Making Finance Work for Africa

  • Filename: making-finance-work-for-africa.
  • ISBN: 9780821369104
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: Patrick Honohan
  • Publisher: World Bank Publications



Drawing on its extensive experience in helping restructure and reform financial systems, the World Bank examines the state of African domestic financial systems in a global comparison. It identifies promising trends as well as pinpointing the major shortcomings that are observed across sub-Saharan Africa. Policy recommendations distinguish between those designed to make finance a more effective driver of economic growth and those designed to give low income, small-scale and other excluded groups better access to financial services.

Ironman 70 3

  • Filename: ironman-70-3.
  • ISBN: 9781841261157
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 182
  • Author: Henry Ash
  • Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag



"70.3 Ironman" is the abbreviation for triathlon competitions that cover half the distance of a classical Ironman Triathlon. However, the Ironman 70.3 consisting of 1.9 km swimming, 90 km cycling and 21.1 km running, i.e. a total of 113 km ir 70.3 miles, is anything but an easy option. It represents a fascinating challenge for any well-trained endurance athlete. A particular highlight of the book is its detailed training plans. There are in-depth examples of core and peripheral training and heart-rate dependent tempo levels T1-T8 which help to illustrate the year-round training recommendations. It also features advice on swimming, cycling and running training and cross-training, equipment, strengthening and stretching, typical training errors, recovery, self-motivating performance testing and motivation tips, but also anecdotes and emotional stories from competitions.

Nursing Home Federal Requirements

  • Filename: nursing-home-federal-requirements.
  • ISBN: 9780826104922
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 593
  • Author: James E Allen, Msph, PhD, Cnha
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



Designated a Doody's Core Title! Accessible and user-friendly, this updated edition of "Nursing Home Federal Requirements" contains information that is essential for nursing home administrators as well as educators and professionals preparing for licensure. It presents the latest federal guidelines and the procedures used by federal surveyors in certifying facilities for participation in Medicare and Medicaid. It is the only text that provides a comprehensive index to nursing home federal requirements. The volume spans every aspect and service of a nursing home, from telephone access and comfortable lighting to urinary incontinence treatment and proper drug storage. Administrators who implement these regulations will ensure that outstanding quality assurance and risk management programs are in place.

Arrival Survival Canada

  • Filename: arrival-survival-canada.
  • ISBN: 0195428919
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 330
  • Author: Naeem Noorani
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press Can



Arrival Survival Canada: A Handbook for New Immigrants is an immigrant's guide to the first year of life in Canada and covers a wide array of subjects, such as packing before emigrating, opening bank accounts, creating a credit history, and understanding Canadian school systems. The book guides readers through Canadian culture and outlines solutions to the issues that newcomers typically encounter. The book provides new immigrants, and people still considering immigration, with a foundation of information upon which to build their new lives.

Officer Candidate Tests For Dummies

  • Filename: officer-candidate-tests-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781118055854
  • Release Date: 2011-05-09
  • Number of pages: 456
  • Author: Jane R. Burstein
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



The easy way to prepare for officer candidate tests Want to ace the AFOQT, ASVAB or ASTB? Help is here! Officer Candidate Tests For Dummies gives you the instruction and practice you need to pass the service-specific candidate tests and further your military career as an officer in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard. Packed with practice questions and easy-to-follow information, Officer Candidate Tests For Dummies gives you a comprehensive review of all subjects covered on the tests, an explanation of the test formats, and everything you need to understand and conquer the exams. Includes practice exams for each test More subject-matter instruction than any other book on the market Covers all of the latest updates to the exams Whether you're aspiring to become an officer in the military by attending a service academy, ROTC, or Officer Candidate School or are already in the military and working to advance your career, Officer Candidate Tests For Dummies has you covered!

Pragmatic Project Automation

  • Filename: pragmatic-project-automation.
  • ISBN: 0974514039
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 161
  • Author: Mike Clark
  • Publisher:



Forget wizards, you need a slave--someone to do your repetitive, tedious and boring tasks, without complaint and without pay, so you'll have more time to design and write exciting code. Indeed, that's what computers are for. You can enlist your own computer to automate all of your project's repetitive tasks, ranging from individual builds and running unit tests through to full product release, customer deployment, and monitoring the system.Many teams try to do these tasks by hand. That's usually a really bad idea: people just aren't as good at repetitive tasks as machines. You run the risk of doing it differently the one time it matters, on one machine but not another, or doing it just plain wrong. But the computer can do these tasks for you the same way, time after time, without bothering you. You can transform these labor-intensive, boring and potentially risky chores into automatic, background processes that just work.In this eagerly anticipated book, you'll find a variety of popular, open-source tools to help automate your project. With this book, you will learn: How to make your build processes accurate, reliable, fast, and easy. How to build complex systems at the touch of a button. How to build, test, and release software automatically, with no human intervention. Technologies and tools available for automation: which to use and when. Tricks and tips from the masters (do you know how to have your cell phone tell you that your build just failed?) You'll find easy-to-implement recipes to automate your Java project, using the same popular style as the rest of our Jolt Productivity Award-winning Starter Kit books. Armed with plenty of examples and concrete, pragmatic advice, you'll find it's easy to get started and reap the benefits of modern software development. You can begin to enjoy pragmatic, automatic, unattended software production that's reliable and accurate every time.

