Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2013-01-27T12:15:30-05:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad Spreading the G.O.L.D.: U.S. to Spark Small Biz Growth,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2017d407e3cc1970c 2013-01-27T12:15:30-05:00 2013-01-27T12:15:30-05:00 Small businesses soon can expect a boost of support from the Obama Administration, which is launching the Growth Oriented Local Development, or GOLD, program -- in the Southeastern European nation of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Steve Peacock Obama Administration will Seek to Encourage Business Investments -- in the Philippines,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201538f5ba775970b 2011-06-22T11:01:17-04:00 2011-06-22T11:01:40-04:00 A U.S.-funded program whose aim is to “address the constraints that impede the overall business climate of the Philippines and consequently improve levels of investments in the country” is on the horizon. Steve Peacock Small Businesses Receive Yet Another Boost from Washington,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2015432bac57f970c 2011-06-02T21:28:50-04:00 2011-06-02T21:31:02-04:00 Another small-business support project is about to be unveiled by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)—this time in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in southeastern Europe. Steve Peacock