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Cockle-shell construction: designing a geological laboratory for The Gambia

Mitchell, Clive. 2013 Cockle-shell construction: designing a geological laboratory for The Gambia. BGS Global Geoscience. 7-8.

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Abstract/Summary

Gambia is the smallest country in mainland Africa where it is situated on the west coast surrounded by Senegal. It is a developing country where three quarters of the population live on less than one US dollar a day and depend on subsistence farming for their livelihoods. International assistance focuses on supporting the national poverty reduction strategy which includes economic growth and enhancing the capacity and output of the productive sector.

Item Type: Publication - Article
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Additional Keywords: Laboratory, "industrial minerals", "The Gambia", "cockle shells", "silica sand", "heavy mineral sand", kaolin, "brick clay", laterite, Banjul
NORA Subject Terms: Earth Sciences
Date made live: 10 May 2013 12:14 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/501804

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