African Development Review = Revue africaine de développement. [Abidjan, Ivory Coast]: African Development Bank, 1989- .
[Abidjan, Ivory Coast]: African Development Bank, [1989?]-
LC Call Number: HC800.A1 A355
LC Catalog Record: 90641613
Publisher's Web Site
Semi-annual professional journal devoted to the study and analysis of development
issues in Africa. Web link provides abstracts of articles.
African Economic Outlook. Paris, France: African Development Bank: Development Centre of
the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, c2002- .
LC Call Number: HC800.A1 A35625
LC Catalog Record: 2002242033
Publisher's Web Site
An annual publication jointly produced by the African Development Bank and the
OECD Development Centre, which analyses the comparative economic prospects for African
countries. Chapters include reports for the specific countries and includes a statistical
Américas. [Washington, Organization of American States], 1949- .
LC Call Number: F1401 .A57
LC Catalog Record: 51003646
Publisher's Web Site
Printed in English and Spanish and available from 1997 on the OAS web site.
Annual Statistical Bulletin. Vienna, Austria: Organization of the Petroleum Exporting
Countries, 1980- .
LC Call Number: HD9560.4. 0735a
LC Catalog Record: 86640417
Annual Statistical Bulletin (ASB) contains tables, charts and graphs detailing
the world's oil and gas reserves, crude oil and product output, exports, refining, tankers,
plus economic and other data. Articles from 1999 on web site.
Asian Development Outlook: ADO. Manila: Asian Development Bank, 1989- .
LC Call Number: HC411 .A17
LC Catalog Record: 89646785
Annual publication that provides a comprehensive economic analysis
of 42 economies in developing Asia and the Pacific. Information include aggregate
trends and medium-term
prospects by sub-region— East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, Central
Asia, and the Pacific — in
the context of global economic movements.
Asian Development Review. Manila, Philippines: Asian Development Bank, c1983- .
LC Call Number: HC411 .A7545
LC Catalog Record: 83645683
The Asian Development Review is a professional journal for disseminating the
results of economic and development research carried out by staff and resource persons of
the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The Review stresses policy and operational relevance of
Boletín oficial del MERCOSUR = Boletim oficial do MERCOSUL. Montevideo, República
Oriental del Uruguay: Secretária Administrativa del Mercosur, 1997- .
LC Call Number: HC161 .B62
LC Catalog Record: 98832080
Publisher's Web Site
Economic Development Journal: EDJ. Washington, D.C.: International Economic
Development Council, c2002- .
LC Call Number: HD72 .E26
LC Catalog Record: 2002214072
Quarterly publication with in-depth accounts of important programs, projects,
and trends from the United States and around the world.
The Global Competitiveness Report. Geneva: World Economic Forum, 1996- .
LC Call Number: HF1414 .G559
LC Catalog Record: 98032289
Global Development Finance. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, c1997- .
LC Call Number: HJ8899 .W672
LC Catalog Record: 97660616
Online Edition (Note: Available by subscription only)
Formerly World Debt Tables.
IDB America: Magazine of the Inter-American Development Bank. Washington, D.C.: IDB,
1974 - .
LC Call Number: HG3881 .I486d
LC Catalog Record: 76648877 Feb. 1974 - Mar. 1987
LC Catalog Record: 89659251 Apr.-May 1987 - Sept.-Oct. 1997
LC Catalog Record: 98657705 Nov. 1997 - 2000
International Banking and Financial Market Developments. Basle: Bank for International
Settlements. Monetary and Economic Dept., 1985- . (Spine Title: BIS Quarterly Review)
LC Call Number: HG3879 .I56
LC Catalog Record: 89657252
International Financial Statistics. Washington: International Monetary Fund, 1948- .
LC Call Number: HG3881 .I626
LC Catalog Record: 49022514
Monthly publication with country by country tables that include: National Accounts,
Exchange Rates, Banking Information; etc. Related subscription source: International Financial
Statistics Online edition.
International Financial Statistics Yearbook. Washington, D.C.: International Monetary Fund,
LC Call Number: HG61 .I57
LC Catalog Record: 79644619
Annual supplement to the International Financial Statistics with country by country tables that include: National Accounts, Exchange Rates, Banking Information; etc. Related subscription source: International Financial Statistics Online edition.
