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Strengthening women"s participation in food and agricultural marketing proceedings of the national seminar held at Cooperative College, Lusaka, Zambia, 16th-19th April, 1984 by

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Published by National Commission for Development Planning, University of Zambia, Rural Development Studies Bureau in [Lusaka] .
Written in English



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  • Women agricultural laborers -- Zambia -- Congresses.,
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  • Farm produce -- Zambia -- Marketing -- Congresses.

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StatementAlifeyo Chilivumbo and Joyce Kanyangwa, editors.
SeriesOccasional paper / University of Zambia, Rural Development Studies Bureau ;, no. 21, Occasional papers (University of Zambia. Rural Development Studies Bureau) ;, no. 21.
ContributionsChilivumbo, Alifeyo., Kanyangwa, Joyce.
LC ClassificationsHD6073.A292 Z3374 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination78 p. ;
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2371328M
LC Control Number86980282

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