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Earl Gregg Swem Library

The Obama Administration’s Feed the Future Initiative

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Food/Nutrition,Foreign Assistance

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R44216.pdf

Describes the international development program launched in 2010 that invests in food security and agricultural development activities in a select group of countries. Covers key features, funding, accomplishments, and issues for Congress. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Climate Finance in 2013-14 and the USD 100 Billion Goal

Categories: Climate Change,Environment,Foreign Assistance,Nongovernmental organizations,Weather/Disasters

http://www.oecd.org/environment/cc/Climate-Finance-in-2013-14-and-the-USD-billion-goal.pdf

Provides an up-to-date estimate of public and private climate financing mobilized by developed countries towards their 2010 Cancun commitment for climate action in developing countries. From the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

 

Ending Cash Flow Financing to Egypt: Issues for Congress

Categories: Egypt,Foreign Assistance

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/R44060.pdf

Analyzes proposed changes in U.S. foreign assistance to Egypt, background on the history of cash flow financing schemes, and issues for Congress to decide.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

ForeignAssistance.gov

Categories: Foreign Assistance,Statistics

http://beta.foreignassistance.gov/

Redesigned site for exploring maps and finding data on U.S. foreign assistance to more than 100 countries by nine different aid categories.  From the State Department

 

Foreign Assistance Evaluations

Categories: Foreign Assistance

http://www.state.gov/f/evaluations/index.htm

New interactive database that allows researchers to look for summaries or possibly full texts of unclassified evaluations of U.S. foreign assistance projects by federal officials.  From the State Department

 

The Creative Wealth of Nations: How the Performing Arts Can Advance Development and Human Progress

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Business/Economics,Foreign Assistance,Foreign Trade/Investment,Recreation/Travel

http://www-wds.worldbank.org/servlet/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2014/11/19/000158349_20141119134241/Rendered/PDF/WPS7118.pdf

Examines the role that performing arts play in the wealth of nations and offers policy options to promote the performing arts as a promising component of economic and social development.  From the World Bank

 

U.S. Assistance Programs in China

Categories: China,Foreign Assistance

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RS22663.pdf

Examines U.S. assistance programs undertaken by the Department of State and the Agency for International Development, their topics, and the debate over whether such programs have been effective and should be continued.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

U.S. Foreign Assistance to Latin America and the Caribbean: Recent Trends and FY2015 Appropriations

Categories: Congress,Foreign Assistance,Govt Finance,Latin America

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R43577.pdf

Provides details about the foreign assistance request for Latin America and issues for Congressional consideration.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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