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Author: Ian F. Fergusson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: agreement, partnership, pacific, trans
Number of Pages: 19
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437936962
ISBN-13: 9781437936964

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) is a free trade agreement that includes nations on both sides of the Pacific. The existing TPP, which originally came into effect in 2006, consists of Brunei, Chile, New Zealand, and Singapore. The U.S., Peru, Australia, and Vietnam have committed themselves to joining and expanding this group. Contents of this report: (1) Origins; (2) Existing and Potential Membership; (3) Congressional Reactions to the TPP; (4) U.S. Objectives and Interests; (5) Context with Other Regional Architectures; (6) U.S. Trade with Current Trans-Pacific Partner Countries

Author: Panabokke, Chris R.Ariyaratne, B. RanjithSenevirat
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: watersheds, sub, malala, oya, basin, cascades, selected, monitoring, regolith, aquifer, four, characterization
Number of Pages: 46
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 9290906766
ISBN-13: 9789290906766

The groundwater present in the hard rock region of the dry zone of Sri Lanka is made up of the shallow 'Regolith Aquifer' and the deeper fracture zone aquifer is now clearly recognized. However, up to now no study had been carried out or reported in this country on the dynamic nature of this shallow regolith aquifer. This is the very first study carried out and reported in this regard. As part of the study, the impact of the Mau Ara trans-basin canal on the groundwater conditions below the area of influence of this trans-basin feeder canal has also been examined.

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: pan, yellow, sea, region, operation, urban, territorial, reviews, trans, border, oecd
Number of Pages: 229
Published: 2009-12-01
ISBN-10: 9264076115
ISBN-13: 9789264076112

The Pan Yellow Sea Region (PYSR) covers the coasts of northern China (Bohai Rim), western and southern Korea and south-western Japan (Kyushu). It has been one of the fastest growing economic zones in East Asia since China's opening in the early 1990s, thanks to the region's extensive manufacturing and transportation networks. Development has been driven by cities such as Dalian, Qingdao and Tianjin in China, Busan and Incheon in Korea, and Fukuoka and Kitakyushu in Japan. However, the PYSR has yet not fully utilised its assets nor reached its potential for growth. Further economic integration

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: himalayan, countries, trans, fisheries, water, cold
Number of Pages: 380
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 925104807X
ISBN-13: 9789251048078

The trans-Himalayan region covers the countries of the Himalayas, Karakoram and in Hindu Kush and Pamir. Fisheries play an important role in providing food and income to the mountain people. This volume contains papers presented at a meeting, held in July 2001 in Nepal, to review information, experiences and findings related to fish and fisheries in the region, including fish species distribution, fishing intensity, socio-economic conditions and livelihoods of fisher communities, as well as to the impacts of environment degradation, conservation measures and aquaculture technologies on indigen

Author: Charles Michael Johnson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: trans, sahara, counterterrorism, partnership, implementation, enhance, terrorism, actions, needed, combating
Number of Pages: 51
Published: 2009-02-01
ISBN-10: 143790873X
ISBN-13: 9781437908732

In FY 2005, the Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership (TSCTP) was established to eliminate terrorist safe havens in northwest Africa by strengthening countriesż counter-terrorism capabilities and inhibiting the spread of extremist ideology. Funds obligated for TSCTP in FY 2005 through 2007 and committed for FY 2008 by the Dept. of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the DoD have amounted to about $353 million for activities in 9 partner countries. This report examines: (1) the distribution of funds for TSCTP and the types of activities supported; and (2) the program

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Per
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: report, system, workshop, march, arizona, scottsdale, pipeline, alaska, related, permafrost, research, associated, trans, opportunities
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 1975
eBookDB-ID: NAP:00281

Report of Workshop on Opportunities for Permafrost-Related Research Associated with the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) held in Scottsdale, Arizona, March 19-22, 1975. Reviews past, present and future permafrost and related investigations, and identifies new research opportunities associated with TAPS.

Author: Joseph A. Christoff
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: sanctions, effectiveness, congressional, testimony, assessment, comprehensive, sanctions, new, underscores, importance, iran
Number of Pages: 14
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437937071
ISBN-13: 9781437937077

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Discusses the continuing challenges the U.S. faces in implementing U.S. sanctions against Iran: (1) deterring the illegal trans-shipment of U.S. goods to Iran; (2) restricting foreign investment in Iranżs energy sector; and (3) assessing the overall effectiveness of U.S. sanctions. The U.S. has imposed multiple sanctions against Iran to deter it from developing its nuclear program, supporting terrorism, and abusing human rights. The U.S. has banned most U.S. trade and investment with Iran and prohibited firms from knowingly tran
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