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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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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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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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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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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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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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Enpogen : Operationalising Gender and Poverty in Energy

By: Rekha Dayal

Economics

There is increasing recognition of the importance of taking poverty and gender into account in the design, implementation, and assessment of energy projects. Practitioners around the world are attempting to institute poverty- and genderaware projects, and document experiences in order to share lessons with others interested in similar initiatives. Recognising the value of such initiatives, donors have been supportive. To some extent, even the private sector is beginning ...

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Technical Communication Among Scientists and Engineers in Four Org...

By: Allen, Thomas J. (Thomas John), 1931; Meyer, Arnoud De

MIT Libraries

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The Kaluza Concept

By: Keith Young

Blending a subtle cocktail of Physics and Metaphysics, and building on inspiration from cutting edge thinkers, this new age opus takes the reader beyond the edge of modern science and into a higher dimensional realm where consciousness dictates its own destiny through the creation of multiple realities and a process of self-refinement, eventually achieving supreme omniscience. This book proposes a meaning and purpose to all we experience as physical beings.

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Fdi Confidence Index Global Business Policy Council

By: The World Bank

Economics

Senior executives from the world?s largest companies remain downbeat on the global economy in 2003. Undoing the excesses of the 1990s has become a lengthy process of corporate restructuring complicated by currency volatility, deflation fears, continued geopolitical instability and shortterm disruptions such as SARS. Combined, these factors have exacted a heavy toll on executives? confidence in making investments overseas. However, corporate investors reveal that they are...

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Indigenous Peoples Leadership Capacity Building Program for the An...

By: Jorge E. Uquillas Rodas

Economics

The Indigenous Peoples Leadership Capacity-Building Program for the Andean Countries (Andean Program) is the result of an initiative of the Fund for the Development of Indigenous Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean (Fondo Indígena), supported initially by the governments of Ecuador and Peru and later by the main national indigenous organizations of the Andean countries of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. Responding to this interest, the World Bank (...

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Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: In order to maintain its global leadership, America must ensure our citizens can meet the demands of a more scientifically- and technologically-centered world. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has a key role in creating and maintaining the science, mathematics, engineering, and technology (SMET) capacity in this nation. The Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering (CEOSE) has been charged by Congress with advising NSF in assuring that all...

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Arctic Science, Engineering, And Education

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The Foundation provides awards for research and education in the sciences and engineering. The awardee is wholly responsible for the conduct of such research and preparation of the results for publication. The Foundation, therefore, does not assume responsibility for the research findings or their interpretation. The Foundation welcomes proposals from all qualified scientists and engineers and strongly encourages women, minorities, and persons with disabilities ...

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Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction: 2002 Economic Cens...

By: Theodore W. Kassinger

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: The economic census is the major source of facts about the structure and functioning of the nation?s economy. It provides essential information for government, business, industry, and the general public. Title 13 of the United States Code (Sections 131, 191, and 224) directs the Census Bureau to take the economic census every 5 years, covering years ending in ?2? and ?7.?

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Division of Mathematical Sciences

By: Dr. Margaret Wright

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Today's challenges faced by science and engineering are so complex that they can only be solved through the help and participation of mathematical scientists. All three approaches to science, observation and experiment, theory, and modeling are needed to understand the complex phenomena investigated today by scientists and engineers, and each approach requires the mathematical sciences. Currently observationalists are producing enormous data sets that can only b...

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