to the high-rise capital
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