Sustainability and international rural development

Publisher: Canadian Scholars" Press in Toronto

Written in English
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  • Rural development.,
  • Sustainable development.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by J.I. (Hans) Bakker.
ContributionsBakker, J. I., 1947-
LC ClassificationsHN49.C6 S87 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination[xiii], 250 p. :
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17967497M
ISBN 101551300745

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