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Food systems

International Development Research Centre (Canada)

Food systems

an account of the postproduction systems program supported by the International Development Research Centre

by International Development Research Centre (Canada)

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Published by IDRC in [Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food industry and trade.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR. S. Forrest ... [et al.].
    ContributionsForrest, R. S., International Development Research Centre (Canada). Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Sciences Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTP370 .I57 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4234979M
    ISBN 100889362351
    LC Control Number80515561

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