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|Other titles||Proceedings of the Conference on Wetlands Management in Botswana|
|Statement||edited by H.M. Masundire, K.N. Eyeson, and S.F. Mpuchane ; Wetlands Coordinating Committee (WCC) ; [sponsored by NORAD ... et al.].|
|Contributions||Masundire, H., Eyeson, K. N., Mpuchane, S. F., Botswana. Wetlands Coordinating Committee., Norway. Direktoratet for utviklingshjelp., Conference on Wetlands Management in Botswana (1994 : Kasane, Botswana)|
|LC Classifications||QH77.B55 W47 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||160 p. :|
|Number of Pages||160|
|LC Control Number||98985349|
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