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Friday 29 July 2016

Economy

Statistical yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2015.

Corporate Author:
United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

The Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2015 presents data for the 58 ESCAP member countries, as well as world, regional, sub-regional and economic aggregates for comparison. For the first time the Yearbook is aligned with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It offers current trends and emerging topics in the Asia-Pacific region, grouped around the themes of people, the environment, the economy and connectivity. It provides the international and regional community with key indicators, objective analyses of the current trends and emerging issues, along with data and charts. In order to maximize the comparability, the data is sourced exclusively from international agencies that adhere to the official global statistical standards

  • ISBN: 9789211207163
  • 105.00

Health

Toxicological evaluation of certain veterinary drug residues in food.

WHO food additives series 72.
Corporate Author:
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives. World Health Organization

This volume contains monographs prepared at the eighty-first meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA), which met in Rome, Italy, from 17 to 26 November 2015. The toxicological monographs in this volume summarize data on the veterinary drug residues that were evaluated toxicologically by the Committee: diflubenzuron, ivermectin, sisapronil and teflubenzuron. Annexed to the report is a summary of the Committee's recommendations on these and other drugs discussed at the eighty-first meeting, including acceptable daily intakes (ADIs), acute reference doses (ARfDs) and proposed maximum residue limits (MRLs). This volume and others in the WHO Food Additives Series contain information that is useful to those who produce and use food additives and veterinary drugs and those involved with controlling contaminants in food, government and food regulatory officers, industrial testing laboratories, toxicological laboratories and universities.

  • ISBN: 9789241660723
  • 34.00

Health

Toolkit for integrated vector management in Sub-saharan Africa.

Corporate Author:
World Health Organization

This toolkit for integrated vector management (IVM) is designed to help national and regional programme managers coordinate across sectors to design and run large IVM programmes. It is an extension of earlier guidance and teaching material provided by WHO: Handbook for integrated vector management , Monitoring and evaluation indicators for integrated vector management , Guidance on policy-making for integrated vector management and Core structure for training curricula on integrated vector managementThe toolkit provides the technical detail required to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate an IVM approach. IVM can be used when the aim is to control or eliminate vector-borne diseases and can also contribute to insecticide resistance management. It provides information on where vector-borne diseases are endemic and what interventions should be used, presenting case studies on IVM as well as relevant guidance documents for reference. The diseases that are the focus of this toolkit are malaria, lymphatic filariasis, dengue, leishmaniasis, onchocerciasis, human African trypanosomiasis and schistosomiasis. It also includes information on other viral diseases (Rift Valley fever, West Nile fever, Chikungunya, yellow fever) and trachoma. If other vector-borne diseases appear in a country or area, vector control with an IVM approach should be adopted, as per national priorities. Malaria, as one of the most important vector-borne diseases in sub-Saharan Africa, is the main focus of this document. Programmes targeting other vector-borne diseases can learn from the experiences gained from malaria vector control and presented here

  • ISBN: 9789241549653
  • 38.00

Trade

World investment report 2016: investor nationality - policy changes. [26th ed.].

Corporate Author:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

The World Investment Report series provides the latest data and analysis foreign direct investment (FDI) and other activities of transnational corporations, as well as the policies to regulate them at the national and international levels. It aims to analyse the cross-border activities of translational corporations and related policy measures with a view to helping policymakers formulate appropriate policy responses. The special theme of the 2016 Report examines the ownership of multinational enterprises and the control of affiliates, analyzing related key and emerging policy issues. These include entry conditions for foreign investors and treatment of established investment, as well as investment promotion and facilitation. Bringing together an innovative analysis of complex multinational ownership structures and relevant policy practices, the focus of the report is on the effectiveness of existing policies for distinguishing between "domestic" and "foreign" companies in a globalized economy. The report provides policymakers a new framework for handling ownership issues in 21st century investment policymaking.

  • ISBN: 9789211129021
  • 80.50