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Objectives of U.S. foreign assistance

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

Objectives of U.S. foreign assistance

does development assistance benefit the poor? : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, second session, August 17, 1982

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

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Agency for International Development,
  • Economic assistance, American,
  • Economic development projects -- United States,
  • International relief -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesObjectives of US foreign assistance, Does assistance benefit the poor?
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 102 p. ;
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14953878M

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