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Attaining the millennium development goals in Sri Lanka

Attaining the millennium development goals in Sri Lanka

how likely and what will it take to reduce poverty, child mortality, and malnutrition, and to increase school enrollment and completion?.

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Published by The World Bank Colombo Office in Colombo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children -- Sri Lanka -- Social conditions,
  • Children -- Sri Lanka -- Economic conditions

  • About the Edition

    On socio-economic conditions of children in Sri Lanka; a study.

    Edition Notes

    ContributionsWorld Bank. South Asia Regional Office. Human Development Unit.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ792.S72 A88 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16234398M
    ISBN 109558908177
    LC Control Number2006345388
    OCLC/WorldCa68133943


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