Adult education and development

the Symposium on "Adult Education and Development" held at Goethe-Institut Addis Ababa, Gebrekristos Desta Center, October 2005.
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DVV International, Regional Office East Africa , Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
SeriesAdult education -- 22
ContributionsDVV International. Regional Office East Africa.
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Paginationxiii, 556 p. :
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Open LibraryOL24034583M
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