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Successes in African Agriculture: Results of an Expert Survey


  • Gabre-Madhin, Eleni Z.
  • Haggblade, Steven


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  • Gabre-Madhin, Eleni Z. & Haggblade, Steven, 2004. "Successes in African Agriculture: Results of an Expert Survey," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 32(5), pages 745-766, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:32:y:2004:i:5:p:745-766

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