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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
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
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
Don’t Sleep Near the Manzanillo Tree: How to Volunteer Abroad Independently and Survive By Saundra Elizabeth-Dobbs Bishop
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Saundra Bishop shares her love of volunteering while traveling in this short guide. DON'T SLEEP NEAR THE MANZANILLO TREE provides the steps to successfully volunteering abroad independently.... More > Supplemented with entertaining stories, this easy-to-read guide provides extensive information covering: •Reasons to volunteer abroad •Types of volunteer projects •Finding projects •Paying for a trip •Dealing with family •Things to bring •Things to do in-country •Handling emergencies This is an essential guide for anyone who wants to see the world and make a difference at the same time. *Proceeds go towards future volunteer projects*< Less
Don’t Sleep Near the Manzanillo Tree: How to Volunteer Abroad Independently and Survive By Saundra Elizabeth-Dobbs Bishop
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Saundra Bishop shares her love of volunteering while traveling in this short guide. DON'T SLEEP NEAR THE MANZANILLO TREE provides the steps to successfully volunteering abroad independently.... More > Supplemented with entertaining stories, this easy-to-read guide provides extensive information covering: •Reasons to volunteer abroad •Types of volunteer projects •Finding projects •Paying for a trip •Dealing with family •Things to bring •Things to do in-country •Handling emergencies This is an essential guide for anyone who wants to see the world and make a difference at the same time. *Proceeds go towards future volunteer projects*< Less
Lock & Load Recruiting By Edward Grimaldi
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How is it possible to own and operate one of the largest restaurants in the country yet have no idea how to cook, pour drinks or wait tables? By surrounding yourself with amazing people. Edward... More > Grimaldi, owner of Samuel’s / j.Quincy’s Restaurant at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA, is a master recruiter and spells his fiercely aggressive method for setting and maintaining the industry’s highest standards. In this powerful and sometimes edgy dissertation, Grimaldi unveils for the first time how to eliminate managerial neediness and lack luster expectation by attracting rare, high value, over-achieving employees in droves. Lock ‘n Load Recruiting is an attitude… a take no prisoners approach toward maintaining the highest expectations and seeing to it that they’re consistently met. Learn how the laws of attraction promise a deluge of over-achieving minions. Lock ‘n Load Recruiting will embolden you to approach your role as a leader with the strength and confidence you need to succeed!< Less