A national strategy to fight poverty

Publisher: Republic of the Philippines, Presidential Commission to Fight Poverty in [Makati, Philippines]

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 76).

Statementprepared for the Commission with technical assistance from the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) with support from the United Nations Joint Consultative Group on Policy (UNJCGP).
ContributionsPhilippine Institute for Development Studies., Joint Consultative Group on Policy., Philippines. Presidential Commission to Fight Poverty.
LC ClassificationsHV4145.A5 N38 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL650961M
LC Control Number96946616

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