chapter  34
Prospects of Implementation of UN-PAAERD by the International Community
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Twelve months ago, the international community and African Governments agreed to an historic compact, pledging both sides to UNPAAERD. African Governments made a series of far-reaching commitments to economic reform and the rationalization of their own economies. In return, bilateral donors and multilateral development organizations accepted a large role in Africa's recovery and in assisting African nations to move beyond recovery to the development of their immense human and material resources.