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Author: Grahame Applegate
Publisher: CIFOR
Keywords: lessons, learned, information, gaps, tropics, practices, benefits, improved, timber, harvesting, pays
Number of Pages: 45
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9793361425
ISBN-13: 9789793361420

Introduction; Timber harvesting in the tropics; Components of reduced-impact logging; Incentives for and constraints on the adoption of improved timber harvest activities; Disaggregation of Cost and benefits of improved harvesting practices by component; Variation in Cost and benefits of implementing RIL among different forest types; Conclusiones and recomendations.

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: improved, management, east, weed, cyprus, october, nicosia, november, fao, proceedings, expert, consultation
Number of Pages: 260
Published: 1987-06
ISBN-10: 9251025541
ISBN-13: 9789251025543

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: improved, concerns, remain, readiness, ship, reserve, force, ready
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 1995-04
ISBN-10: 0788117122
ISBN-13: 9780788117121

Determines whether program changes implemented to address problems encountered during the Persian Gulf War have improved the ships' overall readiness, the readiness level of the highest priority ships exceeds that of other strategic mobility components. If further further decline in the number of available U.S. merchant mariners would have a long term effect on crewing RRF ships. 5 charts & tables

Author: Muhammad Dost
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: fodder, northern, areas, pakistan, production, crop, success, story, improved
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 925104676X
ISBN-13: 9789251046760

Lack of quality fodder, especially during winter, is a major limiting factor in improving livestock production in the northern areas of Pakistan. This publication describes work undertaken to improve fodder yields and quality through the introduction and evaluation of improved fodder crops including oats, lucerne, berseem, multi-cut sorghum and maize.

Author: Julian A. Lampietti
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: armenia, lessons, poor, pricing, utility
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 2001-05
ISBN-10: 0821349228
ISBN-13: 9780821349229

'Utility Pricing and the Poor' evaluates the 1999 electricity tariff increase and the potential for improved water-sector cost recovery, with a particular focus on service accessibility and affordability for the poor. A two-stage approach is recommended. In the first stage, revenues should be increased by ensuring payment from households that have reliable service but are not paying their bills. After collection capacity is strengthened, the utility should implement a program of tariff adjustment, based on improved service and meter-based billing.

Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: care, health, honduras
Number of Pages: 84
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 0821341901
ISBN-13: 9780821341902

A combination of economic development, improved education, increased access to safe water, and improved basic health programs has enabled Honduras to improve the health status of its population over the last three decades-an accomplishment of which the country can be justly proud. This paper examines the achievements of the Honduran health sector and discusses the challenges that need to be faced to modernize public sector financing, to improve public sector service provision, and to develop an appropriate policy and regulatory framework for pharmaceuticals and social security.

Author: Frances M. Lussier
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: helicopter, programs, army, states, united, analysis
Number of Pages: 99
Published: 1996-03-01
ISBN-10: 078812756X
ISBN-13: 9780788127564

Examines four alternatives for modernizing the Army's helicopters & compares the costs & benefits of each alternative with the Army's plan for its helicopter fleet. Alternatives include: retain a smaller Comanche program, buy improved Kiowa warriors, & extend the life of the Hueys; continue to buy helicopters currently in production; buy improved Kiowa Warriors & new utility helicopters; & retain & modernize helicopters in the Army's inventory. Appendix includes the Aviation Force Structure. 50 charts & tables.
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