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Pitfalls in development aid

Irish Mozambique Solidarity (Organisation)

Pitfalls in development aid

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Published by Irish Mozambique Solidarity in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International relief -- Developing countries.,
  • International relief -- Mozambique.,
  • Economic Assistance, Irish.,
  • Economic Assistance, Irish -- Mozambique.,
  • Non-governmental organizations.,
  • Non-governmental organizations -- Mozambique.

  • Edition Notes

    Papers presented at two seminars held in Dublin and Galway, May 1995.

    StatementIrish Mozambique Solidarity ; graphics and cover design: Melanie Reidy.
    SeriesIrish Mozambique Solidarity publication, An Irish Mozambique Solidarity publication
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44p. ;
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15355401M
    ISBN 100951932624
    OCLC/WorldCa35016897


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