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Restoration for environment sustainability

Restoration for environment sustainability

Sri Lankan experience.


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Published by Environmental Economics & Global Affairs Division, Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources, [Govt. of Sri Lanka] in [Colombo] .
Written in English

Edition Notes

ContributionsUNEP Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific., Sri Lanka. Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources. Environmental Economics & Global Affairs Division.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 58 p. :
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22503861M
LC Control Number2008331250

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