Since the last several years, poverty, food deficit, hunger and the deep-rooted social inequality in terms of class, caste and gender contribute towards the majority of the children from poor households are being adversely affected and prevented from experiencing all levels of education in the rural villages of the mountainous Karnali region of Nepal. This book, therefore, aims to explore the impact of food insecurity on the education of rural children in Kaigaun and Rimi Village Development Committee of Dolpa district (Karnali region). The study provides an account of the food and educational situation as it exists today and the extent of food insecurity across different strata (class, caste and gender) of this rural study villages. The study highlights how and what ways food insecurity affects access of the rural children to education and what is being done to alleviate the situation. The study also analyses the impact of some recent solutions to the problem i.e. the Food Assistance Programme and Food for Education Programme. Because of its interdisciplinary nature it will be useful to social scholars, researchers, students, policy makers and development practitioners.
This book seeks to establish an understanding of how HIV/AIDS affects food security in rural communities of Sub-Saharan Africa. Zambia is used as a case study because it is one of the countries most affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub Saharan Africa and the world. Besides exploring the impact of HIV/AIDS on food security, the book seeks to examine the relationship between coping with HIV/AIDS and food insecurity and how responding to each of them affects the other. The book further seeks to examine whether there are particular obstacles for women in rural Zambia to attaining Antiretroviral drugs, and whether the ARV health strategy is an effective way of supporting women who are coping with both the HIV/AIDS epidemic and food insecurity. Findings of this study may be used by policy makers in Africa and other countries, researchers and Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) as a basis for policy review and change, and further research.
A long time ago on Mount Olympus, Hercules was born to Zeus and his wife, Hera. Zeus was the greatest of the gods, and baby Hercules was already very strong. Hades was the god of the dead and the other gods hated him. When he came up from the Underworld to meet the baby, he brought Hercules a dangerous toy. Hades wants to take control of the world from Zeus and only Hercules can stop him...
Beasts of Olympus is a series of 144-page illustrated chapter books set in a magical Ancient Greece where strange things still walk the Earth. In Steeds of the Gods, Demon, the official Olympian beast keeper, is caught between Helios and Poseidon, who are planning a race to see which of their steeds is the fastest. Both vengeful gods have requested Demon's help, but he can choose only one.
In the summer of 2010, exams arrived at the Teesside University in Middlesbrough, UK. I am very excited for the exam because of the final project submission; I have made a report so it will useful for you to know about how the online ordering system works? This is a book (report) for software developer/business developers who are interested on develop POS (Point of sell) application on food ordering. This book also contains How to develop and what are the things are require for it? And how will you develop ordering system/website?
Marriage is a well careful crafted union in which two people agree and solemnly swear before a congregation with God as the key witness, to love, to cherish and to hold each other in a happy permanent union that only death does them part from each other. Marriage is the foundation of Family life, Human multiplication and Settlement on Earth. Mere physical union cannot guarantee emotional harmony. There has to be a union of hearts and intentions. More often than not, making sacrifices for the other person is the price needed to be paid to make marriage a success. Both persons interested in each other must examine prospective mates'' goals, beliefs and attitude. Through this permanent union – marriage – family become joined to each other, to share, to assist each other and become related hence forth here in after. In this union, off springs are born who spread out their wings in marriage and birth into union that make society cohesive, solid and united through blood and marriage, just as God himself had envisioned when he brought the woman to her husband, blessed them and said: “Have many children so that your descendants will live all over the earth and bring it under control ……..”
The broad aim of this book on African Church History is to depict Christianity as a dynamic and expanding force. The book shows briefly how Christianity came to Africa and how it was linked to early European penetration into the continent of Africa. The prevailing situation in Africa with regard to religion and social structure is also presented. Needless to say, Christianity has had great impact on African religion and culture. The book also indicates some of the methods used in Evangelization of Africa, as well as the problems encountered in the endeavor. The book further traces and explains the growth and development of Christianity in various parts of Africa. Finally the incarnation of Christianity in independent Africa is presented. This book is designed to assist teachers and students dealing with the subject of African Church History. It is basically an introduction to the subject, and for that reason it is intended to provide the basic reading materials. It provides an outline of the salient themes to be covered in studying African Church History. It can be used as a text book for students taking Church History in University and colleges of formation.
Superstar creator Walt Simonson returns to draw the Hulk and Thor! When Bruce Banner takes his lab team to Jotunheim, that means only one thing: Hulk vs. Frost Giants! Thor joins the fray, but what's wrong with the God of Thunder - and why doesn't he recognize Hulk? As the Frost Giants prepare to invade Earth, not even Hulk and Thor can stand in their way - so they'll have to call in some help! Plus, the secret of the Portal to Jotunheim is revealed, as Bruce Banner lands a bombshell surprise on his assistants!
Coco is Anna Del Conte's 12-year-old granddaughter and her tireless helper in the kitchen. From a very early age, Coco showed an interest in food and cooking - Anna taught her to smell and taste food, and soon enough Coco was able to start helping, progressing from decorating cakes to making pasta to conjuring up her favourite tagines. Taking us from the simple dishes of the early stages, through to more complex cooking for older children - by way of meatballs, Coco's first biscuits, lamb with couscous and sweet ricotta pancakes - and illustrated with beautiful photographs, Anna Del Conte brings us the best of all the recipes they have cooked together. In a relaxed, informal style, she shows how to teach children the importance of seasonal food, how to introduce new skills and techniques, and how to choose the best ingredients. But Cooking with Coco is also an inspirational reminder of how much fun families can have together in the kitchen. Written by an internationally renowned cook, food writer and grandmother, for all the eager - and sometimes mischievous - faces around her table, Cooking with Coco is a book for anyone who wants to introduce children to simple, healthy and delicious cooking and the joy and satisfaction of making it themselves.
