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  • A brief synthesis of the state of the environment is given using the main themes in AEO-1 as the baseline, but discussing this within the context of the Brundtland report and the programme areas of NEPAD-EAP. Where appropriate, the general regional situation has been placed in the global context. Six thematic areas, forming the basis of the chapters, have been used in the analysis – Atmosphere, Land, Freshwater, Forests and Woodlands, Coastal and Marine Environments, and Biodiversity.

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  • The result for the best performing firm on each issue is highlighted by the outer dashed line. The chart illustrates that in the best performing firm in all of the shops on that firm, shoppers said ‘yes’ to the question ‘Did the salesperson say that PPI was optional?’. The inner dashed line indicates results for the worst performing firm for each issue. For example, when considering the question ‘Was the customer told whether the shop was made on an advised or non-advised basis?’ in the worst-performing firm, no shoppers were told the basis on which the sale was made. ...

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  • Business leaders can no longer afford to continue doing business without the critical skills necessary for success. The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration is intended to strengthen the fundamentals of business, emphasizing practical skills important to the "real world" of corporate and business administration in a manner that is applicable to the regional and business challenges of the participant. In an increasingly competitive global environment, organizations need to develop managers capable of dealing with complexity and change.

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  • Aquaculture is a small but rapidly developing industry in the coastal and highland regions of PNG. Development of this industry has the potential to provide an important supplemental source of protein in the diets of Papuans as well as provide an opportunity to derive income. Development of aquaculture in PNG is being assisted by agencies such as the NFA, the National Department of Agriculture & Livestock (NDAL) and Eastern Highlands Province through their Highlands Aquaculture Development Centre (HAQDEC) at Aiyura.

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  • Central to any policy discussion of regulating food advertising to children is an understanding of the nature of children’s comprehension of advertising. Numerous studies have documented that young children have little understanding of the persuasive intent of advertising (Strassburger, 2001; Kunkel, 1995; John, 1999). Young children are easily exploited because they do not understand that commercials are designed to sell products and because they do not yet possess the cognitive ability to comprehend or evaluate advertising.

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  • The Programme aims at providing a comprehensive coverage incorporating all the important subject areas and disciplines relevant to international business. Equal emphasis has been placed on the quantitative and analytical approach to the study of International Business Management. It also attempts to provide comparative perspectives in many facets of International Business by covering methods of doing business as well as trade ...

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  • Overall, adults age 65 and over do not appear to be using the Internet. This population has resisted going online, but all age groups have begun to gain ground as users. (Laurich 2002, 176). Laurich maintains that the elderly believe the Internet does not contain information highly relevant to their needs. Moreover, more than any other age group, they tend not to have Internet access either in their home or at work, though they do use the Internet at libraries. 22% of adults 65 and older have access to the Internet. Of the 22% of the US adults aged 65...

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  • The AIFM Directive’s geographic impact will stretch beyond the EU; for example, due to the additional eligibility conditions for third-country AIF jurisdictions. Third-country jurisdictions wishing to ensure that their alternative funds can be actively marketed in the EU will need to carefully review their legal and regulatory framework in relation to AIFM supervision and be prepared to implement international cooperation arrangements for the purpose of systemic risk oversight and tax cooperation with relevant EU Member States.

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  • Nationally, estimates for the rate of overweight among children aged 4 to 12 is 10 percentage points higher for African-American and Latino children (22 percent) than for white children (12 percent) (Strauss, et al., 2001). Between the early 1960s and the late 1980s, while the rates of obesity tripled for black girls, they doubled for white girls (Kimm, et al., 2001). As nationally, there are disparities in childhood overweight among certain ethnic groups in California, African-American and Latino teens are at higher risk of overweight than white teens (Ritchie, et al., 2001).

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  • From time to time, the Manager may on behalf of the Fund enter into transactions or arrangements with or involving other members of Bank of Montreal Group of Companies, or certain other persons or companies that are related or connected to the Manager of the Fund. These transactions or arrangements may include transactions or arrangements with or involving Bank of Montreal Group of Companies, BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., BMO Harris Investment Management Inc., BMO Asset Management Inc., BMO InvestorLine Inc., HIM Monegy Inc., BMO Trust Company, Pyrford International Ltd.

