Forest resource policy in Latin America

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Published by Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Latin America.

Subjects:

  • Forest policy -- Latin America.,
  • Sustainable forestry -- Latin America.,
  • Deforestation -- Latin America.,
  • Forest conservation -- Latin America.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references ([237]-280).

Book details

Statementedited by Kari Keipi.
ContributionsKeipi, Kari Juhani., Inter-American Development Bank.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSD575 .F67 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 280 p. :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL141168M
ISBN 101886938342
LC Control Number99715560
OCLC/WorldCa40192570

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