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

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  • Sadia Banchirigah
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  • Sadia Banchirigah & Gavin Hilson, 2010. "De-agrarianization, re-agrarianization and local economic development: Re-orientating livelihoods in African artisanal mining communities," Policy Sciences, Springer;Society of Policy Sciences, vol. 43(2), pages 157-180, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:policy:v:43:y:2010:i:2:p:157-180
    DOI: 10.1007/s11077-009-9091-5
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