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Title: Review of research and development priorities (Note 32) : agricultural impacts on water quality
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
The National Rivers Authority has a statutory duty to carry out research relating to the functions of the Authority. The Authority spends a significant part of its budget on Research and Development. The 1993 Corporate Plan forecast 131 projects to be underway at the end of 1992 with 83 new projects budgeted to start in 1993. The primary purposes of R and D were approved by the Board in the Chief Scientists position paper. They are to improve its ability to carry out statutory duties, to improve its efficiency and effectiveness in carrying out its business, to support its policy development and to increase its general knowledge and understanding, particularly of the aquatic environment. This review of Research and Development was outlined in the 1993 Operational Internal Audit Plan, which was approved by the NRA Board. The review included an examination of three projects in detail. These projects were managed by Project Leaders in the South West, Wessex and Yorkshire regions. National recommendations are summarised in Appendix A.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1993
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Research projects; Development policies; National planning; National Rivers Authority; Research methods; Project management
Geographic Keywords: United Kingdom
Extent: 25; + appendices
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