Mainstreaming climate change for sustainable development in Sri Lanka
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Mainstreaming climate change for sustainable development in Sri Lanka towards a national agenda for action by Athula Senaratne

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Published by Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka in Colombo .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 38-40).

StatementAthula Senaratne, Nethmini Perera, Kanchana Wickramasinghe
SeriesResearch studies: working paper series -- no. 14
ContributionsPerera, Nethmini, Wickramasinghe, Kanchana, Institute of Policy Studies (Colombo, Sri Lanka)
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 43 p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24540389M
ISBN 109789558708606
LC Control Number2010318088

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