Developmental roles of agricultural producers.

Publisher: Asian Productivity Organization in Tokyo, Japan

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  • Developing countries
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    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries -- Congresses.,
    • Agricultural industries -- Social aspects -- Developing countries -- Congresses.,
    • Developing countries -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsAsian Productivity Organization.
      LC ClassificationsHD1417 .D482 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 410 p. :
      Number of Pages410
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1982136M
      ISBN 109283320743
      LC Control Number90228203

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