International cooperation (71 - 78 of 78 items)
AID Must Consider Social Factors in Establishing Cooperatives in Developing Countries
ID-80-39: Published: Jul 16, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1980.
Cooperatives are seen as one way to improve the effectiveness of U.S. foreign assistance in developing countries by enabling the urban and rural poor to help themselves. The efforts by the Agency for International Development (AID) to foster cooperatives have not been uniformly successful. The primary reason is that AID has not adequately considered the complex political, cultural, and economic fa...
U.S. Efforts To Educate and Train the Poor in Developing Countries
ID-80-18: Published: May 5, 1980. Publicly Released: May 5, 1980.
Since 1960, the United States, through the Agency for International Development (AID) has programmed over $3 billion to improve education and human resources in developing countries. Over the past decade Congress has been concerned about the extent to which U.S. assistance reaches the poor in developing countries. Despite a strategy developed in 1973 requiring that U.S. assistance meet the basic h...
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...
Indochina Refugee Assistance Programs
109389: May 16, 1979
The continuing and escalating flow of refugees into Thailand and other Asian countries of first asylum gave rise to important questions concerning U.S. commitment and involvement in the resulting resettlement requirements. Refugee migrations continue to pose potentially disruptive political problems for Southeast Asian countries and challenge the ability of the United Nations High Commissioner for...
The Indochinese Exodus: A Humanitarian Dilemma
ID-79-20: Published: Apr 24, 1979. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1979.
Massive refugee migrations in Southeast Asia set off in 1975 by changes of government in Vietman, Cambodia, and Laos, are a problem of both humanitarian and political concern. The refugees pose potentially disruptive political problems for the asylum countries, Thailand, Malyasia, Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, and Hong Kong. Only a few countries, the United States, France, Australia, and...
Population Growth Problem in Developing Countries: Coordinated Assistance Essential
ID-78-54: Published: Dec 29, 1978. Publicly Released: Dec 29, 1978.
Rapid population growth in developing countries impedes efforts to improve the quality of life. Many governmental, international, and private and voluntary organizations provide population assistance to an ever increasing number of countries.The magnitude of the population problem, the increasing number of developing countries establishing population programs and seeking external assistance, and t...
Problems in Coordinating Multilateral Assistance to Thailand
ID-76-6: Published: Aug 26, 1975. Publicly Released: Aug 26, 1975.
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