double parking


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Double parking madrid.

A take away menu of global food issues











A take away menu of global food issues



















Climate Change and Biofules have a direct influence on world food supplies. This is the theme of the FAO World Food Day (16 October) but the problem is bigger than simply making food available to 862 million people. I try to show how big is the problem and give some reasons why it is big.


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References


- FAO

(http://www.fao.org/)


- World Food Day initiative (16th October)

(http://www.fao.org/getinvolved/worldfoodday/en/)


- Information Note

(PDF: http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/user_upload/Get_Involved/08WFDINFONOTE_EN.pdf)


- World Food Summit

(http://www.fao.org/WFS/homepage.htm)


- Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

(http://www.millenniumassessment.org/en/index.aspx )


- FAO Initiative on Soaring Food Prices

(http://www.fao.org/isfp/isfp-home/en/)


- THE STATE OF FOOD and AGRICULTURE 2008

(available at: http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0100e/i0100e00.htm)



- THE STATE OF FOOD and AGRICULTURE 2008

(pdf file: ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/011/i0100e/i0100e.pdf).


- Annual report weighs opportunities and risks of biofuels, 7 October 2008, Rome,

(http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2008/1000928/)


- Andrew Martin, One Country’s Table Scraps, Another Country’s Meal

(http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/18/weekinreview/18martin.html)


- The New York Times

(http://www.nytimes.com/)


- Environmental Protection Agency

(http://www.epa.gov/)


- Ton. (2008, October 11). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 20:34, October 13, 2008, from (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ton&oldid=244585524)


- BBC

(http://news.bbc.co.uk/)


- Food waste on 'staggering' scale

(http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7389351.stm)


- The Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP)

(http://www.wrap.org.uk/)


- Tonne: Ton. (2008, October 11). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 20:34, October 13, 2008, from

(http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ton&oldid=244585524)


- wastedfood.com

(wastedfood.com)


- Google News

(http://news.google.com/nwshp?ned=)



- Google News Search:China Milk Melamine (14 October 2008)

(http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=mozclient&num=30&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&q=China+Milk+Melamine)


- World Health Organisation

(http://www.who.int)


- WHO: Melamine-contaminated powdered infant formula in China – update.

(http://www.who.int/csr/don/2008_09_22/en/)


- Medline Plus website

(http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/)


- Food Contamination and Poisoning:

(http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/foodcontaminationandpoisoning.html)


- Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) WHO webpage:

(http://www.euro.who.int/eprise/main/who/progs/fos/Otherissues/20020402_2)


- Influenza and avian influenza WHO:

(http://www.euro.who.int/flu).


- The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, UK,

(http://www.defra.gov.uk/)


- BSE > General Q&A > Section 9: Financial Issues:

(http://www.defra.gov.uk/animalh/bse/general/qa/section9.html)


- World Organisation for Animal Health, Number of cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) reported in the United Kingdom:

(http://www.oie.int/eng/info/en_esbru.htmb)


- World Organisation for Animal Health, Annual incidence rate of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in OIE Member Countries that have reported cases, excluding the United Kingdom

(http://www.oie.int/eng/info/en_esbincidence.htm).


- World Bank

(http://www.worldbank.org/)


- World Bank, Avian Flu: The Economic Costs:

(http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/NEWS/0,,contentMDK:20979352~pagePK:64257043~piPK:437376~theSitePK:4607,00.html)

European Jobs for Europeans at Job Days 2008









European Jobs for Europeans at Job Days 2008
A skilled labourer improving a pavement in the historical centre of Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.


European Jobs for Europeans at Job Days 2008


Job Days 2008 is a two-week annual event organised by the European Union throughout the community to help job seekers meet employers, get advice on how to apply for jobs and maybe even find a job. This is all part of the Mobility initiative to promote jobs within the EU.


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References

For more information and sources check:

Job Days 2008:

http://jobdays.eu

(http://jobdays.eu)

The European Job Mobility Portal EURES:

http://ec.europa.eu/eures/

(http://ec.europa.eu/eures/)

EURES event calendar:

http://europa.eu.int/eures/main.jsp?lang=en&acro=calendar&eventCalendar=init

(http://europa.eu.int/eures/main.jsp?lang=en&acro=calendar&eventCalendar=init)

Commissioner Špidla’s website:

(http://ec.europa.eu/commission_barroso/spidla/index_en.cfm)

European Commission

Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities

(http://ec.europa.eu/social/home.jsp?langId=en)

bus seat back


bus seat back
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verticals from o'donnel

Vertical forms from o'donnel, madrid. Pirule radio tower.

preparing dough for churros

A mobile food stall. The dough is for churros which are strips of dough formed into a loop and then fried in deep oil. Best when fresh.

churros

Nearly finished churro. Usually taken with chocolate in Spain. The plate in the background has more churros on it. This pic was taken a few days age in a different location.

in a bar

Rotated photo. It has to be rotated from the edit function.