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Published by American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Service, Technical Assistance Information Clearing House in [New York] .
Written in English



  • Developing countries


  • Housing -- Developing countries -- Directories.,
  • Economic assistance -- Developing countries -- Directories.

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LC ClassificationsHD7391 .A5 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 48 p. ;
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4283210M
LC Control Number78309606

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