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  • poverty
  • Reducing the vulnerability of the African people to hazards is a necessary element of poverty reduction strategies, including efforts to protect past development gains. (un.org)
  • The OECD Competition Committee is engaged in exploring the effects of competition enforcement on poverty reduction and examining how competition policy can help reduce poverty by stimulating employment, innovation and growth. (oecd.org)
  • Competition and poverty reduction provided the main focus for discussions at the 2013 Global Forum on Competition. (oecd.org)
  • Session one the 2012 forum explored the effects of competition enforcement on poverty reduction focusing on the impact of competition in markets for essential goods and services. (oecd.org)
  • process
  • Nevertheless, reduction potential measurement has proven useful as an analytical tool in monitoring changes in a system rather than determining their absolute value (e.g. process control and titrations ). (wikipedia.org)
  • Experiences from countries have shown that disaster risk reduction is most cost-effective when it is integrated from the beginning of the process, including in adaptation. (un.org)
  • The preparatory process of Rio+20 has identified 'disaster risk reduction and resilience' as one of the emerging issues in the context of sustainable development. (un.org)
  • The formation of H 2 is a reduction process as the two released hydrogens get together. (gsu.edu)
  • product
  • The National Blood and Blood Product Wastage Reduction Strategy 2013-17 (the Strategy) has been developed by the National Blood Authority (NBA) to reduce the unnecessary wastage of blood and blood products. (blood.gov.au)
  • I would not have believed it if I hadn't actually gotten a press release from CNN yesterday, but the FDA is months away from releasing a new cellulite reduction product with none other than your husband's own sperm. (goodhousekeeping.com)
  • The formation of methanol from reacting carbon monoxide with hydrogen combines oxidation and reduction in the single molecular product. (gsu.edu)
  • risk
  • As stated in the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building resilience of nations, cities, and communities to disasters, disaster risk reduction is intrinsically part of sustainable development as it is about addressing the underlying risks to development, reducing vulnerability and thereby increasing resilience of nations, cities, and communities. (un.org)
  • To achieve this, public education on sustainable development broadly, and disaster risk reduction specifically, needs to be supported as a key instrument of accountability. (un.org)
  • The overall objective is to support and advance the dialogue already underway on how best to integrate the disaster risk reduction approach into the Rio+20 outcomes. (un.org)
  • people
  • Selective reduction was developed in the mid-1980s, as people in the field of assisted reproductive technology became aware of the risks that multiple pregnancies carried for the mother and for the fetuses. (wikipedia.org)
  • reduce
  • Selective reduction is used when a mother is carrying an unsafe or undesirable number of fetuses in a multiple pregnancy , which are common in medically-assisted pregnancies , in order to reduce the number of fetuses to a number that is relatively safe for the mother and the remaining fetuses. (wikipedia.org)