The cooperation of private organizations and groups on a
national, regional and world-wide level is essential to the success
of a comprehensive population strategy. These groups provide
important intellectual contributions and policy support, as well as
the delivery of family planning and health services and information.
In some countries, the private and voluntary organizations are the
only means of providing family planning services and materials.
AID should continue to provide support to those private U.S. and
international organizations whose work contributes to reducing rapid
population growth, and to develop with them, where appropriate,
geographic and functional divisions of labor in population