Emerging issues in agricultural trade and the environment
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Emerging issues in agricultural trade and the environment by C. Ford Runge

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Published by Center for International Food and Agricultural Policy, University of Minnesota in St. Paul, Minn .
Written in English


  • Agriculture -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects.,
  • Sustainable agriculture.

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Statementby C. Ford Runge.
SeriesWorking paper -- WP98-3., Working paper (University of Minnesota. Center for International Food and Agricultural Policy) -- WP98-3.
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15530817M

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