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Towards the Development of Social Capital By Veredigno Atienza
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Each article in this book, by itself and in tandem with the other articles, tries to depict social capital in action. Social capital is the key wherewithal crucial to the development and progress of... More > countries and communities.< Less
Fortresses of Development By Kevin M. Maher
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Fortresses of Development: An examination of dam-building for development, with particular emphasis on Laos’ Nam Theun 2 Hydropower Project. This thesis is looking at issues related to... More > international development with specific references towards dams and large hydropower projects. It examines all of the many actors, effects, and even casualties of such large projects supported in the name of development. Near the end of this thesis, there is a case study on one country and one large project, which is the Laos’Nam Theun 2 Hydropower Project. This was chosen as it is current and extremely controversial with all of the typical actors representing development issues in regards to large construction projects in the developing world. It examines the current state of Laos, the impacts of the project, and what alternatives Laos has for development for eradicating poverty and protecting biodiversity in accordance with the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals.< Less
Fortresses of Development By Kevin M. Maher
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Fortresses of Development: An examination of dam-building for development, with particular emphasis on Laos’ Nam Theun 2 Hydropower Project. This thesis is looking at issues related to... More > international development with specific references towards dams and large hydropower projects. It examines all of the many actors, effects, and even casualties of such large projects supported in the name of development. Near the end of this thesis, there is a case study on one country and one large project, which is the Laos’Nam Theun 2 Hydropower Project. This was chosen as it is current and extremely controversial with all of the typical actors representing development issues in regards to large construction projects in the developing world. It examines the current state of Laos, the impacts of the project, and what alternatives Laos has for development for eradicating poverty and protecting biodiversity in accordance with the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals.< Less
The American Economic and Foreign Policies Toward Africa By Ikennia Mba Sr., PhD
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This book is a must-read for graduating seniors (undergraduates) and graduate students in International Relations, Political Science and other Social Sciences. Today, Many African leaders from... More > Nigeria to South Africa are STRATEGICALLY enacting far-reaching reform programs hoping to achieve the so-called Millennial Development Goals (and VISION 2020) in which the United States of America is a key player. Generally, this book takes a long look on the ideas and, more realistically, on a targeted set of economic policies that prepare and help to achieve the broad MDG and Vision 2020 goals.< Less
“ICT FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT” By Dr. MOHANKUMR C. KAIMAL
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Rural Development is a strategy to enable a specific group of people, poor rural women and men, to gain for themselves and their children more of what they want and need. Worldwide there is a growing... More > emphasis on development of rural economy of the countries. Any improvement, in the social or economic status of rural areas would not just directly benefit rural poor but would also bring down the migration-pressures on cities and contribute by positive ripple effect in global stride towards development. The process of development in a country is to be aided by its governance. The goal of governance “should be to develop capacities that are needed to realize development that gives priority to the poor, and creates needed opportunities for employment and other livelihoods. Increased number of poor, hungry or marginalized people in a country represents decrease in its quality of governance.< Less
“ICT FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT” By Dr.MOHANKUMR C. KAIMAL
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Rural Development is a strategy to enable a specific group of people, poor rural women and men, to gain for themselves and their children more of what they want and need. Worldwide there is a growing... More > emphasis on development of rural economy of the countries. Any improvement, in the social or economic status of rural areas would not just directly benefit rural poor but would also bring down the migration-pressures on cities and contribute by positive ripple effect in global stride towards development.< Less
Millions Fed: Proven Successes in Agricultural Development By David J. Spielman, Rajul Pandya-Lorch
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Humanity has made enormous progress in the past 50 years toward eliminating hunger and malnutrition. Some five billion people--more than 80 percent of the world's population--have enough food to live... More > healthy, productive lives. Agricultural development has contributed significantly to these gains, while also fostering economic growth and poverty reduction in some of the world's poorest countries. This book examines how policies, programs, and investments in pro-poor agricultural development have helped to substantially reduce hunger across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The 20 success stories presented here provide both lessons and inspiration for continued efforts to eradicate hunger and malnutrition among the one billion people still facing this scourge.< Less
Become Successful At Long Distance Running: A Beginners Guide to Long Distance and Cross Country Running By Mark Sigel
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As a runner, improving lung power and running mileage are telling signs of better conditioning and an iron will-power. Still, many beginner runners regard such improvement as impossible and out of... More > reach, wrong. Any runner can develop a decent lung capacity and running mileage if he follows the right recipe. And the main ingredient in this recipe is long distance running. This book covers several aspects of long distance running such as: - Building Towards Distance Running - How To Become Successful In Distance Running - How To Avoid Injury During Distance Running Training - Injuries And Errors - Tools Of The Trade - Crossing Countries In Distance Running and so much more! Scroll up... and click on "Buy Now" to deliver almost instantly to your iPad or other reading device.< Less
INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMIC MODELING By DIANA LOUBAKI
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The aim of this book is the development of a universal economic theory. We mean, a theory based on economic problems relate to growth and development. We highlight appropriate analytical tools able... More > to unify economic study of both poor and rich countries. The analysis shows first, it can be established a link between growth and development economics through a well being collective criteria which guarantee a positive evolution of the economic systems over time. Therefore, it becomes possible to control economic paths towards their long run locus. Second, the analysis begins on poverty and under development dilemmas in order to highlight the mechanics which link growth and development. The purpose of the analysis is the rise of standard economic development theory [Hirschman (1958), Rostow (1960), Lewis (1954)] which fall in the mid 1970s [Krugman (1994)] through its introduction in the growth literature which began with Smith (1776< Less
Implications of Kenya’s Current Constitution on the CDF fund By B W Namano
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With a desire to eradicate poverty and stir the nation towards economic recovery, parliament passed the CDF Act, 2003 to establish the Constituency Development Fund. On the 4th of August 2010, about... More > 66.91% of Kenyan voters approved the adoption of the proposed constitution. This was promulgated by the President on the 27th of August 2010. Among other expectations, the complete implementation of Kenya’s second constitution is expected to institute several reforms to the country’s government structure, human rights, institutional independence, power devolution, checks and balances on the executive etc. Thus, seeing that the CDF fund was established under Kenya’s former constitution, the implementation of the nation’s current constitution is bound to introduce significant modifications to the fund. This independent publication highlights some of these critical alterations.< Less