Assessing the impact of national rural development programme on smallholder agriculture an overview (draft) by M. A. Behzad

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  • Malawi.


  • Farms, Small -- Malawi.,
  • Rural development -- Malawi.

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StatementM.A. Behzad.
ContributionsMalawi. Ministry of Agriculture. Planning Division.
LC ClassificationsHD1476.M33 B44 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 36 leaves ;
Number of Pages36
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Open LibraryOL1267593M
LC Control Number94981040

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