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African economic and social crisis an agenda for action by Africa and the international community : text of statements delivered during the general debate and the special debate on the critical economic situation in Africa at the 1984 second regular session of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, 10 and 12 July 1984, Geneva by Adebayo Adedeji

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Published by United Nations in [Addis Ababa] .
Written in English



  • Africa


  • Africa -- Economic policy.,
  • Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1960-,
  • Africa -- Social policy.,
  • Africa -- Social conditions -- 1960-

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Edition Notes

Statementby Adebayo Adedeji.
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic and Social Council.
LC ClassificationsHC800 .A544 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2650629M
LC Control Number85232069

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