TITLE

FOOD OR DEBT

AUTHOR(S)
Michael, Marie
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Dollars & Sense;Jul/Aug2000, Issue 230, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the efforts of the Jubilee 2000 movement and organizations to cancel debts owed by the world's poorest countries. Information on the Highly Indebted Poor Countries, a debt category created by the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in 1996; Actions taken by countries facing repayment crises; Challenges associated with debt cancellation.
ACCESSION #
3286477

 

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