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De-agrarianization, re-agrarianization and local economic development: Re-orientating livelihoods in African artisanal mining communities

  • Sadia Banchirigah
  • Gavin Hilson


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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Policy Sciences.

    Volume (Year): 43 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 157-180

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:policy:v:43:y:2010:i:2:p:157-180
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