Poverty focussed rural good governance in Asian Commonwealth countries Commonwealth Secretariat-CIRDAP Workshop on Sharing Successful Experiences on Poverty Focused Rural Good Governance in Asian Commonwealth Countries : 27-31 May, 2006, CIRDAP, Dhaka, Bangladesh by Commonwealth Secretariat-CIRDAP Workshop on "Sharing Successful Experiences on Poverty Focused Rural Good Governance in Asian Commonwealth Countries" (2006 CIRDAP)

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Papers presented at the workshop; with reference to South and Southeast Asian countries; workshop organized by Commonwealth Secretariat and Center on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Other titlesRural good governance in Asian Commonwealth countries
Statementedited by B. Sudhakar Rao.
SeriesCIRDAP training series -- no. 75
ContributionsSudhakar Rao, B., Center on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific., Commonwealth Secretariat.
LC ClassificationsHN670.3.A8 (H8)+
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 314 p. :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23964346M
ISBN 109848104535
LC Control Number2009310701

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