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Desert, drought & development

Desert, drought & development

studies in resource management and sustainability


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Published by Rawat Publications in Jaipur .
Written in English

  • India,
  • Rajasthan.
    • Subjects:
    • Land use -- India -- Rajasthan.,
    • Agriculture -- India -- Rajasthan.,
    • Land reform -- India -- Rajasthan.

    • About the Edition

      Contributed articles presented at various seminars and conferences.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesDesert, drought and development
      Statementedited by Rakesh Hooja, Rajendra Joshi.
      ContributionsHooja, Rakesh., Joshi, Rajendra., Institute of Rajasthan Studies.
      LC ClassificationsHD889.R25 D47 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination386 p. :
      Number of Pages386
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL157006M
      LC Control Number99932520

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