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close this book Laying the foundation - The institution of knowledge in developing countries
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Published by the International Development Research Centre

PO Box 8500, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1G 3H9

© International Development Research Centre 1994

Alvarez, B.

Gómez, H.

Laying the foundation: the institutions of knowledge in developing countries. Ottawa, ON, IDRC, 1994. xiii + 215 p.: ill.

/Research centres/, /science!, /institution building/, /institutional framework/, /Latin America/ - /agricultural research/, /economic research/, /educational research/, /industrial research/, /health research/, /research policy/, /research capacity/, /evaluation/, /case studies/, references.

UDC: 061.6(8)

ISBN 0-88936-684-5

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