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"Maize is life": Malawi's delayed Green Revolution

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  • Smale, Melinda, 1995. ""Maize is life": Malawi's delayed Green Revolution," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 23(5), pages 819-831, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:23:y:1995:i:5:p:819-831
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