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AFRO-NETS> This Week at the IDN (November 22, 1998)
- Subject: AFRO-NETS> This Week at the IDN (November 22, 1998)
- From: Christopher Byrne <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 22 Nov 1998 15:26:39 -0500 (EST)
This Week at the IDN (November 22, 1998)
Greetings and apologies for any cross-postings!
This week's "Tools You Can Use" from the International Development Net-
work (IDN) at http://www.idn.org/ is a link to the U.S. Agency for In-
ternational Development Annual Performance Plan for FY 1999. This plan
sets out the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) Goals and
Objectives by which USAID will be evaluated.
Here is what else is new this week:
QUICK LINK OF THE WEEK
This weeks IDN Quick Link is to the web site for the UNEP Sponsored In-
ternational Children's Conference on the Environment which is taking
place in Nairobi, Kenya this week.
The British Consultants Bureau (BCB) - Through regular liaison with
British and international governments, MEPs, aid and funding agencies,
the EU, and public and private sector contacts world-wide, BCB ensures
that British consultants are represented with one voice in the
Compassion International - exists as an advocate for children, to re-
lease them from their spiritual, economic, social, and physical poverty
and enable them to become responsible and fulfilled Christian adults.
Japan International Cooperation System (JICS) - is a public service
corporation established in 1989. Its overall purpose is to help manage
the rapidly expanding ODA budget by responding more effectively to the
increasingly diverse and sophisticated needs of recipient countries.
Overseas Service Bureau - is a not-for-profit development agency that
aims to build links and increase co-operation between Australians and
people living in developing countries.
THE DEVELOPMENT FRONT - Selected Sample Headlines From Nov 15-21
The following is a sample of the headline links provided to sponsoring
members of the IDN last week:
Packard Donation of $375 Million for Population Programs May Reshape
Urban Populations Grow with Economic Reforms
Foreign Aid Needed for Anti-Desertification Efforts
INTERVIEW-Gecamines chief denies Zimbabwe tradeoff
EU looks to help Russia with tuberculosis crisis
Unions call another one-day strike in Zimbabwe
Kenya tea must seek new markets reform-experts
Zimbabwe farmers in talks as state takes land
Sudan rebels agree to improve safety of aid workers
Zimbabwe counts cost of social unrest
Making aid work: Foreign aid could help to reduce poverty if it were
spent on the right countries. Unfortunately, it isn't
The non-profit sector: Love or money
Step-by-step with a Dutch Minister on aid-giving tour
Ethiopian Australian Jews turn to fellow Americans for help
China and the Internet: The Middle Kingdom struggles with being wired,
Does aid work World Bank aims to prove answer yes
World Bank water mapping plan aims to aid farmers
AIDS is devouring African businesses too
S.Africa medical aid industry set for upheaval
AIDS cases to balloon in Asia - experts
India A Major Exporter Of Killer Chemical, USAID, Danida, ODA cited as
sources of chemicals
World Bank Revolution (Editorial)
Help at hand for abused men of Swaziland
Burkina Faso president re-elected by large majority
International Development Network
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