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Author: Louise H. Foley
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: management, ecosystem, forestry, crane, silviculture
Number of Pages: 265
Published: 1998-07
ISBN-10: 0788171607
ISBN-13: 9780788171604

Reviews, discusses, & shares silvicultural research information & management experience critical for implementing ecosystem management on National Forest System lands & other Federal & private forest lands. Papers presented address the following general topics: Silviculture -- Past & Present; Defining Objectives of Management; Ecological Classification & Mapping; Management Data Needs; Applying What We Know; Costs, Benefits, & Tradeoffs of Ecosystem Management; Building National Forests/Research Partnerships; & Implementation -- Personnel, Budget, Organization, & Training. Illustrated.

Author: Phool Chand Gupta
Publisher: Int. Rice Res. Inst.
Keywords: perspective, global, rice, upland
Number of Pages: 360
Published: 1986
ISBN-10: 9711041723
ISBN-13: 9789711041724

Upland rice distribution; Climate; Landscape and soils; Cropping systems; Varietal improvement; Soil management; Land preparation and crop establishment; Farm equipment; Weed management; Disease management; Insect pest management; Economics of upland rice production.

Author: I. P. Abrol
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: management, soils, affected, salt
Number of Pages: 148
Published: 1988
ISBN-10: 9251026866
ISBN-13: 9789251026861

Origin,classification and distribution of salt-affected soils;saline soils and their management;sodic soils and their management;salinity problems of the dryland regions;water quality and crop production;socio-economic considerations in reclamation and management of salt-affectedsoils;

Author: C. M. Wijayaratna
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: irrigation, national, administration, strategy, philippines, management, turnover
Number of Pages: 27
Published: 1994

Evolution of irrigation management turnover,NIA's Early Institutional Development Efforts , Management turnover process, national irrigation systems, costs and outcomes of management turnover, lessons learned.

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: debt, government, management, risk, advances
Number of Pages: 276
Published: 2005-06-24
ISBN-10: 9264104410
ISBN-13: 9789264104419

Advances in Risk Management of Government Debt is a landmark study about risk management practices of OECD debt managers. Risk management has become an increasingly important tool for achieving strategic debt targets, and is now an integral part of a wider strategic debt management framework based on benchmarks in most jurisdictions. However, this study shows that the extent and sophistication of risk management vary widely across countries. This study brings together a number of recent reports on best practices for managing market risk, credit risk, operational risk and contingent liability r

Author: Anwar Shah
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: management, financial, public, local
Number of Pages: 290
Published: 2007-05-01
ISBN-10: 0821369377
ISBN-13: 9780821369371

Transparent and prudent local financial management has come to be recognized as critical to the integrity of local public sector and to gaining and retaining trust of local residents. Such integrity and trust is sometimes lacking in some local governments in developing countries, especially in the Africa region. This volume attemptsto provide practical guidance to local governments interested in establishing sound financial management systems. Leading international experts have contributed to all relevant aspectsof local public financial management - cash management, internal controls, account

Author: Richard Skinner
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: incident, management, planning, redacted, federal, progress, homeland, securitys, dhs, department
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437932363
ISBN-13: 9781437932362

This report addresses the Department of Homeland Securityżs (DHS) efforts to develop incident management plans associated with the 15 National Planning Scenarios. It is based on interviews with employees and officials of relevant agencies and institutions, direct observations, and a review of applicable documents. Contents: (1) Background; (2) Results of Audit; Status of Federal Incident Management Planning; Recommendation; Management Comments and Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Analysis; Projecting the Completion of Plans; Recommendation; Management Comments and OIG Analysis; The Feder
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