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Published by KPI, Distributed by Methuen, Routledge & Kegan Paul in London, New York, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English



  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.


  • Agriculture and state -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Produce trade -- Government policy -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

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Edition Notes

StatementJ. Hinderink and J.J. Sterkenburg.
SeriesMonographs from the African Studies Centre, Leiden
ContributionsSterkenburg, J. J.
LC ClassificationsHD2120.S8 H56 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 328 p. :
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2477470M
ISBN 100710302053, 0710302398
LC Control Number87210395

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