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  • 1 Agricultural extension — This article is about the general concept of agricultural extension. For agricultural extension in the United States, see Cooperative extension service. Agricultural Extension Meeting in Laos, 2006 Agricultural extension was once known as the… …

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  • 2 Agricultural cooperative — President of an agricultural cooperative in Guinea in an onion field An agricultural cooperative, also known as a farmers co op, is a cooperative where farmers pool their resources in certain areas of activity. A broad typology of agricultural… …

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  • 3 University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore — Infobox University name = University of Agricultural Sciences motto = established = 1899 chancellor = vice chancellor= Dr. Prof P G Chengappa city = Bangalore, Karnataka, India country = students = type = Public campus = Urban affiliations = UGC… …

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  • 4 Foreign Agricultural Service — The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is the foreign affairs agency with primary responsibility for the United States Department of Agriculture s (USDA) overseas programs market development, international trade agreements and negotiations, and… …

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  • 5 Margarita Prentice — Sen. Margarita Prentice Member of the Washington Senate from the 11th district Incumbent Assumed office January 11, 1993 Preceded by Leo K. Thorsness Member of the …

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  • 6 José António Freire Sobral — (Sobral de Monte Agraço, São Quintino, June 10, 1840 ndash; Lisbon, April 19, 1905), was a rich farmer and a large exporter of coffee, cocoa and woods who made his fortune in São Tomé Island. He was the owner of the Roças Saudade and Santa Maria… …

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  • 7 LABOR — Jewish Labor Organizations IN THE PRE STATE PERIOD Since the last decades of the 19th century, a number of sporadic labor associations have arisen in agriculture and in the printing, clothing, and building trades, as well as groups limited to a… …

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  • 8 Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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  • 9 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 10 ECONOMIC AFFAIRS — THE PRE MANDATE (LATE OTTOMAN) PERIOD Geography and Borders In September 1923 a new political entity was formally recognized by the international community. Palestine, or Ereẓ Israel as Jews have continued to refer to it for 2,000 years,… …

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  • 11 Labour and tax laws in Iran — govern the employment and fiscal contributions of people working and living in Iran. Roughly one fourth of Iran s labour forc is engaged in manufacturing and construction. Another one fifth is engaged in agriculture, and the remainder are divided …

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  • 12 social security — 1. (usually caps.) a program of old age, unemployment, health, disability, and survivors insurance maintained by the U.S. federal government through compulsory payments by specific employer and employee groups. 2. the theory or practice of… …

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  • 13 Social Security (United States) — This article is about the retirement/disability program. For the general concept of providing welfare, see Social security. For other uses, see Social Security (disambiguation) …

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  • 14 Sweden — /sweed n/, n. a kingdom in N Europe, in the E part of the Scandinavian Peninsula. 8,946,193; 173,732 sq. mi. (449,964 sq. km). Cap.: Stockholm. Swedish, Sverige. * * * Sweden Introduction Sweden Background: A military power during the 17th… …

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  • 15 Economy of France — Infobox Economy country = France width = 150 caption = La Défense is a major business district in Paris currency = 1 euro (€1) = 100 cent year = Calendar year organs = EU, WTO and OECD rank = 6th gdp = $1.871 trillion (2006) growth = 2% (2006)… …

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  • 16 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 17 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,… …

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  • 18 Social Protection — ▪ 2006 Introduction With medical costs skyrocketing and government programs scaled back, citizens bore more responsibility for their health care costs; irregular migration, human trafficking, and migrant smuggling posed challenges for… …

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  • 19 British co-operative movement — The United Kingdom is home to a widespread and diverse co operative movement, with over 3 million individual members. Modern co operation started with the Rochdale Pioneers shop in the northern English town of Rochdale in 1844. Co operatives UK… …

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  • 20 Fair Labor Standards Act — The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA, ch. 676, USStat|52|1060, June 25, 1938, usc title chap|29|8), also called the Wages and Hours Bill, [ [http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,758587,00.html Wages and Hours ] , Time magazine …

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