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An action plan for developing agricultural input markets in Ghana

An action plan for developing agricultural input markets in Ghana

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Published by IFDC in Muscle Shoals, Ala .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Ghana,
  • Agriculture and state -- Ghana

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by IFDC-an International Center for Soil Fertility and Agricultural Development ; sponsored by Directorate of Crop Services (DCS), Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) Government of Ghana (GOG).
    SeriesPaper series -- IFDC-P-24, Paper series (International Fertilizer Development Center) -- IFDC-P-24.
    ContributionsBumb, Balu., International Center for Soil Fertility and Agricultural Development., Ghana. Directorate of Crop Services.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD2146.Z8 D48 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 66 p. :
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24101845M
    ISBN 100880901306
    LC Control Number2002154410

    Report No. MARCH 6, GHANA Agriculture Development Policy Operations: Phase I–IV. MONITORING AND EVALUATION PLAN January 6, Tukuluho Road, Private Bag X Lusaka, Longacres Tel: 01 Fax: 01 [email protected]


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