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Black Hawk Mines Bulletin: Blackhawk Mines Corp. By Shu Yeng Fao
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Projects The Big Bear Gold Claims - San Bernardino County, California Big Bear Location and History This Big Bear Claims lie in southwestern San Bernardino County about 30 miles northeast of San... More > Bernardino on the north east side of the San Bernardino Mountains The Big Bear claims presently cover an area of about 1440 acres or about 2.5 square miles, near Lucerne Valley, CA and currently consists of 9 claims. San Bernardino County is the largest County in California, and in fact the largest County in the United States. It is an intensely mineralized area, with records indicating more than 250 mines recorded in the area. Commodities from industrial minerals to gold and silver have been produced since the mid 1800s and still form a large part of the local economy, therefore the governments and agencies are generally mining friendly. The area remains an important cement and industrial production area.< Less
Ninety By Preethi Manuel
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Forced to leave his parents early to attend school and start by writing on a slate, this is the remarkable life of D.A.S. Gnanadoss, a Canadian-Indian whose life began in a small village in South... More > India. Armed with courage and determination, he rises to the top of his profession, joining the Food & Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations as a fisheries expert. Nearing his 90th birthday celebrations with his wife, 5 children, 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren, he is interviewed in Toronto by his niece Preethi. A captivating read for anyone interested in life history, dual heritage, fisheries, and what it takes to face life's raw challenges and succeed.< Less
Looking at Ernest G Somppi By Mary Ellen Gilbert
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Ernest Gustaf Somppi served in World War II from 27 Jan 1942 to 21 Oct 1945. Ernie's Unit from the North Dakota National Guard was part of the Headquarters Battery 188th Field Artillery Group... More > Battalion, which landed on Utah Beach, Normandy. They participated in the Cherbourg Offensive and the Battle of the Bulge while driving onward to Germany.< Less
Fish Economics and Fish Biotechnology By Shashikala Bhalkare
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Fish creation in India has expanded more than tenfold since its autonomy in 1947. As indicated by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, fish yield in India multiplied... More > somewhere around 1990 and 2010.< Less
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"...The scenarios on the pages of this book shall be without setbacks or reversal, in the future because the realities of inception, negotiation, signing and implementation phases of the Donor... More > funded Projects and Programmes cannot envisage all potential challenges, especially in the developing economies. Further, there are no guarantees that the processes, techniques or practices highlighted here shall work flawlessly in every organisation, state or region. With diverse global experience from the core global funding agencies or institutions, their financial and procurement rules (and staff rules), in single or multi-Donor Action, the author fully understands the intricacies and complexities of Donor funded Projects and Programmes; and have first-hand experience on the interpretation and operational facets of the each of the Donor Agreement..."< Less
Food Safe By Chef Dhir
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Food Safety & Hygiene Training Program Is conceptualized, designed and compiled by Hospitality Plus as per International Hygiene and Food Safety Standards specified and recommended by:... More >  FAO-WHO(Food and Agriculture Organization-World Health Organization)  Food Safety Program (Codex Alimentarius) UN-FAO HACCP Training  US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA)  Australian Standard  British Standard European Standard and  Food Safety Authority of Ireland AS PER ISO 22000< Less
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Food security is a state of existence in which people have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an... More > active and healthy life”(FAO). India is likely to be the most populous country on this planet with the population projection of 1.6 billion by 2030. Ensuring food and nutrition security is thus a challenge for India. FAO (2012) estimates nearly 2 billion people to be food insecured.< Less
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Containing the papers and proceedings of the International Fishing Gear Congress convened by F.A.O. in Hamburg, October 1957, this book has been edited in the Fishing Gear Section of the Fisheries... More > Division, F.A.O., where a very big share of the work was done by Mr. P. Lusyne and Dr. J. Scharfe, Gear Technologists. Due to its origin the text is divided into more than a hundred articles written by different authors. During editing we have attempted to minimize repetition, unify terminology, etc., and also arranged the contributions into sections according to subject matter.< Less
LEBANON 1973 - a decisive year By Peter Detlev Kirmsse
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The author worked from Jan to Dec. 1973 as Associate Expert in Poultry Pathology with FAO (UN) in Lebanon. The first 3 months at the Research Institute FANAR in Beirut, followed by practical... More > fieldwork in North-Lebanon and the establishment of a Regional Laboratory in Tripoli. The fascinating beauty of this small country situated between mountains and the Mediterranian Sea and harbouring so many ethnic groups is described. But also the disturbing situations during the Civil War in Spring and the October War hampering work and family activities are elucidated.< Less
My trip to... New York City : A Child's Perspective By Linda Winters & Micki Amos
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When you are 6-years-old and growing up in the Tennessee Countryside, New York City can be a magical place. Everywhere you turn the sights, sounds, and smells assault your senses. The air is... More > electrified, and excitement abounds. From playing in Central Park to going under the city in a speeding subway train to standing high atop the Empire State Building, the city offers a host of new experiences. Micki’s observations and comments in this book come from the innocent mind of a young child. Her remarks such as “They did good. They didn’t even crash!” (referring to the pilots of her airplane) and “I would have been sooo scared!” (referring to the immigrant experience) are made with sincerity. In September 2008, Micki and her Mamaw tasted a bit of Manhattan. “My Trip to New York City : A Child’s Perspective” is the result of that trip. Telling their story has been educational and fun. Linda and Micki plan to publish more books in this US Trips series.< Less

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