Water and sustainable development

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Programme Solidarité Eau , Paris
Water resources development -- Developing countries -- Congresses., Water-supply -- Developing countries -- Congresses., Water-supply management -- Developing countries -- Congre
StatementInternational Conference on Water and Sustainable Development, March 1998.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsProgramme Solidarité-Eau.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTD201 .I57 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19354675M
ISBN 102868440908

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