Africa"s human resources agenda for the 1990s and beyond

report of the Fourth Meeting of ECA"s Conference of Ministers Responsible for Human Resources Planning, Development, and Utilization (Addis Ababa, 18-23 November 1991) by ECA Conference of Ministers Responsible for Human Resources Planning, Development, and Utilization. Meeting

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StatementUnited Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Public Administration, Human Resources, and Social Development Division.
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Africa. Public Administration, Human Resources, and Social Development Division.
LC ClassificationsHD4904.7 .E27 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 112 p. ;
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1074861M
LC Control Number93980055

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