All Topics » International Affairs » Federal aid to foreign countries » International economic relations
International economic relations (51 - 56 of 56 items)
U.S. Response to Jamaica's Economic Crisis
ID-80-40: Published: Jul 17, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1980.
Assistance from the Agency for International Development (AID) to Jamaica increased sharply in 1977 with balance-of-payment support and developmental aid of nearly $30 million. This increase reflected the U.S. interest in the Caribbean and a concern for the economic deterioration of a neighboring nation. Despite the efforts of the United States, Jamaica, and other donors to halt the decline, the e...
Coordinating U.S. Development Assistance: Problems Facing the International Development Cooperation Agency
ID-80-13: Published: Feb 1, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1980.
Substantial changes have occurred in the activities and programs affecting development in Third World countries in the last decade. These changes and the increasing role of non-aid agencies in development activities have caused authority for development programs to be widely dispersed among Federal Government agencies and committees. The International Development Cooperation Agency (IDCA) was crea...
Improving Development Coordination
109237: May 1, 1979
After considering the Administration's proposal for the creation of an International Development Cooperation Administration (IDCA), it was concluded that a stronger reorganization proposal is needed. Four areas were addressed: key changes in the past decade that affect the character of the problem of coordinating policies and programs bearing upon the development of developing countries; deficienc...
The Challenge of Meeting Shelter Needs in Less Developed Countries
ID-77-39: Published: Nov 4, 1977. Publicly Released: Nov 4, 1977.
Inadequate housing, exacerbated by rapid haphazard urban growth, can profoundly affect the overall development prospects in developing countries. The housing crisis is an important factor in the overall deterioration in the quality of life in these countries.To reach the lowest income levels and the most people, international donors have sought to reduce housing costs to a minimum. Most U.S. housi...
Problems in Coordinating Multilateral Assistance to Thailand
ID-76-6: Published: Aug 26, 1975. Publicly Released: Aug 26, 1975.
No summary is currently available...
Progress and Problems in U.S. Aid to the Economic Unification of Central America
B-169350: Published: Aug 13, 1970. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 1970.
Since about 1950 Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua have been working toward economic unification. Objectives are to eliminate barriers to free trade, to develop common external tariffs, and to balance industrial development, including a free flow of capital and labor among the five countries. From July 1961 through the beginning of 1970, the Agency for International Devel...