Definition of Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East

1. Noun. The commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations that is concerned with economic development of countries in Asia and the Far East.




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Literary usage of Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East

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1. Yen for Development: Japanese Foreign Aid & the Politics of Burden-sharing by Shafiqul Islam (1991)
"... the UN Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East (ECAFE) in 1953. The next year, Japan initiated its technical ..."

2. In Search of Population Policy: Views from the Developing World by National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (1974)
"SULTAN S. HASHMI, Chief, General Demography Section, Population Division, Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East, United Nations, Bangkok, ..."

3. Hydropolitics along the Jordan River; Scarce Water and Its Impact on the by Aaron T. Wolf (1995)
"A 1957 study performed by the United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East (ECAFE) noted that harnessing the main stem of the Mekong would ..."

4. The Mekong: Environment and Development by Hiroshi Hori (2000)
"Originally formed in 1966 with the support of the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East (ECAFE), the ADB had accumulated the financial resources and ..."

5. Asian Development Bank: Questions & Answers by Diane Publishing Staff (1992)
"... (ESCAP) - then known as the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East - passed a resolution endorsing a proposal to establish a regional development ..."

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