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U.S. Policy Toward Iran

By: Department of National Security

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Human Rights Abuses of the Roma (Gypsies) : Hearing before the Sub...

By: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on International Security, International Organizations, and Human Rights

Democracy -- Albania ; Greeks -- Legal status, laws, etc. Albania ; Albania -- Politics and government 1990-

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A History of the Later Roman Empire : From Arcadius to Irene (395 ...

By: J.B. Bury

Economic Theory Literature

Preface: LONDON 1889, THERE is no period of history which has been so much obscured by incorrect and misleading titles as the period of the later Roman Empire. It is, I believe, more due to improper names than one might at first be disposed to admit, that the import of that period is so constantly misunderstood and its character so often misrepresented. For the first step towards grasping the history of those centuries through which the ancient evolved into the modern wo...

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Commercial News

By: Timothy C. Thompson

Business Reference

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Protocol

Business Publication

Excerpt: At the signing of the Convention between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Japan for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income (hereinafter referred to as ?the Convention?), the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Japan have agreed upon the following provisions, which shall form an integral part of the Convention.

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Innovation and Good Quality Always #1 Goal at North American

By: Cal Yudin

Business Publication

Excerpt: North American Oil specializes in selling trendy, well - packaged merchandise that fulfills consumer needs. Since 1974, North American has been a leading developer of new products for the automotive, hardware and household markets. ?High quality and excellent packaging have been the hallmarks for the company to go throughout the decades and lay the foundation for the future,? said Cal Yudin, president and founder of North American. ?We produce the kind of qualit...

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Food Engineering, Quality and Competitiveness in Small Food Indust...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Consumers in both developing and developed countries demand high quality wholesome food products, at reasonable prices and which are to their full satisfaction. They also need to be protected from food-related illnesses and producers, handlers, processors and traders obviously benefit from increased consumer confidence and related sales. For these reasons all countries need to ensure that the supplies of food are not only acceptable and adequate from the point o...

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Food Safety Strategies in Europe : Promoting a New Approach to for...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Introduction: Responsibility for food safety is shared among all stakeholders, from producers and distributors to caterers and consumers. Ensuring that consumers? health and consumers? interests are adequately guaranteed requires the input of many organisations and individuals both within regulatory agencies and the food industry. In recent years, numerous countries have reorganised their official or regulatory food controls systems. Often the emergence of single nationa...

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Measuring Capacity in Fisheries

By: S. Pascoe

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: This document was prepared in order to introduce and review major issues to be considered in the context of the FAO Technical Consultation on the Measurement of Fishing Capacity. It introduces basic definitions and major considerations for the measurement and monitoring of fishing capacity. The ultimate objective of capacity measurement is to provide information for the development of a management strategy that will ensure that fleet capacity is moving in the ri...

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Expert Consultation on Rural Women and Distance Learning : Regiona...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The focus of the meeting was on Rural women and distance learning: Regional strategies. The premise for this technical consultation comes from Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Plan of Action of the World Food Summit and Women in Development commitments to ensure gender equality in access to resources including information and technology. The Women and Population Division, FAO has developed an action strategy for the role of information under the programme...

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News from the Fao Food Quality and Standards Service, Food and Nut...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Information Now Available On-line Paper on FAO?s Strategy for a Safe and Nutritious Food Supply At its 19th session (April 2005), FAO?s Committee on Agriculture (COAG) considered a document prepared by the FAO Secretariat on the above subject. The Committee supported FAO?s proposed strategy which stresses the need for addressing food safety issues along the food chain. It recommended that countries utilize a stepwise and sequential method in implementation of th...

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Meso-Economic Filters Along the Policy Chain: Understanding the Li...

