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The State and agriculturein Africa

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Published by Codesria in London .
Written in English

  • Agriculture and state -- Africa -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Naceur Bourenane, Thandika Mkandawire.
    SeriesCodesria book series
    ContributionsBourenane, Naceur., Mkandawire, P. Thandika.
    LC ClassificationsHD2118
    The Physical Object
    Pagination385p. :
    Number of Pages385
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21745906M
    ISBN 101870784006, 1870784014

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Author: Deborah Bräutigam.Mkandawire, Thandika and Bourenane, N., eds. () The state and agriculture in Africa. CODESRIA, Dakar, Senegal. ISBN Full text not available from this repository. Author.