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Science, technology, and African development (proceedings of the 5th General Conference of the Third World Academy of Science, Abuja, Nigeria, September 17-22, 1995) by Third World Academy of Sciences. General Conference

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Published by Nigerian Academy of Science, The Third World Academy of Sciences in Lagos .
Written in English



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  • Science -- Research -- Africa -- Congresses.,
  • Technology -- Research -- Africa -- Congresses.,
  • Sustainable development -- Africa -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Awele Maduemezia.
ContributionsMaduemezia, Awele.
LC ClassificationsQ180.A5 T48 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 428 p. :
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL486424M
ISBN 109782162051
LC Control Number98215811

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