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Voices on Sustainable Ports in Africa : Stories from Tema Port, Ghana. / Kothuis, Baukje (Editor); Slinger, Jill (Editor).

Delft : Delft University Publishers, 2018. 76 p.

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Harvard

Kothuis, B & Slinger, J (eds) 2018, Voices on Sustainable Ports in Africa: Stories from Tema Port, Ghana. vol. 1, Delft University Publishers, Delft.

APA

Kothuis, B., & Slinger, J. (Eds.) (2018). Voices on Sustainable Ports in Africa: Stories from Tema Port, Ghana. Delft: Delft University Publishers.

Vancouver

Kothuis B, (ed.), Slinger J, (ed.). Voices on Sustainable Ports in Africa: Stories from Tema Port, Ghana. Delft: Delft University Publishers, 2018. 76 p.

Author

Kothuis, Baukje (Editor) ; Slinger, Jill (Editor). / Voices on Sustainable Ports in Africa : Stories from Tema Port, Ghana. Delft : Delft University Publishers, 2018. 76 p.

BibTeX

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