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Economic Community of West African States

linking_name the Economic Community of West African States image_flag Flag of West Africa ― Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS

the eco. The '''Economic Community of West African States''' ('''ECOWAS'''; French (French language): ''Communauté économique des États de l'Afrique de l'Ouest'', '''CEDEAO''') is a regional group of fifteen West African countries. Founded on 28 May 1975, with the signing of the Treaty of Lagos, its mission is to promote economic integration across the region. Considered one of the pillars of the African Economic Community, the organization was founded in order to achieve "

;collective self-sufficiency" for its member states by creating a single large trading bloc through an economic and trading union. It also serves as a peacekeeping force in the region. The organization operates officially in three co-equal languages—French (French language), English


" is an abbreviation of '''''Gos'''udarstvenniy Komitet po '''Plan'''irovaniyu'' (Государственный комитет по планированию, "State Committee for Planning.") was the agency responsible for central economic planning (economic planning) in the Soviet Union. Established in 1921 and remaining in existence until the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, the main task of Gosplan involved the creation and administration of a series of Five-Year Plans

for the National Economy of the Soviet Union five-year plans governing the economy of the USSR (economy of the Soviet Union). History Economic background The time of the October Revolution and the Russian Civil War which followed was a period of virtual economic collapse. Production and distribution of necessary commodities were severely tested as factories were shuttered and major cities such as Petrograd were depopulated, with urban residents returning to the countryside

to claim a place in land redistribution and in order to avoid the unemployment, lack of food, and lack of fuel which had become endemic. By 1919 hyperinflation (hyperinflation in early Soviet Russia) had emerged, further pushing the struggling economic system of Soviet Russia towards total collapse. An ''ad hoc'' system remembered to history as Military Communism (War Communism) emerged. The Soviet government's Council of Workers' and Peasants' Defense (Council of Labor and Defense) rushed

Latin Union

2001rank.html title CIA – The World Factbook – Country Comparisons – GDP (purchasing power parity) publisher date accessdate 25 January 2011 Brazil is one of the world's fastest growing (Economic growth) major economies. Economic reforms have given the country new international recognition.

ILO • IMF (International Monetary Fund) • IMO (International Maritime Organization) • Inmarsat (International Mobile Satellite Organization) •INSARAG (International Search and Rescue Advisory Group) • Intelsat • Interpol (Interpol (organization)) • IOC • IOM (International Organization for Migration) • ISO (International Organization for Standardization) • ITU (International Telecommunication Union) • LAES (Latin American Economic System) • LAIA • Latin Union

and the Caribbean , Andean Pact, Caribbean Development Bank, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Group of 3, Group of 11, Group of 24, Group of 77, Inter-American Development Bank, International Atomic Energy Agency, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, International Chamber of Commerce, International Civil Aviation Organization, International

Sheikhdom of Kuwait

in the internal affairs of Al Hasa in any way. Economic prosperity In the eighteenth century, Kuwait prospered and rapidly became the principal commercial center for the transit of goods between India, Muscat (Muscat, Oman), Baghdad and Arabia.

. Kuwait was also the center for all caravans (caravan (travellers)) carrying goods between Basra, Baghdad and Aleppo during 1775-1779. Kuwait's strategic location and regional geopolitical turbulence helped foster economic prosperity (prosperity) in Kuwait in the second half of the 18th century.

;ref name basra Economic prosperity in the late 18th century attracted many immigrants from Iran and Iraq to Kuwait. By 1800, it was estimated that Kuwait's sea trade reached 16 million Bombay rupees, a substantial amount at that time. ref name kw


Encimadas Valley with its rock formations and various waterfalls and ravines. The city The city of Zacatlán is located at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level in the Sierra Norte de Puebla region of the state, 130 kilometers from the state capital (Puebla, Puebla). Its main economic activities relate to agriculture and commerce.

. Atzingo is located just outside the city of Zacatlán and has a population of about 2,600. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. Jicolapa is located close to the municipal seat with a population of about 1,500. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. Camotepec is located near the Piedras Encimadas Valley with a population of about 1,800. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. San Pedro Atmatla

is located near the municipal seat with a population of about 1,500. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. San Miguel Tenango is located about 45 minutes from the municipal seat with a population of about 1,350. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. Tepeixco is located about 50 minutes from the municipal seat with a population of about 1,300. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. Tlatempa is located about ten minutes from the municipal seat


brujos se hacen de papel author Harry Miller newspaper Mural location Guadalajara, Mexico date August 7, 2005 page 3 language Spanish trans_title Mexico Channel Where the shamans makes paper The main economic activity here is handcrafts (Mexican handcrafts and folk art), especially the production of a paper called “amate” made from the bark of a kind of fig tree that grows in the area. The creation

