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Toward Sustainability

A Plan for Collaborative Research on Agriculture and Natural Resource Management

by Panel for Collaborative Research Support for AID"s Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Program

  • 218 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by National Academies Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & Farming,
  • Agriculture - General,
  • Development - Sustainable Development,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Sustainability,
  • Agriculture (General),
  • Natural Resources Management,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Congresses,
  • International cooperation,
  • Management,
  • Natural resources,
  • Research,
  • Sustainable agriculture,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10357174M
    ISBN 100309045401
    ISBN 109780309045407

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