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Natural resource and environmental information for decision making

Natural resource and environmental information for decision making

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic development projects -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Economic development projects -- Environmental aspects -- Data processing.,
  • Natural resources.,
  • Natural resources -- Data processing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementHassan M. Hassan, Charles Hutchinson, editors.
    ContributionsHassan, Hassan M, Hutchinson, C. F., World Bank.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD75.6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22622995M
    ISBN 100821322885

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