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Investment in international agricultural research some economic dimensions by Grant McDonald Scobie

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C., U.S.A .
Written in English


  • Agriculture -- Research -- Finance.,
  • International finance.,
  • Investments.

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Bibliography: p. 56-98.

Statementprepared by Grant M. Scobie.
SeriesWorld Bank staff working paper ;, no. 361 (Oct. 1979), World Bank staff working paper ;, no. 361.
LC ClassificationsHD1410.5 .S36 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationii, iv, 98, 2 p. :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2790428M
LC Control Number83217965

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