Understanding farmers

explaining soil and water conservation in Konso, Wolaita and Wello, Ethiopia
  • 245 Pages
  • 4.58 MB
  • 2021 Downloads
  • English
by
Wageningen University , Wageningen
Soil conservation -- Ethiopia, Water conservation -- Eth
StatementTesfaye Beshah.
SeriesDocuments sur la gestion des ressources tropicales = Tropical resource management papers -- 41
Classifications
LC ClassificationsS625.E86 T47 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination245 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22518222M
ISBN 139789067546911
LC Control Number2008384559

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