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African agriculture the next 25 years by Food and Agriculture Organization.

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Published by FAO in Rome .
Written in English


  • Agriculture -- Africa.

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Statement[by an FAO team led by David Norse under the general direction of Edouard Saoma]. Main report.
The Physical Object
Pagination67p. :
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14326187M

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