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World food security compact

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

World food security compact

pamphlet.

by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture and state,
  • Food relief,
  • Hunger

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD 1428 W92 1986
    The Physical Object
    PaginationIR
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16810088M

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