International Trade Forum. Geneva, Switzerland: International Trade Centre UNCTAD/GATT,
LC Call Number: HF1410 .I62
LC Catalog Record: 89655701
Publisher's Web Site
The International Trade Forum focuses on trade promotion and export development,
as part of ITC's technical cooperation programme with developing countries and economies in
transition. The magazine is published quarterly in English, French and Spanish.
International Trade Statistics. World Trade Organization. Geneva, Switzerland: The World
Trade Organization, c2000- .
LC Call Number: HF1371 .I584
LC Catalog Record: 2001252309
Joint Arab Economic Report. Translated and edited by the Arab Monetary Fund. [Abu Dhabi]:
LC Call Number: HC498.A1 T352
LC Catalog Record: 85644373
Online Edition (Arabic)
Publisher's Web Site (English home page)
An annual report on economic developments in the Arab countries prepared jointly
by the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, the League
of Arab States and the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC). Available
only in Arabic.
Majallat al-tanmiyah wa-al-siyasat al-iqtisadiyah / al-Mahad al-Arabi lil-Takhtit — Journal of Development and Economic Policies. The Arab Planning Institute.
al-Kuwayt : al-Ma?had, [1998?-
LC Call Number: HC498.A1 M338
LC Catalog Record: 99907822
Publisher's Web Site
OECD Historical Statistics — Statistiques rétrospectives de l'OCDE. Paris: OECD
LC Call Number: HC10 .O42
LC Catalog Record: 00236829
Also known as Historical statistics / Statistics Directorate = Statistiques
rétrospectives / Direction des statistiques and OECD Economic Outlook. Historical
statistics = Perspectives économiques de l'OCDE. Statistiques rétrospectives.
The OECD Observer. Paris: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
LC Call Number: HC240.A1 O2
LC Catalog Record: 66098609
OPEC Bulletin. Vienna: Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
LC Call Number: HD9560.1 .O54
LC Catalog Record: 85648335
Features news from Member Countries, articles, a review of the oil market,
topical issues, etc.
OPEC Review. Vienna: Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
LC Call Number: HD9560.1 .O55
LC Catalog Record: 81641392
Quarterly academic journal featuring research articles on energy economics
and related issues from around the world.
World Development Report. New York: Oxford University Press.
LC Call Number: HC59.7 .W659
LC Catalog Record: 78067086
Publisher's Web Site (Note: The World Development Report is available by subscription only)
World Economic Outlook: A survey by the staff of the International Monetary Fund.
Washington, D.C.: International Monetary Fund, [1980- .
LC Call Number: HC10 .W7979
LC Catalog Record: 84640155
Publisher's Web Site
A survey by the IMF Staff usually published twice a year. It presents IMF staff
economists' analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term. Chapters
give an overview as well as more detailed analysis of the world economy; consider issues
affecting industrial countries, developing countries, and economies in transition to market;
and address topics of pressing current interest. Annexes, boxes, charts, and an extensive
statistical appendix augment the text.
An international organization founded as the Organization of African Unity.
It is comprised of African nations which seeks to promote economic development, greater
economic, political and social integration, as well as the general progress of African
countries. This site provides access to list of member countries, Embassy information,
policy and procedures, organizational charter, documents, links, and includes access to
news, and country data on all African countries. Web site in English, French, Portuguese,
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
The primary international economic organization for promoting economic cooperation
and open trade among 21 member economies within the Pacific rim region. The APEC Secretariat
home page provides links to APEC Member Economies, APEC Activities, Business & Investment,
Publications & Library link, Databases, and News & Events. Publishes publications like annual
Economic Outlook and topic specific publications like the APEC Energy Statistics.
Arab Monetary Fund.
A regional organization of Arab states, comprised of 21 member countries,
that promotes fiscal and monetary stability of the economies of member countries.
seeks the development of Arab financial markets and promotes trade among member
states. The Arab Monetary Fund web site provides access to articles and speeches,
reports and studies, information, news and reports on Arab country capital markets,
and information resources available under its Economic Policy Institute. Publishes
Arab Economic Report as well as various studies and research papers. Their
statistics section includes Economic Indicators, National Accounts, Money & Credit,
Balance of Payment & External
Debt, and Cross Exchange Rates with current and some historical data.
Arab Planning Institute.
