Organising the informal economy
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Organising the informal economy experiences and lessons from Africa and Asia by Anthony Yaw Baah

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Published by Ghana Trades Union Congress/LO/FTF (Denmark) Project in [Accra] .
Written in English


  • Informal sector (Economics) -- Developing countries,
  • Labor unions -- Developing countries,
  • Informal sector (Economics) -- Ghana,
  • Labor unions -- Ghana

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 42).

Statementcompiled by Anthony Yaw Baah.
LC ClassificationsHD2346.5 .B33 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 42 p. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24005480M
ISBN 109789988099010
LC Control Number2009349584

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