Social assessment in World Bank and GEF-funded biodiversity conservation projects
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Social assessment in World Bank and GEF-funded biodiversity conservation projects case studies from India, Ecuador, and Ghana by Maria Concepcion J. Cruz

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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StatementMaria Concepcion J. Cruz and Shelton H. Davis.
SeriesIBRD Environment Department Paper -- 43, Social assessment series
ContributionsDavis, Shelton H., World Bank. Environment Department. Social Policy and Resettlement Division.
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Open LibraryOL17388881M

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