Agricultural fundamentalism and the capacity for food production in Africa
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Published by Ghana Universities Press in Accra .
Written in English



  • Africa.


  • Agriculture -- Africa.,
  • Food supply -- Africa.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementK.A. Haizel.
LC ClassificationsS472.A1 H35 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination26, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL724729M
ISBN 109964301375
LC Control Number97112647

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