Carrots

The carrot (Daucus carota subsp. sativus) is a root vegetable, usually orange in color, though purple, black, red, white, and yellow cultivars exist. They are a domesticated form of the wild carrot, Daucus carota, native to Europe and Southwestern Asia. The plant probably originated in Persia and was originally cultivated for its leaves and seeds. The most commonly eaten part of the plant is the taproot, although the stems and leaves are also eaten. The domestic carrot has been selectively bred for its greatly enlarged, more palatable, less woody-textured taproot. The carrot is a biennial plant in the umbellifer family, …

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MP-IDSA · 30 November 2021 English

Though rightfully an oxymoron (since the use of the word ‘military’ construes the use of ‘force’ to settle differences, while ‘diplomacy’ means the exact opposite), the term and its practice …

it is the reward, which could be construed as ‘carrots’ and ‘sticks’. This can be further reinforced with with the promise of incentives—additional carrots—if the adversary complies with alacrity to the coercer’s


EPRS · 11 November 2021 English

The way most food is produced is harming the planet. A profound change is needed, involving all agri-food actors. As consumers, we sit at the end of the agri-food chain. …

dump), combining regulatory initiatives, fiscal 'carrots and sticks', and information and education campaigns


Cato Institute · 11 November 2021

ways to slap down caucus dissidents. But are committee assignments and parking spots, among other carrots and sticks, enough to convince everyone to fall in line? After this month’s elections in New Jersey


The Aspen Institute · 2 November 2021 English

The power sector must be front and center in efforts to decarbonize the economy. In the United States, the sector has reduced emissions significantly over the last 15 years or …

not clear that a policy diet based solely on carrots is sufficient. Achieving such levels will require


ADB · 28 October 2021 English

Examining the impact of trade credit usage on comovement between sectors, this paper finds that trade credit linkage is an influential channel for domestic and cross-border shocks and can profoundly …

Marketing Cost Structure Studies—Banana, Calamansi, Carrots, Cassava, Corn, Hog, Onion, Potatoes, Rice, Mango


EPRS · 27 October 2021 English

To address the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, the EU has put in place an unprecedented temporary recovery instrument, Next Generation EU (NGEU). Its main spending tool is the Recovery …

car replacement, governments intend to use both 'carrots', incentivising the purchase of low polluting and 'sticks', penalising polluting ones. The 'carrots' include various programmes co-financing the purchase


ASI · 26 October 2021 English

The Adam Smith Institute’s latest paper, written by Julian Morris, outlines how the global minimum tax proposal would endanger Britain’s national interest:One-hundred and thirty six jurisdictions, including the United Kingdom, …

US are able to dominate by offering sticks and carrots to smaller, lower tax jurisdictions. It seems strange


IMF · 20 October 2021 English

The Maldives has identified the estimation and regular reporting of tax expenditures (TEs) as one of the top priority areas in continuing its tax modernization process. TEs are alternative policy …

kaashi, kurun’baa, rukuraa, and kurolhi • Carrots, cabbage, beans and tomatoes • Fruits • Bread


CEIP · 13 October 2021 English

China’s presence has brought socioeconomic opportunities to Georgia, Greece, Hungary, and Romania. Yet it has exacerbated governance shortfalls, undermined elements of political and economic stability, and complicated the European Union’s …

frequently couples its use of economic and political carrots and levers to broad-ranging public relations outreach


Cato Institute · 12 October 2021

Agency banned the year before the law was passed.We can save more species by changing the law to use carrots rather than sticks. One way to do so would be to allow private ownership of fish and wildlife. Someone


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