(8) In 1974, ECAFE
became ESCAP, the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, doing away with the anachronistic 'Far East' in its title.
As a result of the auction, William Boot, co-founder of Ecafe
, declared: "Farmers at the co-op level who produce these exemplary coffees will receive the prices and the recognition they deserve."
A Holub, and E Van, Roy,(1972): "Industrialization Trends in the Developing ECAFE
Countries" ESCAP Economic Bulletin for Asia and the Far East, Vol.
Sea-bed negotiations with Indonesia commenced in March 1970, following informal discussions between Australian and Indonesian delegates to the fourth ECAFE
(Economic Commission of Asia and the Far East) symposium on the development of regional petroleum resources held in Canberra in November 1969.
For very different reasons, and with different political motives from those of the United States, the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East (ECAFE
) had similarly envisioned the construction of large dams as being economically and developmentally resourceful for the region.
Paper presented to the Fourth Session of the ECAFE
Conference of Asian Economic Planners, 22 November-1 December, Bangkok.
Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East (ECAFE
), where he was among the officers in charge of planning and preparing for the establishment of the regional development bank.
10, 1966 by lawyers representing 18 countries in the United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East (ECAFE
I was a judge at the eCafe
competition in Ethiopia and I toured the Yirgacheffe region.
In May 1961, Pike, then the Acting Economic Secretary, and Ong Kee Hui, the Chairman of the Sarawak United People's Party, attended a special marketing meeting of the Economic Commission for Asia and Far East (ECAFE
) in Bangkok.
Following his retirement from academic life, in 1982, Les continued for many years--well into his 70s--to travel extensively as an economic consultant to a number of New Zealand and international organisations, including ECAFE
(now ESCAP) and UNESCO, and especially the Asian Development Bank (ADB), for which he wrote annual surveys of developments in Asian economies.
Existing under the auspices of ECAFE
, its members were Cambodia, Laos, South Vietnam (the Republic of Vietnam), and Thailand.