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Author: Sharon P. Robinson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: education, research, framework, learners, knowledge, nation, building
Number of Pages: 124
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788139975
ISBN-13: 9780788139970

This is the first biennial report, which establishes national priorities for education research. Contents: what do we need to know? research for a changing world; an agenda for the nation: establishing priorities for education research (early childhood learning; student learning; effective teaching; strengthening schools; student diversity; learning beyond the classroom; and adult competence); putting the priorities to work; and powerful questions. Notes. Sources for sidebars and data boxes. Extensive bibliography.

Author: Dean T. Jamison
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: health, priorities
Number of Pages: 242
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 0821362607
ISBN-13: 9780821362600

This companion guide to 'Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, 2nd edition' speeds the diffusion of life-saving knowledge by distilling the contents of the larger volume into an easily read format.Policy makers, practitioners, academics, and other interested readers will get an overview of the messages and analysis in 'Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, 2nd edition'; be alerted to the scope of major diseases; learn strategies to improve policies and choices to implement cost-effective interventions; and locate chapters of immediate interest.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: programs, desirable, priority, implementing, accountability, attorneys
Number of Pages: 74
Published: 1996-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788134477
ISBN-13: 9780788134470

The Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys, located in the Justice Dept., provides assistance & coordination services for 93 U.S. Attorneys (USAtt). In practice, the USAtt exercise a large degree of independence & discretion in the handling of their cases. This report covers: how the Justice Dept. communicates national priorities to the USAtt; how selected USAtt establish their priorities & coordinate them with law enforcement agencies in their districts; & what, if any, measures the Justice Dept. uses to assess USAtt's effectiveness in meeting national priorities.

Author: T. Matiza
Publisher: IUCN
Keywords: wetlands, zimbabwe, conservation, priorities, ecology, hotel, january, airport, proceedings, seminar, harare, kentucky
Number of Pages: 169
Published: 1994
ISBN-10: 283170202X
ISBN-13: 9782831702025

Author: Dean T. Jamison
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: countries, developing, priorities, control, disease
Number of Pages: 1449
Published: 2006-04-13
ISBN-10: 0821361791
ISBN-13: 9780821361795

In the late 1980s the World Bank initiated a process designed both to generate analytic background on priorities for control of specific diseases and to use this information as input for comparative cost-effectiveness estimates for interventions addressing the full range of conditions important in developing countries. The purpose of the comparative cost-effectiveness work was to provide one input into decision-making within the health sectors of highly resource-constrained low- and middle-income countries. This process resulted in the 1993 publication of Disease Control Priorities in Developi

Author: Unknown
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: fisheries, rome, november, biblcember, responsible, incentives, expert, consultation, economic, report
Number of Pages: 25
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 9251045380
ISBN-13: 9789251045381

The Consultation identified priorities for further research about the impact of subsidies. In respect of impact of fishery resources priority for further study was given for the following categories: capital expansion, tax waivers and deferrals and price support. With respect to impact on trade, the experts assigned priorities to future study of actions that would reduce the relative price of inputs and reduce fishing effort and to management and regulatory actions.

Author: Huairou Commission
Publisher: UN-HABITAT
Keywords: local, governance, perspective, grassroots, dialogue, women
Number of Pages: 81
Published: 2004-01-01
ISBN-10: 9211317185
ISBN-13: 9789211317183

"This publication ... describes locally designed strategies through which grassroots women's groups initiate and engage in ongoing dialogue with local authorities, with a view to influence policies, plans and programmes in ways that address women's priorities ...The Local to Local Dialogues described in this publication are illustrative of such inclusive decision-making processes. The six case studies chronicle the experiences and efforts of each of the women's groups to identify priorities and negotiate with local authorities and in some cases other government authorities."--P. 4.
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