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Published by The Institute in Geneva .
Written in English



  • Africa


  • African cooperation -- Congresses.,
  • Africa -- Social conditions -- 1960- -- Congresses.

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Bibliography: p. 133-157.

Statementorganised by the Fondation Friedrich-Naumann and the International Institute for Labour Studies, Cotonou (Benin) 6-10 December 1982.
ContributionsFriedrich-Naumann-Stiftung., International Institute for Labour Studies.
LC ClassificationsHN777 .T69 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination157 p. ;
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2427878M
ISBN 109290141980
LC Control Number87115592

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