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Food security matters social dynamics and determinants of food security by Sinha, Archana Dr

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Published by Indian Social Institute in New Delhi .
Written in English


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With reference to the three Districts in Uttar Pradesh, India; a study.

Edition Notes

StatementArchana Sinha, T.A. John
ContributionsJohn, T. A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9016.A3-ZI.x3A-.x3ZM (H18)+
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 270 p. :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24540405M
ISBN 109788189762377
LC Control Number2010318234
OCLC/WorldCa624569421

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