Regional planning and national development in tropical Africa
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Regional planning and national development in tropical Africa by Conference on Regional Planning and National Development in Tropical Africa University of Ibadan 1972.

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Published by Ibadan University Press in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English



  • Africa, Sub-Saharan


  • Regional planning -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Congresses.,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Economic policy -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Akin L. Mabogunje and Adetoye Faniran.
ContributionsMabogunje, Akin L., Faniran, A.
LC ClassificationsHT395.A32 S933
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4473161M
ISBN 109781210214
LC Control Number79300379

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