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The Gender Gap in Smallholder Agricultural Productivity: The Case of Cameroon

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  • Araar, Abdelkrim, 2021. "The Gender Gap in Smallholder Agricultural Productivity: The Case of Cameroon," 2021 Conference, August 17-31, 2021, Virtual 315902, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
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    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.315902
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