Community coping mechanisms in the face of exceptional demographic change

final report to the Overseas Development Administration. Main report by Tony Barnett

Publisher: s.n. in [Uganda?

Written in English
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  • Africa,
  • Africa.


  • Mortality -- Africa.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Africa.,
  • Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1960-,
  • Africa -- Population.

Edition Notes

StatementTony Barnett and Piers Blaikie, with Christine Obbo.
ContributionsBlaikie, Piers M., Obbo, Christine., Great Britain. Overseas Development Administration.
LC ClassificationsHB1491.A3 B37 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 117, xvii p. :
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1698701M
LC Control Number91980384

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