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Crop production handbook for Peace Corps volunteers

Crop production handbook for Peace Corps volunteers

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Published by The Corps in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food crops -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Developing countries -- Food crops.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for the United States Peace Corps ; by Development and Resources Corporation in accordance with contract PC-73-1034.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    SeriesAppropriate technologies for development, Reprint -- R-6., Reprint (Peace Corps (U.S.). Information Collection and Exchange) -- R 36.
    ContributionsPeace Corps (U.S.). Information Collection and Exchange., Development and Resources Corporation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination147 p. :
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17769561M

    Lora King served as an agriculture and environment Volunteer in Ethiopia from She primarily worked with farmers on crop production, but also worked with students from local primary and secondary schools, and on after-school clubs and summer camps. She currently works as a Peace Corps .


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