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Complementarity and competitiveness of large and small scale irrigated farming

A. Hazlewood

Complementarity and competitiveness of large and small scale irrigated farming

a Tanzanian example

by A. Hazlewood

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Published by School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia in Norwich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irrigation -- Tanzania -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA. Hazlewood, I. Livingstone.
    SeriesDevelopment studies discussion paper -- no.28, Discussion paper (University of East Anglia. School of Development Studies) -- no.28.
    ContributionsLivingstone, I. 1933-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS616.T3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25p. :
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19360180M

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