The Child s Path to Spoken Language

  • Filename: the-child-s-path-to-spoken-language.
  • ISBN: 0674116399
  • Release Date: 1995
  • Number of pages: 518
  • Author: John L. Locke
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press



Progressing gradually from babbling to meaningful sentences is something most babies do naturally. But why do they? John Locke's answer constitutes a fascinating journey along the path of language development, a tour that takes in all the stops--neurological and perceptual, social and linguistic--that mark the way to intelligible speech. A major synthesis of the latest research on early language acquisition, this volume revises the way we understand ourselves and our approach to speech.

Metric Handbook

  • Filename: metric-handbook.
  • ISBN: 9781136378126
  • Release Date: 2007-06-07
  • Number of pages: 512
  • Author: David Adler
  • Publisher: Routledge



Originally devised as a guide for converting from imperial to metric measurements, 'The Metric Handbook' has since been totally transformed into a major international handbook of planning and design data. The second edition has been completely updated, with most chapters being totally rewritten, to meet the needs of the modern designer. The book contains nearly 50 chapters dealing with all the principal building types from airports, factories and warehouses, offices shops and hospitals, to schools, religious buildings and libraries. For each building type 'The Metric Handbook' gives the basic design requirements and all the principal dimensional data. Several chapters deal with general aspects of building such as materials, lighting, acoustics and tropical design. There are also sections on general design data, including details of human dimensions and space requirements. It is a unique authoritative reference for solving everyday planning problems. In its various editions it has sold over 100,000 copies worldwide, and continues to be a reference work belonging on every design office desk or drawing board.

Manual of Hindu Astrology

  • Filename: manual-of-hindu-astrology.
  • ISBN: 8185674299
  • Release Date: 1992-01-01
  • Number of pages: 189
  • Author: Bangalore V. Raman
  • Publisher: UBS Publishers' Distributors



SAT 2400 in Just 7 Steps

  • Filename: sat-2400-in-just-7-steps.
  • ISBN: 9780071781008
  • Release Date: 2012-07-06
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Author: Shaan Patel
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Let a Student Who Got a Perfect 2400 Show You How to Ace the SAT Shaan Patel was just like you: a normal teenager enjoying his high school years and giving little thought to the SAT. But after a disappointing first try on a practice exam, he buckled down and read everything he could find about SAT prep. His research, persistence, and hard work helped him win the ultimate SAT prize--a perfect 2400 score! In SAT 2400 in Just 7 Steps, Shaan shares the proven strategies, winning preparation plans, and high-scoring methods he used to reach a perfect score. Study strategies that can turn an ordinary student into an SAT genius The actual SAT Essay that Shaan wrote when he scored a 2400 The most powerful SAT Reading strategy: WYPAD--Write Your Personal Answers Down The 15 math strategies you must know to solve any SAT Math question Answer explanations to hundreds of SAT practice questions using a perfect score mind-set Shaan Patel is from Las Vegas, where he attended public schools. Shaan's perfect SAT score took his academic career to new heights. His test preparation efforts won him admission to prestigious universities, scholarships, and national awards such as Presidential Scholar, USA Today All-USA High School Academic Team Honorable Mention, and National Merit Finalist. Visit 2400expert.com for more test-taking tips from Shaan.

Maintenance Mechanic

  • Filename: maintenance-mechanic.
  • ISBN: 0837313570
  • Release Date: 1991-01-01
  • Number of pages: 159
  • Author: National Learning Corporation
  • Publisher:



Barron s Mechanical Aptitude and Spatial Relations Test 3rd Edition

  • Filename: barron-s-mechanical-aptitude-and-spatial-relations-test-3rd-edition.
  • ISBN: 1438005709
  • Release Date: 2015-05-01
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Author: Joel Wiesen
  • Publisher: Barrons Test Prep



Helps those studying for skilled trades like aerospace engineers and firefighters practice for the aptitude test for mechanical comprehension by offering 18 typical practice tests as well as study information on gears, pulleys, tools, map reading, visual comparison and parts assembly.

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