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Economic development strategies for independent Namibia

Economic development strategies for independent Namibia

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Published by United Nations Institute for Namibia in Lusaka, Zambia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namibia
    • Subjects:
    • Rural development -- Namibia -- Congresses.,
    • Namibia -- Economic policy -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementbased on the work of Harbans S. Aulakh and Wilfred W. Asombang.
      SeriesNamibia studies series ;, no. 9
      ContributionsHarbans Singh, 1940-, Asombang, Wilfred W., United Nations Institute for Namibia., Seminar on Economic Development Strategy Options for Independent Namibia (1982 : Lusaka, Zambia)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC940 .E26 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 213 p. :
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2024758M
      ISBN 109982110047
      LC Control Number90981301

      SINCE Independence, the Government of the Republic of Namibia has committed itself to certain fundamental principles: democracy, justice, fairness, and . The crisis has exposed Namibia’s economic and fiscal Based on the assessment of Namibia’s development challenges, its strategic priorities and the Bank’s comparative advantage, the new CSP will - Namibia Country Strategy Paper File Size: 1MB. Labor and democracy in Namibia, - Bauer, Gretchen, () Economic development strategies for independent Namibia: based on the work of Harbans S. Aulakh and Wilfred W. Asombang () In search of Namibian independence: the limitations of the United Nations.


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