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Agricultural change in Botswana

R. A. Purcell

Agricultural change in Botswana

a summary of farm management study results, 1970-76

by R. A. Purcell

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Published by Ministry of Agriculture in Botswana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Botswana,
  • Botswana.
    • Subjects:
    • Farm management -- Botswana -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Botswana -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Agricultural surveys -- Botswana.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      StatementR.A. Purcell and J.P.G. Webster.
      ContributionsWebster, J. P. G.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS562.B67 P87 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination19 p. ;
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2301477M
      LC Control Number86174864

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