[irf-members-news] High Value Tip: The Courier, on-line
- For several years I have thought that THE COURIER was one of the
hidden gems of the development world --- solid information, mostly
about development issues of substance in the Asia, Caribbean and
Pacific countries (Lome Convention countries) published
bi-monthly---lots about island countries.
Here's more, from their web site:
>The ACP-EU Courier is a development magazine produced by aIT'S FREE---
>multicultural team of journalists within DG VIII---that's
>Directorate General #8----of the European Commission. It is
>published every two months (in English and French) and has a
>circulation of approximately 80,000. The magazine has readers in
>more than 150 countries and territories.
>Each issue of The Courier contains two principal features: 'Country
>Reports' which deal with the current economic and political outlook
>in specific ACP states, and the 'Dossier' which generally covers a
>sector or theme of particular interest to developing countries.
>For the May-June 1999 issue of The Courier, the Dossier was about
>In addition, the Introductory essay in this same issue is an
>extended interview with MICHAEL KING, former executive director of
>the Caribbean Conservation Association, on the subject of
>Now the ESPECIALLY good news
>There is no charge for The Courier, although heavy demand may limit
>its availability in HARD COPY.
>If you are interested in becoming a subscriber, please write to:
>Margriet Mahy-van der Werf,
>200 Rue de la Loi
>Fax (32 2) 299 3002
There is a well hidden Web Page for THE COURIER at:
This site includes the FULL TEXT and photos of all articles in the
magazine, downloadable as PDF (Adobe Acrobat) documents --- I don't
like that part so much, but you can pull down plain text versions of
each article, which helps...
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