Environmental and economic implications of agricultural trade and promotion policies in Uganda pest and pesticide management by Martin Meltzer

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  • Agriculture -- Uganda -- Environmental assessment.,
  • Produce trade -- Uganda.,
  • Pesticides -- Uganda.

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Statementby Martin Meltzer, Patricia Matteson, Walter Knausenberger; prepared for Office of Sustainable Development Division of Productive Sector Growth and the Environmental Bureau of Africa, U.S. Agency for International Development by Environmental and Natural resources Policy and training (EPAT) Project, Applied Research, Technical Assistance and Training, Winrock International Environmental Alliance.
ContributionsMatteson, Patricia., Knausenberger, Walter., Winrock International Environmental Alliance., United States. Agency for International Development. Bureau for Africa. Division of Productive Sector Growth and the Environment. Office of Sustainable Development.
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Pagination103 p. ;
Number of Pages103
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