The Handbook of Human Ownership

A Manual for New Tax Farmers

Author: Stefan Molyneux

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781975654443

Category:

Page: 58

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Brilliant, darkly funny and utterly compelling, "The Handbook of Human Ownership" rips the curtains of propaganda from the pedestals of power, revealing all the naked lusts of the power-mongers who rule us all. Any tax livestock that yearns to run the farm must learn the dark arts of human ownership-this short black comedy instructs you on all the secrets you have known deep down all along about how-and why-we are ruled. Read "The Handbook of Human Ownership"-learn the secrets of your masters, the mystery of how the world is owned and controlled, and explode the Matrix of your programming.
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A User's Manual for the Human Experience

Author: Michael W. Dean,Kenneth V. F. Blanchard

Publisher: Michael Dean

ISBN: 9780970539236

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 292

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"A USER'S MANUAL FOR THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE" by Michael W. Dean Foreword by Pastor Kenneth V. Blanchard, Sr. SUBJECTS: *Self-Help: Codependency; *Self-Help: Substance Abuse & Addictions - General; *Biography & Autobiography: Personal Memoirs Published by The Nestlandia Institute Think Tank. WEBSITE, forum and contact: LifeAmp.org OVERVIEW: This is the first-ever book on LIFE AMPLIFICATION or "LifeAmp." LifeAmp is learning to be comfortable in your own skin, and make a living doing what you love. This stunning new guide applies libertarian "no free lunch" and "no initiation of force" ideals to self-help. The book teaches that self-defense is "appropriate and right," and shows how to practice PRACTICAL EMOTIONAL SELF-DEFENSE, using the same standard of integrity when dealing with family, friends, strangers, work, community, the nation, and the world. It's RECOVERY WITHOUT MEETINGS - from codependence, dope addiction, booze addiction...in short, any destructive pattern you'd like to delete from your own internal wiring. It then teaches you how to MAXIMIZE YOUR WORK ETHIC after you eliminate the toxic patterns and SERENITY VAMPIRES. "A USER'S MANUAL FOR THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE" is a post-modern guide for today's realist - everyone who knows that meditating on rainbows, angels and puppies won't fix them. AUTHOR: Michael W. Dean is the author of the books "$30 Film School," "$30 Music School," "$30 Writing School," "Starving in the Company of Beautiful Women," "The Simple Pleasures of a Complex Girl," "DIY NOW! Digital Audio" and "YouTube: an Insider's Guide to Climbing the Charts." Michael directed the films "Hubert Selby Jr: It/ll Be Better Tomorrow" and "D.I.Y. or DIE: How to Survive as an Independent Artist." WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT THE BOOK: "I knew Michael Dean back in the day, when he was a 19-year-old punk rocker with an appetite for self-destruction. I honestly didn't think he'd live to be 30. But guess what? It turns out that Michael isn't just a survivor; he's a survivor who's learned how to enjoy life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness after recovery. For everyone who wants to know how to stay sane, develop a great work ethic, and make a mark on the world, Michael Dean has a great story to tell. --Professor Michael Brub, Ph.D.(Penn State), author of "What's Liberal About the Liberal Arts?" and "Life as We Know It" "Part intellectual memoir, part self-help book, Michael W. Dean's Practical Emotional Self-Defense (PESD) techniques flow from a wealth of life experiences, both positive and negative. 'The Only Two Rules in Life' have some radical, refreshing implications. You'll have to read the book to find out what they are!" --Jason Sorens, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo, SUNY), founder of the Free State Project "You owe yourself the opportunity to step outside your comfort zone and put yourself in the court with this modern-day Socrates." --Pastor Kenneth V. Blanchard, Sr., author of "Black Man with a Gun"
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Ten Steps to a Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation System

A Handbook for Development Practitioners

Author: Jody Zall Kusek,Ray C. Rist

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 0821389076

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

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This Handbook provides a comprehensive ten-step model that will help guide development practitioners through the process of designing and building a results-based monitoring and evaluation system.
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The Art of the Argument

Western Civilization's Last Stand

Author: Stefan Molyneux

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781548742072

Category: Individualism

Page: 172

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'The Art of the Argument' shocks the dying art of rational debate back to life, giving you the essential tools you need to fight the escalating sophistry, falsehoods and vicious personal attacks that have displaced intelligent conversations throughout the world. At a time when we need reasonable and empirical discussions more desperately than ever, 'The Art of the Argument' smashes through the brain-eating fogs of sophistry and mental manipulation, illuminating a path to benevolent power for all who wish to take it. Civilization is defined by our willingness and ability to use words instead of fists - in the absence of reason, violence rules. 'The Art of the Argument' gives you the intellectual ammunition - in one concentrated, entertaining and powerful package - to engage in truly productive, civilization-saving debates. Armed with this book, you will be empowered to speak truth to power, illuminate ignorance, shatter delusions and expose the dangerous sophists within your own life, and around the world.
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Developing Sustainable Food Value Chains

Guiding Principles

Author: David Neven,Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Publisher: Fao

