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Published in Westview Press for United Nations Institute for Training and Research .
Written in English


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Includes edited papers presented at 1979 United Nations Conference on Science andTechnology for Development.

Statemented. by Pamela M. D"Onofrio-Flores and Sheila M. Pfafflin.
SeriesWestview special studies on social, Political, and economic development
ContributionsPfafflin, Sheila M., D"Onofrio-Flores, Pamela M., UNITAR., United Nations. Conference on Science and Technology for Development
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Open LibraryOL22121268M
ISBN 100865311455

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