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The road to sustainable development

a guide for non-governmental organizations

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Published by Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development.,
  • Non-governmental organizations.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementproject directed by Anotônio Rocha Magalhães, Jurgen Schmandt.
    SeriesLyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs policy research project report ;, no. 120
    ContributionsMagalhães, Anotônio Rocha., Schmandt, Jurgen., Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 R595 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL708010M
    ISBN 100899407307
    LC Control Number97070395

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