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African freshwater resources

African freshwater resources

challenges for the 90s and beyond : a regional workshop held in Nairobi, May 30th-June 3rd, 1994

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Published by The Network in [Nairobi] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Water resources development -- Economic aspects -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Water resources development -- Africa -- Citizen participation -- Congresses.,
    • Non-governmental organizations -- Congresses.,
    • Sustainable development -- Africa -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[organized by] African Water Network ; [edited by Nishu Aggarwal & Antoine Sendama ; cartoons by Anthony Mwangi].
      ContributionsAggarwal, Nishu., Sendama, Antoine., Mwangi, Anthony., African Water Network., Regional Workshop on African Freshwater Resources: Challenges for the 90s and Beyond (1994 : Nairobi, Kenya)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1699.A1 A35 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 125 p. :
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL962962M
      LC Control Number95981294

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