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Interview with Sepehri, Hosein

Educational background; employment at the Plan and Budget Organization; recollections of Abol-Hasan Ebtehaj at the Organization; agricultural planning at the Organization; agricultural development plans at regional levels; on Seyyed Jalal Tehrani’s opposition to land reform; assessment of the effects of the land reform of 1963; on the working of the High Economic Council; on the rivalry between various governmental organizations for funds and resources; pattern of change in development funding and projects from the 1960s onwards; relations between the Shah and cabinet ministers; balance-sheet of agricultural development planning; recollections of Mansur Rowhani.

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Hosein-Sepheri-APt-I Hosein-Sepheri-English


26pp. + summary + biographical note + index + photograph

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