Formerly the Kuwait Institute for Economic and Social Planning in
the Middle East, The Arab Planning Institute (API) is a non-profit regional
organization whose primary mission
is to advance the cause of economic and social development in Arab countries.
API's web site corresponds with its mission by providing links to resources
pertaining to training, research,
consultancy, expert-group meetings, and publications. Publications includes
Journal of Development and Economic Policies from 1998, and general
publications like those on Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics, Economic Systems,
and Agricultural and Natural
Resource Economics. Web page in English and Arabic.
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
A regional organization ASEAN's that promotes at its mission co-operative peace
and shared prosperity as the association's basic goals. ASEAN's mission seeks to move towards
greater economic integration, emphasizing sustainable and equitable growth. The ASEAN site
includes an online archive with a table of ASEAN Treaties/Agreements and Ratification and
annual reports from the 1980's, speeches and papers, meetings and events, and other links
Bank for International Settlements.
Based in Basel, Switzerland, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is an
international organization which fosters international monetary and financial cooperation
and serves as a bank for central banks. The research agenda of the BIS is focused on key
areas of interest to central banks: Monetary and financial stability; Monetary policy and
exchange rates; Financial institutions and infrastructure; Financial markets; Central bank
governance; and Legal issues. They publish a Quarterly Review (French German, Italian, and
Spanish), various Conference, Economic, and Policy Papers; as well as Working Papers. Many of
the publications are published on their web page beginning 1996-1999. There are also
statistics on debt, derivatives markets, markets, lending etc.
European Investment Bank.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) contributes towards the integration, balanced
development and economic and social cohesion of Member Countries. EIB raises funds which it
directs towards financing capital projects according with the objectives of the Union. The
EIB web site provides access to EIB publications, Key Data, Information & News, Investor
Information, and links to the European Union's financing institution, and other EU
institutions and multilateral development banks. The Projects & Loans has Project list
discloses new projects which have reached an advanced stage in the discussions on possible
EIB involvement as well as the complete list of signed contracts is published under the Loans
The official homepage of the European Union (various language versions available),
provides news, lists EU activities, links to EU institutional organizations, an
organizational overview, official EU documents, and information resources. Statistics are
available through Eurostat (services tab) and includes that found in the Yearbook, as well
as general indicators and topic specific like trade and transport numbers.
European Union Delegation to the United States.
This web site is an in addition to the main EU site and is specific
to the EU and it's relations with the United States. Fact & Figures and
various publications are specific to the relationship between the EU and the
United States. For instance the Publications
tab has "A Guide for Americans" that explains the EU as the EU's relations
to the United States and the EU/US Relations tab has agreements between the
two as well as agendas, dialogs, and summits.
G8 Information Center.
The web site is a direct link to the G8 membership home page. A wealth of
information and resources are available at this site. Resources include G8 membership
country information, Summit, meetings, and official G8 documents, as well as scholarly
writings and policy analysis. G8 news and related links are also available on the
International Monetary Fund (IMF).
An international organization of 184 member countries whose charter is for
promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange
arrangements; to foster economic growth and high levels of employment; and to provide
temporary financial assistance to countries to aid economies' balance of payments adjustments.
The IMF web site provides extensive array information resources which include: IMF finance
information, Country Information, financial statistics, news, and access to IMF publications.
The Country Info tab has an alphabetical list of countries which serves as a gateway to
various IMF documents and information related to each country. The publications section
allows for searching as well as browsing by subject, title, and author.
International Trade Center.
The International Trade Center is an international organization which promotes
transition economies. It is the technical cooperation arm of the World Trade Organization
(WTO) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) for operational
and enterprise-oriented aspects of international trade development. The site provides an
index to internet trade information sources and market news, and agency publications. The
web site also includes international trade statistics aggregates and individual country trade
data and is in French and Spanish.
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).
JETRO is a Japanese government-supported organization that promotes international
trade and investment relations between Japan and other nations. JETRO has over 100 offices
worldwide including 8 locations in the United States. The JETRO web site includes information
resources links: Invest Japan web page provides information for companies interested in
starting or expanding business activities in Japan, also includes national and regional
surveys, tax and law information and a cost simulation program; JETRO's Market Information
is an online database of industry reports, examining market statistics, industry trends,
customs procedures and regulations, distribution conditions and other issues related to
exporting to Japan; as well as JETRO's Global Network web page.
