The role of NGOs in the 21st century
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The role of NGOs in the 21st century normative or radical? : proceedings of a symposium on the role of NGOs in 21st century : the future of NGOs in a globalised world, NGOs and politics : how is the balance sheet, NGO-Government relations : case study of Zimbabwe, held at MS-TCDC Arusha, 28th-29th November, 2005 by Barbra Kohlo

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Published by Dar es Salaam University Press in Dar es Salaam .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementreport prepared by Barbara Kohlo.
ContributionsMS Training Centre for Development Co-operation.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 178 p. :
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23553052M
ISBN 109987910572, 9976604262
LC Control Number2008345565

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