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Author: Soil Fertility Initiative
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: consultation, fao, rome, italy, november, sfi, proceedings, initiative, fertility, sub, saharan, africa, soil
Number of Pages: 98
Published: 1999-09
ISBN-10: 9251042985
ISBN-13: 9789251042984

Author: Jess T. Ford
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: initiative, merida, funds, status
Number of Pages: 31
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437926398
ISBN-13: 9781437926392

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. In an effort to confront the challenges posed by criminal violence, in Oct. 2007, the U.S. and Mexico announced the Mérida Initiative, a $1.4 billion counter-narcotics and anticrime assistance package for countries in the region. Collaboration between the U.S. and Mexico has intensified, providing an opportunity to address the mutual threat of drug trafficking and organized crime affecting the region. This report provides information on the status of funding provided under the Mérida Initiative as of Sept. 30, 2009. It describe

Author: Gregory C. Wilshusen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: desktop, core, configuration, requirements, federal, implement, security, agencies, need, information
Number of Pages: 88
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437932223
ISBN-13: 9781437932225

The increase in security incidents and continuing weakness in security controls on information technology systems at federal agencies highlight the continuing need for improved information security. To standardize and strengthen agencies' security, the Office of Management and Budget, in collaboration with the Nat. Inst. of Standards and Technology, launched the Federal Desktop Core Configuration initiative in 2007. This report: (1) identifies the goals, objectives, and requirements of the initiative; (2) determines the status of actions federal agencies have taken, or plan to take, to impleme

Author: Melissa D. Ho
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: ftf, initiative, future, feed, administration, obama
Number of Pages: 25
Published: 2011-05-01
ISBN-10: 1437982492
ISBN-13: 9781437982497

In June 2009, at the G8 Summit in L'Aquila, Italy, Pres. Obama pledged $3.5 billion over three years (FY 2010 to FY 2012) to a global hunger and food security initiative to address hunger and poverty worldwide. The U.S. commitment is part of a global pledge, by the G20 countries and others, of more than $20 billion. In May 2010, the Dept. of State officially launched the Admin's. global hunger and food security initiative, called FtF. Contents of this report: Intro.; The State of Global Food Insecurity; The Global Partnership for Agriculture and Food Security; The Obama Admin's. FtF Initiative

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: education, century, rev, strengthening, world, challenge, changing, answering
Number of Pages: 17
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437916368
ISBN-13: 9781437916362

Contents: The Challenge: To Innovate Education; The Answer: President Bushżs 2006 Education Agenda; The Challenge: Knowledge of Math and Science; The Answer: American Competitiveness Initiative: $380 Million in FY 2007; Other Math and Science Initiatives; The Challenges: Accelerating Our Schoolsż Progress; The Answer: The High School Reform Initiative: $1.475 Billion in FY 2007; The Challenge: Promoting Freedom and Understanding; The Answer: National Security Language Initiative: $57 Million in FY 2007; Conclusion.

Author: Victor S. Rezendes
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: climate, change, technology, initiative, president, support, energy, proposed, budget, department
Number of Pages: 60
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0788177907
ISBN-13: 9780788177903

The President proposed $6.3 billion over 5 years for the Climate Change Technology Initiative, which would fund R&D & the deployment of new technologies to encourage energy efficiency, renewable energy, & technologies to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere, as well as provide tax incentives. The Dept. of Energy (DoE) is expected to implement the largest portion of this initiative through its programs. This report provides (1) information on how DoE plans to alter its climate change R&D spending from FY1998 to FY1999 & (2) observations regarding funding for R&D, base

Authors: Donna O. Farley, Cheryl L. Damberg, M. Susan Ridg
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: dissemination, evaluation, report, iii, implementation, focus, ahrq, patient, safety, initiative, assessment
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0833042173
ISBN-13: 9780833042170

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has been carrying out its congressional mandate to establish a patient-safety research and development initiative to help health care providers reduce medical errors and improve patient safety. In September 2003, AHRQ entered into a four-year contract with the RAND Corporation to serve as the patient safety evaluation center for its patient safety initiative. The evaluation center is responsible for performing a longitudinal evaluation of the full scope of AHRQ
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