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UNU Global Environmental Forum V

Edited by Juha I. Uitto and Jutta Schneider

United Nations University Press
TOKYO - NEW YORK - PARIS

© The United Nations University, 1997

The UNU Global Environmental Forum V, Freshwater Resources in Arid Lands, was organized at the United Nations University Headquarters, Tokyo, 13 June 1996. It was sponsored by Obayashi Corporation.

The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations University.

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