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Factors influencing adoption of land-enhancing technology in the Sahel: lessons from a case study in Niger

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    Article provided by Blackwell in its journal Agricultural Economics.

    Volume (Year): 20 (1999)
    Issue (Month): 3 (May)
    Pages: 231-239

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