Latin American Integration Association (ALADI).
The Latin American Integration Association, translated La Asociación
Latinoamericana de Integración, is a intergovernmental organization that seeks to promote
the expansion and integration, maintaining economic and social development, and establishing
an integrated market of Latin American countries. The web site provides economic and commercial
statistics of member countries, as well as links to reports, studies and other publications
focused on Latin American economies. Web site in Spanish, English, and Portuguese.
League of Arab States, presented by Al-Bab.com's (http://www.al-bab.com/) Arab
A regional organization, also referred to as the Arab League, consisting of 22
countries in the Middle-east involved in political, economic, cultural, and social programs
designed to promote the interests of member states. The League of Arab States also serves as
a platform for promoting economic integration among member states.
MERCOSUR is a common market of South American economies which include Argentina,
Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. Its mission is to create greater economic integration amongst
member countries, promoting trade; allowing a free circulation of goods, services, and
capital; eliminating tariffs and trade barriers; encouraging stable macroeconomic policy;
and establishing policies that lead to the growth of economic development and democratic
societies. The web site includes online access to organizational and policy information,
official documents, publications and economic data.
Organization of American States.
The Organization of American States is an international organization that
promotes regional collaboration and cooperation, amongst member countries regarding issues
of sovereignty, territorial integrity, and independence. Also promotes economic, social, and
cultural development, as well as maintaining regional stability. The web site provides numerous
resources which include: organizational information; official documents and reports; national
legal resources; publications; organizational events; institutional projects; and databases
and search engines. Web site in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
The OECD consists of 30 member countries sharing a commitment to democratic
government and the market economy with active relationships with some 70 other countries,
NGOs and civil society. OECD produces well known publications and statistics, and covers
economic and social issues which include: macroeconomics, trade, development, science and
technology, and education. OECD assist policy-makers adopt strategic orientations by
conducting thorough analysis and valuable studies. It is also well known for its country
surveys and reviews. The OECD site provides reports covering an extensive list of economic
and social issues. The OECD web site also provides access to member country data, OECD
publications, statistics and statistics links, and global news and reports. Information
can be browsed by Topic, By Country, and By Department. Web site also in French. Subscription
based product, SourceOECD, has full-text and historical publications.
Organization of Eastern Caribbean States.
The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is an organization that
includes 9 member states of the Caribbean region whose institutional mission is to encourage
the economic and sustainable development of member countries. The organization's web site
provides links to trade and economic information, trade statistics, trade policy briefs,
links to related institutions like Caricom (Caribbean Community), member country links,
institutional projects, organizational information, publications, and OECS news.
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
An international organization of eleven developing countries heavily reliant
upon oil revenues as their main source of income. Its membership includes countries which
are substantial net exporters of oil and those that share common interests of the Organization.
The current members are Algeria, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi
Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Venezuela. OPEC's web page allows access to news and
information, member country data, OPEC publications (like the OPEC Bulletin, Statistical
Bulletin, Oil Outlook to 2025 and the Annual Report), organizational information, as well
as access to the OPEC News Agency. However, access to the OPEC News Agency is only available
by subscription only.
United Nations (UN).
A global institution presently comprised of 189 member countries. The United Nations
is central to global efforts to solve problems which challenge humanity. Cooperating in this
effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. The UN and
its affiliated organizations work to promote respect for human rights, protect the environment,
fight disease, foster development and reduce poverty. The UN has four purposes: to maintain
international peace and security, to develop friendly relations among nations, to cooperate
in solving international problems and in promoting respect for human rights, and to be a
centre for harmonizing the actions of nations. The UN also provides loans to developing
countries and assists in efforts to stabilize financial markets. The UN web site has numerous
resources and is divided into five main sections: Peace & Security; Economic & Social
Development; Human Rights; Human Rights; Humanitarian Affairs; and International Law. Some
of the resources available include: organizational information, member country links, country
data, UN publications, statistics, economic and trade data, UN projects information, UN
official documents, as well as news, reports, and webcasts. Web site in English, Spanish,
French, Chinese, Arabic, and Russian.
