Settlement development in the wet zone of Sri Lanka
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Settlement development in the wet zone of Sri Lanka a training hand-book on institutions, policies, and procedures concerning settlements by Antony O. Ellman

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Published by UNDP/FAO Agricultural Diversification Project, Ministry of Plantation Industries in Peradeniya .
Written in English



  • Sri Lanka.


  • Rural development -- Sri Lanka.,
  • Land settlement -- Sri Lanka.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementAntony O. Ellman, Kapila P. Wimaladharma.
ContributionsWimaladharma, Kapila P., joint author., UNDP/FAO Agricultural Diversification Project.
LC ClassificationsHN670.8.Z9 C63
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. ;
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4385686M
LC Control Number78903807

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