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Encouraging Private Sector Research for Tropical Agriculture

  • Kremer, Michael
  • Zwane, Alix Peterson
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

    Volume (Year): 33 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 87-105

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