Private Voluntary Organization


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Private Voluntary Organization

Also called a PVO. A charity or other organization that provides international assistance and is eligible for financial support from USAID. Organizations must register as PVOs to apply for this support, and ordinarily must provide audited financial statements and the like.
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foreign policy has shaped the relationship between international private voluntary organizations (PVOs) and the federal government.
They work in close partnership with private voluntary organizations, indigenous organizations, universities, American businesses, international agencies, other governments, and other U.
Not more than eleven percent of the funds appropriated by this Act to carry out the development assistance programs of agriculture, rural development, and nutrition (Section 103, FAA), agricultural research (Section 103A, FAA), population and health (Section 104, FAA), education and human resources development (Section 105, FAA), energy, private voluntary organizations, and selected developmental activities (Section 106, FAA), and Economic Support Fund (Chapter 4, Part II, FAA) that are made available for Latin America and the Caribbean may be available, through bilateral and Latin America and the Caribbean regional programs, to provide assistance for any country in such region.
A large part of DCHA/OFDA's disaster and humanitarian, transition and development assistance is implemented by private voluntary organizations, non-governmental organizations and public international organizations.
The food will be distributed by the United Nations World Food Program and Private Voluntary Organizations.
based private voluntary organizations (PVOs) for use in the developing world and in support of major disaster relief and emergency situations worldwide.
The cargoes will be distributed to people in need in several African nations including Somalia by the UN World Food Programme as well as several private voluntary organizations.
Land O'Lakes, the national food and agricultural cooperative, administers the Indonesia program referenced by McGovern, which serves as a model for partnerships with international agencies, non-governmental organizations, and private voluntary organizations in the implementation of a broad range of nutritional programs in developing countries.
These private voluntary organizations (PVOs) have developed proposals on how they could effectively use U.
Of this global amount, the Foundation expects to allocate between $5 to 7 million annually to assist private voluntary organizations in India.
ices to include projects in international development and training, including the biggest country-specific grant by the United States government to support the battle against the spread of AIDS in the developing world; and a grant to support the development of emerging private voluntary organizations in 12 republics of the former Soviet Union.
During the five years since Merck announced the donation, numerous non-governmental and private voluntary organizations have undertaken programs to distribute MECTIZAN.
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