ISBN: 9789251084816

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 88

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Aimed at policy-makers, project designers and field practitioners, this publication provides the conceptual foundation for a new set of FAO handbooks on sustainable food value chain development. It defines the concept of a sustainable food value chain, presents a development paradigm that integrates the concepts of sustainability and value addition, highlights ten guiding principles, and discusses the potential and limitations of the approach. In doing so, this handbook makes a strong case for placing sustainable food value chain development at the heart of any strategy aimed at reducing poverty and hunger.
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The Role of the Farm Management Specialist in Extension

Author: David Kahan

Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org

ISBN: 9789251075517

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 129

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This guide is intended to help extension workers better understand the concept of risk, the situations where risk occurs and management strategies that can be used to reduce, or at least soften its effect. It is hoped that the guide will be useful in assisting extension workers to provide farmers with advice on the kind of risk management strategies that they can employ to deal with risk in their day-to-day farming operations. In this way extension workers can help farmers recognise and understand the risks that they are likely to face and assist them in making better farm management decisions that reduce the negative effect of the risks encountered in farming.
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Mainstreaming Poverty-environment Linkages Into Development Planning

A Handbook for Practitioners

Author: Sophie de Coninck

Publisher: UNEP/Earthprint

ISBN: 9789280729627

Category: Political Science

Page: 118

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Natural resources such as forests and fisheries play a larger role in the national income and wealth of less developed economies. This handbook is designed to serve as a guide for champions and practitioners engaged in the task of mainstreaming poverty-environment linkages into national development planning. The handbook draws on experience at the country level and lessons learned by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) in working with governments - especially ministries of planning, finance and environment - to support efforts to integrate the complex interrelationships between poverty reduction and improved environmental management into national planning and decision-making.--Publisher's description.
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Human Trafficking, Human Misery

The Global Trade in Human Beings

Author: Alexis A. Aronowitz

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0275994813

Category: Social Science

Page: 285

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This volume takes a global perspective and uses first-hand accounts and stories to examine the problem of human trafficking in its various manifestations around the world.
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Microfinance Handbook

An Institutional and Financial Perspective

Author: Joanna Ledgerwood

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 9780821384312

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 302

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The purpose of the 'Microfinance Handbook' is to bring together in a single source guiding principles and tools that will promote sustainable microfinance and create viable institutions.
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Organic Transition

A Business Planner for Farmers, Ranchers and Food Entrepreneurs

Author: Gigi DiGiacomo,Robert King,Dale Nordquist

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781888626155

Category:

Page: 178

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Human Development Report 2016

Human Development for Everyone

Author: United Nations Development Programme

Publisher: Human Development Report (Pape

ISBN: 9789211264135

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 286

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This report focuses on how human development can be ensured for everyone, now and in future. It starts with an account of the hopes and challenges of today's world, envisioning where humanity wants to go. This vision draws from and builds on the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. It explores who has been left behind in human development progress and why. It argues that to ensure that human development reaches everyone, some aspects of the human development framework and assessment perspectives have to be brought to the fore. The Report also identifies the national policies and key strategies to ensure that will enable every human being achieve at least basic human development and to sustain and protect the gains.
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Handbook on Poverty + Inequality

Author: Jonathan Haughton,Shahidur R. Khandker

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 9780821376140

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 442

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For anyone wanting to learn, in practical terms, how to measure, describe, monitor, evaluate, and analyze poverty, this Handbook is the place to start. It is designed to be accessible to people with a university-level background in science or the social sciences. It is an invaluable tool for policy analysts, researchers, college students, and government officials working on policy issues related to poverty and inequality.
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The Urban Farmer

Growing Food for Profit on Leased and Borrowed Land

Author: Curtis Stone

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN: 1771421916

Category: Gardening

Page: 288

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There are twenty million acres of lawns in North America. In their current form, these unproductive expanses of grass represent a significant financial and environmental cost. However, viewed through a different lens, they can also be seen as a tremendous source of opportunity. Access to land is a major barrier for many people who want to enter the agricultural sector, and urban and suburban yards have huge potential for would-be farmers wanting to become part of this growing movement. The Urban Farmer is a comprehensive, hands-on, practical manual to help you learn the techniques and business strategies you need to make a good living growing high-yield, high-value crops right in your own backyard (or someone else's). Major benefits include: Low capital investment and overhead costs Reduced need for expensive infrastructure Easy access to markets Growing food in the city means that fresh crops may travel only a few blocks from field to table, making this innovative approach the next logical step in the local food movement. Based on a scalable, easily reproduced business model, The Urban Farmer is your complete guide to minimizing risk and maximizing profit by using intensive production in small leased or borrowed spaces. Curtis Stone is the owner/operator of Green City Acres, a commercial urban farm growing vegetables for farmers markets, restaurants, and retail outlets. During his slower months, Curtis works as a public speaker, teacher, and consultant, sharing his story to inspire a new generation of farmers.
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Case Studies of Emerging Farmers and Agribusinesses in South Africa

