Proposals for staple food prices under the structural adjustment programme
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Published by The Bureau in Dar es Salaam .
Written in English



  • Tanzania.


  • Food prices -- Government policy -- Tanzania.

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StatementMarketing Development Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture.
LC ClassificationsHD9017.T32 T37 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination32 leaves ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2182057M
LC Control Number88980781

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