Village tourism for poverty alleviation by Prem Sharma

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Published by Village Tourism Promotion Forum-Nepal in Kathmandu .

Written in English

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  • Rural tourism,
  • Rural development

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Statement[editor, Prem Sharma]
LC ClassificationsG155.N4 V55 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination137 p. :
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25332087M
ISBN 109937216397
ISBN 109789937216395
LC Control Number2012354174

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