Foreign Assistance and Related Programs Appropriations for 1987: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, Second Session, Volume 1

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Page 1228 - Corporation, and in accord with law, and to make such contracts and commitments without regard to fiscal year limitations as provided by section 104 of the Government Corporation Control Act, as amended, as may be necessary in carrying out the programs set forth in the budget for the current fiscal year for such Corporation except as hereinafter provided.
Page 636 - Gross national product (GNP) is the measure of the total domestic and foreign output claimed by residents of an economy, less the domestic output claimed by nonresidents.
Page 637 - RATE is the annual growth rate in real terms that has been computed by fitting trend lines to the logarithmic values of GNP per capita at constant market prices for each year of the time period. With this method, all available observations within the relevant time period are considered, and the growth rates obtained reflect general trends rather than cyclical factors or irregular variations in any particular year. The source of data is the IBRD, WORLD DEVELOPMENT REPORT, 1987.
Page 1177 - Bank shall be $10,000,000,000, in terms of United States dollars of the weight and fineness in effect on July 1 , 1944.
Page 1063 - The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), known as the World Bank, was established largely...
Page 848 - Excess defense articles means the quantity of defense articles owned by the United States Government, and not procured in anticipation of military assistance or sales requirements, or pursuant to a military assistance or sales order, which is in excess of the Approved Force Acquisition Objective and Approved Force Retention Stock of all Department of Defense Components at the time such articles are dropped from inventory by the supplying agency for delivery to countries or international organizations.
Page 224 - Congress, recognizing the fact that "women in developing countries play a significant role in economic production, family support, and the overall development process," required that US bilateral aid "be administered so as to give particular attention to those programs, projects and activities which tend to integrate women into the national economies of foreign countries, thus improving their status and assisting the total development effort.
Page 1362 - Barbados Belize Bolivia Brazil Chile Colombia Costa Rica Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Grenada Guatemala Guyana Haiti Honduras Jamaica Mexico Nicaragua Panama Paraguay Peru St.
Page 57 - ... nutrition education, watershed management, agroforestry and the establishment of rural cooperatives and small rural enterprises. In addition to AID staff, scientists and experts in specialized fields are made available from American universities, private voluntary organizations, private sector firms, the Department of Agriculture and other US Government agencies, notably the Peace Corps. AID also draws upon technical expertise from developing countries as well as the food and agricultural development...
Page 1151 - US membership in the ADB and an original capital subscription of $200 million, consisting of $100 million each of callable capital and paid-in capital, were authorized March 1966 (PL 89-369).