Soil recuperation in Central America
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Soil recuperation in Central America sustaining innovation after intervention by Roland Bunch

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Published by IIED in London .
Written in English

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StatementRoland Bunch, Gabinò López.
SeriesGatekeeper series -- n.55
ContributionsLópez, Gabinò., International Institute for Environment and Development. Sustainable Agriculture Programme.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16656611M

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