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Production

In the context of project financing, a defined portion of the proceeds of production up to a dollar amount.

Production

1. The process of turning raw material into a product that is sold. For example, a company's production may involve turning silver, zinc, and mercury into a dental filling.

2. Less commonly, the revenue one derives from production.

production

the act of combining FACTORS OF PRODUCTION (labour, capital, etc.) by FIRMS to produce OUTPUTS of goods and services. The relationship between inputs and outputs in physical terms is shown by the PRODUCTION FUNCTION and in cost terms by the COST FUNCTION. See BATCH PRODUCTION, MASS PRODUCTION, FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING SYSTEM.
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Changes in areas of agricultural land used for animal production
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International Scientific Congress in Fur Animal Production (10th: 2012: Copenhagen, Denmark) Ed.
The Department of Animal Production and Health has set up this Steering Committee in the wake of upcoming Vesak Day.
Around 20,000 people are expected to attend the free-to-enter Bahrain Animal Production Show (BAPS) 2010, which will be held from November 25 to 27 at the Bahrain Endurance Centre in Sakhir.
However, these extensive systems are being replaced by intensive, industrialized farm animal production (IFAP) facilities at a rate of more than 4% per year, particularly in developing countries.
Damascus, (SANA) -- Director-General of the Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD) Rafiq Ali Saleh on Wednesday reviewed with UN delegation for global food security headed by Oliver de Shutter the efforts exerted by the Arab center to combat draught and increase plant and animal production in addition to finding means for adaptation to climate change.
However, they make no mention of industrialized systems of food animal production, major sources of antimicrobial drug-resistant bacterial pathogens (2) that are among the most globally prevalent and emerging infectious diseases (3).
Livestock in a Changing Landscape, a two-volume report released in March 2010 by a multi-institution collaborative including the FAO, documents how animal production is causing widespread effects on the environment and human health.
At the ARS Forage Animal Production Research Unit (FAPRU) in Lexington, Kentucky, Flythe recently demonstrated that hops can reduce HAB populations.
Speaking at an event organised by the German Agricultural Society (DLG) to discuss the development of animal production in Russia, Alexander Djagilev from IAK Agrar Consulting GmbH said he believes that developing existing potential presents the best way forward for Russian animal production and that production capacity is only being exploited to 50 or 60 percent.
Sustainable animal production; the challenges and potential developments for professional farming.