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Eritrea (Vol 5, 2008)
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See also Eritrea 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019.

Contents Volume 5, 2008.

The government continued its self-reliance strategy, based on a militarised command economy employing national service recruits in infrastructure projects and commercial agriculture. A poor harvest increased the threat of malnutrition and imported consumer goods reached price levels far exceeding average world m…

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Hirt, Nicole, “Eritrea (Vol 5, 2008)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 30 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2008_COM_0034>
First published online: 2009
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004178113, ISSN: 1871-2525



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