To meet the growing demand for safe vegetables, the assessment of understanding and awareness of risk producers of plant protection drugs increasingly are concerned, so that, with appropriate measures of hazards and reduce harmful levels of chemicals in the product. Therefore, this study was to assess the awareness of local people about the risks of plant protection drugs
an effort to ensure the wise use of taxpayers’ money, the federal government
has undertaken major initiatives to evaluate the performance and results
of federally funded programs, including research and development (R&D) programs.
The initiatives include the Government Performance and Results Act of
1993 and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Program Assessment
Rating Tool (PART), developed in 2002. The latter was designed in the context
of “performance budgeting” and “performance measurement” and focused on
evaluating the efficiency of programs.
This chapter deals with Cisco IOS Network Foundation Protection (NFP) as a framework for infrastructure protection, all its components, and commonly used countermeasures asfound in Cisco IOS devices. More precisely, this chapter differentiates the security measures to be implemented on the three conceptual planes of Cisco IOS devices: the control plane, the data plane, and the management plane. This chapter also discusses using Cisco Configuration Professional (CCP) to implement security controls on Cisco IOS routers.
Chapter 14B - Taking protective measures. In this lesson, you will leam about specific steps you can take to secure your computer system and your data from a variety of threats. You might be surprised to learn that computer security is not primarily a technical issue, and is not necessarily expensive. For the most part, keeping your system and data secure is a matter of common sense.
The provision of relevant, accurate and timely performance information
is essential for assuring and improving the performance of health
systems. Citizens, patients, governments, politicians, policy-makers,
managers and clinicians all need such information in order to assess
whether health systems are operating as well as they should and to
identify where there is scope for improvement.
The term environment broadly indicates the surroundings of an individual
organism or a community of organisms, ranging on up to the entire biosphere,
the zone of Earth that is able to sustain life. By surroundings is meant all the
nonliving and living materials that play any role in an organism's existence,
from soil and air to what the organism feeds on and the organisms that may
feed on it. Any other factors acting on the organism, such as heat and light and
gravitation, make up its environment as well. In the case of human beings,
cultural factors may also be included in the term....
Organic carbon concentrations can be reduced by enhanced coagulation, granular activated carbon or membrane filtration, but this fact can also lead to increased in brominated THMs (Black et al, 1996.). A combination of coagulation, ozonation, and biofiltration can effectively reduce trihalomethane and haloacetic acid formation
potential (Chaiket et al, 2002.). Natural organic matter (NOM), the main precursor of DBPs, can also be removed by media filters coated with iron oxide
The empirical relationship between capital controls and the financial development of credit and equity markets is examined. We extend the literature on this subject along a number of dimensions.Specifically, we
(1) investigate a substantially broader set of proxy measures of financial development;
(2) create and utilize a new index based on the IMF measures of exchange restrictions that incorporates a measure of the intensity of capital controls; and (3) extend the previous literature by systematically examining the implications of institutional (legal) factors.
Research over the past decade has demonstrated the feasibility of extracting topographic information
of hydrological interest directly from digital elevation models (DEM). Techniques are
available for extracting slope properties, catchment areas, drainage divides, channel networks and
other data (Jenson and Domingue, 1988; Mark, 1988; Moore et al., 1991; Martz and Garbrecht,
1992). These techniques are faster and provide more precise and reproducible measurements than
traditional manual techniques applied to topographic maps (Tribe, 1991)....
There are a number of good reasons to ground but primary among them
is to ensure personnel safety. The following agencies and organizations
all have recommendations and / or standards for grounding, to ensure
that personnel safety is being protected.
The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed in this book are entirely those of the authors
and should not be attributed in any manner to the World Bank, to its affiliated organizations, or to
members of its Board of Executive Directors or the countries they represent. The World Bank does
not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this publication and accepts no responsibility for
any consequence of their use.
Soil erosion affects a large part of the Earth surface, and it represents one of the most
relevant environmental problems worldwide. Intense land degradation processes that
destroyed civilizations in the past are still going on at present.
Accelerated soil erosion is one of the main soil threats, as the natural balance between
soil formation and loss may be seriously compromised, leading to desertification and
permanent loss of fertility and protective function. Soil erosion is not only related to
agricultural activities and farming practices, but also to land management in general....
We live in an age that is dominated by the “I know what I want and I want it now” attitude. It is a time of fast food and quick fixes. A time of self before everything and Me! Me! Me! A rat race of the lowest kind. Keeping up has never seemed more important-a mentality of getting rich quick at any cost. This attitude is also why many people are getting involved with the commodity and futures industry.
Publication of this book is a milestone for the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative
Council. It demonstrates the Council's unique capacity to bring together water and
sanitation professionals from industrialised and developing countries to formulate
practical guidance on a key issue of the day.
Industrialised countries have extensive experience of the problems caused by water
pollution and the strategies and technologies available to control it.
This Report was developed under the auspices of Program Area
Committee 2 of the National Council on Radiation Protection and
Measurements (NCRP), the committee that is concerned with operational
radiation safety. The Report addresses the structural shielding
design for medical x-ray imaging facilities and supersedes the
parts that address such facilities in NCRP Report No. 49, Structural
Shielding Design and Evaluation for Medical Use of X Rays and
Gamma Rays of Energies Up to 10 MeV, which was issued in
This unusual book is the work of academic experts in tax law and environmental
law from five industrial countries: France, Germany, Sweden, the United King-
dom, and the United States. As far as we know, it is the first book in English
on the subject of environmental tax law—and the first book in any language to
look at this issue comparatively.
Performance evaluation measures the skill of an asset manager and its principal idea
is to compare the returns with an alternative appropriate portfolio to that which was obtained
in a particular case. The emergence of modern portfolio theory (MPT) by Markowitz (1952),
who quantifies how rational investors make decisions based on expected return and risk, has
brought much development to portfolio performance measurement.
he main focus of prudential regulation and supervision of insurers is usually considered to
be the protection of the rights of policyholders. This includes oversight of the continuing ability of
insurers to meet their contractual and other financial obligations to their policyholders. The nature
of insurance business implies the establishment of technical provisions, and the investment in
and holding of assets to cover these technical provisions and a solvency margin.
This is the ﬁrst comprehensive analysis of the European Union law of food regu-
lation. It details the way in which EU law impacts upon the production and sale of
food throughout the Union. It examines the legal protection accorded to the free
movement of food within the EU, discussing those circumstances in which
Member States may derogate from this principle, in particular where this is done
to protect human health or safeguard consumer interests. Chapter four discusses
and places in context the international trade law inﬂuences on EU food law.