Measuring and Monitoring Farm Production and Land Use Indicators in Developing Countries
This article outlines the challenges faced by development agencies in measuring, monitoring and tracking land usage indicators such as farm production. It looks at the errors and problems with existing approaches and outlines a statistical approach that has been trailed successfully in Northern Mozambique.The UN, G-20, NATO, EU, and Other International Organizations Could Use Some Help
Recently, an acquaintance made an interesting comment to me, he said that maybe working together with many nations to build a space colony or develop a long-term space mission might do more good bringing people of the world together than NATO or the UN, and you know what? I think he might be correct in that.Bhopal Gas Tragedy
The tragedy happened during the mid-night of December 2-3, 1984, when water entered inside a tank containing tons of M.I.C. The resulting reaction increased the temperature inside the tank to over 200 °C and thus raised the pressure. About 30 metric tons of methyl isocyanate escaped from the tank into the atmosphere with in half an hour.Why Kate Middleton Captures The World
A few years ago she was unknown. She was just another Brit living a normal English life, going to school, wondering what the future may hold for her. Then…So, How Long Do You Think It Will Be Until Chinese Banks Offer US Consumers Credit Cards?
Occasionally, I get in an interesting debate and argument with those who say that it is okay to deal with China even though our trading partner is manipulating its currency, and working very hard to unbalance the playing field. They tell me that eventually China’s middle class will grow, and then they will start buying products from the United States, that eventually their currency will have to come into balance, and the government can’t hold it down forever.