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    Miraculous Ningguo City of China and analysis of influencing factors of competitive advantage

    Description
    Factors influencing the rapid economic development of Ningguo City, Anhui Province, China, were determined by comparing the economic competitiveness of 61 counties (cities) in that province in 2004. This article was published in the Journal of Geography and Geology Vol. 3, No. 1; September 2011.
    Author
    Wei Shui
    Publisher
    Canadian Center of Science and Education
    http://ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/jgg/article/view/11992
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    Mobile learning for teachers in Asia: exploring the potential of mobile technologies to support teachers and improve practice

    Description
    This report reviews recent and ongoing mobile learning initiatives in Asia (including Bangladesh, Hong Kong and the Philippines), focusing particularly on the use of mobile phones either alone or in combination with other technologies. It presents a brief overview of the projects, educational needs addressed, target populations, educational content and instructional design, technology platform and use of mobile phones, teacher development, partnerships, results, impacts and challenges. It also compares the strengths and innovative features, the success factors, drivers, enablers and barriers of the initiatives. This report was published by UNESCO in 2012.
    Publisher
    United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
    http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002162/216284e.pdf
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    National aquaculture sector overview: China

    Description
    An overview of the aquaculture of China. The resource is divided into several parts: characteristics, structure and resources; sector performance, including trade, economic and marketing details; and promotion and management of the sector, including regulations and frameworks. This resource is provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/fishery/countrysector/naso_china/en
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    National oil companies and value creation, Volume 1

    Description
    This report introduces the concept of National Oil Companies (NOC), who control 90 percent of the world's oil reserves, and discusses the effect they have on their country's economy, to importing countries' energy security and to the stability of oil and gas markets. It describes the petroleum sector value chain then goes on to discuss the history of NOCs. This report was published by The World Bank in 2011.
    Author
    Silvana Tordo; Brandon S. Tracy; Noora Arfaa
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/5922
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    National oil companies and value creation, Volume 2: Case studies

    Description
    This report provides case studies of National Oil Companies (NOC) in a number of countries, including India, China, Malaysia and Thailand. For each NOC, the report describes its business activities, ownership and organization, history, performance and strategy. Each case study concludes with a number of suggestions for improving company performance. This report was published by The World Bank in 2011.
    Author
    Silvana Tordo; Brandon S. Tracy; Noora Arfaa
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/16651
  6. Title

    National oil companies and value creation, Volume 3: Dataset

    Description
    This report provides in depth datasets from National Oil Companies in a number of countries, including India, China, Malaysia and Thailand. For each company there is data for operational performance, financial performance, national mission performance and value creation. Sources for the figures stated are also provided. This report was published by The World Bank in 2011.
    Author
    Silvana Tordo; Brandon S. Tracy; Noora Arfaa
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/16652
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    New industries from new places: the emergence of the software and hardware industries in China and India

    Description
    This report compares and contrasts economic growth in India and China as a result of technological developments. China has achieved economic growth with the help of its hardware industry, while India's economy has been boosted by its software industry. The report analyses the causes of economic growth in these two countries and investigates how developing countries can enter and succeed in new markets. This report was published by the World Bank in 2009.
    Author
    Neil Gregory; Stanley Nollen; Stoyan Tenev
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/13805
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    On the characteristics of housing spatial structure and location selection of residential communities: a case study of Wuhan City

    Description
    This article presents a spatial distribution analysis of residential community development in Wuhan City, China, undertaken using existing statistical data, on-the-spot investigations and GIS. The aim was to provide data which could guide future housing development. The article was published in the Journal of Geography and Geology Vol. 1, No. 1; May 2009.
    Author
    Chengliang Liu; Hong Zhang
    Publisher
    Canadian Center of Science and Education
    http://ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/jgg/article/view/1814
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    One goal, two paths: achieving universal access to modern energy in East Asia and the Pacific

