Economic and population growth.
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Published by IRDP in Kigali .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesCroissance économique et démographique, IRDP bulletin.
ContributionsInstitute of Research and Dialogue for Peace.
LC ClassificationsHB3662.7.A3 E28 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination47, 52 p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24118851M
LC Control Number2009334345

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