Problems of agricultural production sustainability and fuel wood supply in rural Tanzania
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Problems of agricultural production sustainability and fuel wood supply in rural Tanzania can agroforestry help? by Sitna A. Mohamed

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Published by Institute of Resources [sic] Assessment, University of Dar es Salaam in [Dar es Salaam] .
Written in English



  • Tanzania,
  • Rukwa Region.


  • Agriculture -- Tanzania -- Rukwa Region.,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Tanzania -- Rukwa Region.,
  • Agroforestry -- Tanzania -- Rukwa Region.,
  • Fuelwood crops -- Tanzania -- Rukwa Region.

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Edition Notes

Statementby S.A. Mohamed.
SeriesResearch paper ;, no. 23, Research paper (Chuo Kikuu cha Dar es Salaam. Institute of Resource Assessment) ;, 23.
LC ClassificationsS473.T352 R855 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL725386M
ISBN 109976690126
LC Control Number97113518

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