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Biodiversity, biotechnology and sustainable development in health and agriculture

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by Pan American Health Organization.

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Published by Pan American Health Organization in Washington .
Written in English

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SeriesPAHO scientific publication -- no.560
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii,229p. ;
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19144410M
ISBN 109275115605

BIODIVERSITY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - (PDF) UNEP-Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD); SBCD published texts to promote general understanding of the.

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