Role of agriculture and rural technology in national development
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Published by Ghana Association of Social Workers in Accra .
Written in English



  • Ghana


  • Community development -- Ghana -- Congresses.,
  • Agriculture -- Ghana -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementorganized by the Ghana Association of Social Workers in co-operation with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation ; compiled and edited by Nana A. Apt.
SeriesSeminar series ; no. 3
ContributionsApt, Nana A., Ghana Association of Social Workers., Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
LC ClassificationsHN800.G454 C67
The Physical Object
Pagination162 p. ;
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4926916M
LC Control Number76353365

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