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social dimensions of desertification annotated bibliography and literature review. by Yvette D. Evers

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Published by United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Research Institute on Social Development, International Institute for Environment and Development in Nairobi, [Geneva], [London?] .
Written in English


  • Desertification -- Bibliography.,
  • Desert ecology -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme., United Nations Research Institute for Social Development., International Institute for Environment and Development.
LC ClassificationsZ6004.D4 E84 1996, GB611 E84 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 154 p. ;
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL341474M
LC Control Number97981146

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