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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English



  • Africa.


  • Environmental degradation -- Africa.,
  • Environmental policy -- Africa.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-232) and index.

Statementedited by Valentine Udoh James.
ContributionsJames, Valentine Udoh, 1952-
LC ClassificationsGE160.A35 E58 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1397873M
ISBN 100275946665
LC Control Number93005414

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