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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: andean, region, strategies, reduction, coca, alternative
Number of Pages: 220
Published: 1994-01-01
ISBN-10: 0788103628
ISBN-13: 9780788103629

Identifies opportunities & constraints to coca reduction, primarily in Bolivia, Peru & Colombia. Explores potential policy directions by the Federal government to improve the effectiveness of ongoing activities. Contents: factors influencing Coca reduction initiatives; history of selected narcotics supply-reduction efforts; renewable resource-based alternatives to Coca reduction (agricultural, forest, wildlife & wildland, & aquatic); technologies to support alternative crop production; Coca biological control issues. Charts, tables & photos.

Author: Tara Bedi
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: reduction, strategies, poverty, monitoring, understanding, institutions, numbers
Number of Pages: 260
Published: 2006-06
ISBN-10: 0821364847
ISBN-13: 9780821364840

One of the key components of a successful poverty reduction strategy is a system for monitoring the implementation of the strategy and for tracking progress in poverty reduction. 'Beyond the Numbers' provides lessons on the design and functioning of such monitoring systems, which are based on the experiences of twelve countries. The book's focus is on the institutional arrangements of poverty reduction monitoring systems-the rules and processes that bring the various actors and monitoring activities together in a coherent framework-rather than on any particular activity or actor. This book pro

Author: Christopher D. Gerrard
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: contributions, poverty, reduction, bank, world, review, development, effectiveness, annual
Number of Pages: 144
Published: 2005-09
ISBN-10: 0821363034
ISBN-13: 9780821363034

The '2004 Annual Review of Development Effectiveness' looks at the recent growth and poverty reduction experience of client countries. It assesses the extent to which Bank interventions have contributed to growth and poverty reduction and the effectiveness of different types of interventions. The review uses the key elements of the Bank's 2001 poverty reduction strategy to examine the extent to which these elements respond to the needs of the poor, are actually being carried out, and are having an impact.

Author: Luc J. Christiaensen
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: africa, reduction, poverty, agriculture, earth
Number of Pages: 122
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0821368540
ISBN-13: 9780821368541

This book contributes to the debate about the role of agriculture in poverty reduction by addressing three sets of questions: (1) Does investing in agriculture enhance/harm overall economicgrowth, and if so, under what conditions? (2) Do poor people tend to participate more/less in growth in agriculture than in growth in other sectors, and if so, when? (3) If a focus on agriculturewould tend to yield larger participation by the poor, butslower overall growth, which strategy would tend to have the largest payoff in terms of poverty reduction, andunder which conditions?

Author: Amy F. Woolf
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: former, soviet, union, programs, assistance, threat, reduction, nonproliferation
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 2010-06
ISBN-10: 1437921957
ISBN-13: 9781437921953

Congress passed the Nunn-Lugar amendment, authorizing U.S. threat reduction assistance to the former Soviet Union, in Nov. 1991, after a failed coup in Moscow and the disintegration of the Soviet Union raised concerns about the safety and security of Soviet nuclear weapons. The annual program has grown from $400 million to over $1 billion/year across 3 agencies. It has also evolved from an emergency response to impending chaos in the Soviet Union, to a more comprehensive threat reduction and non-proliferation effort, to a broader program seeking to keep nuclear, chemical, and biological weapon

Author: Gerald L. Dillingham
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: reduction, noise, prospects, achieving, goals, uncertain, aligned, environment, nasas, plans, aviation, faas
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2008-08-01
ISBN-10: 1437903193
ISBN-13: 9781437903195

Reducing aviation noise is important to the efficient operation and expansion of the National Airspace System because community opposition to aviation noise is a major obstacle to airport and runway development. The FAA and NASA have the primary fed. responsibility for R&D on aviation noise. FAA focuses on the impacts of aviation noise on communities, while NASA focuses on noise at its source -- aircraft engines and airframes. Both FAA and NASA have set noise reduction goals. This report addresses: (1) FAA¿s and NASA¿s R&D plans for addressing aviation noise and the extent to which they are

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: armed, violence, reduction, programming, reform, system, fragility, linking, security, conflict
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 2011-03-30
ISBN-10: 9264107215
ISBN-13: 9789264107212

To help experts and practitioners working to tackle the problem of armed violence, three Programming Notes build on the 2009 publication entitled Armed Violence Reduction: Enabling Development. These three notes cover: Armed violence in urban areas Youth and armed violence The linkages between Armed Violence Reduction and Security System Reform
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