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Impacts of food crop improvement research: evidence from sub-Saharan Africa

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  • Maredia, Mywish K. & Byerlee, Derek & Pee, Peter, 2000. "Impacts of food crop improvement research: evidence from sub-Saharan Africa," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 25(5), pages 531-559, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jfpoli:v:25:y:2000:i:5:p:531-559
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