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Author: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center
Publisher: CIMMYT
Keywords: cimmyt, conducted, strategic, planning, consultations, external, future, summary, perspectives, stakeholder
Number of Pages: 19
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9706481087
ISBN-13: 9789706481085

As part of the strategic planning process initiated in July 2002, CIMMYT commissioned the Meridian Institute to conduct an extensive consultation with more than 170 stakeholders worldwide, representing national agricultural research services, CGIAR Centers, advanced research institutes, the private sector, donor agencies, and representatives of farmer groups. The interviews elicited highly divergent opinions and valuable insights into how others perceive CIMMYT and its future. Overall, the consultations revealed that CIMMYT's products and activities are greatly appreciated and serve an apparen

Author: South Africa. Ministry of Water Affairs and Forest
Publisher: UN-HABITAT
Keywords: africa, cape, town, south, december, cities, sector, international, consultations, partnership, water, report
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 1997
ISBN-10: 9211313597
ISBN-13: 9789211313598

Author: Paul A. Francis
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: social, capital, nigeria, community, schools, lessons, primary, hard
Number of Pages: 90
Published: 1998-10-01
ISBN-10: 0821343335
ISBN-13: 9780821343333

Education is a basic condition for economic and social development. Working in conjunction with the National Primary Education Commission, the World Bank supported consultations among teachers, parents, educational administrators, and community leaders to develop a strong foundation for primary education in Nigeria. The innovative work documented in this publication illustrates the potential not only for partnership between the users and providers of primary education but also between the World Bank and its clients.

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: development, communication, perspectives, regional, compendium
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 2007-12-31
ISBN-10: 925105889X
ISBN-13: 9789251058893

This compendium presents the findings of a series of regional studies, consultations and workshops organized by FAO in preparation for the World Congress on Communication for Development (Rome, October 2007). The compendium serves as a reference document and compares present trends, experiences and challenges in communication for development across regions, and projects. It focuses on the applications of communication methods and media, particularly in the field of food security, natural resources management and rural development, with a view for offering new directions for mainstreaming commu

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: food, safety, nutrition, advice, scientific, framework, provision, fao
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 9251058075
ISBN-13: 9789251058077

This document has been prepared to enhance the transparency of the practices and procedures applied by FAO and WHO to deliver scientific advice. It illustrates that the same basic principles and rules apply to the different expert groups such as the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA), the Joint FAO/WHO Expert meetings on Pesticide Residues (JMPR), the Joint FAO/WHO Expert meetings on Microbiological Risk Assessment (JEMRA) and consultations and meeting organized in response to specific ad hoc requests or emergency situations.--Publisher's description.

Author: Gene L. Dodaro
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: calls, strong, leadership, partnerships, disruption, widespread, computing, crisis, potential, year
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0788177885
ISBN-13: 9780788177880

Addresses the Year 2000 computing problem. Its objectives were to (1) outline the Year 2000 risks facing the government & the nation, (2) describe the evolution of the federal government's Year 2000 strategy, & (3) identify additional actions that can be taken by the Executive Branch to prepare the nation for the year 2000. Its views are based upon over 2 dozen reports issued over the past year on the Year 2000 readiness of a wide range of federal agencies as well as on extensive consultations with various experts in information technology & years of experience in & knowledge of federal agenci

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: projections, year, commodities, agricultural, term, prospects, medium
Number of Pages: 172
Published: 2000-09
ISBN-10: 9251043825
ISBN-13: 9789251043820

FAO regularly undertakes projections of production, demand and trade for all major agricultural commodities and for practically all countries in the world, as a basis for medium-term commodity policy analysis and for assessing future food security problems. These projections are an important input for FAO's commodity outlook work in general, for global perspective studies and as background for policy consultations on individual commodities. Outside FAO, the projections are used by national planning agencies, international research institutions, project missions and other organizations and ente
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