Conditions and opportunities for green infrastructure – Aiming for green, water-resilient cities in Addis Ababa and Dar es Salaam

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Conditions and opportunities for green infrastructure – Aiming for green, water-resilient cities in Addis Ababa and Dar es Salaam. / Herslund, Lise Byskov; Backhaus, Antje; Fryd, Ole; Jørgensen, Gertrud; Jensen, Marina Bergen; Mtwangi Limbumba , Tatu; Liu, Li; Mguni, Patience; Mkupasi, Martha; Workalemahu, Liku; Yeshitela, Kumelachew.

I: Landscape and Urban Planning, Bind 180, 2018, s. 319-327.

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Herslund, LB, Backhaus, A, Fryd, O, Jørgensen, G, Jensen, MB, Mtwangi Limbumba , T, Liu, L, Mguni, P, Mkupasi, M, Workalemahu, L & Yeshitela, K 2018, 'Conditions and opportunities for green infrastructure – Aiming for green, water-resilient cities in Addis Ababa and Dar es Salaam', Landscape and Urban Planning, bind 180, s. 319-327. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.10.008

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Herslund, L. B., Backhaus, A., Fryd, O., Jørgensen, G., Jensen, M. B., Mtwangi Limbumba , T., ... Yeshitela, K. (2018). Conditions and opportunities for green infrastructure – Aiming for green, water-resilient cities in Addis Ababa and Dar es Salaam. Landscape and Urban Planning, 180, 319-327. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.10.008

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Herslund LB, Backhaus A, Fryd O, Jørgensen G, Jensen MB, Mtwangi Limbumba T o.a. Conditions and opportunities for green infrastructure – Aiming for green, water-resilient cities in Addis Ababa and Dar es Salaam. Landscape and Urban Planning. 2018;180:319-327. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.10.008

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Herslund, Lise Byskov ; Backhaus, Antje ; Fryd, Ole ; Jørgensen, Gertrud ; Jensen, Marina Bergen ; Mtwangi Limbumba , Tatu ; Liu, Li ; Mguni, Patience ; Mkupasi, Martha ; Workalemahu, Liku ; Yeshitela, Kumelachew. / Conditions and opportunities for green infrastructure – Aiming for green, water-resilient cities in Addis Ababa and Dar es Salaam. I: Landscape and Urban Planning. 2018 ; Bind 180. s. 319-327.

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AU - Jensen, Marina Bergen

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