Evaluating social development projects



Publisher: Oxfam in Oxford

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Cost effectiveness.,
  • Developing countries -- Social conditions.,
  • Developing countries -- Action research.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by David Marsden and Peter Oakley.
SeriesDevelopment guidelines -- no. 5
ContributionsMarsden, David., Oakley, Peter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN"980"E83"1990
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 162 p.
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20285620M
ISBN 100855981466, 0855981474
LC Control Number90047357

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