Local institutions and their role in soil conservation
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Local institutions and their role in soil conservation a case study in Maphutseng, Mohale"s Hoek District, Lesotho : report from a minor field study by Annika Dahlberg

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Published by Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet, U-landsavdelningen in Uppsala .
Written in English



  • Maphutseng (Lesotho),
  • Lesotho,
  • Maphutseng.,
  • Maphutseng


  • Soil conservation -- Lesotho -- Maphutseng.,
  • Soil conservation -- Lesotho -- Maphutseng -- Public opinion.,
  • Social institutions -- Lesotho -- Maphutseng.,
  • Maphutseng (Lesotho) -- Politics and government.

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Cover title.

StatementAnnika Dahlberg.
SeriesArbetsrapport / Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet, U-landsavdelningen =, Working paper / Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, International Rural Development Centre,, 65, Arbetsrapport (Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet. U-landsavdelningen) ;, 65.
ContributionsSveriges lantbruksuniversitet. U-landsavdelningen.
LC ClassificationsS625.L5 D34 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination117, ix p. :
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1330233M
ISBN 109157633851
LC Control Number92210760

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