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Environmentally sound small scale agricultural projects

Environmentally sound small scale agricultural projects

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Published by Mohonk Trust, Volunteers in Technical Assistance in New Paltz, New York, Mt. Rainier, Md .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Edited by Laurel Druben (preface).

ContributionsDruben, Laurel., Volunteers in Technical Assistance., Mohonk Trust.
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Open LibraryOL17143142M

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Chapter 7: Environmental considerations in irrigation development. The objective of irrigation projects is to increase agricultural production and consequently to improve the economic and social well-being of the rural population. However, changing land use patterns may have other impacts on social and economic structure of the project area.

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