Ecodevelopment and Third World urban regions a prospective for international development cooperation policy by Environment Canada. Advanced Concepts Centre.

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  • City planning -- Developing countries.,
  • Environmental policy -- Developing countries.,
  • Urbanization -- Developing countries.

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StatementSimon Miles.
ContributionsMiles, Simon.
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Open LibraryOL22106987M
ISBN 100662105095

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