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Market opportunities for African agriculture

Xinshen Diao

Market opportunities for African agriculture

a general equilibrium examination of demand-side constraints on agricultural growth in east and southern Africa

by Xinshen Diao

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Published by International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Africa,
  • International trade

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementXinshen Diao, Paul Dorosh, and Shaikh Mahfuzur Rahman.
    SeriesResearch report -- 154, Research report (International Food Policy Research Institute) -- 154.
    ContributionsDorosh, Paul Anthony., Rahman, Shaikh Mahfuzur, 1968-, International Food Policy Research Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS472.A1 D53 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16295950M
    ISBN 100896291634
    ISBN 109780896291638
    LC Control Number2007016541


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