The impact of agricultural commercialization on men"s and women"s farm labor
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Published by New Era] in [Kathmandu .
Written in English



  • Nepal.


  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Nepal.

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StatementMichael Paolisso ... [et al.].
ContributionsPaolisso, Michael Jeffrey., International Center for Research on Women.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 98/62628 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination30 leaves
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL508802M
LC Control Number98906589

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