Research and training for desertification control
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Research and training for desertification control the United Nations effort by Randall Baker

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Published by United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English


  • Desertification -- Control -- International cooperation.

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Statementby Randall Baker.
ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme.
LC ClassificationsGB612 .B34 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 68 p. ;
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2524100M
LC Control Number87980066

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