Fragile lands

a theme paper on problems, issues, and approaches for development of humid tropical lowlands and steep slopes in the Latin American region
  • 98 Pages
  • 4.52 MB
  • English

Development Alternatives, Inc. , Washington, D.C
Hill farming -- Latin America, Agriculture -- Tropics, Agriculturally marginal lands -- Latin Am
StatementJennifer Bremer ... [et al.].
ContributionsBremer, Jennifer., Development Alternatives, Inc.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 98, [26] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17102344M

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