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Labour-based Road Construction and Maintenance Technology: Course Notes 1
(Geneva, Switzerland: National Polytechnic Institute, School of Communication and Transport, International Labour Organisation, 1997)
Training modules on labour-based road construction and maintenance
(Geneva, Switzerland: International Labour Organization, 1991)
Comprises 16 training modules in the set of 12 videos including scripts, entitled as follows: Introduction, Construction, The Role of the Supervisor, General Planning, Site Planning, Reporting and Control, Work Organisation, ...
Marketing and distribution of shiitake mushrooms : a Virginia retail case study
(Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, 1990)
Increased vulnerability to food shortage among Fulani nomads in Niger
This paper examines the vulnerability of the WoDaaBe, a sub-group of the Fulani, to famine in Niger, central Africa. The WoDaaBe are nomadic pastoralists, raising cattle, sheep, goats, and camels and donkeys for transport. ...
When flexible forms are asked to flex too much
(Western Agricultural Economics Association, 1994-07)
Taylor series-based flexible forms cannot be interpreted as Taylor series approximations unless all data used in estimation lie in a region of convergence. When flexible forms lose their Taylor series interpretation, ...
Roads and the environment: A handbook
(Washington, DC: World Bank, 1997)
"The objective of this handbook is to provide a description of practical methods which are useful in designing and executing effective environmental assessments (EAs) to those who are involved in various aspects of road ...
Trainer's toolbox of training techniques: International course on training of trainers in labour-based road construction and maintenance
(Nairobi, Kenya: International Labour Organisation, Advisory Support, Information Services, and Training (ASIST), 1995)
Gender and household-level responses to soil degradation in Honduras
(The Society for Applied Anthropology, 1999)
In Honduras, population growth, declining natural resources, and poor economic conditions, recently aggravated by the recent Hurricane Mitch, synthesize to produce significant social and economic pressures on gendered ...
Courtyards, Markets, City Streets: Urban Women in Africa
(Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1996)
This book offers a comprehensive collection of in depth case studies focused on the lives of women who make their livelihoods on the streets of urban and semi-urban Africa. Classified into broader themes of migration and ...
In the Great Desert's Shadow
(Washington, D.C.: Washington Times Corp, 1999)
This paper describes the sub-Saharan region of Africa, commonly known as the Sahel, and the environmental and economic issues the region faces. The author provides descriptions of the climate, landscape, and lifescape of ...