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Pacific island involvement in the global information infrastructure

Pacific island involvement in the global information infrastructure

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Published by South Pacific Forum Secretariat in Suva, Fiji .
Written in English

  • Oceania.
    • Subjects:
    • Information superhighway -- Oceania.,
    • Information resources management -- Oceania.,
    • Telecommunication -- Oceania.,
    • Information policy -- Oceania.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by Parsons Galloway Foundation.
      ContributionsParsons Galloway Foundation., South Pacific Forum, Forum Economic Ministers Meeting (1998 : Nadi, Fiji).
      LC ClassificationsZA3250.O3 P33 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination43, 28 p. :
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6821875M
      ISBN 109822020090
      LC Control Number00302352

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