Pastoral women and livestock management
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Pastoral women and livestock management examples from northern Uganda and central Chad by Hedwig Bruggeman

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Published by Dryland Networks Programme, International Institute for Environment and Development in London, England .
Written in English


  • Pastoral systems -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Rural women -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Women in agriculture -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Livestock -- Management -- Women -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

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Edition Notes

StatementHedwig Bruggeman.
SeriesDryland Networks Programme issue paper -- no. 50, Issues paper (Dryland Networks Programme) -- Paper no. 50.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 28 p. ;
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22212346M

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