Growing surplus food grains by devoting higher percentage share of cultivated area under food grains crops has become unsuccessful because of self-sufficiency at regional and national level as well. Per head per day availability of food grains in the country is 417 gm., which is sufficient to satisfy the hungers. The misery is that the people continue to starve because the primary problem is not the lack of an adequate supply of food grains but the incapacity to purchase it. Supply oriented food availability offer at best a partial solution. The most difficult aspect is how to ensure peoples’ entitlement to adequate food intake from the existing land resources to sustain their livelihood. It is increasingly felt that Indian agriculture is currently suffering from “technology fatigue”, due to which the earlier gains made during the Green Revolution has withered away. Moreover, Green Revolution itself has been criticized for being Euro-centric, environmentally unsustainable and being a political (it never addressed the issues of land and tenancy reforms, and other related institutional reforms).
Book annotates about the evolution of organic agriculture as an eco-friendly food production technique towards feeding the world healthy food with sufficient quantities. Organic agriculture is more than a farming technique – it is a production system that sustains the health of soils, ecosystems and people. It relies on ecological processes, biodiversity and cycles adapted to local conditions, rather than the use of synthetic inputs with undesirable effects on environment and living beings in particular. Organic agriculture amalgamates tradition, innovation and science to benefit the shared environment and promote fair relationships and a good quality of life for all involved. Through organic farming, global greenhouse gas emissions could be reduced significantly to mitigate climate change as well. Elimination of world hunger could be achieved by increasing the access to food - not simply the production in the expense of the most important natural resources of the Earth (i.e. soil, water and biodiversity) and the health of all living beings. Also, increasing the proportion of agriculture that uses sustainable, organic methods of farming is not a choice but, a necessity.
Twenty authors tell amazing stories about the efforts that went into writing their first book. A list of contents. Christine Amsden - "My Million Words of Crap" Darrell Bain - "The Story Behind The Pet Plague" Bob Boan - "How I Came to Write Bobby becomes Bob" Mayra Calvani - "Tips on Writing Your First Novel" D Jason Cooper - "Understanding Numerology" Lee Denning - "Two Beginnings" Susan Goldsmith - "How I Wrote Abithica" Ginger Hanson - "Ten Lessons I Learned from Writing Quest for Vengeance" Toby Fesler Heathcotte - "The Manuscript from a Mystifying Source" Darby Karchut - "Wings" Linda Langwith - "The Serendipity Factor" Aaron Lazar - "The Writing of Double Forte" Celia A. Leaman - "Writing Mary's Child" Beverly Stowe McClure - "How I Wrote Shadows on the Desert" Gerald Mills - "How I Wrote No Place for Gods" Erica Miner - "How I Wrote Travels With My Lovers" Stephanie Osborn - "How a Rocket Scientist Becomes a Writer" Bob Rich - "How I Came to Write Novels" Dorothy Skarles - "Tales of Intrigue, Adventure and Learning" Dan Starr - "A Solution and a Seed: Novel Writing as Growing a Crystal"
Mostly Harmless: The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy Part Five The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy has, in what we laughingly call the past, a great deal to say on the subject of parallel universes. Very little of this is, however, at all comprehensible to anyone below the level of Advanced God, and since it is now well-established that all known gods came into existence a good three millionths of a second after the Universe began rather than, as they usually claimed, the previous week, they already have a great deal of explaining to do as it is, and are therefore not available for comment at this time...VOLUME FIVE IN THE TRILOGY OF FIVE
With jealous schemers in both the realm of the gods and on earth working against them, former water god Habaek and his human lover Soah will not only have to struggle to stay together--but to stay alive as well! Korean creator Mi-Kyung Yun's high-stakes celestial drama reaches a turning point, as the desperate lovers must overcome seemingly impossible obstacles to save those they care about the most! Although they've fled to earth, our star-crossed pair also can't avoid becoming entangled in a civil war among the gods, with the current, demented emperor wanting Habaek back and fighting on his side!
In one volume together with its bestselling sequel When it was first published, "Fat is a Feminist Issue" became an instant classic and it is as relevant today as it was then. Reflecting on our increasingly diet and body-obsessed society, Susie Orbach's new introduction explains how generations of women and girls are growing up absorbing the eating anxieties around them. In an age where women want to be sexy, nurturing, domestic goddesses, confident at work - an equal to their male counterparts, and feminine too, the twenty-first-century woman is poorly armed for survival. Never before has the "Fat is a Feminist Issue" revolution been more in need of revival. Exploring our love/hate relationship with food, Susie Orbach describes how fat is about so much more than food. It is a response to our social situation; the way we are seen by others and ourselves. Too often food is a source of anguish, as are our bodies. But "Fat is a Feminist Issue" discusses how we can turn food into a friend and find ways to accept ourselves for who and how we are. Following the step-by-step guide, and you too can put an end to food anxieties and dieting.