Incentives affecting biodiversity conservation and sustainable use the case of land use options in Namibia by Caroline Ashley

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Published by Directorate of Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Environment and Tourism in Windhoek, Namibia .

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  • Namibia.,
  • Namibia


  • Biological diversity conservation -- Economic aspects -- Namibia.,
  • Natural resources -- Namibia -- Management.,
  • Wildlife utilization -- Namibia.,
  • Livestock -- Namibia.,
  • Land use, Rural -- Namibia.

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Statementby Caroline Ashley.
SeriesResearch discussion paper ;, no. 13
LC ClassificationsQH77.N295 A84 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL341835M
LC Control Number97981821

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