By: Alberto Zezza

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: During the 1980s and 1990s market-led and outward-oriented policy reforms were adopted by all Latin American countries, putting an end to four decades of state-led, inward-oriented growth strategy. In 1974 Chile had been a precursor of the reform wave, having undertaken a radical macroeconomic adjustment programme. In 1985, as a result of the debt crisis Mexico and Bolivia started structural adjustment programmes (SAPs), sponsored by the IMF and the World Bank. ...

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Professional Forestry Education and Forestry Development in Centra...

By: F. Rojas Rodriguez

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Forestry schools in Central America have proliferated over the past 30 years, and a number of new public and private universities are planning to consolidate programmes for training human resources in the forestry sector. However, the proliferation of schools is not evidence of any clear strategy; indeed it is paralleled by a drop in the job market for foresters.

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Second Fao/Who Global Forum of Food Safety Regulators

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: PROVISIONAL AGENDA Agenda Item Subject matter Document Reference Number Opening of the Forum 1. Election of Officers 2. Adoption of the Agenda and Timetable GF 02/1 3. Keynote Address - Building effective food safety systems: ?Application of risk analysis? CRD 1 4. Strengthening official food safety control services GF 02/3 4.1 Defining the responsibilities and tasks of different stakeholders within the framework of a national strategy GF 02/4 ...

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The Foundation of Communication Strategy Design

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: 1.1 Communication Strategy Design: A Definition 1.1.1 Communication Strategy Design: Purpose and Rationale 1.1.2 A Map of the Process of Communication Strategy Design 1.2 Transforming Field Findings into Useful Accounts 1.2.1 Using Field Findings to Identify and Analyse Focal Problems 1.2.2 Focussing on Communication Related Problems 1.2.3 From Priority Problems to Creative Solutions 1.2.4 Expected Change and Criteria to Measure It 1.3 Putting Together the Commu...

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Near East Regional Integrated Pest Management (Ipm) Programme

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The use of pesticides in the Near East Region is associated with growing health and environmental problems. Standards on pesticide residues, in particular, for export to Western markets, are becoming more stringent. onsumer concern about food safety is creating markets for food products of better quality. The project, which is financed by the extraordinary Italian ontribution to FAO Trust Fund for Food Security and Food Safety, strengthens the capability of gove...

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Fao/Who Regional Meeting on Food Safety for the Near East

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Introduction: The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is located in a strategic spot on the world map, linking the Americas, Africa and Europe continents with Asia and the Far East with a total surface area of 89342km2 of which 2% crops field area, 1% fruit area and 0.4% vegetable area (statistics 2000). The country is governed by 12 different governorates with six border entry points. 20 health directorates are distributed throughout the country mandating over 3000 food activities (statistics 2000)

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Mycotoxin Prevention and Decontamination a Case Study on Maize

By: R. T. Riley

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Numerous reviews and publications have summarized the approaches already in use and being developed to minimize mycotoxin contamination of maize (Agricultural Research Service, 1997a and 1997b; CAST, 1989; Robens, 1990; Jackson, DeVries and Bullerman, 1996; Sinha and Bhatnagar, 1998; Scott, 1998). Many of the strategies used for other commodities can generally also be applied to maize (McMullen, Jones and Gallenberg, 1997). In this article, ?prevention of mycoto...

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Kenya : NEPAD-CAADP Bankable Investment Project Profile : Agricult...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The Ministries of Agriculture and Livestock and Fisheries Development together are implementing a recently completed Strategy for the Revitalization of Agriculture 2004?2014. Lack of access to financial services is among the priority constraints recognised in that document. This proposed project is the result of a request from the ministries for assistance in developing a bankable project to address that constraint.

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Transferring and Passing Knowledge on to Future Generations

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: TRANSFERRING KNOWLEDGE In the rural areas, the HIV/AIDS epidemic has led to the collapse of many extended family networks, taking with it the local knowledge of agroecology and farming practices that are fundamental to their survival. Moreover, the loss of so many from the productive generations puts an burden on those surviving to cope with the severe labour shortages and increased household responsibilities, particularly in caring for sick or dying family memb...

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