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Building national institutions for science and technology in developing countries

Building national institutions for science and technology in developing countries

proceedings from a workshop conducted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for the U.S. Department of State, as a contribution to U.S. preparations for the United Nations Conference on Science and Technology for Development, April 18-19, 1979, Washington, D.C.


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Published by The Association in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • Science and state -- Developing countries -- Congresses.,
  • Technology and state -- Developing countries -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCharles V. Kidd, editor.
    SeriesAAAS publication -- no. 79-R-9.
    ContributionsKidd, Charles Vincent., American Association for the Advancement of Science., United States. Dept. of State.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 183 p.
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16653731M

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