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  • Whether you should buy a long-term care insurance policy will depend on your age, health status, overall retirement goals, income and assets. For instance, if your only source of income is a Social Security benefit or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you probably shouldn’t buy long-term care insurance, as you may not be able to afford the premium. On the other hand, if you have a large amount of assets but don’t want to use them to pay for long-term care, you may want to buy a long-term care insurance policy.

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  • We would like to express appreciation to our project partners, the Urban Family Health Partnership, Kanchan Samity, Ananya Samaj Kallyan Sangostha and Unnata Paribar Gathan Mohila Sangostha. Their support and cooperation have been crucial in carrying out the research project. The twenty-four schoolteachers along with facilitators and peer educators as well as adolescents, parents and community leaders from the project areas deserve our sincere thanks.

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  • Farm mechanization helps in effective utilization of inputs to increase the productivity of land and labour. Besides it helps in reducing the drudgery in farm operations. The early agricultural mechanization in India was greatly influenced by the technological development in England. Irrigation pumps, tillage equipment, chaff cutters, tractors and threshers were gradually introduced for farm mechanization.

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  • India has more consumers for luxury goods than the adult population of several countries. A recent study 2 , on the luxury goods sector shows that, there could well be more than 1 million consumers. The projections are that it will treble by 2010. India is leading the demographics in terms of the growth of HNWIs, as shown in Table 3 below. With an impressive 22.7% growth on a base figure of 123 million (in 2007), as shown in Table 4 below, it is clear that India will continue to remain a destination of choice for sale of luxury goods. ...

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  • The rationale for selecting three cardinal symptoms is based on their high sensitivity and their relatively high specificity for ABRS, especially when considering the time interval of persistence for 10 days or longer. 36-38 Purulent nasal drainage predicts presence of bacteria on antral aspi- ration when reported as purulent rhinorrhea by the patient, when manifest as postnasal drip or purulent discharge in the posterior pharynx, or when observed in the nasal cavity or near the sinus ostium. 39,40 Purulent rhinorrhea also predicts radiographic evidence of ABRS.

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  • The point of view shots here allow us to experience the emotions of the female lead character as she is left alone in a room full of policemen. In a very direct way, we gain an insight into the emotional vulnerability of the character played by Jodie Foster and empathise with her. This visit to the funeral home also triggers her childhood memory of the trauma she suffered when her father was killed. The point of view shot leads us into a flashback in a very subtle and seamless way – another example of the invisible storytelling of the continuity...

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  • Reverend and former Congressman Bob Edgar brought the house down at our Conference in Aspen when he recited the arresting Martin Luther King, Jr. quote that opens this report. But what was remarkable about our Conference was that nearly everyone there brought the house down at some point – in their unique ways.Whether through quiet moments of candor, piercing insights about dynamics in our society or intense debates, our remarkable participants delivered on the challenging mandate set before them.

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  • There was a time of optimism and progress in the 1960s, when there was greater hope for a braver new world, and for progressive international ideas. Colonies blessed with natural resources were becoming nations. The locals of co-operation and sharing seemed to be seriously pursued. Paradoxically, the 1970s slid slowly into moods of reaction and isolation while at the same time a series of UN conferences offered hope for greater co-operation on major issues.

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  • When comparing industry-level with firm-level contracts, it is worth emphasising that the latter are concluded by industry-specific unions. I.e., firm-level contracts in Germany merely involve a different level of bargaining, but do not reflect a fun- damentally different union structure.

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  • The Internet has brought about many changes in the way organizations and individuals conduct business, and it would be difficult to operate effectively without the added efficiency and communications brought about by the Internet. At the same time, the Internet has brought about problems as the result of intruder attacks, both manual and automated, which can cost many organizations excessive amounts of money in damages and lost efficiency.

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