Food crisis in Nepal how mountain farmers cope by Jagannath Adhikari

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  • Food supply -- Nepal -- Case studies.,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Nepal -- Case studies.,
  • Population -- Nepal -- Case studies.,
  • Food supply -- Government policy -- Nepal -- Case studies.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-196) and index.

Book details

StatementJagannath Adhikari, Hans-Georg Bohle.
ContributionsBohle, Hans-Georg.
LC ClassificationsHD9016.N4 A37 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination204 p. :
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL157666M
ISBN 108187392037
LC Control Number99933246

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