Environmental and Economic Issues in Forestry: Selected Case Studies in Asia, Volumes 23-281

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Susan Shen, Arnoldo Contreras-Hermosilla
World Bank Publications, Jan 1, 1995 - Business & Economics - 128 pages
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World Bank Technical Paper No. 281. Provides an overview of environmentally related priority issues in Asian forestry and contributes to the critical work of understanding the complex dynamics of those issues.

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