Famine and Survival Strategies

The objective is a limited one : it is to examine the survival strategies of a peasantry faced with famine ... What do peasants do in the face of severe food crisis and ecological stress , and how do they manage to survive on their own ...

Author: Dessalegn Rahmato

Publisher: Nordic Africa Institute

ISBN: 9171063145

Category: Cooperation

Page: 246

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What do peasants do in the face of severe food crisis and ecological stress, and how do they manage to survive on their own? This study revolves around a case study conducted by the author in the awraja (district) in the Ambassel Wollo province in northeastern Ethiopia. This is in the region that was hit hardest by the 1984-85 famine, which Rahmato calls "the worst tragedy rural Ethiopia had ever experienced". The author also critically examines other literature on famine response. The focus of this study is on what happens before famine comes, and how the peasants prepare for it. From a wealth of evidence, the author concludes that the seeds of famine are sown during the years of recovery.

Survival Strategies

Author: Raghavendra Gadagkar

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674005570

Category: Nature

Page: 208

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Did you know that Tasmanian hens have two husbands? That cellular slime molds commit suicide? That vampire bats will share food with hungry fellow bats? Why creatures great and small behave in such fascinating and seemingly perplexing ways is explained in this irresistible account of the evolutionary foundations of animal social behavior.

Survival Strategies in Cold adapted Microorganisms

Cold-Adapted Microorganisms: Survival Strategies and Biotechnological Significance 16 Hemant Dasila, Damini Maithani, Deep Chandra Suyal, and Prasenjit Debbarma Abstract Thermal stress either cold or heat stress is one of the major ...

Author: Reeta Goel

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9789811626258

Category: Science

Page: 435

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Extremophiles have unique physiological properties, thus considered to be ideal candidates for industrial development. This book present concepts on cold-adapted microorganisms, centered on four different aspects - (i) diversity of cold adapted microbes (ii) their ecology, physiology and metabolism (iii) omics research in the field and (iv) their potential applications. This volume collates the recent developments and innovations with respect to these microorganisms. This book is meant for researchers, biochemists, industries, and government agencies interested in cold active microbes and their products. Also, would be of interest to NGOs and progressive farmers which are working for higher altitude ecosystems throughout the globe.

Survival Strategies of Annual Desert Plants

According to the environmental conditions in its particular habitat or microhabitat , just one species may acquire a number of adaptation and survival strategies . 8.3 Conclusion The more extreme the desert , the more important are the ...

Author: Yitzchak Gutterman

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540431721

Category: Science

Page: 348

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Annual desert plant species of unrelated taxa in the Negev Desert of Israel have developed complementary sets of adaptations and survival strategies as ecological equivalents with physiological, morphological and anatomical resemblances, in the various stages of their life cycles. After 40 years of research in hot deserts Yitzchak Gutterman provides a comprehensive treatise of such adaptations and strategies. In doing so he covers the following topics: post-maturation primary seed dormancy, which prevents germination of maturing seeds before the summer; seed dispersal mechanisms with escape or protection strategies; cautious or opportunistic germination strategies; seedling drought tolerance. The day-length is an important factor in regulating flowering as well as the phenotypic plasticity of seed germination which is also affected by maternal factors.

Economic Survival Strategies of Turkish Migrants in London

The only way to survive is to work more. ... In order to survive, many are no longer able to employ non family workers. ... I do not want my customers shopping from 179 Economic Survival Strategies of Turkish Migrants in London.

Author: Olgu Karan

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781910781470



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Serious Survival Strategies

If you are going to survive, you need to stir up your spirit and grasp hold of this Word. I do not care what you are facing ... If you will apply the spiritual principles contained in these "Survival Strategies," you will be victorious.

Author: Rod Parsley


ISBN: 188024408X

Category: Christian life

Page: 229

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Environmental Health and Child Survival

However, the current child survival strategies in developing countries focus mostly on case management and treatment. From the health sector's perspective, primary prevention comprises vaccinations, micronutrient supplementation, ...

Author: World Bank

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 0821372378

Category: Science

Page: 224

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Each year, millions of children in developing countries fall sick and die from diseases caused by polluted air, contaminated water and soil, and poor hygiene behavior. Repeated infectious also contribute to malnutrition in children, and subsequently impacts future learning and productivity. This book analyzes the linkages between malnutrition and environmental health, and assesses the burden of disease on young children, and its economic costs.

Political Survival

Public expenditures are central to survival behavior because politicians and other political actors struggle over allocations as if their incidence were clear . The remainder of this chapter is devoted to explaining these strategies and ...

Author: Barry Ames

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520361089

Category: History

Page: 302

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This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press’s mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1987.

How to Survive Anything

See Survival strategies Strength of will, 180 Survival stories, 6 alligator attack, 91 Aloha flight 243, 122–123 capsized boat, 125 Christchurch earthquake, 41 hurricane Harvey flooding, 25 hurricane Irma, 13 Indian Ocean tsunami, ...

Author: Michael Fleeman

Publisher: Centennial Books

ISBN: 9781951274290

Category: Reference

Page: 192

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As we have learned with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), a major disaster can strike anywhere, anytime, and in any form. Survival depends as much on what we know as what we do. Learn the skills you need to survive. This book explores everything that man and Mother Nature can unleash, from hurricanes to blizzards, shark attacks to plane crashes, even mass shootings, nuclear assault, and pandemics. With practical advice from leading experts, how-to tips and important tasks to do right now, plus real-life stories from people who endured catastrophe and lived to tell about it, this book is a comprehensive guide on what to do before, during and after disaster. Owning this book could mean the difference between life and losing it all.

Desert Survival Skills

A Philosophy of Survival in the Desert PLEASE READ THIS SECTION FIRST To survive in desert conditions, ... If we can imitate their survival strategies, we can become a part of the desert's ecosystem instead of an antagonist.

Author: David Alloway

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 9780292792265

Category: Nature

Page: 269

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An “authoritative, comprehensive, well written, and entertaining” guide to staying alive in the desert from a Texas Parks and Wildlife veteran (Library Journal). Remote desert locations, including the Chihuahuan Desert of northern Mexico, southern Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, draw adventurers of all kinds, from the highly skilled and well prepared to urban cowboys who couldn’t lead themselves, much less a horse, to water. David Alloway’s goal in this book is to help all of them survive when circumstances beyond their control strand them in the desert environment. In simple, friendly language, enlivened with humor and stories from his own extensive experience, Alloway—a naturalist and search-and-rescue veteran who’s worked with the US Air Force on survival skills—here offers a practical, comprehensive handbook for both short-term and long-term survival in the Chihuahuan and other North American deserts.