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An economics valuation of Aceh"s forests

Pieter van Beukering

An economics valuation of Aceh"s forests

the road to sustainable development

by Pieter van Beukering

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Published by Sekretariat Aceh Green, Pemerintah Provinsi Aceh in Banda Aceh .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references (p. 69-76).

StatementPieter van Beukering ... [et al.].
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25385365M
ISBN 109786029573022
LC Control Number2012320281

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