ES's scientific contributions

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The demographic variables discussed in the paper do not cover all the potentially relevant variables but are restricted to those currently used particularly in connection with the FAO Country Perspective Studies for Agricultural Development. Discussion of the role of the demographic variables is limited to the manner in which they enter into the ca...
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Une reforme de l'enseignement, une extension de l'institution et la mise en place d'un centre d'information et de documentation furent les objectifs principaux de ce projet. Les methodes pedagogiques ont ete renouvellees, l'enseignement a ete actualise et adapte, la documentation a ete systematisee, et la mise en microfiches et la realisation de do...
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The purpose of the project was to train statisticians from participating countries in census planning and implementation, including the use of standard methods for the collection of agricultural data. Two subregional training courses were offered. The first, which was held from 3 to 28 November 1986 at the Institute of Research, Extension and Train...
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The project provided the services of a senior agricultural planner for a total of eight man-months over a 14-month period, as well as the services of a national consultant to prepare model district plans. It focused on identifying ways in which His Majesty's Government's agricultural development objectives might best be achieved, and on clarifying...
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In order to increase Turkey's capacities in irrigation, energy and w ater supply, several hydraulic projects are being designed and implemented by the General Dir ectorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSI). Although the DSI Central and Regional Directorates have developed considerable technical expertise in project design and implementation, their abi...
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Food control in the Yemen Arab Republic was, at present, limited to the visual inspection of food retail outlets and food service establishments for hygiene an d sanitation; only the most obvious signs of spoilage and the like were, in fact, controlled. The country was, therefore, in great need of an adequate and effective food control system, base...
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In 1984, at the request of the Government of the Syrian Arab Republi c, FAO conducted an in-depth review of the country's food control services, identified a number of deficiencies and shortcomings, and made recommendations to correct the situation and establish a comprehensive food control system. A number of these recommendation s were immediatel...
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De acuerdo con los objetivos contemplados en el documento de proyecto, se elaboraron distintas propuestas de leyes y decretos destinadas a mejorar la seguridad jur¡dica de los beneficiarios de la reforma agraria y ampliar los sistemas de organizaci¢n y participaci¢n campesina. Se asesor¢, asimismo, en la preparaci¢n de los planes operativos de las...

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... La taille du ménage expliquerait donc en partie la main d'oeuvre dont il dispose pour réaliser l'objectif de satisfaction des besoins de ses membres. En effet, d'après la [26], la maind'oeuvre est théoriquement déterminée par la structure par âges du ménage et plus précisément, par l'effectif des membres âgés de 7 ans et plus. ...
... Following the modeling of production and consumption behaviors of a rural household by Strauss (1983), Barnum and Squire (1979) and Yotopoulos (1983), we model the extent of household food security within the framework of consumer demand and production theories. Households derive utility from the consumption of food through the satisfaction found in a set of taste characteristics and the health effects of the nutrients consumed. ...
... See Barnett et al (2014a) and Riley et al (2015) for useful discussions of these datasets and recent work on productivity using them. Details of the ABI and ABS data can also be found in Griffith (1999) and Bovill (2012) respectively. sectors (and unlike the U.S. Economic Census, have capital investment in non-manufacturing). ...
... These migratory processes are generated and swayed by complex and dynamic interactions between direct and indirect proximate factors leading to a decision on whether to migrate or not (Foresight, 2011). This is differentiated from other well-known theories such as the simplistic push-pull models, NELM (Stark, 1978;Stark and Taylor, 1991) or the migration transition theory (Zelinsky, 1971;De Haas, 2010;Skeldon, 2012). ...