A new agenda for aid

Corwin, Julie
September 1992
U.S. News & World Report;9/28/92, Vol. 113 Issue 12, p72
Reports that the World Bank is breaking new ground, launching new projects to improve government management and accountability and to encourage open government. Details of this week's annual meeting of the bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington; Europe and Japan have begun testing their ability to influence World Bank and IMF policies; Evidence of disagreement between Americans and Europeans over the role of the World Bank; More.


Related Articles

  • World Bank Default Official.  // Emerging Markets Monitor;11/18/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 30, p12 

    Reports the decision of the Argentine government not to make full repayment on an outstanding debt to the World Bank in November 2002.

  • The Chad-Cameroon pipeline.  // New African;Mar2003, Issue 416, p49 

    Focuses on the pipeline project started by the Chad and Cameroon governments. Impact of production from the pipeline project on the gross domestic product and employment opportunities of Chad; Conditions demanded by the World Bank to provide finance for equity shares for the Chad and Cameroon...

  • Glimmer of hope for Zimdollar. Gadaga, Never // African Business;Feb98, Issue 229, p28 

    Reports the restoration of Zimbabwe's money, the Zimdollar by the World Bank's lending of sixty-million United States dollar. Aim of the aid; Rumored liquidation of commercial banks of their foreign currency at the old rate; Increase of fine rates by commercial banks; Industry analysts' view of...

  • Reforming the reformers. Feinberg, R.E. // Africa Report;Sep/Oct91, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p33 

    Suggests that the IMF and the World Bank handle several internal issues if they expect their aid to Africa's hard-pressed economies to have any lasting impact. The agencies must address resource transfer and arrears problems, commercial debt, economic and political conditions, attached to...

  • Zaire.  // Africa Report;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p12 

    Reports on the closing of World Bank's office in Zaire. Temporary but indefinite closure; Zaire's insolvency as the reason for the closure of World Bank; Possible expulsion of Zaire from the International Monetary Fund in February, 1994.

  • Worldly-wise bank gets top of trials. Ichniowski, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record;12/4/95, Vol. 235 Issue 23, p28 

    Features the construction and renovation of the World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C. Original cost estimate of the project; Mismanagement of bank officials of the project; Problems encountered.

  • Clawing back from the brink to rescue a troubled project.  // ENR: Engineering News-Record;12/4/95, Vol. 235 Issue 23, p62 

    Editorial. Comments on the World Bank construction project in Washington, D.C. Problems encountered; Importance of effective management principles.

  • Sub-Saharan Africa series explores nutrition crisis in Ghana.  // Health Care Financing Review;Winter90, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p184 

    Introduces the `Nutritional Status in Ghana and Its Determinants' report, covered in the Social Dimension of Adjustment in the Sub-Saharan Africa Series for the World Bank's Working Paper No. 3. Outline of the determinants of the nutritional status of Ghana's population; Life expectancy at...

  • Sub-Saharan Africa series explores malnutrition in Cote d'Ivoire.  // Health Care Financing Review;Winter90, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p184 

    Introduces the World Bank's Working Paper No. 4 titled `Malnutrition in Cote d'Ivoire, Prevalence and Determinants,' by David E. Sahn. Policy analysis from the Social Dimensions of Adjustment in Sub-Saharan Africa Series; Characteristics and determinants of malnutrition among preschool-age...

  • World Bank lending leads to disaster. Hair, Jay D. // International Wildlife;Jan/Feb93, Vol. 23 Issue 1, Wildlife Digest p26 

    Argues that the World Bank, funded mostly by United States taxpayer dollars, must be put on notice that citizens will not tolerate its disregard for environmental and social impacts of the development projects it funds worldwide. Ecologically disastrous World Bank-funded ventures include...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics