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The Challenges of Community Participation in Forest Development in...

By: Nalini Kumar

Economics

Introduction: Nepal is a leader in engaging communities in forest resource protection and management. The country?s community forestry program is now more than two decades old and has helped regenerate substantial areas of degraded forests. During these two decades, the implementation of the program has not been smooth. In the absence of precedents, the country has had to learn through trial and error and find innovative solutions to meet challenges as they emerged. Most...

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World Bank Statement : Ministerial Segment - Cop11- Montreal

By: The World Bank

Economics

Today we live in a world with a global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of around US$38 trillion, split 80:20 (80 percent of the global population receiving 20 percent of this global income and vice-versa) and with 2 billion people under the poverty line. If developing countries achieve the Millennium Development Goals by 2015 and if we assume that by the middle of the century, 2050, we would ?complete? the job of eliminating poverty as we know it and if we review the minimu...

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Steven Heeringa

Excerpt: Good morning and welcome to the meeting of the FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel Open on the Draft Preliminary Probabilistic Exposure and Risk Assessment for Children who Contact CCA-Treated Wood on Playsets and Decks and CCA-Containing Soil Around these Structures. A long title.

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Forest Fires in Northern Canada

By: Bell, Robert, 1841-1917

Gold mines and mining ; Gold mines and mining ; Or ; Or ; Film/Fiche is presented as orginally captured.

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Laws of Wages : An Essay in Statistical Economics

By: Henry Ludwell Moore

Economic Theory Literature

Introduction: THERE are five circumstances the coexistence of which at the present time will probably determine in the near future the direction and character of such economic investigations as shall have for their object the discovery of general facts and laws: (1) The pure theory of economic statics has reached a definite ? thematically symbolic form; it supplies a general view of the economic field, and indicates the desiderata for further theoretical inquiries. The u...

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Hyperion, Vol. 2

By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

They were right,—those old German Minnesingers,—to sing the pleasant summer-time! What a time it is! How June stands illuminated in the Calendar! The windows are all wide open; only the Venetian blinds closed. Here and there a long streak of sunshine streams in through a crevice. We hear the low sound of the wind among the trees; and, as it swells and freshens, the distant doors clap to, with a sudden sound. The trees are heavy with leaves; and the gardens full of blosso...

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We Must Stop Forest Fires in Massachusetts

By: Massachusetts. State Forester
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Handbook on Wood Preservation

By: American Wood Preservers' Association
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The Economics of Enterprise

By: Davenport, Herbert Joseph, 1861-1931
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Alhadith : Sayings of Prophet Muhammad

By: Prophet Muhammad

Introduction: Knowledge of ahadith is essential in an effort to understand Islam. They contain rules and regulations, when implemented, would give cause to a better understanding of everyday life. This is applicable, to the individual of a society and also to the society as a whole. The messages within the ahadith are for the benefit of both, Among many missions of the Prophet (peace be upon him), one was to set a pattern of conduct. The conduct of the Last Messenger (pe...

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The First Turkish Republic a Case in National Development

By: Richard D. Robinson
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Measurement Driven Project Management

By: Tim Olson

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Presentation Objectives Discuss some principles of measurement. Explain the benefits of implementing data driven project management. Present a QIC Process Measurement FrameworkSM. Provide some examples of data driven project management metrics. Discuss some measurement strategies and provide an example project measurement dashboard. Answer any of your questions.

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Steven Heeringa

Excerpt: Good morning and welcome to the meeting of the FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel Open on the Draft Preliminary Probabilistic Exposure and Risk Assessment for Children who Contact CCA-Treated Wood on Playsets and Decks and CCA-Containing Soil Around these Structures. A long title.

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Steven Heeringa

Excerpt: Good morning and welcome to the meeting of the FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel Open on the Draft Preliminary Probabilistic Exposure and Risk Assessment for Children who Contact CCA-Treated Wood on Playsets and Decks and CCA-Containing Soil Around these Structures. A long title.

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Innovations Special

By: W. Conard Holton

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Building outdoor structures such as decks, docks, and playgrounds often signifies the pursuit of a more healthful lifestyle, but the wood used in much of this construction poses potential environmental and health problems when these structures are demolished. The chemicals that preserve the wood, primarily the inorganic waterborne preservative chromated copper arsenate (CCA), are designed to kill or repel biological organisms. As such, disposal of CCA-treated wo...

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Parks Abound with Plastic Lumber

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Much to their delight, two state parks in the Midwest have discovered the long-term benefits of recycled plastic lumber as a construction material. In Indiana and Minnesota, structures made from recycled milk jugs are proving to be an environmentally preferable?and economic?alternative to wood products. To celebrate Earth Day 1995, Harmonie State Park in Indiana built a viewing platform and four bridges from plastic lumber. The lumber was made from 150,000 recyc...

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Strategies for Implementing the Cmmi Project Management Process Ca...

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Objectives Attending this presentation should enable you to ... 1. Understand how differing perceptions of project management makes this process category so difficult to implement ... 2. Consider common organizational roadblocks to project management that nearly every organization encounters ... 2. See the value of an incremental approach to implementation ... 2. Take away practical examples as a starting point ...

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A History of Ottoman Poetry

By: Elias John Wilkinson Gibb
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The Ebb Tide : A Trio and Quartette

By: Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne
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Agent of Vega and Other Stories

By: James H. Schmitz

Excerpt: She loves me, she loves me not, she loves me she loves me not!!! Eight large ships came individually out of the darkness between the stars that was their sea, and began to move about the planet noorhut in a carefully timed pattern of orbits. They stayed much too far out to permit any instrument of space-detection to suspect that the noorhut might be their common center of interest. Though the men who crewed the eight ships bore the people of noorhut no ill will,...

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