Book 1

Sustaining Forests

Sustaining Forests

World Bank Publications. 2004

The World Bank's Forests Strategy, adopted in October 2002, charts a path for the Bank's proactive engagement in the sector to help attain the goal of poverty reduction without jeopardizing the environmental values intrinsic to sustainability. This strategy replaces the Bank's 1991 Forestry Strategy, and was developed on the basis of the findings of an independent review of the 1991 strategy and a two-year consultative process with development partners and stakeholders around the world. The...

The Greater Freedom

The Greater Freedom

Little A. 2019

Selling Street and Snack Foods

Selling Street and Snack Foods

Food & Agriculture Org. 2021

"The main purpose of this booklet is to create awareness about the multitude of opportunities that street and snack foods can provide for small-scale farmers in rural, peri-urban and urban areas. Moreover street and snack foods have positive effects on other member of the supply chain as well as poor consumers in rural, peri-urban and urban communities. it is hoped that policy-makers and development personnel recognize such opportunities and provide a supporting and enabling environment for...

Spiritual Economies

Spiritual Economies

Cornell University Press. 2011

In Europe and North America Muslims are often represented in conflict with modernity—but what could be more modern than motivational programs that represent Islamic practice as conducive to business success and personal growth? Daromir Rudnyckyj's innovative and surprising book challenges widespread assumptions about contemporary Islam by showing how moderate Muslims in Southeast Asia are reinterpreting Islam not to reject modernity but to create a "spiritual economy" consisting of practices...

Born Just Right

Born Just Right

Aladdin. 2019

From tween advocate for limb difference and founder of Project Unicorn Jordan Reeves and her mom, Jen, comes an inspiring memoir about how every kid is perfect just the way they are. When Jordan Reeves was born without the bottom half of her left arm, the doctors reassured her parents that she was “born just right.” And she has been proving that doctor right ever since! With candor, humor, and heart, Jordan’s mother, Jen Lee Reeves, helps Jordan tell her story about growing up in an...