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List of references, information sources and related projects
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Lam J.; "Biogas Support Programme Plan of activities 1998/99"; Biogas Support Programme, SNV, Kathmandu May 1998
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West Wales Task Force "Renewable energy pilot projects", ETSU, B/M4/00532/10/REP 1996*
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