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Published by International Federation of Agricultural Producers (IFAP) in Paris, France .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sustainable agriculture.,
  • Agriculture -- Societies, etc.,
  • Farmers.,
  • Agriculture -- Research.,
  • Agricultural systems.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Based on the IFAP developing country farm leaders" seminar, Adelaide, Australia, and a follow-up information search.

ContributionsInternational Federation of Agricultural Producers.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsS494.5.S86 S88 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. :
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1650269M
LC Control Number91208344

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