Includes bibliographical references (p. 72-77).
|Statement||[principal authors, Stein Holden and Remy Sietchiping]|
|Contributions||Sietchiping, Remy, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, Global Land Tool Network|
|LC Classifications||HD1251 .H65 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||80 p. :|
|Number of Pages||80|
|LC Control Number||2010305894|
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