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Agro-ecosystems, natural resources management, and human health related research in East Africa

Agro-ecosystems, natural resources management, and human health related research in East Africa

Proceedings of an IDRC-ILRI international workshop held at ILRI, Addis Ababa Ethiopia, 11-15 May 1998

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Published by International Livestock Research Institute .
Written in English


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FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages242
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Open LibraryOL12950766M
ISBN 109291460680
ISBN 109789291460687
OCLC/WorldCa45571491

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