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Science in the development of Africa

Edgar Barton Worthington

Science in the development of Africa

a review of the contributionn of physical and biological knowledge south of the Sahara; prepared at the request of the Commission forTechnical Cooperation in Africa South of the Sahara (C.C.T.A.) and the Scientific Council for Africa South of the Sahara (C.S.A.).

by Edgar Barton Worthington

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Published by Commission for Technical Co-operation South of the Sahara .
Written in English


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Pagination426 p. :
Number of Pages426
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Open LibraryOL17035265M
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Colonialism and Economic Development in Africa Leander Heldring and James A. Robinson NBER Working Paper No. November JEL No. N37,N47,O55 ABSTRACT In this paper we evaluate the impact of colonialism on development in Sub-Saharan Africa. In the world context, colonialism had very heterogeneous effects, operating through many.   Africa, the cradle of many old civilizations, is the second largest world continent, and the homeland of nearly one-eighth of the world population. Despite Africa’s richness in natural resources, the average income per person, after excluding a few countries, is the lowest all over the world, and the percentage of inhabitants infected with contagious diseases is the highest.5/5(1).

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