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The economics of water and waste in three African capitals

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StatementRichard C. Porter ... [et. al.].
GenreCase studies.
ContributionsPorter, Richard C.
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LC ClassificationsHD4465.A35 E25 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 144 p. :
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Open LibraryOL707972M
ISBN 10185972602X
LC Control Number97070347

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