Author: Edward Mabaya,Krisztina Tihanyi,Mohammad Karaan

Publisher: AFRICAN SUN MeDIA

ISBN: 1920338659

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 311

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“Emerging” (or “black”) farmers are often considered a homogeneous group. While individual emerging farmers and agribusinesses in South Africa share a common history, the case studies in this book show that in fact significant differences exist among them that are often hidden beneath the averaging and aggregation typical of most analytical research. Presenting fifteen case studies of emerging agribusinesses in South Africa, this book has three main objectives: (1) to capture the human stories behind the emerging farms and agribusinesses in South Africa in order to showcase their rich diversity, historical backgrounds, current context, and future directions; (2) to highlight the best practices, opportunities, and challenges facing South Africa’s emerging farmers and agribusinesses; and (3) to create a new set of instructional materials for academics and development practitioners, or as a point of reference for other entrepreneurs, members of government, and other practitioners engaged in agriculture and agribusiness. The case study format, a relatively new tool in the field of agribusiness management, allows for a close-up view of the entrepreneurs at the heart of the businesses, providing an ideal lens through which to take a snapshot of the agribusiness landscape of South Africa today.
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Entrepreneurship in Farming

Author: David Kahan

Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org

ISBN: 9789251075470

Category: Social Science

Page: 129

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The purpose of this guide is to provide a better understanding of the concept and practice of entrepreneurship. This guide has been prepared for people who want to start a farm business for the first time and for farmers that want to make changes to their farming systems by introducing high value enterprises directed to the market. This guide can also help extension workers be better able to help farmers develop the skills and spirit of an entrepreneur. Is it part of a series of booklets on farm business management designated to help extension workers support farmers.
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Agricultural Innovation Systems

An Investment Sourcebook

Author: The World Bank

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 0821389440

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 680

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Managing the ability of agriculture to meet rising global demand and to respond to the changes and opportunities will require good policy, sustained investments, and innovation - not business as usual. Investments in public Research and Development, extension, education, and their links with one another have elicited high returns and pro-poor growth, but these investments alone will not elicit innovation at the pace or on the scale required by the intensifying and proliferating challenges confronting agriculture. Experience indicates that aside from a strong capacity in Research and Development, the ability to innovate is often related to collective action, coordination, the exchange of knowledge among diverse actors, the incentives and resources available to form partnerships and develop businesses, and conditions that make it possible for farmers or entrepreneurs to use the innovations. While consensus is developing about what is meant by 'innovation' and 'innovation system', no detailed blueprint exists for making agricultural innovation happen at a given time, in a given place, for a given result. The AIS approach that looks at these multiple conditions and relationships that promote innovation in agriculture, has however moved from a concept to a sub-discipline with principles of analysis and action. AIS investments must be specific to the context, responding to the stage of development in a particular country and agricultural sector, especially the AIS. This sourcebook contributes to identifying, designing, and implementing the investments, approaches, and complementary interventions that appear most likely to strengthen AIS and to promote agricultural innovation and equitable growth. It emphasizes the lessons learned, benefits and impacts, implementation issues, and prospects for replicating or expanding successful practices. The information in this sourcebook derives from approaches that have been tested at different scales in different contexts. It reflects the experiences and evolving understanding of numerous individuals and organizations concerned with agricultural innovation, including the World Bank. This information is targeted to the key operational staff in international and regional development agencies and national governments who design and implement lending projects and to the practitioners who design thematic programs and technical assistance packages. The sourcebook can also be an important resource for the research community and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs).
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Our Enemy, the State

Author: N.A

Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute

ISBN: 1610163729

Category: Political science

Page: 209

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The ONS Productivity Handbook

A Statistical Overview and Guide

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Capital productivity

Page: 191

View: 2927

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Challenging Chains to Change

Gender Equity in Agricultural Value Chain Development

Author: Anna Laven

Publisher: Kit Press

ISBN: 9789460222122

Category: Social Science

Page: 347

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Very often, efforts to improve value chains miss out half of the population -- the female half. It is men who sell the products and who keep the money from those sales. The women, who do much of the work but are not recognised for it, often have to work even harder to meet ever-increasing quality requirements. But they see few of the benefits. How to change this? This book explains how development organisations and private entrepreneurs have found ways to improve the position of women in value chains especially small-scale women farmers and primary processors. It outlines five broad strategies for doing this: (1) working with women on typical "women's products" such as shea, poultry and dairy, (2) opening up opportunities for women to work on what are traditionally "mens commodities" or in mens domains, (3) supporting women and men in organising for change by building capacity, organisation, sensitisation and access to finance, (4) using standards and certification to promote gender equity, and (5) promoting gender-responsible business. The book draws on dozens of cases from all over the world, covering a wide range of crops and livestock products. These include traditional subsistence products (such as rice), small-scale cash items (honey, vegetables) as well as export commodities (artichokes, coffee) and biofuels (jatropha). The book includes a range of tools and methodologies for analysing and developing value chains with gender in mind. By bringing together the two fields of gender and value chains, this book offers a set of compelling arguments for addressing gender in value chain development. It proposes an analytical framework that builds on both fields. It outlines five strategies for development organisations and enterprises to ensure that women can participate in value chains as full partners and decision-makers. The overall result is to improve value chain performance, with both women and men able to enjoy the benefits.
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