Food security in developing countries
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Published by Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex in Brighton .
Written in English


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Statementeditor Simon Maxwell.
SeriesIDS Bulletin -- vol.21 no.3
ContributionsMaxwell, Simon.
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Open LibraryOL14618257M

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