Water and conservation programs for Cape Verde
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Water and conservation programs for Cape Verde by George H. Hargreaves

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Published by Agency for International Development in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Conservation of natural resources -- Cape Verde,
  • Soil conservation -- Cape Verde,
  • Water conservation -- Cape Verde

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Statementby George H. Hargreaves.
SeriesSahel, documents and dissertations -- CV 016.
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20967994M

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