    Description
    This flagship report addresses the lack of access to electricity and to modern cooking solutions in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region. It discusses: designing and delivering a national electrification programme for universal access; and the statuses and challenges of delivering modern cooking solutions. This report, no.64669, was published by The World Bank in 2011.
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/2354
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    Openness, industrialization, and geographic concentration of activities in China

    Description
    This study examines the concentration of economic activities in China, factors affecting the concentration, and differences between coastal and inland regions. This document is World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 3706, published in September 2005.
    Author
    Maurice Catin; Xubei Luo; Christophe Van Huffel
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/8291
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    Overview of the current situation on brownfield remediation and redevelopment in China

    Description
    This review of brownfield remediation and redevelopment in China covers: the environmental and development pressures of land contamination; government plans, targets and actions; the regulatory framework for brownfield management; organisational set-up, management procedures and stakeholders; remediation technologies; and case studies of Beijing and Chongqing. It is Sustainable Development - East Asia and Pacific Region Discussion Paper No. 57953 published by the World Bank in September 2010.
    Author
    Jian Xie; Fasheng Li
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/2933
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    People's Republic of China forestry outlook study

    Description
    This report presents an overview of the current state of Chinese forestry and discusses factors influencing forestry development, possible development schemes for China, forestry development and ways to improve the forestry sector. This report was published by FAO in 2009.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/014/am256e/am256e00.pdf
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    Pilot study on the development of the experienced rural tourism in Shijiazhuang of China

    Description
    This article examines rural tourism in the region of Shijiazhuang, China, and provides guidance on further developing rural tourism in this area. The article was published in the Journal of Geography and Geology Vol. 1, No. 1; May 2009.
    Author
    Zhiguo Zhang; Tingting Yang
    Publisher
    Canadian Center of Science and Education
    http://ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/jgg/article/view/1820
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    Policy and governance in aquaculture: lessons learned and way forward

    Description
    This report advocates the importance of effective governance to the sustainable development of modern aquaculture. It introduces the concept of aquaculture governance, reviews the importance and trends in aquaculture governance, describes the governance pyramid, examines some potential strategies for aquaculture development and their governance and examines some potential future governance challenges. This report was published by the FAO in 2014.
    Author
    Nathanael Hishamunda; Neil Ridler; Elisabetta Martone
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/019/i3156e/i3156e.pdf
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    Policy study on electricity universal service in China

    Description
    This policy study on the provision of a universal electricity supply in China makes proposals for the universal service, fund-raising and compensation mechanisms, a regulatory framework and a related support policy. It draws lessons from domestic and international experiences of the electricity, telecommunications and postal industries. This report, no.68968, was published by The World Bank in December 2006.
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/8236
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    Poplars, willows and people’s wellbeing: synthesis of country progress reports: activities related to poplar and willow cultivation and utilization, 2004 through 2007

    Description
    This report provides statistics and technical information on poplar and willow cultivation and use between 2004 and 2007 in countries including China. This report was published by FAO in 2008.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/k3380e/k3380e00.htm
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    Postindustrial East Asian cities: innovation for growth

    Description
    This book explores the growth prospects of six cities in East Asia, Bangkok, Beijing, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, and Tokyo, which are transitioning from traditional manufacturing activities to innovative activities, particularly in producer services and creative industries. The book is a co-publication of Stanford Economics and Finance, an imprint of Stanford University Press, and The World Bank, and was published in 2006.
    Author
    Shahid Yusuf; Kaoru Nabeshima
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/7102
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    Production and export of organic fruit and vegetables in Asia: part 1

    Description
    This report on the production and export of organic fruit and vegetables in Asia covers: world markets; market access issues; producing and exporting organic horticultural products; establishing an organic export sector; and recommendations for future action. It is the report of a seminar held in Bangkok, Thailand, in November 2003. This document, FAO Commodities and Trade Technical Paper 6, was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2004. This section, part 1 of 2 contains the table of contents, foreword, and the chapters on world markets, market access issues, and producing and exporting organic horticultural products. Part 2 is also catalogued in the e-library.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/008/y5762e/y5762e00.pdf
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    Production and export of organic fruit and vegetables in Asia: part 2

