Water demand management towards developing effective strategies for southern Africa

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Published by IUCN, Regional Office for Southern Africa in Harare, Zimbabwe .

Written in English

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  • Africa, Southern,
  • Africa, Southern.


  • Water-supply -- Africa, Southern -- Management.,
  • Water use -- Africa, Southern.,
  • Water conservation -- Africa, Southern.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [118-120]).

Book details

Statementcompiled by M. Goldblatt ... [et al.].
ContributionsGoldblatt, M., IUCN Regional Office for Southern Africa.
LC ClassificationsTD319.S64 W38 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination117, [3] p. :
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3984124M
ISBN 100797420975
LC Control Number2001311589

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