The World Bank is owned by more than 180 member countries with the primary focus
of assisting developing countries. The World Bank is one of the world's largest sources of
development assistance intended to improve living standards and eliminate the poverty. The
World Bank works with government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and the private
sector to formulate assistance strategies. The Bank assist developing countries by directing
towards a path of stable, sustainable, and equitable growth, and emphasizing the need for
investing in health and education, social development, poverty reduction, strengthening
government efficiency delivery of services, protecting environment, encouraging business
development, and promoting macroeconomic reforms. The Word Bank is also made up of four
other institutions consisting of: The International Development Association; International
Bank for Reconstruction and Development; International Finance Corporation; Multilateral
Investment Guarantee Agency; and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment
Disputes. The World Bank web site provides links to country & regional data, information
resources and related reports; Data & Statistics; Documents & Reports; Economic Research;
Projects, Policies & Strategies; and links to World Bank publications. Web site in English,
Spanish, French, Chinese, Russian, and Arabic.
World Economic Forum.
The World Economic Forum is an independent organization with the goal of
improving the state of the world. The organization is funded by the contributions of
1,000 of the world's most prominent corporations. The Forum is intended to serve in the
global public interest by encouraging economic growth and social progress. The Forum serves
its members and society by creating partnerships between and among business, political,
intellectual and other leaders of society to define, discuss and advance key issues on the
global agenda. This web site provides access to world news, and reports, information resources
covering a number of global issues, technology information, events, and a media center which
includes World Economic Forum publications (including the Global Competitiveness Report, The
Arab World Competitiveness Report, Global Information Technology Report, and the Latin
American Competitiveness Report), press releases and webcasts.
World Trade Organization (WTO).
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international
organization created to address the rules of trade between nations. Central
to its existence are the WTO
agreements, negotiated and signed by most of the world's trading nations and
ratified in the parliaments of member nations. The goal of the organization
is to help producers of
goods and services, exporters, and importers to effectively conduct global commerce.
The WTO web page provides links to organizational information, WTO news and
topics and reports, official documents consisting of legal texts, trade policy
agreements and dispute settlement reports. Other resources include economic
research & analysis,
statistics, and WTO publications. Web site in English, Spanish, and French.
International Economic Development Resources
African Development Bank
The African Development Bank (ADB) is the premier financial development
institution of Africa, whose mission emphasizes eliminating poverty and improving
the lives of people of the continent. The organization is also involved in
towards the economic and social progress of its Regional Member Countries. The
web site includes member country information, and member state government organizational
development project information; financial management information; a comprehensive
list of development topics; a link to ADB publications and reports; and statistical
publications. Web site in English and French.
Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development.
The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) is an autonomous
regional Pan-Arab development finance organization. Its membership consists of all member
states of the League of Arab States. The AFESD is an Arab regional financial institution,
and its function is to assist the economic and social development of Arab countries through
(1) financing development projects, with preference given to overall Arab development and
joint Arab projects; (2) encouraging the investment of private and public funds in Arab
projects; and (3) providing technical assistance services for Arab economic and social
development. The Arab Fund web page provides member state information; operational and
financial information; resource allocation information; loan information; technical
assistance data; and development project information. Web site in English and Arabic.
Asian Development Bank.
The Asian Development Bank, ADB is a multilateral development finance
institution dedicated to reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific. ADB is presently
owned by 61 members mostly from the Asian and Pacific region. The web site provides links
to member country data, reports and economic reviews; project lending information; a topics
index; economic and statistics; financial resources information; and links to
The Carter Center, in partnership with Emory University, is guided by a
fundamental commitment to human rights and other humanitarian efforts. The center seeks
to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health and
the quality of life. This web site provides links to the Center's Peace Programs; Health
Programs; Country Projects; Facilities & Events; and News & Information.
Center for International Development, Harvard University.
The Center for International Development (CID) serves as Harvard's primary
center for research on sustainable international development. The web page provides an
extensive number of resources which include links to center research staff; CID Events;
Research Programs; Publications - Working Papers, CAER II Papers, Discussions Papers, Special
Reports, and Archives; Research Data Sets; and other resources.
European Investment Bank.
The task of the European Investment Bank, the European Union's financing
institution, is to contribute towards the integration, balanced development and economic
and social cohesion of the Member Countries. Publications include: annual reports; EIB
information bulletin; videos; technical studies, etc. Web site in French, English, and
Inter-American Development Bank.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), is one of the oldest and largest
regional multilateral development institutions, established in 1959 to assist in the
development of economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean. IDB's
home page provides access to organizational information; Annual Reports; Development project
information; a link to IDB's Felipe Herrera Library; member country statistics; IDB
publications; and other useful resources.
