Assessment of water resources and water demand by user sectors in Myanmar
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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Water resources development -- Burma,
  • Water-supply -- Burma,
  • Water consumption -- Burma

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 54 p. :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16870458M
ISBN 109211196787

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