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Scientists focus on commercial skills at workshop in Ghana

Scientists focus on commercial skills at workshop in Ghana

29 July 2014

Forty delegates from four countries in Africa took part in a workshop on entrepreneurship held at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Ghana on 14–19 July

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