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Livestock & the environment

Livestock & the environment

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Published by WRENmedia in Eye .
Written in English


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Statementcoordinated by the Food and Agriculture Organization, the United States Agency for International Development and the World Bank.
ContributionsFood and Agriculture Organization., United States. Agency for International Development., World Bank.
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Pagination12p. :
Number of Pages12
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