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Water management , livestock and the opium economy

Ian McAllister Anderson

Water management , livestock and the opium economy

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by Ian McAllister Anderson

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Published by Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit in Kabul .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIan McAllister Anderson.
SeriesCase study series
ContributionsAfghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2010/40008 (H)
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 55 p. :
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24000159M
LC Control Number2006312804


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