The report argues that a development program designed for southern Italy is well-conceived and should be a priority for the country.
The World Bank Economic Department shows in its "Preliminary Report on the Development Program of Southern Italy" that Italy is creditworthy and a development program designed for southern Italy should be a priority for the country. The report looks further into the economy of southern Italy, and the development problems it faces. The report lists the aims of the program and outlines World Bank financing options. The report also shows the contribution the program will have on the economy in southern Italy and claims that the success of the program will secure a higher standard of living and a balanced economy in Italy. A second report on the southern Italy investment program is released by the Economic Department in May 1951.
The report discusses the development program of Southern Italy.
The report contains an examination of the priorities, aims, and financing of the development program of southern Italy.
The press release, issued in Rome, includes President Black's thoughts on the development of southern Italy (1868975).
The Staff Loan Committee's discussion about the development of southern Italy are contained in the minutes (30043601).