Report and directory on organizations in developing countries working on renewable energy working paper

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Statementprepared for the United Nations Environment Programme by the Environment Liaison Centre.
ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme., Environment Liaison Centre.
LC ClassificationsTJ163.2 .R46
The Physical Object
Pagination49 leaves ;
Number of Pages49
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Open LibraryOL3936833M
LC Control Number81981246

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