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Projecting food demand a comparison of two methods by Mervin J Yetley

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, International Economics Division in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Food supply -- Sri Lanka,
  • Food supply -- Developing countries,
  • Food consumption forecasting -- Sri Lanka,
  • Food consumption forecasting -- Developing countries

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Edition Notes

StatementMervin J. Yetley, Sovan Tun
SeriesStaff report -- no. AGES 860516, ERS staff report -- no. AGES 860516
ContributionsTun, Sovan, United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. International Economics Division
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14846241M

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