Science, technology, and African development

(proceedings of the 5th General Conference of the Third World Academy of Science, Abuja, Nigeria, September 17-22, 1995)
  • 428 Pages
  • 2.46 MB
  • English
Nigerian Academy of Science, The Third World Academy of Sciences , Lagos
Science -- Research -- Africa -- Congresses., Technology -- Research -- Africa -- Congresses., Sustainable development -- Africa -- Congre



Statementedited by Awele Maduemezia.
ContributionsMaduemezia, Awele.
LC ClassificationsQ180.A5 T48 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 428 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL486424M
ISBN 109782162051
LC Control Number98215811

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