Inter-American Foundation alternative to traditional foreign assistance : report to the President, Inter-American Foundation by United States. General Accounting Office

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Other titlesInter-American Foundation, alternative to traditional foreign assistance.
Statementby the U.S. General Accounting Office.
LC ClassificationsHC125 .U588 1982
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Paginationiv, 48 p. ;
Number of Pages48
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Open LibraryOL3141941M
LC Control Number82602681

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