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Year
2006
ISBN
92-833-7043-0
Subject
Industry and Services
Book Description
This volume reports the results of a 2003 survey of the legal and regulatory framework for microfinance in nine APO member countries to assist policymakers and planners.
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Year
2006
ISBN
92-833-7048-1
Subject
Industry and Services
Book Description
An examination of the dimensions and sources of social capital, its benefits and costs, and how it affects productivity.
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Year
2006
ISBN
92-833-7049-X
Subject
Industry and Services
Book Description
Legal compliance, ethical practices, and social contributions are the three dimensions of corporate social responsibility (CSR), which are explored from the Japanese viewpoint.
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Year
2006
ISBN
92-833-7047-3
Subject
Agriculture
Book Description
Extension systems play key roles in raising agricultural productivity. The reports here examine innovations in extension services, including ICT-based networking, the group approach, and expansion of service coverage to marketing and the environment.
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Year
2006
ISBN
92-833-7050-3
Subject
Agriculture
Book Description
The results of a survey and reports at a follow-up symposium show how social capital and communities are changing with greater urbanization in 10 APO members.
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Year
2006
ISBN
92-833-7051-1
Subject
Agriculture
Book Description
Estimates of postharvest produce losses vary but are massive, representing numerous types of waste which could be prevented. This compilation contains resource and country papers presented at two APO seminars on the topic and covers all actors in postharvest management.
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Year
2006
ISBN
92-833-7046-5
Subject
Green Productivity
Book Description
Based on the “success in six” model (getting started, planning, generation and evaluation of GP options, options for implementation of GP, monitoring and review, and sustaining GP), this handbook is a learning tool, reference guide, and record of success since the margins of each page have room for notes.
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Year
2006
ISBN
92-833-2369-6
Subject
Green Productivity
Book Description
User-friendly descriptions are given to facilitate purchasing decisions resulting in a greener, sustainable society. Featuring approximately 1,000 eco-products and eco-services developed by environmentally advanced enterprises.
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Year
2006
ISBN
92-833-7044-9
Subject
Green Productivity
Book Description
Based on APO demonstration projects conducted in Vietnam, 1998–2003, seven chapters and 10 village case studies show how Green Productivity can be incorporated into community development. Both the advantages and difficulties of that approach are described.
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