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Author: K. S. S. Nair
Publisher: CIFOR
Keywords: risk, exotic, tree, species, greater, plantations, outbreaks, tropical, forest, pest
Number of Pages: 82
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 9798764870
ISBN-13: 9789798764875

The problem and the approach. Case studies. Discussion - Is there a greater risk of pest outbreaks in exotics?.

Author: John L. Hayes
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: western, tennessee, kentucky, service, assessment, middle, flooding, floods, greater, nashville, including, record
Number of Pages: 93
Published: 2011-05
ISBN-10: 1437944949
ISBN-13: 9781437944945

On May 1-2, 2010, record-breaking rains struck KY and the TN Valley region. Western and Middle TN were hardest hit with local amounts of 18-20 inches to the south and west of Greater Nashville. Much of western and Middle TN, incl. Greater Nashville, experienced widespread, devastating flash flooding, as well as unprecedented flooding along the Cumberland river and its tributaries. The Nat. Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin. formed a service assessment team to evaluate the Nat. Weather Service (NWS) performance before and during the catastrophic flooding. This report will help the NWS perform its m

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Sol
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: space, physics, effectiveness, research, decreased, conduct, funding, paradox, increased, accompanied
Number of Pages: 116
Published: 1994
eBookDB-ID: NAP:12468

This study originated from a perception shared by many space scientists that, although overall funding was greater than in previous years, individual researchers seemed to be having greater difficulty in obtaining support for their work. This report is the result of an investigation into that perception and the program structures within which much of U.S. space physics research is conducted.

Author: Hans P. Binswanger-Mkhize
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: consensus, greater, redistribution, land, agricultural
Number of Pages: 494
Published: 2009-05
ISBN-10: 0821376276
ISBN-13: 9780821376270

Despite 250 years of land reform all over the world, important land inequalities remain, especially in Latin America and Southern Africa. While there is near consensus on the need for redistribution in these countries, much controversy persists around how to redistribute land peacefully and legally, often blocking progress on implementation.This book focuses on the "how" of land redistribution in order to forge greater consensus among land reform practitioners and enable them to make better choices on the mechanisms of land reform. Reviews and case studies describe and analyze the alternative

Author: Thorsten Beck
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: across, countries, services, banking, access, reaching
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2005

The authors (1) present new indicators of banking sector penetration across 99 countries based on a survey of bank regulatory authorities, (2) show that these indicators predict household and firm use of banking services, (3) explore the association between the outreach indicators and measures of financial, institutional, and infrastructure development across countries, and (4) relate these banking outreach indicators to measures of firms' financing constraints. In particular, they find that greater outreach is correlated with standard measures of financial development, as well as with economi

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: policy, disability, federal, modernizing
Number of Pages: 30
Published: 2008-10-01
ISBN-10: 1422329097
ISBN-13: 9781422329092

Economic, medical, technological, and social changes have increased opportunities for persons with disabilities to live with greater independence and more fully participate in the workforce. Also, social and legal changes have promoted the goal of greater inclusion of persons with disabilities in the mainstream of society. However, fed. disability programs have not evolved in line with these larger societal changes and, therefore, are poorly positioned to provide meaningful and timely support for persons with disabilities. Program enrollment and costs for fed. disability programs have been gro

Author: Unknown
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: exposure, greater, imply, openness
Number of Pages: 44
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