Economics of maize production and marketing under a liberalized market
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Economics of maize production and marketing under a liberalized market a case study of Monze District

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Published by [s.n. in Lusaka, Zambia .
Written in English



  • Zambia,
  • Monze District.


  • Corn industry -- Zambia -- Monze District.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lewis Mupeta Bangwe ... [et al.].
SeriesSerial ;, no. 35, Serial (World Bank. Social Recovery Fund. Study Fund Committee) ;, no. 35.
ContributionsBangwe, Lewis.
LC ClassificationsHD9049.C8 Z363 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 95 leaves, 4 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL341424M
LC Control Number97981082

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