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Urban growth, farmland losses and planning

Urban growth, farmland losses and planning

a symposium organised by the Rural Geography Study Group of the Institute of British Geographers

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Published by Countryside Planning Unit, Wye College in Ashford (Kent) .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Alan W. Rogers.
ContributionsRogers, Alan W. 1945-, Institute of British Geographers. Rural Geography Study Group.
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Open LibraryOL14073164M

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6 (): Fifth, urban conversion of agricultural land is concentrated in a few districts and states with high rates of economic growth.

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