Managing South Africa"s environmental resources a possible new approach.

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Published by Dept. of Environment Affairs in Pretoria .

Written in English

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  • South Africa.,
  • South Africa


  • Environmental policy -- South Africa.,
  • Natural resources -- South Africa -- Management.,
  • Economic development -- Economic aspects -- South Africa.

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ContributionsMirrilees, Roland., South Africa. Dept. of Environment Affairs. Environmental Resource Economics Steering Committee.
LC ClassificationsHC905.Z9 E556 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL885609M
ISBN 10062115900X
LC Control Number95174275

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