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A climate for development

A climate for development

climate change policy options for Africa

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Published by ACTS Press, African Centre for Technology Studies, Stockholm Environment Institute in Nairobi, Kenya, Stockholm, Sweden .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementeditors, H.W.O. Okoth-Ogendo, J.B. Ojwang.
SeriesACTS environmental policy series ;, no. 5
ContributionsOkoth-Ogendo, H. W. O., Ojwang, J. B., African Centre for Technology Studies., Stockholm Environment Institute.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 264 p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL962586M
ISBN 109966410902
LC Control Number95980486

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