Sustainable development and the environment in Tanzania

issues, experiences and policy responses

Publisher: Organisation for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa, Tanzania Chapter in Dar es Salaam

Written in English
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  • Sustainable development -- Tanzania,
  • Environmental protection -- Tanzania,
  • Environmental policy -- Tanzania

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Adalgot A. Komba.
ContributionsKomba, Adalgot A., Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa. Tanzania Chapter.
LC ClassificationsHC855.Z9 E57 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 154 p. :
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23178929M
ISBN 109987442161
LC Control Number2008347880

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