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More about climate change in Namibia a summary and review of selected reports related to climate change in Namibia by Namibia. Ministry of Environment and Tourism

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Published by Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Govt. of the Republic of Namibia, United Nations Development Programme in Windhoek, Namibia .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statement[prepared by Consulting Services Africa]
ContributionsConsulting Services Africa, UNDP Namibia
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC981.8.G56 M667 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24463804M
LC Control Number2009333038

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