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  • Asia.

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  • Rural development -- Asia.,
  • Non-governmental organizations -- Asia.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-353) and index.

Book details

Statementedited by John Farrington and David J. Lewis with S. Satish and Aurea Miclat-Teves.
SeriesNon-governmental organizations series
ContributionsFarrington, John.
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LC ClassificationsHN655.2.C6 N66 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 366 p. :
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1740147M
ISBN 10041508847X, 0415088488
LC Control Number92045820

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