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Water governance for development and sustainability

Miguel Solanes

Water governance for development and sustainability

by Miguel Solanes

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Published by Naciones Unidas, CEPAL in Santiago, Chile .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-supply -- Government policy -- Latin America,
  • Water-supply -- Government policy -- Caribbean Area,
  • Integrated water development -- Latin America,
  • Integrated water development -- Caribbean Area,
  • Water resources development -- Latin America,
  • Water resources development -- Caribbean Area

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMiguel Solanes, Andrei Jouravlev
    SeriesSerie Recursos naturales e infraestructura -- 111
    ContributionsJouravlev, Andrei, United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD227.5 .S65 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84 p. ;
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17201465M
    ISBN 109211215978
    OCLC/WorldCa71270629

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