Agricultural Development Policy

Concepts and Experiences

Roger D. Norton

John Wiley & Sons, Ltd

Copyright © 2004

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Agricultural development policy : concepts and experiences / Roger D. Norton. p. cm.

"Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations". Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-470-85778-1 (ppc : alk. paper) - ISBN 0-470-85779-X (pbk. : alk. paper) - ISBN (FAO) 1. Agriculture and state. 2. Sustainable agriculture. I. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. II. Title.

HD1415.N88 2003

338.1 '8 - dc22 2003049480

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ISBN 0-470-85778-1 (HB) 0-470-85779-X (PB) FAO Edition: 92-5-104875-4

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