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context of economics and conservation

Enrique M. Portillo

context of economics and conservation

an introduction

by Enrique M. Portillo

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Published by CoordinationUnit SADCC Soil and Water Conservation and Land Utilization Programme in Maseru .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Enrique M. Portillo.
SeriesReport / Coordination Unit SADCC Soil and Water Conservation and Land Utilization Programme -- no.16
ContributionsSouthern Africa Development Coordination Conference. Soil and Water Conseration and Land Utilization Programme.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21572506M

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