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Scientific positions to meet the challenge of rural and urban poverty in developing countries proceedings of a conference organized by the German Foundation for International Development and the Centre for Regional Development Research at the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, June 22-26, 1987 by

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StatementAndreas Kopp (editor).
SeriesSchriften des Zentrums für Regionale Entwicklungsforschung der Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen,, v. 34, Schriften des Zentrums für Regionale Entwicklungsforschung der Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen ;, Bd. 34.
ContributionsKopp, Andreas., Deutsche Stiftung für Internationale Entwicklung., Justus Liebig-Universität Giessen. Zentrum für Regionale Entwicklungsforschung.
LC ClassificationsHC59.72.P6 S37 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 384 p. ;
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1786085M
ISBN 103878953380
LC Control Number89181117

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