Agroforestry technology transfer planning in Malawi
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Published by Malawi Agricultural Research and Extension Project in [Lilongwe] .
Written in English



  • Malawi


  • Agroforestry -- Technology transfer -- Malawi -- Planning.

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Edition Notes

Statementsubmited to the Ministry of Agriculture ; prepared by D.G. Acker ... [et al.].
ContributionsAcker, D. G., Malawi. Ministry of Agriculture., Malawi Agricultural Research and Extension Project.
LC ClassificationsS494.5.A45 A445 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 68 leaves :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1267601M
LC Control Number94981058

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