Report on the accelerated emergency food crop production programme (USAID project 538-0058C)

carried out in St. Lucia and St. Vincent, following hurricane Allen, between 1st October, 1980 and 30th June, 1981

Publisher: CARDI in [S.l.]

Written in English
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  • Food crops -- Saint Vincent.,
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  • Disaster relief -- Saint Lucia.,
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  • Saint Lucia, Hurricane, 1980.,
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Edition Notes

StatementCaribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI).
ContributionsCaribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute., United States. Agency for International Development.
LC ClassificationsSB176.S75 R47 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. ;
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3244854M
LC Control Number83160697

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