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Water in our common future

Water in our common future

a research agenda for sustainable development of water resources

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Published by UNESCO in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water resources development -- Economic aspects -- Research.,
  • Sustainable development -- Research.,
  • Technology transfer.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ. Jordaan ... [et al.].
    ContributionsJordaan, J., Committee on Water Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1691 .W324 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination90 p. :
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL843991M
    LC Control Number95121985

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