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Report to the Government of Ceylon on Farm Women"s Agricultural Extension Project

Joan Acton Smith

Report to the Government of Ceylon on Farm Women"s Agricultural Extension Project

by Joan Acton Smith

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Bangkok .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Home economics extension work -- Sri Lanka.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title: Farm Women"s Agricultural Extension Project.

      Other titlesFarm Women"s Agricultural Extension Project.
      Statementbased on the work of Joan Acton Smith.
      SeriesFAO regular programme ;, no. RAFE 3
      ContributionsCeylon., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTX254.7 .A28 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20 leaves :
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3153973M
      LC Control Number82920011

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