That is appeasement aid, I am not sure if it counts as development...I do
not see how military items can help a nation develop...
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From: "Christine Chumbler" <cchumble@...
Subject: Re: [ujeni] well, that was fun
Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2002 09:00:17 -0500
This won't be an 800 word essay, but I had always understood that
Israel, Egypt and Columbia were the big 3 US aid recipients. Or were
you not talking strictly about US aid?
>>> holland@... 11/5/02 10:30 PM >>>
that was an interesting discussion. let's see if i can spark another
The list of top recipients of aid bears no strong resemblance to the
list of poorest countries in the world (by one measure). Discuss in an
800-word essay for Friday. Don't forget about the midterm next week and
the bibliography for your term paper, due at the same time.
Top recipients of bilateral and multilateral aid:
China $1.7b, Indonesia, Vietnam, Russia, India, Poland, Egypt,
Bangladesh, Serbia & Montenegro, Tanzania $1.0b, Mozambique 876m,
Uganda, Israel $810m, Zambia, Bosnia, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Thailand, West
Bank & Gaza, Ghana, Philippines, Nicaragua, Jordan, Ukraine, Kenya, S.
Africa, Bolivia, Hondura, Malawi ($445m)
Lowest GDB per head:
Burundi $100/year, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Myanmar, Eritrea, Malawi
($160), Tajikistan, Liberia, Niger, Chad, Guinea-Bissau, Burkina Faso,
Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Bhutan, Nepal, Madgascar, Cambodia, CAR
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