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Capacity-building and accelerated change in Latin American NGOs

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Published by International Forum on Capacity Building in [New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Non-governmental organizations. -- Latin America.,
    • Community development -- Latin America.

    • Edition Notes

      Microfiche. New Delhi : Library of Congress Office ; Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 2001. 1 microfiche. Master microform held by: DLC.

      Other titlesCapacity building and accelerated change in Latin America NGOs
      Statementstudy conducted by ALOP & FICONG ; prepared by CEPES.
      ContributionsInternational Forum on Capacity Building., ALOP (Association)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2000/60434 (H)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Pagination35 p.
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6816480M
      LC Control Number00288792

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