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Capacity building for the promotion of trade and investment in Africa

Soumana Sako

Capacity building for the promotion of trade and investment in Africa

challenges and strategies

by Soumana Sako

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Published by African Capacity Building Foundation in Harare .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 16).

StatementSoumana Sako [and] George Kararach.
SeriesACBF occasional paper -- no. 6
ContributionsKararach, George.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 16 p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20750140M
ISBN 101779370029
LC Control Number2008315196


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