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Published by Centre for Development Research in Copenhagen, Denmark .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Niger,
  • Niger.

Subjects:

  • Rural development -- Niger,
  • Rural industries -- Niger,
  • Peasantry -- Niger,
  • Niger -- Rural conditions

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMorten Ronnenberg Møller.
SeriesCDR working paper,, 98.9
ContributionsCentret for udviklingsforskning (Denmark)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD72 .C38 no. 98.9
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL489413M
LC Control Number98219889

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