Third World Relief: An Overview

Aliprandini, Michael; Stingl, Alexander
March 2016
Points of View: Third World Relief;3/1/2016, p1
The article presents an overview of economic assistance to developing countries. Figures from the World Bank indicate that 25 percent of the world's population lives in extreme poverty. Poverty is attributed to the enormous external debt that the countries have incurred, particularly to rich and industrialized nations. A brief history of large-scale foreign aid assistance is presented, as well as related terms and their definitions.


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