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Author: Roger N. Clark
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: role, problem, framing, key, resources, research, natural, integrated
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 1422317390
ISBN-13: 9781422317396

Integrated research (IR) is about achieving holistic understanding of complex biophysical & social issues & problems. It is driven by the need to improve understanding about such systems & to improve resource mgmt. by using the results of IR processes. Integrated questions drives the search for integrated understand., but tradition, inertia, institutional culture, budgets, training, & lack of effective leadership foster reductionism or minimal degrees of integration rather than any substantial, sustainable effort toward integrated research. This paper discusses a phased approach to framing IR
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Author: Jack L. Brock
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: practices, results, potential, teaming, dod, achieving
Number of Pages: 66
Published: 2004-07-01
ISBN-10: 0756714230
ISBN-13: 9780756714239

Examines how best practices can help the Department of Defense (DoD) maximize the benefits of integrated product teams in its development of weapon systems. It examines: (1) whether & how integrated product teams affect decision-making & product outcomes; (2) what factors are key to creating effective integrated product teams; & (3) how the environment in which products are managed affects the prospects for effective integrated product teams. The report makes recommendations to the Secretary of Defense on how to better support the use of integrated product teams on weapon systems programs.
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Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: integrated, strategy, brazil, alleviation, poverty, rural
Number of Pages: 286
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 0821352067
ISBN-13: 9780821352069

"This report constitutes a step towards the objective of designing an integrated strategy for rural poverty reduction in Brazil, with a particular focus on rural poor in the Northeast and Southeast of Brazil. The report identifies key determinants of rural poverty in these regions and proposes a strategic framework in which to couch a set of integrated policies that could effectively help to reduce rural poverty in Brazil. The need for an integrated strategy arises because of the heterogeneous nature of the rural poor in Brazil. As no single simple remedy for rural poverty reduction in Brazil
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Author: Lynn R. De Lapp
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: child, family, services, integrated, report, pieces, together, status, putting
Number of Pages: 74
Published: 1994-04-01
ISBN-10: 0788106880
ISBN-13: 9780788106880

A status report on new comprehensive pioneering delivery systems for child & family services in California. Identifies obstacles encountered by these efforts & the institutional & political barriers to their expansion. Specific next steps” to overcome the barriers are described. Covers: examples of integrated child & family services (early intervention program, healthy start, etc.); obstacles to integrated services (facilities, program inflexibility, inadequate funding, collaboration, confidentiality, & state-level fragmentation). Bibliography.
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Author: Cormac Cullinan
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: integrated, management, coastal, legal, frameworks, national, establishing, law, strengthening
Number of Pages: 292
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 9251056250
ISBN-13: 9789251056257

Integrated coastal management (ICM) is widely accepted throughout the world as the best approach to dealing with coastal issues. The 1990s saw a proliferation of legislative reform processes worldwide. This aimed at supporting the implementation of ICM. Despite many international environmental treaties, declarations and other promises of action, the quality of coastal environments continues to deteriorate while the demand for coastal resources has increased in most of the world. This publication is enhanced by illustrative examples from a range of countries that are at various stages of develo
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Author: Jane P. Gates
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: crops, horticultural, bibliography, january, december, pests, plant, pest, integrated, management, biological, control, ipm
Number of Pages: 88
Published: 1994-12-01
ISBN-10: 0788114492
ISBN-13: 9780788114496

285 citations with abstracts covering IPM (integrated pest management), natural parasites, fruits, vegetables, shrubs, ornamentals, etc. Author and subject indexes.
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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: environmental, social, frameworks, economic, integrated, sustainable, development, measuring
Number of Pages: 428
Published: 2004-07-07
ISBN-10: 9264020136
ISBN-13: 9789264020139

The papers in this conference proceedings address the various conceptual, measurement and statistical policy issues that arise when applying accounting frameworks to the concept of sustainable development.
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