Adoption of Good Agricultural Practices in the Philippines: Are mango and banana farmers ready?

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the lecture on "Adoption of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) in the Philippines: Are mango and banana farmers ready?" by Dr. Agnes T. Banzon Associate Professor, Department of Agribusiness Management, College of Economics and Management, UP Los Baños on February 19, 2013 at the SEARCA Drilon Hall, UPLB, College, Laguna.

Dr Atif Latif - The excavator

submitted by: ZBW

Dr Atif Latif, German National Library of Economics – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics (ZBW), describes his activities as a Post Doc researcher in the Knowledge Discovery department of the ZBW.

Interview with Prof Mark Taylor Editor of Applied Economics

submitted by: TandF
An interview with Professor Mark Taylor, Editor of Applied Economics. Professor Taylor gives an overview of the Applied Set and talks about the history of the Applied Set and their enduring appeal. This interview was recorded on 7th September 2010. For the interview script, please click on the file link in the Supplementary Materials section below the video. To download this interview as a podcast click on the 'Download Audio' link below. To visit the Applied Economics homepage please go...

Section 8 in San Diego

submitted by: J-rizzle

Case study of the Section 8 program in the San Diego area. Researched where Section 8 participants are concentrated and what their characteristics are. Interviews were conducted with 35 residents living in buildings owned by the SDHC, which administrates Section 8 locally. Although reviews were mostly good, several people complained about maintenance response times and mice.

The ZBW is your pilot (reloaded)

submitted by: ZBW

We have chosen the implementation of our new corporate design as an occasion to reshoot our video “The ZBW is your pilot”. Have a look at how we as a library 2.0 provide you with economic information – online or at our branches in Kiel and Hamburg.

Sustainability: Economics and Limits to Growth

submitted by: Karey
Dr Karey Harrison 2010 "Economics and Limits to Growth", Guest Lecture on behalf of Cec Pedersen, International Management course, USQ Conventional explanations for the 2007 Global Economic Crisis refer to the US housing bubble bursting and the consequent collapse of complex financial instruments. If these explanations were correct, then bailing out the banks and propping up economies with massive fiscal stimulus packages might work to produce economic recovery. In this paper, I suggest...


submitted by: ZBW

Depiction of the services of the German National Library of Economics (ZBW) – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics.

Combining Agriculture with Microbial Genomics To Make Fuels

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
Summary *Key challenges include dealing with diverse cellulosic sugars and finding ways to recycle carbon dioxide back into useful biomass. *Sugar cane and Hibiscus varieties from the Malvaceae plant family are sources of cellulosic biomass that do not require highly productive agricultural lands. *Microorganisms associated with termites and shipworms might harbor useful enzymes for processing biomass, while yeasts associated with Malvaceae plants are also worth investigating....
Authors: Nadathur Govind, Arup Sen