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Author: Phillip Herr
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: progress, financial, viability, facilitate, options, service, strategies, postal
Number of Pages: 80
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437932096
ISBN-13: 9781437932096

The Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act of 2006 required an evaluation of strategies and options for reforms of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). USPSżs business model is to fulfill its mission through self-supporting, businesslike operations; however, USPS has experienced increasing difficulties. Due to volume declines, losses, a cash shortage, and rising debt, the USPS was added to a high-risk list in July 2009. The objectives of this report were to assess: (1) the viability of USPSżs business model; (2) strategies and options to address challenges to its business model; and (3) action
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Author: Monica den Boer
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: security, human, viability
Number of Pages: 273
Published: 2008-06-01
ISBN-10: 9053567968
ISBN-13: 9789053567968

This volume elaborates on the EU report A Human Security Doctrine for Europe, adding an engaging discussion of international legal consequences and operational demands in the European Union's quest for domestic security. Introducing the concept of "Human Security from Below," the editors highlight how people in war-torn countries have no choice but to create their own security arrangements. But such structures, surprisingly, are not unique to war zones, the contributors revealhuman security initiatives from below occur in even the most stable Western countries. Arguing that human security as a
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Author: Richard J. Hillman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: growth, activity, depends, various, factors, market, secondary, mac, revised, charter, enhances, farmer
Number of Pages: 108
Published: 1999-11
ISBN-10: 0756706866
ISBN-13: 9780756706869

The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp. (Farmer Mac-(FM)) is a government-sponsored (GS) enterprise that was established to create a secondary market (SM) in agricultural mortgages, thus improving the availability of agricultural mortgage credit. To relieve impediments that had limited FM's ability to function efficiently, Congress passed the Farm Credit System Reform Act of 1996, which revised FM's authorities. This report reviews the progress that FM has made in achieving its mission & examines its viability. The objectives were to: (1) examine actions taken by FM to promote the development
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Author: Nations. United, Centre f
Publisher: UN-HABITAT
Keywords: building, materials, production, scales, various, technical, viability, economic
Number of Pages: 49
Published: 1989
ISBN-10: 9211311039
ISBN-13: 9789211311037
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Author: Mussagy, M.D.
Publisher: IITA
Keywords: fund, commodities, west, africa, common, covered, commercializing, cassava, districts, viability
Number of Pages: 26
Published:
ISBN-10: 9781313390
ISBN-13: 9789781313394
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Author: Gene Aloise
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: tank, assess, management, strategy, hanford, needed, information, waste, doe, lacks, critical, nuclear
Number of Pages: 51
Published: 2009-02
ISBN-10: 143790758X
ISBN-13: 9781437907582

The Dept. of Energy (DoE) manages more than 56 million gallons of radioactive and hazardous waste stored in 177 underground tanks at its Hanford Site in Wash. State. Many of these aging tanks have already leaked waste into the soil. Meanwhile, DoE¿s planned process for emptying the tanks and treating the waste has experienced delays, lengthening the time the tanks will store waste and intensifying concerns about the tanks¿ viability during a long cleanup process. This report addresses: (1) the condition, contents, and long-term viability of Hanford¿s underground tanks; (2) DoE¿s strategy f
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Author: Joan Johnson-Freese
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: moving, space, control, policy, asat, anti, satellite, viability
Number of Pages: 45
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 1428962271
ISBN-13: 9781428962279
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