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  • Carbon  sectors  is  forecast  to  exceed  growth  in  the more  established  Environmental  sector, where  many technologies (for example in Water and Waste Treatment) are already mature.   The Renewable Energy and Emerging Low Carbon sectors currently show a much flatter growth than  previously  forecast  for  the  period  2012  to  2015.  It  is  anticipated  that  as  economic  uncertainty  is  reduced and investment funds start to flow, these growth forecasts will rise once again.

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  • Improving health outcomes through strengthened platforms and systems is at the core of the Initiative. This vision of sustainable progress is only possible thanks to the demonstrable improvements in the health sector over the past decade. Less than ten years ago, neither the woman nor her two children in our story would have stood a chance of survival. At that time, a woman in her condition could not have hoped to access life-sustaining HIV treatment, let alone the services that would prevent her child from being infected by HIV.

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  • The house is 17.0 m long and 8.2 m wide, with a height of 3.4 m from the ground to the crest of the roof. The floor area is 127 m2 ; the enclosed volume is 310 m3 . The floor plan consists of three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a combined family, kitchen, dining and living area. The subfloor is plywood; 17 % of the floor area is resilient vinyl flooring; 72 % of the floor area is carpeted. The house is unfurnished with the exception of preinstalled kitchen and bath cabinetry and the monitoring equipment (described below)...

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  • At Facebook, everything we do is about making the world more open and connected. This has a profound impact on the way people communicate and interact. We are continually developing authentic ways for people to connect with one another as well as with the businesses, brands and institutions they care about, both on Facebook and across the web. Facebook allows marketers to stay connected with people throughout their day whether they are on their computers or mobile devices, at home or at work, watching TV or shopping with friends.

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  • Behind every wood solution from Steelcase, is a deep commitment to understanding our customers’ needs. We observe, we question, we listen and we learn about how people work. Why are we so inquisitive? Because this knowledge enables us to design office solutions that create a better work experience. We’ll even tailor a solution if one of our standard products isn’t exactly what you desire. The result is beautiful wood solutions that can help to attract and retain valuable knowledge workers and help them to be more effective and efficient.

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  • Luxembourg Fund industry Over the years, Luxembourg has developed a strong reputation as a centre of excellence for a large variety of investment funds. The legal framework of the country offers a large selection of investment vehicles that may be used to accommodate the strategies pursued by promoters. As at 31 December 2011, the size of the Luxembourg Fund industry was Euro 2.10 trillion (2010: Euro 2.20 trillion). There were 3,845 funds (2010: 3,667) or 13,294 sub-funds (2010: 12,937) approved. During the year 2011, 469 new funds were set up while 291 were closed or liquidated.

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  • “A business angel is an individual investor (qualified as defined by some national regulations) that invests directly (or through their personal holding) their own money predominantly in seed or start- up companies with no family relationships. Business angels make their own (final) investment decisions and are financially independent, i.e. a possible total loss of their business angel investments will not significantly change the economic situation of their assets.

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  • In order to claim benefits from the compulsory long-term care insurance scheme an insured person must be defined as "frail".

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  • Generally, empirical studies have considered the effect of subsidies on health insurance coverage. But mandates to obtain health insurance often include monetary penalties for noncompliance, and thus a mandate with a penalty also affects the relative price of health insurance by making it costlier to be uninsured. In this respect, the health economics literature is an obvious starting point to search for information about the possible effects of mandates on coverage choices.

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  • Previous interventions had been aimed at mothers of children, using participation in the WIC program as a channel for communication. The formative research and conversations with the African American community suggested that grandmothers were more frequently the chitterlings preparers and would serve as role models to younger women. Thus, the primary target audience was women who prepare chitterlings — older, African American women who, as grandmothers, are often also caregivers for infants.

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  • The recommendations and principles from Agenda 21 cover water resources management in general, i.e. including availability of water, demand regulation, supply and tariffs, whereas water pollution control should be considered as a subset of water resources management. Water resources management entails two closely related elements, that is the maintenance and development of adequate quantities of water of adequate quality (see Case Study V, South Africa). Thus, water resources management cannot be conducted properly without paying due attention to water quality aspects.

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  • The introductory section of the BFI DVD ‘A Personal Journey through American Movies with Martin Scorsese’ provides a useful starting point for the study of genre. Beginning with the section ‘The Director as Storyteller’, Scorsese discusses how the genre system developed in the earliest days of the Hollywood Studio System. He then proceeds to explore three of the principal genres of Hollywood filmmaking: the Gangster film; the Western and the Musical.

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  • Many countries around the world are partly prefunding their otherwise pay-as-you-go (PAYG) financed social security systems by establishing or further developing existing public pension reserve funds (PPRFs). Most OECD countries have put in place internal and external governance mechanisms and investment controls to ensure the sound management of these funds and better isolate them from undue political influence. These structures and mechanisms are in line with OECD standards of good pension fund governance and investment management.

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  • Regardless of which policy you choose, make sure that you understand how the benefits and triggers will work and that they are acceptable to you. For example, benefits paid by a qualified long-term care insurance policy are generally not taxable as income. Benefits from a long-term care insurance policy that is not qualified may be taxable as income. If you bought a long-term care insurance policy before January 1, 1997, that policy is probably qualified.

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  • Turkey’s per capita GDP is catching up and in purchasing power parity had reached 30% of the EU-27 average in 2006. The distribution of this income is very broad, both across households and across regions. The average household income in the city of Trabzon in the north-east of Turkey was only 30% of the country average (2003) whereas incomes in Ankara and Istanbul were 65% and 85% higher than the average.

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  • Similarly, the National Health Policy (NHP) was formulated in the country in 1991 with the objective of enhancing the health status of the population. The primary objective of the policy is to extend the primary health care system to the rural population so that they benefit from modern medical facilities and trained health care providers (Ministry of Health and Population, 2006). The NHP is a comprehensive policy that encompasses service delivery within the administrative structure of the health system. The subsequent health plans that were developed were based on the NHP.

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  • To represent the specific behaviors of this reflection, a schematic model was sought that simultaneously covered health promotion and the Health Policy for the Elderly, with a view to adopting actions for greater awareness, resulting in attitudes of empowerment and suggestions for gerontogeriatric nursing actions. Nola Pender’s Health Promotion Model(10) was used. Through a chart, it manages to represent the behaviors that can lead to health promotion. Nola Pender’s Model was developed in the United States in the 1980s, but was little explored in Brazil.

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  • Consider an investor in country j deciding whether to purchase stocks and/or bonds in a foreign country i1. The investor compares the expected return on an investment in country i1 to the expected return in country j as well as the expected return in country i2. How does an investor decide where to invest? One set of scholarship explicitly assumes that investors are risk averse and use the international asset pricing model (ICAPM) to understand international portfolio diversification.

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  • The concept of versioning as used herein has nothing in common with the concept as used by software developers. In our research, versioning refers to the marketing of a GI service in different quality versions for different prices in order to satisfy different customers with different willingness to pay (Shapiro and Varian 1998 and 1999, Varian 2000). But every user who requests the same GI service quality pays the same price. This approach is also referred to as vertical differentiation or price- quality discrimination.

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  • Follow this tip to learn how to use LiveCycle Designer to write data to and retrieve information from databases. Using these features, form designers can develop forms that allow users to blend manually entered information with enterprise data and display database record details in form fields based on selection criteria such as a key field. For example, people can use printable forms to view supplier details based on part numbers, or use an order form that populates fields such as color and size selectors based on model type.

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