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Agricultural services and performance of the smallholder sector a statistical analysis, Zambia by P. Muyatwa

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Published by Institute for African Studies, University of Zambia in [Lusaka] .
Written in English



  • Zambia


  • Farms, Small -- Zambia -- Statistics.,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Zambia -- Statistics.,
  • Agricultural services -- Zambia -- Statistics.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesZambia
Statementby Pumulo M. Sipula.
ContributionsZambia. Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Fisheries.
LC ClassificationsHD1476.Z35 S57 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 65 leaves ;
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL341596M
LC Control Number97981316

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