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Women and food security

Women and food security

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Published by Concept Pub. Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English

  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Women in agriculture -- India -- Congresses.,
    • Food supply -- India -- Congresses.,
    • Panchayat -- India -- Congresses.

    • About the Edition

      Contributed discussion papers with reference to India.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Pradeep Chaturvedi.
      ContributionsChaturvedi, Pradeep.
      LC ClassificationsHD6077.2.I4 W65 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 207 p. ;
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3594640M
      ISBN 108170228735
      LC Control Number2002302351

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