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problems of nutrition in developing countries

John Karefa-Smart

problems of nutrition in developing countries

a paper...read to the Commonwealth Section of the Society on Thursday, 30th March 1967....

by John Karefa-Smart

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Published by [Royal Society of Arts] in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Extracted from the "Journal of the Royal Society of Arts", September 1967.

Other titlesJournal of the Royal Society of Arts.
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Open LibraryOL13892499M


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