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Review of U.S. AID and its development strategy in a changing Africa

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Africa.

Review of U.S. AID and its development strategy in a changing Africa

hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, November 12, 1991.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Africa.

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Agency for International Development.,
  • Economic assistance, American -- Africa.,
  • Technical assistance, American -- Africa.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Africa.,
  • Africa -- Foreign relations -- United States.

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    Other titlesReview of US AID and its development strategy in a changing Africa.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiii, 104 p.
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14690908M

    development of Africa while it engendered the development of Alkali argues that colonization demanded a total re-organization of the African economy. Even in its current situation, life as an economic plan altered the way people produce, create and Size: KB.   The United States is far freer from commitments in Africa south of the Sahara than in any other region of the world. Everywhere else American policy operates in a setting of old-established friendships and understandings, supplemented in the postwar years by a network of alliances such as those creating NATO, CENTO and SEATO; and American bases are scattered about the by: 2.

    World Politics Review provides uncompromising analysis of critical global trends and international affairs to give policymakers, businesspeople and academics the context they need to have the.   A Smarter U.S. Approach to Africa. March 2, **The following is the opening, pre-publication draft, chapter in the forthcoming CSIS Africa Program publication, "Beyond the Bush Administration’s Africa Policy: Critical Choices for the Obama Administration.".

    The focus of the eight case studies ranges from the more assertive governments of Rwanda and Ethiopia to Mali and Zambia, where it is hard to discern any government policy preference beyond the maximization of aid. Africa, the book suggests, benefited from its fastest rate of postindependence economic growth this last decade thanks to policy.   Bilateral aid on its own, or in interaction with policy, is ineffective at enhancing economic growth, regardless of whether one measures it relative to the recipients' gross domestic product or in.


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