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Impact of Credit Access and Cooperative Membership on Cocoa Productivity in Southwestern Nigeria


  • Kehinde, Ayodeji Damilola


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  • Kehinde, Ayodeji Damilola, 2021. "Impact of Credit Access and Cooperative Membership on Cocoa Productivity in Southwestern Nigeria," 2021 Conference, August 17-31, 2021, Virtual 315855, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:iaae21:315855
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.315855

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