Science and technology and Africa"s global inclusion

report of the 2002 ATPS Annual Workshop and Conference held on November 11-15, 2002, Abuja, Nigeria. by ATPS Workshop (2001- ) (2nd 2002 Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria)

Publisher: ATPS Communications Dept. in Nairobi, Kenya

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Edition Notes

ContributionsAfrican Technology Policy Studies Network.
LC ClassificationsHF1359 .A87 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination65 p. ;
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3737784M
ISBN 109966916075
LC Control Number2003405798

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