ERIC Number: ED314639
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Impetus for Economic Growth and Development. The Federal Republic of Germany Promoting Trade and Industry in the Third World.
Sonderdienst, n9 1989
Rural development, the strengthening of market-oriented approaches to the economy, and the promotion of private industry in the countries of the Third World are among the stated priorities of West German development policy. A market-oriented approach to the economy contributes to a rise in the standard of living in the developing countries. In general, development policy can only provide help for self-help. The development of private initiative in industry is a particularly important form of self-help. The West German government provides not only capital but also technical and business know-how for these efforts. German organizations support the economic advancement of the developing countries by providing help for direct investment, small business promotion projects, and a cooperative bank. Advisory and technical assistance for private industry include partnerships between chambers of handicrafts and private organizations; the Rhine-Main Chamber of Handicrafts support of a training center in Morocco; the contribution of the Carl Duisberg Society; a counseling program for company cooperation between German companies and companies in the developing countries; and advisory activities of the Senior Expert Service program to promote company training. (The report includes a list of names and addresses of German agencies involved in Third World development.) (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Inter Nationes, Bonn (West Germany).
Identifiers - Location: West Germany