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Institutions and land use planning processes for communal agriculture a review of experiences by Phanuel Mugabe

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Published by Centre for Applied Social Sciences, University of Zimbabwe in Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe .
Written in English



  • Zimbabwe.


  • Pastures -- Planning -- Government policy -- Zimbabwe.,
  • Commons -- Planning -- Government policy -- Zimbabwe.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Phanuel Mugabe.
SeriesCASS working paper - NRM series ;, CPN 100/98, CASS working paper series - NRM ;, 98/100.
LC ClassificationsHD1641.Z55 M84 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 23 leaves ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL145803M
LC Control Number99892406

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