4 edition of Elitist involvement in agriculture in West Africa found in the catalog.
Elitist involvement in agriculture in West Africa
Rowena M. Lawson
by Australian National University, Development Studies Centre in Canberra
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 61-66.
|Series||Occasional paper / Australian National University, Development Stuies Centre,, no. 18, Occasional paper (Australian National University. Development Studies Centre) ;, no. 18.|
|LC Classifications||HD2140 .L38|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 70 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||70|
|LC Control Number||81159941|
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Your comment will be reviewed and published at the journal's discretion. Please check for further notifications by : Emile Baillaud. impact of youth involvement and participation in agriculture and food systems will be seen in sustainable economic growth, and in the reduction of poverty and malnutrition across the continent.
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