International Economic Development Council.
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC), is a relatively new
organization, focusing on the field of economic development. The mission of the organization
is to provide leadership and excellence in economic development for our communities, members,
and partners. The IEDC home page provides access to a Resources Center which includes: Online
Consultants Database, Clearinghouse Information and Research Services, Legislative Affairs
Online, Economic Development Now Archives, Economic Development News, Economic Developer's
Reference Guide, Research and Data Links, as well as other helpful research related resources.
The web page also provides access to an online Book Store.
International Institute for Sustainable Development.
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), promotes
policy recommendations on international trade and investment, economic policy, climate
change, measurement and indicators, and natural resource management in order to foster
sustainable development. This web page provides access to IISD's subject knowledge home pages
covering specific subject areas related to international economic development, each providing
important information, reports, and publications. Other features include links to IISD
Commentary; IISD Publications; an Issues home page; and Online Library with access to an
extensive number of resources.
International Research and Exchange.
The International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX), is the premier US nonprofit
organization specializing in higher education, independent media, Internet development, and
civil society programs in the United States, Europe, Eurasia, the Near East, and Asia. The
IREX home page includes links to IREX development programs searchable by location and topic;
regional home pages; global internet development news; news room; and a link to IREX
Research & Technological Exchange Group.
The Research & Technology Exchange Group (GRET) is a development organization
that assists with the economic and social development of developing countries through a
combination of research, action and communication. GRET is active in Africa, Asia, Latin
America and Europe. The organization's web site provides links to a Research/Analysis page,
Publications, Online Resources, and a web page with related links.
United Nations Development Programme.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) serves as the international
development arm of the United Nations. UNDP provides a range of services to governments
and to United Nations teams in the following practice areas such as, Democratic Governance,
Poverty Reduction Crisis Prevention, Energy and Environment, Information and Communication
Technology. These services are geared to engage in global advocacy and analysis to generate
knowledge, alliance building and promotion of enabling frameworks on key issues, policy
advice and support for national capacity building, and knowledge networking and sharing of
good practices. The UNDP web site provides links to a number of useful resources that include
UNDP home pages to member nations; Regional home pages; Human Development Reports; News
Bulletins; UNDP Publications; Events; as well as links to a number of UN development projects
and funds. Web site in English and French.
U.S. Agency for International Development.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is an independent federal
government agency responsible for providing foreign assistance and furthering America's
foreign policy interests in expanding democracy and free markets while improving the lives
of the citizens of the developing world. USAID has been the principal U.S. agency to extend
assistance to countries recovering from disaster, trying to escape poverty, and engaging in
democratic reforms. USAID provide assistance in four regions of the world with links to
home pages of each region: Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and the Near East, Latin American and
the Caribbean, and Europe and Eurasia. Resources available on the web site include: Featured
News and Reports; Economic Growth and Agriculture information; Education and Training
resources; USAID Evaluation Publications; Environment; Food and Peace; Global Development
Alliances; Health; Information Technology; and USAID Publications. Web site in English and
U.S. Peace Corps.
A volunteer agency dedicated to assisting developing countries. The Peace Corps
attempts to promote better understanding and relations between the U.S. and the world,
through its volunteers. The Peace Corp web site provides a wide range of information with
links to web pages which include: News; Online Library; Business information; Environment;
Agriculture; Health; Community Development; and Country and Region information.
U.S. Trade and Development Agency.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) advances economic development
and U.S. commercial interests in developing and middle income countries. The agency funds
various forms of technical assistance, feasibility studies, training, orientation visits
and business workshops that support the development of a modern infrastructure and a fair
and open trading environment. US TDA's home page provides links to News & Events, Regional
& Sector information and reports, access to the US TDA Library, and access to related
World Resources Institute.
World Resources Institute (WRI) is an environmental research and policy
organization that creates solutions to protect the planet and improve world's quality
of life. WRI is an independent, non-partisan organization that works closely with
governments, the private sector, and civil society groups in more than 100 countries
around the world. The web page provides access to a Global Topics home page, with a number
of reports covering each topic; links to an Environmental Information Portal (EarthTrends);
News room; as well as a Publications & Media home page which provides access to WRI
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