New Opportunities for U.S. Universities and Development Assistance : Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Environment

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DIANE Publishing, 1991 - 99 pages
 

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Page 53 - Persons appointed under the authority of this subsection may be allowed transportation and not to exceed $15 per diem in lieu of subsistence while away from their homes or regular places of business pursuant to such appointment.
Page 5 - States is the encouragement and sustained support of the people of developing countries in their efforts to acquire the knowledge and resources essential to development and to build the economic, political, and social institutions which will improve the quality of their lives.
Page 5 - Fourth, we must embark on a bold new program for making the benefits of our scientific advances and industrial progress available for the improvement and growth of under-developed areas.
Page 4 - Congress is particularly concerned about the continuing and accelerating alteration, destruction, and loss of tropical forests in developing countries, which pose a serious threat to development and the environment.
Page 50 - ... (b) Accordingly, the Congress declares that, in order to prevent famine and establish freedom from hunger, various components must be brought together in order to increase world food production, including— (1) strengthening the capabilities of universities to assist in increasing agricultural production in developing countries; (2) institution-building programs for development of national and regional agricultural research and extension capacities in developing countries which need assistance;...
Page 53 - Foreign currencies owned by the United States and determined by the Secretary of the Treasury to be excess to the needs of the United States shall be used to the maximum extent possible in lieu of dollars in carrying out the provisions of this title.
Page 46 - ... (6) expand collaboration and coordination with the Agency for International Development regarding food and agricultural research, extension, and education programs in developing countries; "(7) assist colleges and universities in strengthening their capabilities for food, agricultural, and related research and extension that is relevant to agricultural development activities in other countries...
Page 69 - ODA/OA loans by the World Bank, the regional banks (the Inter-American Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the African Development Bank) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development. For the...
Page 4 - The President is authorized to furnish assistance under this part for developing and strengthening the capacity of less developed countries to protect and manage their environment and natural resources Special efforts shall be made to maintain and where possible restore the land, vegetation, water, wildlife and other resources upon which depend economic growth and human well-being especially that of the poor.
Page 46 - The Secretary, subject to such coordination with other Federal officials, departments, and agencies as the President may direct, is authorized to — (1 ) expand the operational coordination of the Department of Agriculture with institutions and other persons throughout the world performing agricultural research and extension activities by exchanging research materials and results with such institutions or persons and by conducting with such institutions or persons joint or coordinated research and...

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