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Published by The Office in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English



  • Africa, Southern,
  • Africa, Southern.


  • Urban policy -- Africa, Southern.,
  • Urbanization -- Africa, Southern.,
  • Africa, Southern -- Economic policy.

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Statementprepared for Office of Housing and Urban Programs, East and Southern Africa RHUDO ; prepared by Alfred P. Van Huyck.
ContributionsUnited States. Agency for International Development. Office of Housing and Urban Programs., United States. Regional Housing & Urban Development Office for East and Southern Africa.
LC ClassificationsHT148.A356 V36 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p. :
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1391394M
LC Control Number92980146

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