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Committing to Results : Improving the Effectiveness of Hiv/Aids As...

By: The World Bank

Economics

In 1981, only a year after the World Bank began direct lending for the health sector, the first cases of AIDS were detected, and by 1985 it was clear that HIV/AIDS had already spread widely in parts of Sub-Saharan Africa. In the two decades since, knowledge of HIV/AIDS has grown, but the epidemic continues to spread and erode development gains, not just in Africa, but in many parts of the world. Through the end of fiscal year 2004, the Bank had committed $2.5 billion in ...

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Joint Doctrine for Civil Engineering Support

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: This publication has been prepared under the direction of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. It sets forth doctrine to govern the joint activities and performance of the Armed Forces of the United States in joint operations and provides the doctrinal basis for US military involvement in multinational and interagency operations. It provides military guidance for the exercise of authority by combatant commanders and other joint force commanders (JFCs) and ...

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Fire Insurance Lectures Delivered before the Insurance Institute o...

By: Insurance Institute of Hartford, Insurance Institute of Hartford
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Physics Based Modeling of Recoil Dynamics for Light Vehicle Mounte...

By: David C. Rutledge

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Force Transformation will require powerful cannons mounted on light armored vehicles ... Firing the cannon causes a dynamic response by the vehicle ... The firing impulse causes a large angular reaction (pitch and roll) by the vehicle ... The firing peak force imparts a large acceleration on the vehicle crew ... These angular reactions and crew accelerations must be small enough for the vehicle and crew to fight effectively ... Modeling important tool in designing towards this goal ...

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Scaling up to Defeat Riverblindness (Onchocerciasis) in Africa

By: The World Bank

Economics

Caused by a parasitic worm Transmitted from person to person by a blackfly The worm lives 14 years in the human body, producing millions of microscopic parasites...

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Course in Foreign Trade

By: Business Training Corporation New York
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The Marketing of Ideas and Social Issues

By: Seymour Fine

An idea is taken for granted in the scheme of things. Someone exclaims, "I've got an idea!" What is it that he has? From where did he get it? How was it transmitted? How might it spread to others? What will be the effect of the acceptance of the idea? These are some of the questions dealt with in this book. In this first chapter the nature of an idea is developed, contextualized and shown to be a most timely topic. To pave the way for this book's argument that ideas are ...

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Save Energy, And Make Money

By: The World Bank

Economics

The story of energy efficiency is, in China today as in any country, perhaps unromantic yet it is a fascinating journey. It can lead you to rooftops, water tanks, cellars and machine rooms in a broad sweep of factories and institutional buildings -- hotels, airports, schools, department stores, offices. To steel mills, fertilizer plants, lorry companies, railways systems, water treatment works. It is a journey that appeals equally to many professions. To the engineer wit...

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The Problem of Mathematics in Secondary Education

By: National Education Association of the United States. Commission on the Reorganization of Secondary Education

Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary)

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Census 2000 Special Tabulation Program

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: The Census Bureau entered into a reimbursable agreement with the Administration on Aging (AoA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to create a special tabulation based on Census 2000 results. This tabulation reflects the specifications requested ...

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Value of Manufacturers' Shipments for Industry Groups April 2005: ...

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: Seasonally Adjusted Not Seasonally Adjusted 1 Monthly Percent Change Monthly Industry Percent Jun. May Apr. May- Apr.- Mar.- Jun. May Apr. Jun. Change 2005 2005 2005 Jun. May Apr. 2005 2005 2005 2004 2005 2004 05/04 All manufacturing industries ... 386,568 386,344 383,583 0.1 0.7 -0.3 412,532 391,209 383,069 387,675 2,300,297 2,139,834 7.5 Excluding transportation ... 329,441 329,370 326,855 0.0 0.8 -0.5 348,922 332,126 325,580 324,686 1,952,083 1,782,843 9.5 Ex...

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This Brief Summarizes Findings of a Study of the Relationship betw...

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: This Brief summarizes findings of a study of the relationship between pollution abatement costs and the productivity of manufacturing plants. Analysts found that the productivity impacts were considerably greater than expected ? about three times as large ...

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Arts and Crafts Essays : By Members of the Arts and Crafts Exhibit...

By: Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society
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Danish to English Dictionary

Translation Dictionary

Danish?English (dictionnaire) : abbedi : abbey -- abe : ape, monkey -- abonnement : subscription -- aborre : bass -- abrikos : apricot -- absces : abscess -- addere : add, add up -- adel : nobility -- adlyde : obey -- admiral : admiral -- adresse : address -- advare : caution, warn -- advarsel : warning -- advent : advent -- afbenyttelse : use -- afdeling : branch, compartment, department, pigeonhole -- afgang : departure -- afgrund : abyss, chasm -- afh‘nge af : be depe...

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National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy : Meeting E...

By: The World Bank

Economics

This is the first volume of the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) working document. After two months of nationwide consultations and debates on the earlier draft document, it was substantially revised, as comments and contributions received from stakeholders and government officials were incorporated. The volume specifies the broad strategic thrusts, targets, and instruments of NEEDS, charting the overall direction of change, the destination,...

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The Art of Wing Leadership and Aircrew Morale in Combat

By: John J. Zentner

Educational Reference Publication

Foreword: Lieutenant Colonel John J. Zentner?s The Art of Wing Leadership and Aircrew Morale in Combat addresses the role that the air force wing commander plays in affecting the level of aircrew morale during combat. More specifically, Colonel Zentner?s study seeks to identify and define those unique characteristics associated with leading airmen that sustain aircrew morale in the face of significant losses.

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Trade and Development Report 2003 It Is Not Enough to Liberalize Trade

By: Mehmet Arda

Economics

The report looks at global economic trends and prospects, and examines the frail state of the trade-development relationship. It focuses its analysis on Latin America, where market-led trade reforms have gone furthest but where initial signs of success have not lasted. Recent signs of economic recovery in the United States are to be considered with caution, warns the report. The fact that the economy has avoided a prolonged period of recession is largely due to growing c...

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Distillation Principles and Processes

By: Young, Sydney, 1857-1937; Briggs, Ernest

Bibliography: p. 38-39

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Staple Food Crops B. Root Crops

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

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Transactions of the Insurance Society of Edinburgh : Volume 5

By: Insurance Society of Edinburgh, Insurance Society of Edinburgh
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