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Western Samoa, a country profile

Faye Henderson

Western Samoa, a country profile

by Faye Henderson

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • Samoa
    • Subjects:
    • Disaster relief -- Samoa -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Samoa -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared for the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, Bureau for Private and Development Cooperation, Agency for International Development, Department of State by Evaluation Technologies, Inc., under contract AID/SOD/PDC-C-0283.
      GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
      ContributionsUnited States. Agency for International Development. Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance., Evaluation Technologies, Inc.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU819.A2 H4 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 35 p., [1] leaf of plates ;
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3921560M
      LC Control Number81602919

      Western Samoa Statistics - Western Samoa - Western Samoa. Economic Overview: The economy of Samoa has traditionally been dependent on development aid, family remittances from overseas, agriculture, and country is vulnerable to devastating storms. Agriculture employs two-thirds of the labor force, and furnishes 90% of exports, featuring coconut cream, coconut oil, and copra. Comprehensive source of information about DHL Samoa. Here you’ll find office addresses, shipping guidelines and restrictions, drop-off and collection points for .

        American Samoa, unincorporated territory of the United States consisting of the eastern part of the Samoan archipelago, located in the south-central Pacific Ocean. The capital, Pago Pago, was a strategic naval base for the U.S. military (–51) but now serves as a commercial port of call. The Tripartite Convention (Britain, Germany, U.S.A.) allocated Tonga and Niue to Britain, while Samoa was partitioned by Germany (Western Samoa) and the U.S.A. (American Samoa).German rule was terminated in World War I, when the islands were occupied by New Zealand forces; from to they were under New Zealand administration. Independence was achieved under the name of Western.

      Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives. Select a country, territory or international organisation from the menus below. Samoa became the th member of the WTO in May , and graduated from least developed country status in January GDP (purchasing power parity): $ billion ( est.).


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New Zealand occupied the German protectorate of Western Samoa at the outbreak of World War I in It continued to administer the islands as a mandate and then as a trust territory untilwhen the islands became the first Polynesian nation to reestablish independence in the 20th century.

Get this from a library. Western Samoa, a country profile. [Faye Henderson; United States. Agency for International Development. Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance.; Evaluation Technologies, Inc.].

Noncommunicable diseases country profile; Nutrition. Nutrition Landscape Information System (NLIS) indicator summary; WHO Global Database on Anaemia; WHO Global Database on vitamin A deficiency; Western Samoa Global data bank on infant and young child feeding; WHO Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition; Substance abuse and mental health.

Alcohol; Tobacco control. Destination Samoa, a virtual guide to the islands of Samoa. The Independent State of Samoa (formerly known as Western Samoa) is located south of the equator, in the Polynesian region of the Pacific Ocean, about halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand.

The Polynesian group of islands known as Samoa consists of two main islands Upolu and Savai'i and seven smaller islets. Western missionaries converted Samoan’s from a belief in gods of the sun, earth, heavens and sea to one God. In after Western Samoa of civil war, the islands of the Samoan archipelago were divided – Germany took the islands to the west (Western Samoa) and the USA took the islands to the east (American Samoa).

Get this from a library. Women in Samoa: a country profile. [United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.;].

Prime Minister of Samoa It is a great pleasure for me to welcome you to the Commonwealth of Nations website portal on Samoa. Located in the heart of Polynesia in the South Pacific, Samoa with its unspoiled environment, rich culture, and “faasamoa” the Samoan way, continues to flourish in a rapidly modernised world.

- Germany annexes Western Samoa, the US takes over eastern Samoa (American Samoa) and Britain withdraws its claim to the islands in accordance with treaty between Germany, Britain and the US.

The WHO Representative in Samoa, American Samoa, Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau Baghirov, Dr Rasul 77 Apia, Samoa Telephone: + Facsimile: + [email protected] Country Office web site Regional Office web site.

Samoa The Human Capital Index (HCI) database provides data at the country level for each of the components of the Human Capital Index as well as for the overall index, disaggregated by gender.

The index measures the amount of human capital that a child born today can expect to attain by given the risks of poor health and poor education. Samoa, formerly Western Samoa, is in the South Pacific Ocean about 2, mi (3, km) south of Hawaii. The larger islands in the Samoan chain, Upolu and Savai'i, are mountainous and of volcanic origin.

There is little level land except in the coastal areas, where most cultivation takes place. Country profile - Samoa The volcanic islands of Samoa lie south of the equator, about halfway between New Zealand and Hawaii, in the Polynesian region of the South Pacific. The total land area for Samoa is less than square kilometres with the two largest islands, Upolu and Savai'i, accounting for over 95 per cent of the land mass.

Human Development Index (HDI), female: n.a. Human Development Index (HDI), male: n.a. Mandatory paid maternity leave (days) n.a. Maternal mortality ratio (deaths perlive births) n.a.

Prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting among girls and women (% of. The Samoa Tripartite Convention ofa joint commission of three members composed of Bartlett Tripp for the United States, C.

Eliot, C.B. for Great Britain, and Freiherr Speck von Sternburg for Germany, agreed to divide the islands. The Tripartite Convention gave control of the islands west of degrees west longitude to Germany, (later known as Western Samoa), containing Upolu.

This Guide to Law Online Samoa contains a selection of Samoan legal, juridical, and governmental sources accessible through the Internet.

Links provide access to primary documents, legal commentary, and general government information about specific jurisdictions and topics. Samoa gained its independence from New Zealand in after more than a century of foreign influence and domination, but it remains a member of the Commonwealth.

The country was known as Western Samoa until Its capital and main commercial centre is Apia, on the island of Upolu. Country Profiles FAO Members Gateway Low-Income Food-Deficit countries.

Get involved. Partnerships Work with us Ask FAO FAO on social media Invest. Countries > Samoa; share. mail. live_help. Visit country Website chevron_right. FAO priorities. News. Publications. SEE ALL PUBLICATIONS chevron_right.

Country profiles HIIP users can drill down on country-level data for all the 37 countries and areas of the Western Pacific Region by accessing the country health information profiles.

Through interactive and dynamic dashboards, users can view comprehensive information of country. Facts and stats about Samoa including Per 1, people, Hectares, GDP, Population, Gross National Income and More Interesting Facts and Stats.

Nationality: noun—Western Samoan(s); adjective—Western Samoa Ethnic divisions: Polynesians, ab Euronesians (persons of European and Polynesian blood), Europeans Religion: % Christian (about half of population associated with the London Missionary Society) Language: Samoan (Polynesian), English.

Government. Long-form name: Independent State of Western Samoa Type: constitutional monarchy under native chief Capital: Apia Administrative divisions: 11 districts; A‘ana, Aiga-i-le-Tai, Atua, Fa‘asaleleaga, Gaga‘emauga, Gagaifomauga, Palauli, Satupa‘itea, Tuamasaga, Va‘a-o-Fonoti, Vaisigano Independence: 1 January (from UN trusteeship administered by New Zealand).Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

Can take Girl out of Samoa but can't take the Samoan out of the girl Pride Proud Patriotic pages 6 x 9 Notebook: Blank Journal for those Patriotic about their country of origin.Samoa (/ s ə ˈ m oʊ ə /), officially the Independent State of Samoa (Samoan: Malo Saʻoloto Tutoʻatasi o Sāmoa; Samoan: Sāmoa, IPA:) and, until 4 Julyknown as Western Samoa, is a country consisting of two main islands, Savai'i and Upolu, and four smaller islands (Manono, Apolima, Fanuatapu, and Namua).The capital city is Lapita people discovered and settled the Samoan Calling code: +