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Assisting African livestock keepers

Assisting African livestock keepers

the experience of four projects

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Published by Overseas Development Institute in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Agropastoral systems -- Africa.,
    • Agricultural assistance -- Africa.,
    • Livestock -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Clare Oxby.
      SeriesOccasional paper / Agricultural Administration Unit ;, 12, Occasional paper (Overseas Development Institute (London, England). Agricultural Administration Unit) ;, 12.
      ContributionsOxby, Clare.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS494.5.A47 A88 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination61 p. :
      Number of Pages61
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1462249M
      ISBN 100850031435
      LC Control Number93120071
      OCLC/WorldCa27405409

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