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African agricultural research capabilities

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Published by National Academy of Sciences in Washington .
Written in English

  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Research -- Africa,
    • Agriculture -- Africa

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      StatementCommittee on African Agricultural Research Capabilities, Board on Agriculture and Renewable Resources of the Commission on Natural Resources and the Board on Science and Technology for International Development of the Commission on International Relations, National Research Council.
      LC ClassificationsS535.A2 N37 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 221 p. :
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5058830M
      ISBN 10030902241X
      LC Control Number74022370

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Committee on African Agricultural Research. Following on from an analysis of what continued liberalisation in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) may offer African agriculture in the publication ‘WTO: Agricultural Issues for Africa’, this book critically examines intra-African agricultural trade and what the liberalisation of this trade under the auspices of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) may mean for the.

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