ERIC Number: ED186205
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. 1978 Annual Report.
Department of the Interior, Washington, DC.
Social, political, and economic advances in Micronesia during fiscal year 1978 are highlighted in this annual report to the United States Secretary of the Interior. Introductory chapters summarize the year's achievements and present major events in chronological order. Items include creation of a 200-mile fishery zone for Micronesia and provision for the regulation of living resources within the area, the first shipment of copra oil to markets outside the Trust Territory, dedication of the 116-bed Ponape Referral Hospital, acquisition of a $16.5 million contract for construction of Truk Airport on Moen, accreditation of the Community College of Micronesia, inauguration of the first elected governor and lieutenant governor of Truk District, and the referendum on the constitution for the Federated States of Micronesia. Separate chapters discuss political, economic, social, and educational advancement, providing an overview of each area as well as descriptions of specific programs and achievements. The final section provides 120 pages of statistical data related to demographic characteristics of the population, employment, trade, agriculture, tourism, government finance, vital statistics, public health, school enrollments, and crime. (JH)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Demography, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Economic Factors, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment, Financial Policy, Government (Administrative Body), Health, Higher Education, Natural Resources, Public Education, Social Action, Social Agencies, Social Indicators, Social Services, Tourism, Transportation
Office of High Commissioner, Bureau of Public Affairs, Printing and Publications Office, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, Guam 96950 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Washington, DC.