Livestock Development in Subsaharan Africa Constraints, Prospects, Policy (A Westview replica edition)

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  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Animal industry,
  • Livestock Management,
  • Livestock

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ContributionsJames R. Simpson (Editor), Phylo Evangelou (Editor)
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Number of Pages407
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Open LibraryOL8316258M
ISBN 100865318034
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