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Rural diversity and heterogeneity in less-favoured areas: the quest for policy targeting

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  • Ruben, Ruerd
  • Pender, John

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Food Policy.

Volume (Year): 29 (2004)
Issue (Month): 4 (August)
Pages: 303-320

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