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Author: Adam Vann
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: facility, siting, transmission, electric, government’s, role, federal
Number of Pages: 17
Published: 2011-02
ISBN-10: 1437943217
ISBN-13: 9781437943214

The location and permitting of electricity transmission lines and facilities have traditionally been the exclusive province of the states, with only limited exceptions. However, the increasing complexity of the interstate transmission grid, as well as widespread power outages in recent history, has resulted in calls for an increased role for the fed. govżt. in transmission siting in an attempt to enhance reliability. This report looks at the history of transmission siting and the reason behind the movement toward an increased fed. role in siting decisions, explains the new fed. role in transm

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: secondary, education, elementary, improving, role, federal
Number of Pages: 102
Published: 1993-06-01
ISBN-10: 1568066252
ISBN-13: 9781568066257

The 103rd Congress will decide whether to reauthorize most of the federal programs for elementary & secondary education. The Congress may wish to consider making major changes in the role of federal government in education. This study describes the efforts by states to improve their schools, examines trends & current conditions in education, & analyzes various options for changing the federal role.

Author: Fao
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: maize, guatemala, resources, genetic, women, conservation, role
Number of Pages: 68
Published: 2003-01-24
ISBN-10: 9251047847
ISBN-13: 9789251047842

Guatemala has a rich cultural history and is a centre of origin and diversity for cultivated plants. This case study seeks to examine the role of human culture in the evolution of plant resources and the dynamic relationship between people and their natural environment. It focuses on the agricultural production of maize in Guatemala and looks at the role that women have played in its genetic conservation.

Author: Wendy V. Cunningham
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: labor, choices, mexico, affects, role, caregiver, household, breadwinner
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2001

Is gender a primary determinant of patterns of participation in the labor force among adult men and women with different household responsibilities? No, although gender affects employment decisions indirectly, through household role. Labor patterns are more similar for men and women who have the same household role.

Author: David Kaimowitz
Publisher: CIFOR
Keywords: 1990s, policy, perspective, 1980s, america, deforestation, central, livestock
Number of Pages: 95
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 9798764080
ISBN-13: 9789798764080

Forests, cattle, pastures and crops; The different "logics" of livestock production. The role of market forces in the cattle-forest relationship. Government subsidies for livestock and public road construction. The role of Government Land Policies and Land Markets. Technological change and environmental degradation. The role of forestry policy. Political instability and violence. Conclusions and policy recommendations.

Author: Alexander Sarris
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: bias, economic, growth, agriculture, anti, agricultural, taxation, role
Number of Pages: 108
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 9251046883
ISBN-13: 9789251046883

While the role of agriculture in economic development seems to be well known and understood, there seems to be considerable difference of opinion concerning the role of taxation of agriculture, explicit or implicit, and economic growth. This study first reviews the role of agricultural terms of trade in development and growth. The question posed are whether or not the literature supports the view that early stages of development agriculture should be taxed, and if policies should contain an anti-agriculture bias. The study then reviews the ways in which anti-agriculture bias expresses itself i

Author: Lawrence Kapp
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: pandemic, flu, defense, department, role
Number of Pages: 18
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 143791876X
ISBN-13: 9781437918762

A flu pandemic is a worldwide epidemic of an influenza virus. As such, the U.S.¿ response to a flu pandemic would have both international and domestic components. Additionally, the domestic response effort would include contributions from every governmental level, non-governmental org., and the private sector. This report focuses on the role of the DoD in supporting the nation¿s domestic response effort, although it also touches on DoD¿s international role. DoD¿s role during a flu pandemic would center on the these objectives: assisting in disease surveillance; assisting partner nations, p
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