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Ecological degradation in the production of food and export crops in North-West Honduras

Kees Jansen

Ecological degradation in the production of food and export crops in North-West Honduras

by Kees Jansen

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Published by University of Stockholm, Institute of Latin American Studies in Stockholm .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Offprint from: Threatened peoples and environments in the Americas : proceedings of the 48th International Congress of Americanists, Stockholm-Uppsala, 4th-9th July 1994, pp.161-189.

Other titlesThreatened peoples and environments in the Americas.
StatementKees Jansen.
ContributionsStockholms universitet. Institute of Latin American Studies., International Congress of Americanists, (48th : 1994 : Stockholm-Uppsala, Sweden)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18089141M

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Ecological degradation in the production of food and export crops in North-West Honduras by Kees Jansen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ecological degradation in the production of food and export crops in North-West Honduras. Author(s) Jansen, K. Source: In: Threatened peoples and environments in the Americas / Mörner, M., Rosendahl, M., - p.

- Department(s) Rural Development Sociology CERES: Publication type: Chapter in scientific book: Publication year: Comments. Jansen, Kees (a) ‘Ecological Degradation in the Production of Food and Export Crops in North-West Honduras’, in M. Mörner and M. Rosendahl (eds) Threatened Peoples and Environments in the Americas, Institute of Latin American Studies, University of Stockholm.

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