&view article&id 1578:11-de-febrero-inicia-feria-patronal-de-cuauneutla-en-pahuatlan-&catid 50:regional&Itemid 27 newspaper TZ Digital Noticias location Puebla, Mexico date February 10, 2011 accessdate February 23, 2012 language Spanish trans_title Feast of the Patron Saint to begin in Cuauneutla in Pahuatlán It is located thirteen km from the municipal seat with a population of just over 700. Its main economic activity is the production of coffee. ref name

"encmuc" In February, the community of Cuauneutla celebrates its patron, the Señor de la Agonía (Lord of Agony) with cultural, religious, sporting and social events. Xolotla is located about 14 km from the municipal seat with a population of about 2,400 people. Its main economic activity is embroidery and other handcrafts. Atla is located about ten km from the municipal seat with a population of about 1,700 people. Its main economic

Downtown Jacksonville

are: the Southbank, a commercial and residential district directly across the St. Johns River from the Downtown Core; LaVilla, a historically African American neighborhood west of the Downtown Core; Brooklyn (Brooklyn (Jacksonville)), to the southwest of the Downtown Core; and the Stadium District, an area containing the city's major sports and entertainment venues to the east of the Downtown Core.

: Media Publications.aspx title The State of Downtown: 2011 Progress Report year 2011 page 26 publisher Downtown Vision, Inc. accessdate December 20, 2012 The City of Jacksonville's Downtown Master Plan further restricts the "Central Civic Core" to south of Church Street and east of Main Street, separating the rest of the area into other districts.

-Development Docs Downtown-Development 1--jacksonville-master-plansmall-copy.aspx title Celebrating the River: A Plan for Downtown Jacksonville format PDF year 2000 work publisher City of Jacksonville pages 26–27 accessdate December 20, 2012 The Cathedral District is located in the northeast corner, near Hogans Creek.

Colony of Jamaica

identified with British social and political standards, but white Jamaicans were beginning to feel offended by a perceived British indifference to their economic difficulties and political opinions. They also resented British monopoly of high positions and the many limitations on their own mobility in the colonial civil service, especially if they were of mixed race. The rise of nationalism, as distinct from island identification or desire for self-determination, is generally dated

stage in Jamaican political affairs, the former espousing the cause of the "barefoot man"; the latter, "democratic socialism," a loosely defined political and economic theory aimed at achieving a classless (Classless society) system of government. Jamaica's two founding fathers projected quite different popular images. Bustamante, lacking even a high school diploma, was an autocratic, charismatic, and highly adept politician; Manley was an athletic, University

South of the United States , planters became increasingly dependent on wage labour and began recruiting workers abroad, primarily from India (British Raj), China (Qing Dynasty), and Sierra Leone. Many of the former slaves settled in peasant or small farm communities in the interior of the island, the "yam belt," where they engaged in subsistence and some cash crop farming. The second half of the nineteenth century was a period of severe economic decline for Jamaica. Low crop


picsize 122px c 珠海 psp Chuhoi p Zhūhǎi l Pearl Sea j Zyu 1 hoi 2 y Jyūhói showflag jyp order st '''Zhuhai''' ( ) is a prefecture-level city on the southern coast of Guangdong province in China. Located in the Pearl River Delta, Zhuhai borders Jiangmen to the northwest, Zhongshan to the north, and Macau to the south. Zhuhai was one of the original Special Economic Zones established in the 1980s

and Huizhou cities. According to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Zhuhai is the most livable city in China. 社科院:珠海取代香港成为最宜居城市 网易新闻,2014-05-09 Administration The prefecture-level city of Zhuhai administers 3 county-level divisions (Administrative divisions of the People's Republic of China#County level) and 3 special economic districts, all of which are districts (District of China). class "

-align:center; background:#d3d3d3;" '''City Proper''' - 1 Xiangzhou District (Xiangzhou District, Zhuhai) 香洲区 Xiāngzhōu Qū 550.84 892,685 1,621 - colspan "7" style "text-align:center; background:#d3d3d3;" '''Suburban''' - 2 Doumen District 斗门区 Dǒumén Qū 613.88 415,882 677 - 3 Jinwan District 金湾区 Jīnwān Qū 559.6 253,963 454 *Special economic districts **Hengqin New Area (横琴新区) **Wanshan Marine Development Experimental Zone (万山海洋开发试

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