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Population communication needs in the Africa region

Population communication needs in the Africa region

report of experts meeting 18-22 September, 1978.

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Published by Unesco Regional Population Communication Unit for Africa in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Communication in demography -- Africa -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnesco. Regional Population Communication Unit for Africa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB849.6 .P67 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination13 p. ;
      Number of Pages13
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3936831M
      LC Control Number81981244


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With billion people as ofit accounts for about 16% of the world's human continent is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea Area: 30, km² (11, sq mi) (2nd). Southern Africa, southernmost region of the African continent, comprising the countries of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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