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Instability of national agricultural research systems in Sub-Saharan Africa

F. S. Idachaba

Instability of national agricultural research systems in Sub-Saharan Africa

lessons from Nigeria

by F. S. Idachaba

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Published by International Service for National Agricultural Research in The Hague .
Written in English


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StatementF.S. Idachaba.
SeriesISNAR Research Report -- 13
ContributionsInternational Service for National Agricultural Research.
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Open LibraryOL22613498M
ISBN 109291180378

The West Africa semiarid tropi Eastern and Southern Africa; The humid and subhumid tropics; Identifying technological Technological change and agricultural Women's role and agricultural Development and extension of agricultural Commentaries on technology; Part 3: Support systems for agricultural Input and output marketing. ment in Ethiopia, in particular, and sub-Saharan Africa in general. We expect the book can help meet the needs of the rapidly growing number of universi-ties in Africa and as a reliable research and evidence-based reference for gov-ernment and for international and indig-enous development partners. The real-world challenge has been to adapt theCited by: 1.


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