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8 edition of Agriculture in the city found in the catalog.

Agriculture in the city

a key to sustainability in Havana, Cuba

by MariМЃa Caridad Cruz

  • 191 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Ian Randle Publishers, International Development Research Centre in Kingston, Jamaica, Ottawa, ON, Canada .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cuba,
  • Havana.
    • Subjects:
    • Urban agriculture -- Cuba -- Havana,
    • Sustainable agriculture -- Cuba -- Havana

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMaría Caridad Cruz, Roberto Sánchez Medina.
      ContributionsSánchez Medina, Roberto.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS494.5.U72 C78 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 210 p. :
      Number of Pages210
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3348551M
      ISBN 10976637158X
      LC Control Number2004362176

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