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Eradicating mass poverty in agriculture

Edward S. Tayengco

Eradicating mass poverty in agriculture

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Published by EST Development Options and Economic Research Services in [S.l.] .
Written in English


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StatementEdward S. Tayengco.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 155 p. :
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22698954M
ISBN 109789719420507
LC Control Number2008453527
OCLC/WorldCa276996956


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Poverty eradication is addressed in Chapter II of the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (), which stressed that eradicating poverty is the greatest global challenge facing the world today and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development, particularly for developing countries.

Priority actions on poverty eradication include. The Nature of Mass Poverty is an economics book by John Kenneth Galbraith published inin which Galbraith draws on his experiences as ambassador to India to explain the causes for and solutions to begins by.

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