    Description
    This report on the production and export of organic fruit and vegetables in Asia covers: world markets; market access issues; producing and exporting organic horticultural products; establishing an organic export sector; and recommendations for future action. It is the report of a seminar held in Bangkok, Thailand, in November 2003. This document, FAO Commodities and Trade Technical Paper 6, was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2004. This section, part 2 of 2, contains chapters covering establishing an organic export sector and recommendations for future action. Part 1 is also catalogued in the e-library.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/008/y5762e/y5762e01.pdf
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    Protecting schools and hospitals from natural hazards

    Description
    This report describes the impact that natural disasters have on schools in the East Asia and Pacific region. It goes on to suggest that schools and hospitals should be should be prioritised and made more resilient to natural disasters, which would not only save lives but provide public shelters post-disaster. It makes recommendations for improving building standards legislation and provides case studies where such improvements have been improved in disaster risk management (DRM). This report was published by The World Bank in 2010.
    Author
    Matteo Ferrucci
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/10120
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    Providing social protection and livelihood support during post-earthquake recovery

    Description
    This note discusses the use of cash transfer and public works programmes to support vulnerable households and to help rebuild local infrastructure and economies following a natural disaster such as an earthquake. It summarises lessons of relevance to China. The note is Working Paper Series No. 15, one of a series of EAP DRM KnowledgeNotes on disaster risk management in East Asia and the Pacific. It was published by The World Bank in 2010. This note was prepared for the Government of China as part of a series of good practice notes on post-disaster recovery following the Wenchuan Earthquake that struck on 12 May 2008.
    Author
    Tara Vishwanath; Xiaoqing Yu
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/10126
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    Quality and safety in the traditional horticultural marketing chains of Asia

    Description
    This report discusses the ways in which the production and handling of fruits and vegetables in the marketing chain affects the quality and safety of the food sold. It examines the factors that affect the quality and safety of horticultural products, factors that inhibit the supply of high-quality and safe fruits and vegetables by farmers, factors constraining the capacity of traders to supply high quality and safe fruits and vegetables, factors affecting fruit and vegetable purchases by consumers and standards and regulations to promote improved quality and safety. It refers to case studies from China, India, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. This report was published by the FAO in 2006.
    Author
    Andrew W. Shepherd
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/009/a0709e/a0709e00.HTM
  23. Title

    Rapid growth of selected Asian economies. Lessons and implications for agriculture and food security: China and India: part 1

    Description
    These case studies of economic growth in China and India were compiled as part of a study examining the economic growth of five Asian countries and the implications of that growth for agriculture and food security. This document, RAP Publication 2006/05, was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2006. This section, part 1 of 5 of volume 2 of the study, contains the contents list and the first part of the study on China. Volume 1 synthesises the findings of the case studies and volume 3 presents the case studies for the Republic of Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. Other sections and volumes of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/009/ag088e/ag088e00.pdf
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    Rapid growth of selected Asian economies. Lessons and implications for agriculture and food security: China and India: part 2

    Description
    These case studies of economic growth in China and India were compiled as part of a study examining the economic growth of five Asian countries and the implications of that growth for agriculture and food security. This document, RAP Publication 2006/05, was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2006. This section, part 2 of 5 of volume 2, contains the second part of the study on China. Volume 1 synthesises the findings of the case studies and volume 3 presents the case studies for the Republic of Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. Other sections and volumes of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/009/ag088e/ag088e01.pdf
  25. Title

    Rapid growth of selected Asian economies. Lessons and implications for agriculture and food security: China and India: part 3

    Description
    These case studies of economic growth in China and India were compiled as part of a study examining the economic growth of five Asian countries and the implications of that growth for agriculture and food security. This document, RAP Publication 2006/05, was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2006. This section, part 3 of 5 of volume 2, contains the third part of the study on China and the first part of the study on India. Volume 1 synthesises the findings of the case studies and volume 3 presents the case studies for the Republic of Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. Other sections and volumes of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/009/ag088e/ag088e02.pdf

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