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Induced agricultural change in northwest Nigeria

M. A. Iliya

Induced agricultural change in northwest Nigeria

a study of the eastern zone of the Sokotoagricultural development project

by M. A. Iliya

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Birmingham, Dept of Geography.

Statementby M.A. Iliya.
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