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A summary of EEPSEA Research Report No. 2010-RR8: "Social Capital, Local Government, and the Management of Irrigation Systems In Northwest China" by Dr. Shun Wang, Department of Economics, University of British Columbia.

In general terms, stress felt by young people relates to primary experiences of emotional deprivation, lack of social networks and family support and life satisfaction; they may have difficulty in controlling their emotions and expressing them in an adequate way, having emotional outbursts which...

This publication by the Ministry Of Finance (Japan) features papers about fiscal policy issues arising in Japan, China and Korea after the global recession. Policy implications for advanced market economies are different from emerging market economies. In Asian G-20 countries, the deterioration...

A lot of emphasis has been placed on policies aimed at combating the HIV scourge to an extent that other STIs seem to have been forgotten. In this BBC World Service broadcast, Kimasomaso's Tom Japanni seeks to find out what has become of awareness and treatment of other Sexually Transmitted...

Background: In low-income countries, only about a third of Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune
Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) patients eligible for anti-retroviral treatment currently receive it. Providing
decentralized treatment close to where patients live is crucial to a...

Consider a multi-relay cooperative
diversity network consisting of a source, N relays,
and a destination. For the transmission of a data
symbol from the source to the destination, the re-
lays cooperate with the source through the decode
and forward protocol. All...

As a response to the global competition initiated by the Call for Proposal by the International Development Research Center on the theme "ACCESSING PATENTED KNOWLEDGE FOR INNOVATION", this Paper aims at exploring patent pools, a locally unfamiliar yet internationally-recognized and century-old...

The workshop is organized as a part of the 'Enabling Bio-innovations for Poverty Alleviation in Asia Project', conducted by the University of Edinburgh. Biochar is the result of heating biomass (including wood and agricultural residues) in a zero to low oxygen environment to produce a charcoal...