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Risk, uncertainty and agricultural development

Conference on Risk and Uncertainty in Agricultural Development (1976 El Batan, Mexico)

Risk, uncertainty and agricultural development

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Published by Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture in Laguna, Philippines .
Written in English


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Statementedited by James A. Reumasset, Jean-Marc Boussard, Inderjit Singh. Organised by Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture and Agricultural Development Council.
ContributionsRoumasset, James A., Boussard, Jean-Marc., Singh, Inderjit, 1941-, Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research inAgriculture., Agricultural Development Council.
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