What causes supply levels from African livestock sectors to change?
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Published by International Livestock Centre for Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia .
Written in English



  • Africa.


  • Livestock -- Africa.,
  • Livestock productivity -- Africa.,
  • Animal industry -- Africa.,
  • Food supply -- Africa.

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn McClintock.
SeriesLPU working paper ;, no. 2
LC ClassificationsSF55.A32 M36 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p. ;
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2707199M
LC Control Number85981056

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