- Education & Training
- CIAT (CGIAR)
- CIFOR (CGIAR)
- CIMMYT (CGIAR)
- GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology
- IWMI (CGIAR)
- Michigan State University
- NAADS Secretariat
- National Agricultural Library (USA)
- Plant Management Network
- TEEAL -- The Essential Electronic Library
- Universitat Hohenheim
- Universite de Montreal
- University of Florida (USA)
- University of the Free State
- University of the West Indies
American corpulence hit new highs in 2014. According to a Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index survey, 27.7 percent of all U.S. adults now qualify as obese, a gain of more than two percentage points since 2008.
"What's happening in Greece and what's happening in Puerto Rico is going to happen in the United States," says investment guru and radio host Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital.
During his keynote address at a climate summit in Toronto last Wednesday, California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) described as "troglodytes" — i.e., willfully ignorant people — those Americans who deny the effects of global warming.
In Trainwreck, TV phenom Amy Schumer gets her Hollywood closeup, and she’s ready for it. The movie is a romantic comedy in the early Judd Apatow mode, by turns raunchy and sweet. But director Apatow seems refreshed by a relocation from his customary Los Angeles turf to the livelier precincts of New York.
"Is this country of 300 million people only capable of being governed by two families?," asks Gary Johnson, the former two-term Republican governor from New Mexico, who also ran for president in 2012 on the Libertarian Party (LP) line. "The biggest factor in politics is name familiarity," says Johnson, referring to Clinton and Bush, "and that’s the phenomenon that exists right now."
Making fun of decrepit rock and roll stars is a tradition almost as old as rock and roll itself.
If Rip Van Winkle had gone to sleep sometime in the past five decades and awakened today, he would know nothing about the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal. But he would have no trouble following the debate, because he's heard it before. Presidents, adversaries and the world have changed; the arguments have not.