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The training and visit extension for small farmers

Alemneh Dejene

The training and visit extension for small farmers

lessons in the design of extension programs for high cereal producing regions in Ethiopia.

by Alemneh Dejene

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Published by Harvard Institute for International Development in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

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SeriesDevelopment discussion paper -- no.199
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Open LibraryOL22691247M

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