Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations for 1990: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, First Session

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Page 1096 - The total fertility rate represents the number of children that would be born to a woman if she were to live to the end of her childbearing years and bear children at each age in accordance with prevailing age-specific fertility rates.
Page 1103 - Official development assistance (ODA) consists of net disbursements of loans and grants made on concessional financial terms by official agencies of the members of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to promote economic development and welfare.
Page 792 - Gross domestic product (GDPl measures the total final output of goods and services produced by an economy— that is, by residents and nonresidents, regardless of the allocation to domestic and foreign claims.
Page 1097 - ... from springs, sanitary wells, and protected boreholes). In an urban area this may be a public fountain or standpost located not more than 200 meters away. In rural areas it implies that members of the household do not have to spend a disproportionate part of the day fetching water.
Page 802 - UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNICEF...
Page 1096 - The summary measures are weighted by population. The labor force comprises economically active persons aged 10 years and over, including the armed forces and the unemployed, but excluding housewives, students, and other economically inactive groups.
Page 38 - African countries today do all citizens have access, at all times, to enough food for an active, healthy life, ie, food security.
Page 459 - Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
Page 452 - US economic assistance obligated in the period 1983-1986 as a percentage of total commitments of official development assistance (ODA) from members of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD...
Page 828 - Host government-owned local currencies associated with ESF and food aid also contribute significantly. This strategy for broad-based, sustainable economic growth emphasizes productive employment opportunities for all as well as greater access to health care, education, and other social services. It also stresses the role of the private sector as the main engine of development. At the same time it seeks, through policy dialogue and significant ESF assistance, to promote economic policy reforms and...