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Economic instruments for tropical forests

Alain Karsenty

Economic instruments for tropical forests

the Congo Basin case

by Alain Karsenty

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Published by International Institute for Environment and Development in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forests and forestry -- Economic aspects.,
  • Forests and forestry -- Economic aspects -- Africa, Central.,
  • Forest policy -- Africa, Central.,
  • Tropics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlain Karsenty.
    SeriesInstruments for sustainable private sector forestry publication series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 98 p. :
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20799318M
    ISBN 102876143763


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