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Regional Food Security and Rural Infrastructure (Schriften Des Zentrums Fur Regiona)

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Published by Lit Verlag .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Agriculture & related industries,
  • Food Supply,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Work,
  • Social Science / Social Work

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsHeinz-Ulrich Thimm (Editor), Herwig Hahn (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9723387M
ISBN 103894737506
ISBN 109783894737504

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