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Integrated agricultural production in Nigeria: Strategies and mechanisms for food security

Integrated agricultural production in Nigeria: Strategies and mechanisms for food security

proceedings of the National Workshop on Nigeria"s Position ... 31-August 2, 1996 (NARP monograph series)

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Published by National Agricultural Research Project, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nutrition policy,
  • Agricultural productivity,
  • Nigeria

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9192111M
    ISBN 109783240080
    ISBN 109789783240087

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