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In an increasingly interconnected and bioeconomic world, agriculture is one of the vital and extremely complex links; on one hand, it provides food for the world while, on the other hand, it brings considerable environmental degradation. The negative by-products of agriculture have come to the forefront in recent years. As a result, agricultural production has undergone considerable scrutiny resulting in strong consumer movements for sustainable agriculture. However, many countries cannot worry about the environmental aspects when they do not produce enough food to be secure because farmers cannot compete with the artificially low prices of food due to the subsidies from developed countries. However, this trend is unlikely to continue as farm operations in developed countries must increase the amount of inputs, such as fertilizer, to maintain their levels of production. Furthermore, agricultural subsidies are likely to end due to the national debts of many countries. Therefore, it becomes more and more accepted that, for a sustainable agriculture, rural regions and developing countries will have to use local, traditional knowledge. This would support economic development and food security, especially since consumers are increasing demand for sustainably grown food.
This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.
A Nile "Cruise" is nothing like a traditional cruise; think Mississippi-style riverboat and forget all your "Love Boat" conceptions. There are: no casinos, zip lines, movie theaters, or lavish entertainment. Cruise ships slowly putt-putt down the Nile River covering perhaps 300 kilometers/200 miles on the longest river in the world that stretches 4,000 miles from East Africa to the Mediterranean. Should you take one? This Guide will give information, options, what to expect and what to miss ( not everything is perfect). You'll read about iconic sights typically seen on shore, Sheila's favorites, omit in depth facts easily found on the Internet and related by Egyptologist guides, different options, and learn how to navigate the Cairo airport. Let Travels With Sheila teach you how to Travel the World on a Budget, and most importantly, ease your fears about languages, currencies, personal safety and staying healthy. Follow her advice to avoid making mistakes she learned the hard way which included food poisoning on Greek cruise. (Don't EVER eat buffet food that has been sitting on deck, in the sun!) HERE'S SOME OF THE INFORMATION YOU'LL FIND INSIDE... - Important Tips for Traveling in Egypt. - What You Need to Know About Nile Cruises. - Where Should You Begin Your Nile Cruise - Aswan or Luxor. - How to Choose Optional Shore Excursions. Now, Travels With Sheila tells it like it is with personalized, up-to-date information, and photographs to make the most of your Nile Cruise. Turmoil in Egypt has settled down and now is the time to visit. Don't wait another second to see Egypt's unimaginable sights with your own eyes...
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