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Private initiatives in extension for agricultural and social development

Private initiatives in extension for agricultural and social development

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Published by Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPrakash M. Shingi and Priya Jadeja.
The Physical Object
Pagination121 p.
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24003739M
LC Control Number2009305861

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