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Author: Martin A. Weiss
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: relief, debt, international, implications, procedure, iraq, potential
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2010-06
ISBN-10: 1437927246
ISBN-13: 9781437927245

Following the ouster of the Saddam Hussein regime in spring 2003, Iraqżs external debt was $130 billion. Reducing this debt to a sustainable level has been a priority of the U.S. govżt. Since 2003, debt relief negotiations have led to the cancellation of a significant amount of Iraqżs external debt. Contents of this report: (1) Iraqżs External Debt: Paris Club Debt Claims; Non-Paris Club Debt Claims; Commercial Debt Claims; (2) The Debt Relief Effort: Paris Club Debt Relief; Evian Approach; Iraqżs Paris Club Agree.; Non-Paris Club Debt Relief; Commercial Debt Relief; (3) Potential Policy
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Author: Thomas C. Osborn
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: activities, seed, relief, sustainable, effective, rome, workshop, report, towards
Number of Pages: 118
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9251052158
ISBN-13: 9789251052150

The aim of the workshop was to improve the effectiveness of seed relief interventions and the contribution they can make to sustainable improvements in seed, food and livelihood security. The workshop brought together over 70 stakeholders from FAO, relief agencies, donors, technical organizations and emergency-prone countries to exchange lessons learned in the area of seed relief, to identify gaps and needs in the development of tools, guidance and methodologies, and to agree on recommendations for further collaborative work.
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Author: Molly F. Sherlock
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: tax, payments, relief, policy, options, analysis, legal, issues, gulf, mexico, spill
Number of Pages: 18
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437937098
ISBN-13: 9781437937091

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. The explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and subsequent oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico has led to substantial damages, particularly in the form of lost wages and income. BP has begun to make interim payments to compensate for lost income resulting from the oil spill. Policymakers may consider exploring alternative mechanisms for providing relief to the affected region. One option is to provide relief through the tax code by adopting measures similar to those employed following past major disasters. Contents of this repor
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Author: Carlos Alberto Primo Braga
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: challenges, ahead, learned, lessons, relief, debt
Number of Pages: 478
Published: 2009-05
ISBN-10: 0821378740
ISBN-13: 9780821378748

The history of debt relief goes back several decades. It reveals that a country's accumulation of unsustainable debt stems from such factors as deficiencies in macroeconomic management, adverse terms-of-trade shocks, and poor governance. Debt-relief initiatives have provided debt-burdened countries with the opportunity for a fresh start, but whether the benefits of debt relief can be preserved depends on transformations in a country's policies and institutions.In 1996, the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative was launched as the first comprehensive, multilateral, debt-relief frame
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Author: Martin A. Weiss
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: relief, debt, international, implications, procedure, iraq, potential
Number of Pages: 15
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437984770
ISBN-13: 9781437984774

Following the ouster of the Saddam Hussein regime in spring 2003, Iraqżs external debt was estimated to be $130 billion. Reducing this debt to a sustainable level has been a priority of the U.S. government. Since 2003, debt relief negotiations have taken place in a variety of forums and led to the cancellation of a significant amount of Iraqżs external debt. Contents of this report: (1) Iraqżs External Debt: Paris Club Debt Claims; Non-Paris Club Debt Claims; Commercial Debt Claims; (2) The Debt Relief Effort; (3) Future of Multilateral Debt Relief: Granting a Stay on the Enforcement of Cre
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Author: Zina D. Merritt
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: reservists, debt, relief, guard, national, personnel, observations, effects, military
Number of Pages: 42
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437940714
ISBN-13: 9781437940718

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Provides info. on the use and the effects of the provisions of Nat. Guard and Reservists Debt Relief Act of 2008. The act amended the existing bankruptcy code to exempt members of Nat. Guard and Reserve from the means test process when they file a petition for Chap. 7 bankruptcy relief. Contents: 8% of Service-members (SM) Who Filed for Bankruptcy Relief Under Chap. 7 Have Claimed the Means Test Exemption; 32% of the Aggregate Debt Reported by SM Could Potentially be Discharged; Ten of the 11 Eligible SM Interviewed Did Not Attri
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Author: Catholic Relief Services
Publisher: Catholic Relief Services
Keywords: agroenterprise, development, ghana, drive, communities, power, savings, lending, harnessing
Number of Pages: 18
Published: 2011-06-15
ISBN-10: 1614920486
ISBN-13: 9781614920489
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