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Women"s role in development

Abiose Olanike Adeegbe

Women"s role in development

the case of fisheries in Nigeria

by Abiose Olanike Adeegbe

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Published by University of Portsmouth, Dept. of Economics in Portsmouth .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Portsmouth, 2000.

Statementby Abiose Olanike Adeegbe.
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Open LibraryOL21693273M

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