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Agricultural livelihoods in eastern Africa

Turner, B. L.

Agricultural livelihoods in eastern Africa

classification and distribution, a first approximation

by Turner, B. L.

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Published by Program for International Development, Clark University in Worcester, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Eastern
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural systems -- Africa, Eastern -- Classification.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 18-22.

      StatementB.L. Turner II.
      SeriesEastern Africa regional studies ;, regional paper #1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS472.A354 T87 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 22 p. :
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3113058M
      LC Control Number82221480

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