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Food security in southwest Pacific Island countries proceedings of a workshop held in Sidney, Australia, December 12-13, 2000

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Published by CGPRT Centre, Regional Co-ordination Center for Research and Development of Coarse Grains, Pulses, Roots and Tuber Crops in the Humid Tropics of Asia and the Pacific in Bogor, Indonesia .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Pantjar Simatupang, D.R. Stoltz.
SeriesCGPRT ;, no. 40
ContributionsSimatupang, Pantjar., Stoltz, D. R., ESCAP Regional Co-ordination Centre for Research and Development of Coarse Grains, Pulses, Roots and Tuber Crops in the Humid Tropics of Asia and the Pacific.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 155 p. :
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4005321M
ISBN 109799317134
LC Control Number2001360227

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