Investment opportunities in caricom agriculture by Winston C. Smith

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  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Caribbean, English-speaking,
  • Agriculture and state -- Caribbean, English-speaking,
  • Agriculture -- Caribbean Area -- History,
  • Caribbean Area -- Economic conditions

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-302).

Book details

StatementWinston C. Smith.
LC ClassificationsHD1855.4 .S63 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p. :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22560912M
ISBN 109780979537509
LC Control Number2008271616

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