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Review of sustainable development activities in U.S. foreign assistance programs

Review of sustainable development activities in U.S. foreign assistance programs

hearings before the Subcommittee on Foreign Agriculture and Hunger of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, March 1 and 2, 1994.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development.,
  • Sustainable agriculture.,
  • Food relief.,
  • Economic assistance, American.

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    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Information, Justice, Transportation, and Agriculture Subcommittee.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 245 p.
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17789490M

    Chap Building Partner Capacity Programs, provides policy and procedures for execution of Building Partner Capacity (BPC) programs, which encompass security cooperation and security assistance activities funded with U.S. Government appropriations and executed through existing security assistance automated systems using a pseudo Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA).


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