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View the documentPanel on planning for scientific and technological information (STI) SYSTEMS IN SUB-Saharan Africa
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View the documentNAPRECA and Its Role in the Dissemination of Information on Natural Products Research in Africa
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NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine for their special competence and with regard for appropriate balance.

This report has been reviewed by a group other than the authors according to procedures approved by a Report Review Committee consisting of members of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine.

This report has been prepared by the editorial subcommittee of the Advisory Panel on Planning for Scientific and Technological Information (STI) Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa. Support for the project and for this report was provided by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
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