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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Education, Secondary -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Youth -- Health and hygiene -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Life skills -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

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Edition Notes

StatementRobert Smith ... [et al.].
SeriesWorld Bank working paper -- no. 100, Africa human development series, Africa Region human development series
ContributionsSmith, Robert, World Bank. Africa Regional Office. Human Development Dept.
LC ClassificationsLC191.8.A42 L56 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 72 p. ;
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20008931M
ISBN 100821370685, 0821370693
ISBN 109780821370681, 9780821370698
LC Control Number2007297365

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