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Author: Catherine Farvacque-Vitković
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: cities, management, addressing, street
Number of Pages: 285
Published: 2005-04
ISBN-10: 0821358154
ISBN-13: 9780821358153

The most spectacular change in Sub-Saharan Africa over the last few decades has been the dramatic demographic shift from rural areas to cities. As a result, more than 50 percent of the city streets in the region have no names or addresses, and the problem is particularly acute in the poorest neighborhoods.'Street Addressing and the Management of Cities' reviews the role of addressing within the array of urban management tools and explores the links between addressing and civic identity, urban information systems, support to municipal services, tax systems, land management and tenure issues, sl

Author: Neil A. G. McPhie
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: law, performers, poor, addressing
Number of Pages: 51
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437923569
ISBN-13: 9781437923568

This report describes the similarities and differences between 5 U.S.C. par. 4303, and 7513, the two sections of the law that authorize an agency to take an adverse action against a Federal employee for poor performance. In that context, the report addresses the limited ability of the law to address the underlying challenges of a performance-based action. Poor performers are a serious concern for the Federal workforce, and one that the Government has historically had difficulties addressing. However, as this report explains, the biggest obstacle to addressing poor performers in the Federal Gov

Author: David Powner
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: global, cybersecurity, governance, addressing, challenges, united, states, faces, cyberspace
Number of Pages: 53
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437937365
ISBN-13: 9781437937367

Recent foreign-based intrusions on the computer systems of U.S. fed. agencies and businesses highlight the vulnerabilities of the interconnected networks that comprise the Internet, as well as the need to adequately address the global security and governance of cyberspace. Fed. law give a number of fed. entities respon. for representing U.S. cyberspace interests abroad, in collab. with the private sector. This report identifies: (1) significant entities and efforts addressing global cyberspace security and governance issues; (2) U.S. entities responsible for addressing these issues and the ext

Author: George A. Scott
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: needed, focus, understanding, works, doesnt, concern, areas, labor, investment, made, progress, addressing, workforce
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2010-02
ISBN-10: 1437913911
ISBN-13: 9781437913910

Since the Workforce Invest. Act's (WIA) enactment in 1998, there have been numerous reports that included recommend, regarding many aspects of WIA. These aspects include performance measures and accountability, funding formulas and spending, one-stop centers, and training, as well as services provided to dislocated workers, youth, and employers. This testimony discusses issues raised and recommend. made. Specifically, this testimony addresses: (1) progress made by the Dept. of Labor in addressing areas of concern, particularly related to recommend. for action, and (2) what steps Labor has take

Author: Intermountain Research Station (Ogden, Utah)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: bibliography, annotated, monitoring, vegetation
Number of Pages: 190
Published: 1998-05-01
ISBN-10: 0788148370
ISBN-13: 9780788148378

This annotated bibliography documents literature addressing the design & implementation of vegetation monitoring. It provides resources managers, ecologists, & scientists access to the great volume of literature addressing many aspects of vegetation monitoring: planning & objective setting, choosing vegetation attributes to measure, sampling design, sampling methods, statistical & graphical analysis, & communication of results. Over half of the 1,400 references have been annotated. Keywords pertaining to the type of monitoring or method are included with each bibliographic entry. Keyword index

Author: Unknown
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: water, resource, management, selected, issues, recommendations, china, scarcity, addressing
Number of Pages: 160
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 0821378252
ISBN-13: 9780821378250

China faces a major challenge in managing its scarce water resources to sustain economic growth in the years ahead. This report provides an overview of China's water scarcity situation, assesses the policy and institutional requirements for addressing it, and recommends key areas for strengthening and reform. The issues covered in the report are water governance, water rights, water pricing and affordability, watershed ecological compensation, water pollution control, and emergency prevention. The report's recommendations identify the key measures needed to effectively address these issues.

Author: R. Chuck Mason
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: utilized, agreement, forces, status
Number of Pages: 34
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437921035
ISBN-13: 9781437921038

The U.S. has been party to multilateral and bilateral agreements addressing the status of U.S. armed forces while present in a foreign country. This report discusses these agreements, commonly referred to as Status of Forces Agreements (SOFAs), which generally establish the framework under which U.S. military personnel operate in a foreign country, addressing how the domestic laws of the foreign jurisdiction shall be applied toward U.S. personnel while in that country. A SOFA may include many provisions, but the most common issue addressed is which country may exercise criminal jurisdiction ov
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