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Free and Open Source Software for Development By Victor van Reijswoud, Arjan de Jager
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Development organizations and International Non-Governmental Organizations have been emphasizing the high potential of Free and Open Source Software for the Less Developed Countries. Cost reduction,... More > less vendor dependency and increased potential for local capacity development have been their main arguments. In spite of its advantages, Free and Open Source Software is not widely adopted at the African continent. In this book the authors will explore the grounds on with these expectations are based. Where do they come from and is there evidence to support these expectations? Over the past years several projects have been initiated and some good results have been achieved, but at the same time many challenges were encountered. What lessons can be drawn from these experiences and do these experiences contain enough evidence to support the high expectations? etc...< Less
Labor Demand IN THE Long Run By Homework Help Classof1
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The long-run demand curve for labor shows the relationship between the wage and the quantity of labor demanded over the long run, when the number of firms in the market can change and firms in the... More > market can modify their production facilities. Although there are no diminishing returns in the long run, the market demand curve is still negatively sloped.< Less
Telos VII By Fondation de Malte
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Food (in)Security in the Mediterranean. Since 2007, the conjunction of the financial crisis and price hikes in animal feed, has led to corresponding increases in staple food products. Food security... More > has come to the forefront of discussions in many fora. The Mediterranean, once a breadbasket for many countries, has now become a consumer of new products, as modern tastes change, and, ironically, the Mediterranean Diet features less in its birthplace. Witnessing the Arab Spring, reminiscent of the French Revolution, reminds us starkly that technological progress notwithstanding, without basic access to food and amenities, we cannot really advance. How will food supplies be secured for current and future generations? And at what cost? And for how long? With a Foreword by Minister George Pullicino and articles by E.U. Commissioner John Dalli, Paolo De Castro, Cosimo Lacirignola,Sébastien Abis, Salvino Busuttil, Jean-Louis Rastoin, Justin Zahra and Vincent Dollé.< Less
DEBT RELIEF FOR WORLD PEACE By SURESH CHANDRA MALLICK, PRITAM MALLICK
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World peace is achievable through debt relief. Debt relief is not a slogan; it is a request, a prayer, a demand and a challenge to all the developed countries for award of forgiveness to the... More > low-income countries and developing countries, which are financially unsound to debt serving. Debt relief is the moral duty and responsibility of the rich countries as they have received more money as compared to the grants and loans they have given to the poor countries. In this twenty first century, 1.3 billion people manage their livelihood with less than US $1 per day, 2.8 billion people earn less than US $2 per day and 854 million people are food-insecure. Hence the developed countries, foreign funding institutions, world organizations and international banks should accept humanitarian and moral responsibility to award grants, aids, donations and debt relief to the poor countries and poor people for a lasting world peace.< Less
DEBT RELIEF FOR WORLD PEACE By SURESH CHANDRA MALLICK, PRITAM MALLICK
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World peace is achievable through debt relief. Debt relief is not a slogan; it is a request, a prayer, a demand and a challenge to all the developed countries for award of forgiveness to the... More > low-income countries and developing countries, which are financially unsound to debt serving. Debt relief is the moral duty and responsibility of the rich countries as they have received more money as compared to the grants and loans they have given to the poor countries. In this twenty first century, 1.3 billion people manage their livelihood with less than US $1 per day, 2.8 billion people earn less than US $2 per day and 854 million people are food-insecure. Hence the developed countries, foreign funding institutions, world organizations and international banks should accept humanitarian and moral responsibility to award grants, aids, donations and debt relief to the poor countries and poor people for a lasting world peace.< Less
As I Journey Along: A Ghanaian's Perception of Life in the Diaspora By Gabriel Awuah
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The book gives accounts of the forces that drive many young people to migrate from the less Developed World, especially Ghana, to come and live in the Diaspora. Coming to live, work or pursue some... More > goals in the Diaspora is for many young Ghanaians, for example, the ultimate goal worth striving after. In Ghana and in most Third World Countries, many people's perception of better life in the Diaspora is shared by many parents and some respectable people, a fact that also reinforces the drive to migrate to the Diaspora. That alone can help them develop their potentialities. But the journey is tough, full of adventure for all. How many have experienced the life in the Diaspora and how many feel detached from their place of birth, Ghana, are among the major themes discussed in this book. People that have migrated from their countries to seek fortunes or whatever in the Diaspora, Potential travellers and politicians in poor countries stand to gain from the experiences shared in this book.< Less
Droit de Seigneur By Daniel Amma
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‘Droit de seigneur’ refers to the rights of a feudal lord over those who worked on his estates, and especially to his ‘right’ to bed any young girl that might catch his eye.... More > In these three short stories, the author observes a parallel situation in the 20th century in which the expatriate male, abroad in a less developed country, might find himself, sometimes unexpectedly, in a similar position. And as always, there are at least two sides to every story.< Less
Hong Kong 2014 By John Hockridge
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Hong Kong Landscapes and Street Scenes, across Hong Kong Island, New Territories, Sai Kung and Outlying Islands. As much of Hong Kong's terrain is hilly to mountainous with steep slopes, less than... More > 25% of the territory's landmass is developed, and about 40% of the remaining land area is reserved as country parks and nature reserves. Most of the territory's urban development exists on Kowloon peninsula, along the northern edge of Hong Kong Island, and in scattered settlements throughout the New Territories. Hong Kong's long and irregular coast provides it with many bays, rivers and beaches.< Less
Sterilization of Instruments in Solar Ovens By Anders Jørgensen
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The sterilization of instruments in rural health clinics in less developed countries is an increasing problem because chemical methods can no longer be recommended and wood fuel is becoming more and... More > more scarce. Thus, it seemed obvious to try to utilize solar energy for sterilization purposes. A solar oven was designed and manufactured using local materials and simple tools. The solar oven was tested by physical, chemical, and microbiological methods. A mathematical model for the sterilization effect was developed and programmed into a microprocessor that was connected to a thermocouple. The microprocessor switches on a green light when the sterilization is completed. After successful testing, the oven was built into the west-facing wall of a rural health clinic and used daily for sterilization.< Less
The Reserve Policies Of Nations: A Comparative Analysis By Richard Weitz, Strategic Studies Institute
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While the American defense community has naturally been preoccupied with the extensive transformation of the U.S. reserve components in recent years, equally critical developments in the reserve... More > policies of the world’s other major military powers have received less attention. The inevitability of continued American engagement with these countries means that their changing policies are highly relevant to the United States. American defense planners should therefore keep abreast of ongoing alterations in these countries’ reserve components and, in certain cases, might wish to adjust their own forces and policies in response. The Reserve Policies of Nations provides a comprehensive assessment of these issues as well as a wealth of data on recent developments affecting the reserve policies of many of the world’s leading military powers: Australia, Britain, Canada, China, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, and Russia.< Less