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Albert Waterston

This paper describes the technical improvement in developing countries. It highlights that developing countries have relied heavily for their industrial development upon foreign enterprises as sources of technology and management systems. The paper underscores that through direct investment or under licensing arrangements, foreign corporations have supplied a vast array of industrial products and equipment and have exercised a major role in the design and construction of processing and manufacturing facilities in newly industrializing countries.

International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

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Shawki Barghouti and Guy Le Moigne

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Mr. Nalin M. Kishor and Cristina Constantinescu

Sustainable forest management, though a desirable environmental goal, is seldom practiced in Latin America (or elsewhere) because it cannot financially compete with alternative forms of land management. The world community must be willing to bear more of the costs if it wants to make sustainable forestry a viable option for countries facing the threat of deforestation.