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Water for food, water for life

Water for food, water for life

a comprehensive assessment of water management in agriculture

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Published by Earthscan in London, Sterling, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water in agriculture,
  • Water-supply, Agricultural -- Management

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWater for life.
    Statementedited by David Molden for Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture.
    ContributionsMolden, D., International Water Management Institute., Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture (Program).
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS494.5.W3 W38 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 645 p. :
    Number of Pages645
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19682515M
    ISBN 101844073971, 1844073963
    ISBN 109781844073979, 9781844073962
    OCLC/WorldCa71285428


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