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Technological and Market Interventions for Aflatoxin Control in Ghana: Preliminary Findings

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  • Gajate-Garrido, Gissele
  • Hoffmann, Vivian
  • Magnan, Nicholas
  • Opoku, Nelson

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  • Gajate-Garrido, Gissele & Hoffmann, Vivian & Magnan, Nicholas & Opoku, Nelson, 2016. "Technological and Market Interventions for Aflatoxin Control in Ghana: Preliminary Findings," 2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, Boston, Massachusetts 236267, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
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    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.236267
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