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Agricultural Marketing in Tropical Africa

Contributions from the Netherlands (African Studies Centre Research Series 15/1999)
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Ashgate Publishing
Economic Conditions, Social Science, Case studies, Sociology - General, Business / Economics / Finance, Marketing, Sociology, Farm produce, Congresses, African studies, Agriculture & Farming, Agriculture & related industries, Development studies, Africa, Sub-Sa
ContributionsH. L. Van Der Laan (Editor), Tjalling Dijkstra (Editor), Aad Van Tilburg (Editor), H. Laurens Van Der Laan (Editor), Aad Van Tilburg (Editor)
The Physical Object
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ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7989934M
ISBN 100754612406
ISBN 139780754612407

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