Grain Farmers of Ontario
Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO) is an organisation representing Ontarios growers of corn, soybean and wheat. Its website provides growing and production information, crop yields, and marketing news. There is also a substantial research section with summaries of projects and research papers on agronomy, pests and diseases, crop breeding and genetics, and utilization.
Social Panorama of Latin America 2005
The 2005 edition of the Social Panorama of Latin America report by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). This report '... analyses recent poverty trends and the increase in migrant remittances, together with their impact on the well-being of the region's population. Short- and long-term trends in social spending, the distribution of such expenditures among the various socio-economic strata and their effects in terms of income deconcentration and increased well-bein
New America Media : expanding the news lens through ethnic media
New America Media was founded by the non-profit Pacific News Service in 1996, it Is a national collaboration over 2000 ethnic news organizations based in the United States. Its website provides free access to news headlines, blogs and some features from its members. These include Latino newspapers, Asian American, black and African American. The website can also be browsed by region and topic. It aims to offer different perspectives on mainstream issues. Information on copyright and access to m
University of Liverpool : Sports archive and book collections
From the University of Liverpool, this section contains details of sporting manuscripts held in their Special Collections and Archives. This includes archives of the University of Liverpool Athletic Union, the records of the Physical Education Association, the Universities Athletic Association, the Leeds Athletic Institute, the English Table tennis Association, and papers of Lord Aberdare.
Ready to Transition From the Military to the Private Sector
Michael Fallon, Darden MBA Class of 2011, talks about how Darden got him ready to make an impact in the the private sector, coming from a background as a marine corps officer.
Spartan Sagas: Edward Bailey, Passion Incorporated.
Alumnus Edward Bailey is all about living his passion of helping others realize their potential as both the manager of talent and outreach programs at Google and the president of the board of trustees for the Mountain View Whisman School District in California. Spartans Will. For more, go to http://spartansagas.msu.edu/saga/1010/
Seeking Justice For Crimes Against Humanity: the case of Argentina
Under the military government of 1976-1983, Argentina suffered massive and systematic violations of human rights, the consequences of which still linger today. Sergio Torres is a federal judge, presiding over a case that involves more than 800 incidents of illegal detentions, torture, disappearances and deaths. Chetan Bhatt is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Centre for the Study of Human Rights, LSE.
University of Nottingham. Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering
Gaining Access Using Application and Operating System Attacks
Application and operating system attacks (part 2) and gaining access via network based attacks. Video lecture from a series on Methods and Issues of e-Investigation delivered by Dan Brearley. Running time approximately 47 minutes.
Japan in war and peace
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/2010 This module consists of a detailed examination of the critical period in Japanese history from the end of the Pacific War through the U.S. Occupation between 1945 and 1952 and recovery in the 1960s and beyond. The lectures and seminars examine the following topics: Japan’s Road to War The Japanese experience of war and defeat The A-bomb in history and memory The ‘Allied’
The Microbiological Garden features specialized collections with images and informative paragraphs covering microbial-based topics including: foyer, microbes in the kitchen, bacteria on our skin, pathogens, yeast under the microscope, how bacteria swim, moving bacterial bands, magic microbial spheres, magnetic bacteria, movement symbiosis, Euglena, Vorticella, nectar yeasts, phototrophic consortia, luminescent bacteria, bacteria from a lake, water-air interface, bacteria from the North Sea, Medi
Pt 3-The Future of Media in Children’s Education: A Focus on Tweens
Pt 3 of a national conference hosted by Children Now and The Future of Children.
Unemployment and Growth in the Wake of the Great Recession
Unemployment and Growth in the Wake of the Great Recession
T4 Tips Podcast #30 - iPhoto '08 (Mac)
An introduction to iPhoto '08
African entrepreneurs must pressure governments to regulate business environments
Although many African companies will be hit by the current global slowdown, there is a lot that local entrepreneurs and their governments can do to improve their business environments, says Arthur Levi, former head of the World Bank’s private sector arm, International Finance Corporation (IFC) Europe.
Sustainability: a business opportunity
By the year 2040, only 15 per cent of the world's population will be living in what are now called developed countries. It's therefore essential for today's business planners to start focusing on the rest of the planet. Fortunately a strategy centred on emerging markets can be both financially profitable and socially responsible, says Barbara Kux of the Dutch multinational Royal Philips Electronics.
"Developing countries are a fantastic source of opportunities for companies," says Kux,
Cathay Pacific takes off cautiously to brighter skies
At its Annual General Meeting recently, IATA (International Air Transport Association) predicted that the industry will recover faster than expected, with Asia-Pacific carriers powering the upturn. INSEAD Knowledge takes a closer look at the performance of one of these airlines: the flag carrier of Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific.
The Middle Kingdom: Civilisation state or nation state?
China is a conundrum: past, present and possibly the future. Even as it is on course to overshadow the US as the next dominant economic superpower, author Martin Jacques argues that it will never become a Western-style society, but will likely remain highly distinctive.
A ‘naive response’ to economic growth?
With many economies expected to begin posting growth again this year, the group executive director and CEO of wholesale banking at Standard Chartered Bank has some words of caution: accepting GDP figures at face value “would be a naïve response”.
Personal view: some advice to climate scientists on ethics from a finance professor
Climate scientists from the Climate Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia have come under fire for alleged data manipulation following the release of thousands of emails and documents. As a result of ‘ClimateGate,’ some of the climatologists involved have stepped aside or are under investigation by their university.