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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: challenges, opportunities, aquaculture, fisheries, globalisation
Number of Pages: 169
Published: 2010-04-14
ISBN-10: 9264074929
ISBN-13: 9789264074927

This overview of global markets for fish and fish products finds that they have changed considerably over the past few decades and continue to do so, with ever growing interactions across countries and continents. Change has brought substantial benefits to the world economy and a number of policy challenges for governments. To meet these challenges, without compromising the advantages of increasing market interactions, countries must develop and implement fisheries management frameworks and aquaculture strategies that accommodate globalisation without undermining resource sustainability.
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Author: Victor S. Rezendes
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: governmentwide, perspective, risks, government, management, challenges, major
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 2003-07-01
ISBN-10: 0756733561
ISBN-13: 9780756733568

In its 2001 Governmentwide Perspective, the General Accounting Office (GAO) identified operational challenges, such as the continuing need to implement management reforms, and discussed the need to address human capital and other strategic challenges, particularly the longer-term budget outlook. The information that GAO presents in this report is intended to help sustain congressional attention in addressing the challenges government faces in doing business in the 21st century. This report is part of a special series of reports on governmentwide and agency-specific issues.
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Author: Phillip C. Badger
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: bioenergy, southeast, recommendations, roundtable, opportunities, status, challenges
Number of Pages: 95
Published: 1996-06
ISBN-10: 0788147730
ISBN-13: 9780788147739

Provides a common base of understanding of the context for bioenergy development; the Southeast's biomass resources & its bioenergy potential; & the environmental & market development issues, challenges, & opportunities associated with the development of this resource. Discusses: electricity generation, transportation, agriculture, forestry, feedstocks, conversion & use, economics, environmental opportunities & challenges, market development challenges & opportunities, & potential economic & other benefits. Recommendations cover the private sector, government & researchers. Charts & tables.
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Author: Jean R. Gebman
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: effective, options, life, cycle, resources, management, policy, aircraft, further, issues, aging, air, force, challenges
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 0833045180
ISBN-13: 9780833045188

Over the next 20 years, the further aging of already-old aircraft will introduce challenges and issues for aircraft operators, including the U.S. Air Force. This report identifies those challenges and issues and explores policy options for addressing them in ways that can contribute to effective life-cycle management of resources. The technical challenges relate to structures, propulsion, and systems. The institutional challenges include limitations on independent verification of fleet status and future condition, limitations on information needed for engineering analyses including risk assess
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Author: Robert I. Rotberg
Publisher: Council on Foreign Relations
Keywords: challenges, continuing, elections, nigeria
Number of Pages: 55
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0876093993
ISBN-13: 9780876093993

Nigeria: Elections and Continuing Challenges suggests immediate and medium-term courses of action for Nigerians and members of the international community. Some of Rotbergs policy recommendations, such as election monitoring, are focused on helping Nigeria avoid a near-term breakdown of democracy. Others, such as strengthening health care infrastructure and improving security, look more broadly to the future and tackle the countrys fundamental challenges of governance and development.
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Author: Daniel Bertoni
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: service, claims, delivery, challenges, testimony, congressional, disability, address, administration, security, further, actions, needed, social
Number of Pages: 22
Published: 2009-08
ISBN-10: 1437915108
ISBN-13: 9781437915105

For years, the Social Security Admin. (SSA) has experienced challenges managing a large disability workload and making timely decisions. In FY 2006, SSA made about 3.7 million disability claims decisions, while over a million were awaiting a decision. Further, SSA has faced staffing challenges and difficulties managing its workloads at its network of 1,300 field offices, where millions of people go to apply for disability and retirement benefits, to obtain Social Security cards, and for a host of other services. This report addresses: (1) key service delivery challenges facing SSA, particularl
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Author: Randall B. Williamson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: execution, congressional, testimony, formulation, budget, care, challenges, health
Number of Pages: 17
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437914314
ISBN-13: 9781437914313

The Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) estimates it will provide health care to 5.8 million patients with appropriations of $41.2 billion in FY 2009. The President has proposed an increase in VA's health care budget for FY 2010 to expand services for veterans. VA's patient population includes aging veterans who need services such as long-term care -- including nursing home and non-institutional care provided in veterans' homes or community -- and veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq. This testimony discuss challenges related to VA's health care services budget formulation and execution, an
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