Gender & development research in Zambia
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Gender & development research in Zambia an annotated bibliography, 1993-1998.

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Published by Zambia Association for Research and Development in Lusaka, Zambia .
Written in English



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Includes index.

Other titlesGender and development research in Zambia
ContributionsZambia Association for Research and Development.
LC ClassificationsZ7963.E18 G458 1999, HQ1240.5.Z(Zambia) G458 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 150 p. ;
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL145891M
ISBN 109982818287
LC Control Number99892510

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