Appropriate technology in Zambia suggested policy implications and research direction by K. Rajeswaran

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Published by Institute of Development Studies, University of Helsinki in Helsinki, Finland .

Written in English

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StatementK. Rajeswaran.
SeriesPublication / TECO (Technological Cooperation) Research Project,, no. 10, TECO publication ;, no. 10.
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LC ClassificationsMLCM 92/02565 (T)
The Physical Object
Pagination20 leaves ;
Number of Pages20
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Open LibraryOL1808252M
ISBN 109514539699
LC Control Number89216525

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